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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WheatKing (1322) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - OCT 15, 2013
Bomber. Pours gold with white head. Nose is orange, caramel, grassy. Flavour is more orange than anything, with more dry hop grassiness. A bit thinner and drier than expected at the finish. Good stuff, but to me nothing remarkable as it was to many raters, could just be that I try a lot of this style being in the PNW.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4319) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Cloudy orange pour from 22oz. White fluffy head. Bitter apricot floral and citrus notes. Slight malty backbone. Good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salmoniform (1237) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 8, 2013
What can I say? Hoppy, Hoppy, Hoppy! This is definitely brewed to be consumed during the heat of summer. As the label implies: find a nice shade tree, pop the cap, & enjoy the summer. Drink fresh!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerandhockey8 (268) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - SEP 14, 2013
From 22oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a transparent gold, thick full head. Aroma is verry hoppy, floral, slight malt. Taste is light bodied, very bitter. Finishes well with a heavy carbonation. Good beer, Ninkasi sure loves its hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5835) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2013
(22oz bomber) clear medium to deep gold, excellent offwhite lacing and soapy bubbles. Nose of heavy malt, herbal hops, grassy, touch of corn creeping in but not offensive, candi sugar, and cream. Smells pretty unique for an IPA. Taste is rather herbal and grassy, oily body, lightly bitter citrus peel, balanced by the heavy malt, though no unfermented sugars going on in here, creamy finish with medium, natural-feeling carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nellie (349) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2013
smells like straight pine trees. very clear appearance. the flavor’s a bit of a mess. grapefruit rind, citrusy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LarryBeast (611) - - SEP 10, 2013
Sampled at the Great Canadian Beer Festival. Happy hops -- mango, orange, melon, grapefruit, pine...all backed by a solid caramel malt body. Juicy with a soft bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7644) - Alamo, California, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Big ruby grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and light pine flavor. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and light pine linger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Storm_Shadow (116) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Bomber. Pours hazy orange with a nice froth head. Aroma is fruity, peachy and tastes the same with a nice light hoppy bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (3019) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Nice grapefruit essence to this, both in the aroma and taste. Hoppiness lingers on the palate (nicely, not overpowering). Slightly hazy golden body, fine carbonation, thin silky head. Citrus nose, pine, flowers. Really, really nice.

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