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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
batneil (520) - - AUG 24, 2013
Not a typical IPA. Somewhat cloudy appearance. A bit fizzy, not much head to speak of. Good though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
On tap @ Draughts (Thousand Oaks). Orange pour with a white head. Nose is orange, grapefruit, and plenty of pine. Fairly floral, some sweet bread, and grass. Decent flavor of grapefruit peel, orange peel, and pine. Grassy hops, bread, apricot, and a strong floral note. Subtle fruity tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1419) - sacramento, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle from capitol beer. Pours golden copper with white head. Taste is malty at first with a nice tropical hop finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Very nice IPA on tap at Zeitgeist in SF, very bitter and hoppy citrus flavored piney yum

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Nice, very IPA like. Bitter, but not as much as an IPA. But more pronounced grapefruit flavor and accompanying aroma than I can ever remember having in a beer. Not particularly complex, but just a really good beer to relax with, especially at just 6.8%. B+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2133) - Salem, Oregon, USA - AUG 17, 2013
22 oz bomber bought from "Habits" in S.Salem OR $4.99\ Pours a rather murky burnt orange colour with a large ,thick and bubbly white head. Very aggressive hoppy aromas..resin,citric ( pink grapefruit)..slight pine..very nice really. Taste is simllar to the aroma..but finishes mainly like orange peel..with a bit of caramel malts. Ok mouthfeel ..nicely carbonated and nice longish lasting hop taste. Good summer IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (10001) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Sample at the Tap House Grill in Seattle. The beer pours a slightly hazy straw color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes gradually. Stringy lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of floral hops and malt. Medium-bodied with a moderately bitter herbal hops character and notes of citrus and malt. The finish is hoppy with a floral aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (4587) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 11, 2013
22 oz bottle. It pours a nice light golden orange with a white head. The aroma is nice with some sweetish tropical fruity hops, melon, milder hints of pine and spice, a little caramel malt and some grain. The flavor is similar with more fruity hop flavor and a big piney, almost inky finish. Pretty light on the palate considering the ABV and light on the maltiness. Tasty and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1397) - California, USA - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Great well rounded hop flavors but at the same time very mild. Interesting beer. Would be great outside on a sunny day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1424) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 8, 2013
On tap at Harry’s Hofbrau. Bright citrus hop in moderate amount. Hazy rusted gold with a white head. Taste is juicy citrus and very slight malt. Moderate bitterness.

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