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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special Release Series. A salute to the playful side of summer, we had fun with this beer! Maiden the Shade has a big robust hop character from the liberal use of 7 different varieties of hops. It s completed with a light colored malt backbone to stay in balance. Kick back and enjoy!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2897) - New York, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Golden pour with a sticky white head from ginger Manhattan. Smell is citrus and floral. Grapefruit and hints of malt

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jehoesefat (359) - Poway, California, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Not a real strong aroma, little hoppy. Pours clear orange with a white head. Strong hop bitterness with a long finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
euniceradio (397) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 8, 2015
22oz bomber to cervoise. Pours clear gold. Frothy white head. Aroma of fresh-squeezed OJ, fresh hops, pine. Taste is citrus juice, some pine, pale malts, cracker, pineapple, some earth and pepper. Dry finish fizzles out quickly. Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacBoost (1727) - Penfield, New York, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Draft. Light orange. No head. Aroma of florals and citrus. Cactus flowers. Drunk midgets playing with my butt. Grate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sask89 (507) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
Pours a clear golden colour with a nice white head. Aroma is citrusy, a little floral, and slightly earthy. Taste is a little sweet but a little more bitter, which is quite nice. Lighter body, good carbonation, and smooth on the palate. A very nice IPA overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (2081) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Clear light gold with some white head. Aroma is a light muddle of hops, and taste is the same, with a nice lagery malt bill that finishes malty, but clean with the well-blended hop presence throughout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 8, 2015
Pours a very dark black with a medium initial tan head that slowly shrinks to a good ring and leaves a fair amount of lace. Aroma is roasted malts, cocoa, floral, citrus, and sweet caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, cocoa, citrus, mild-medium bitterness, grass, and sweet caramel.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brainwafer (33) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Aroma is of grass and spiced buttery breadyness.. pours up light and frothy with a tinge of amber..tastes floral and fruity and really soft and wet on the pallet .thick and frothy mouthfeel without being oiley or boozy.brings a hoppy bitter aftertaste... very well balanced... impressive.. great head renltention and lacing left on the glass..

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (4007) - California, USA - NOV 16, 2014
16 Nov 2014, bottle. slightly dirty yellow and a tad hazy. nose is peaches, slight coconut, grassy hops, granola malt. smells great!med body and moderately fizzy. peaches, pine hops, nicely bitter, moderately sweet, mostly in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (3743) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle at my parents with my dad. Pour is hazy golden orange with a big white head and great lacing. Big lemon, bretty, orange peel, biscuit, pineapple, and bready aroma. Taste is tangy, grassy, bretty, some pineapple, lemons, biscuit, and white grapes with a semi-tart and sour finish. Meso Body with high carbonation. Definitely infected, but doesn’t necessarily ruin it for me.


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