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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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An assertive and hoppy west coast style India Pale Ale with bright flavors that offset smooth malt undertones. A distinct hop aroma with a clean, crisp, balanced finish. The beer that bites you back.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1328) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 9, 2016
On tap @ Jacob Wirth’s. Pours hazy dark Amber with medium creamy white head. Aroma is toasty caramel malts, punchy grassy bitter hops. Taste is sweet biscuity lightly nutty caramel malt, earthy sharply bitter hops - pine and vegetal notes dominate. Very west coast IPA. I liked it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (4569) - Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2016
12 ounce can into pint glass, no can dating. Pours very haze deep orange/copper color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, grapefruit, lemon/orange peel, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of juicy citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate dark/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, grapefruit, lemon/orange peel, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness.Moderate pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, grapefruit, lemon/orange rind, pine, honey, toasted biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and minimal lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a very smooth, sticky/resinous, and creamy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcox90 (1886) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 7, 2016
12 oz. can. Pours a hazed amber color, with a one finger ecru head that leaves a smattering of lace. Citrus aroma with a strong caramel malt back bone. Lots of hop bitterness on the tongue. Malts aren’t quite as strong as the aroma would suggest. medium bodied with a lingering bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (1113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2016
Aroma is earthy and chalky with hints of pine and citrus, not too intense Appearance is oily amber with a light, dense, white head The beer is dry, sweet citrus up front that turns to a chalky, bitter pine at the finish with a dry piney aftertaste that lingers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1039) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - APR 17, 2016
Poured from tap at Century House deep copper color with a thin white head. Aromas of malt resinous pine and juicy citrus. Taste is caramel grapefruit peel and lingering bitter citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (663) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 24, 2016
On tap in shaker pint glass at Jimmy’s Culpeppers. Aroma is floral dominant. Appearance is light brown with finger-width fluffy white head. Palate was medium bodied with average carbonation. Taste is mild floral sweetness balanced with mild bitter. Overall, a decent IPA. Not terribly complex but a good drink.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerGreenDC (768) - - FEB 24, 2016
Draft. Rich, eye-catching deep copper color. Super-malty aroma. Flavors are a striking mix of big, piney hop bitterness, and deep chocolate malts that keep on chocolating. Wouldn’t want this in July, but it’s pretty super in February.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepatrickman (778) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 22, 2016
This beer gets your attention. For a 12oz can from a reasonably new, smaller brewery, I wasn’t expecting to get walloped in the face with hop bitterness quite like this. It’s not a subtle beer, since it comes right at you with its effervescent bite, but it is satisfying and a bit complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (4164) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2016
Canette bue à l’hôtel. Une robe dorée un peu foncée avec une mousse blanche. Un nez avec des effluves de résine, de malt et de fleurs blanches. Une bouche avec des notes amères, des saveurs de malt et de houblons, qu’on de plus. Agréable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (4984) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2016
La robe a du style et la tête une coiffe qui lui va bien. Ses parfums de fleurs, de conifères et malts pâles me plaisent bien. Son goût franc de houblons en feuille verte est pondéré par des céréales toastées. Son corps de moyenne densité pétille avec réussite et montre une texture crémeuse. La finale est modérément amère. Facile à boire. Merci à Vincent pour la canette.


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