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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
To call C-Note very hoppy would be an understatement. It’s brewed with the seven "C" hops (Crystal, Cluster, Cascade, Chinook, Centennial, Columbus and Challenger) and pushes the bitterness limit to 100 International Bitterness Units.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2008
Cask at Horse Brass Pub, Portland, Oregon. A hazy amber beer with a thin bubbly off-white head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of hops and grass. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of grass, leading to a very bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23039) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2008
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty very hoppy pine aroma with hints of grapefruit. Malty hoppy bitter pine and grapefruit flavor. Sweetish malty very hoppy bitter pine finish with a long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21437) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Draft at Fifth Quadrant. This one was very malty for an IPA. Tasty, but very malty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle from Fred Meyer, Portland / Hollywood District
Being also sold at Walmart shouldn’t be a good sign... Beautiful bright amber color, red copper, with medium sized head. The enthusiasm for this beer, given by name and appearance, quickly deflates; it’s a very ordinary beer, almost more Pale Ale or Amber Ale than India, with dryish mouthfeel, simple caramel profile, strong bitterness, and serious lack of hop quality.
Clean beer, just not exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2006
On tap at New/Old Lompoc on NW 23rd Avenue, Portland. Hazy copper colour, lasting off white head. Sweet sherbert hop aroma. Rose petal fruit in mouth. Malt is ok. But is then overtaken by this huge mix of sherberty sweet hop. Not astringent nor overly bitter, but just extreme sherbert. Some grapefruit. Finish starts as beer begins. Just way too hoppy. Nice rose petal and grapefruit though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16873) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2012
Tap at Fifth Quadrant (NOL) - 07/11/12. Lightly hazed mid amber with a decent sized off white head. Good lacing ensues. Nose comprises pale malts, light floral notes, hops, touch of pine. Tastes piney, hoppy, light grapefruit, touch of minerals. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, bitter finish. Ok pale - would reccomend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2006
Cloudy amber. Woody, grapefruity, leafy aroma. Moderate bitterness. Lots of toasty, caramelly malts and chewy, woody hops. Not bad, but a bit too much crystal malt for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14401) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 3, 2010
Sampled on tap at SIB, pours hazy orange. Aroma and flavour of hops, lemon / orange zest and caramel malts. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14090) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Bottle from Liquid Solutions. Pours reddish copper with a think tan head. So much citrus/floral hop that the roast malt is nearly hidden. Medium body with creamy carbonation. The flavor is lush hop. Floral, citrus, maybe a touch of resin, and there’s roast malt underneath. A slight hop burn in the finish. This is a really good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13272) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2009
Bomber poured a clear reddish copper with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, pine, orange zest and pink grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, pine, earthiness, light orange and light pink grapefruit with a smooth lingering citrusy bitter finish.

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