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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

mkgrenwel's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkgrenwel (602) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Hazy orange pour. Fluffy white, soapy looking head. Nice Hershey hoppy nose. Orange, floral. Fresh and crisp. Lemon, orange. Lightly touched by caramel malt. Very strong bitter finish. Soapy and foamy in the mouthfeel. Probably needs the bitterness turned down a touch. Malt is just right, hops are strong. Just really assertively bitter. Awesome addition to the local scene. Clearly not dumbed down for anyone. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (5175) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Can. Pours quite hazy orange, large puffy beige head, sticky lacing. Aroma is pine and perfume, hints of dank citrus. Flavor is medium plus sweet, medium plus bitter, caramel, pine, dank, citrus. Full body, viscous mouthfeel. Too sweet, too bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2015
12 ounce can from a random gas station. Hazy orange, large foamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of floral, piney, resin hops and pale malt. The taste is grainy malt, caramel, citrus, grapefruit, pine. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3850) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Draft at Hotel bar in suburban Boston. Pours orange with a thick white head. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Big pine on the nose. Lots of pine on the nose. Lots of bitterness on the finish. It’s not subtle but it works.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (1059) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Bought at the subway quickie mart in Bolton. Woodsy, skynky flavor, dill pickle, with caramel way in the back. slightly hazy light amber with minimal head. aroma like a far in the woods--piney with some gas, some sweetness. harsh fiinish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1576) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Extra from thepatrickman-thanks! Hit the spot on a hot day after some garden work. Medium orange. Standard orange, pine, and grapefruit nose. Taste follows, medium body with balanced malt. Classic style West Coaster (from Mass.)...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (781) - New York, USA - MAY 8, 2015
12 oz can poured into a stem glass..courtesy of trade..thanks Patrick..copper color with fluffy white head..aroma of pine,resin,florals..sticky,hoppy,resinous..not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (4633) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
On tap at Hill Tavern. Hazy gold pour, amber, with white head. Aroma is nice, good leafy hop, piney, light caramel, light dank. Taste is bitter leafy hop, light caramel,piney flavor, light tropical notes, pretty tasty. Palate is med bodied with good carbonation. Decent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KarenShuttle (11) - - DEC 9, 2014
An undiscovered gem of an IPA, truck loads of hops in aroma and flavor, a bit off in color, slight haze as you might find in other hop bombs. Better in my opinion than Heady.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (2704) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 23, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. can. The pour is mainly orange-amber and vaguely hazy. Off-white head. It’s man IPA so the floral hops must be evident and they are. That and the toasted breaded malts. Those floral hops are very notable on the nose along with the toasted biscuit character. It is what I might expect. Medium and smooth body. The body is medium and smooth. Flora hops aplenty in the taste mingle well with the toasted malts. There are many IPA’s out there that are just like this and they all are enjoyable. The taste has an abundance of floral hops mixed in with those biscuit malts. I drink so many beers that have similar characteristics and this one is similar to Wachusetts Larry and others, but I really enjoyed it nonetheless. But it does the trick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (1495) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Deep chestnut brown, offwhite head. Aroma is mildly hoppy and fruity. Very bitter with a strong malty backbone. Grassy, piney.

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