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Total Domination IPA has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, and big hop flavor balanced with a richness imparted by Carahell and Munich malts. This beer is a big flavorful Northwest IPA that maintains its drinkability, and as such, has garnered great admiration from the novice craft drinker and the seasoned hop-head alike.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
rproff78 (98) - - FEB 25, 2014
Great! This is one of my frequent purchases. Great hoppy flavor and aroma. Ninkasi makes great beers.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (479) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2014
On tap, poured into a pint glass. Notes of light citrus and cardboard are noticed in the aroma along with some floral notes. The beer had a big, white bubble head that sits atop a clear amber orange liquid. A medium ring and dusty surface is retained and a sudsy lace os left behind. The taste is a blend of medium bitter and light sweet. The thin textured, medium body beer has a light, fizzy carbonation. Resin, pine, grass, bread crust, and grapefruit peel are found on the palate, finishing dry with resin and grapefruit. Some resin remains in the aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (25) - - OCT 19, 2014
Bomber...pours hazy orangish gold. An aroma bouquet of wheat and hops. A big, but balanced IPA...a full spectrum of hop flavors partner with wheat, light malt and crisp water. Long hop finish of more grapefruit than piney.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbastard (698) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2014
22oz bottle, Amber orange pour. Mix of citrus and grassy pine nose. Good blend of bitterness and hop flavors that dominate the taste. Fruits and caramel malt balance well. Works for me. I will drink more.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmm635 (881) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Golden color with a large white head. Piney and citrus hops on the nose. Sweet and juicy flavor with a surprisingly big dose of bitterness on the palate.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hartung32 (223) - Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Exceptional IPA from a brewery that doesn't distribute to most states. Has the west coast ipa vibe with a great malt backbone. Incredibly well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"not a bad little ipa. medium bodied and a bit chewy. more malt presence than i usually prefer, but the weetness works fairly well. big floral hoppy aroma and a good dose of bitterness in the back end of the flavor."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gad905 (85) - - SEP 27, 2014
Keg at Zeitgeist, SF. Clear gold, white head recedes to ring and patches, decent lacing. Orange lemon floral and resinous hop aroma, moderate caramel bready malt then decent bitterness, floral and citrus. Good but not outstanding.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2287) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle. Light to moderate light bread for the malt, moderate grapefruit and orange for the hops, with notes of date and candy sugar. Head is small, frothy, white with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is hazy medium amber. Flavor starts lightly to moderately sweet and acidic, then finishes moderately bitter. Palate is medium, oily with a lively carbonation. Nothing too abrupt in this tasty and well rounded IPA

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1729) - - SEP 16, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-29-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance- pours a slightly hazed orange amber color with a rather small fizzy white head. The head fades rather rapidly leaving only a light level of lace on the sides of eh glass. Smell- The aroma of the brew is a mix of lemon and grapefruit citrus hop as well as some notes of grass and pine. Along with these hoppier smells so too are some aromas of a yeasty nature as well as a little bit of a boozy smell. Taste – The taste begins with a citrusy and bready flavor upfront with the citrus being a combination of grapefruit and lemon hop tastes with some sweeter flavors of orange and tangerine. As the flavors advance, some yeast and grassy flavors come to the tongue along with a little bit of caramel sweetness. The caramel fades thought and toward the end the bitterness from the grapefruit and lemon gets stronger and with a light pine hop flavor coming to the tongue as well produces a moderately bitter and slightly fruity flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the medium side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average. The more standard characteristics suit the brews flavor and abv. well and make for a rather nice easy drinker. Overall- A decent IPA but nothing exceptional. Fairly easy drinking and overall rather enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (831) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Honey orange hue with creamy white head that lingered. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, citrus, melon. Mouthfeel is great with a medium body and zesty carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness followed by a nice hop bitterness that extends well through the finish. Overall this is a really nice IPA.


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