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RATINGS: 649   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
22oz bottle -

I really, really hope that sometime in the future that brewers will be required to put a bottling date on their products. Since they donít seem to have the motivation of doing it, perhaps there can be a ground roots movement to persuade them and help them see the light. IPAís should never been in position like the one I had last night, because anyone whoís just now getting into the love of the style would be sorely disappointed. If this isnít an old beer, then my opinion of Ninkasi has just dropped a notch.

The beer pours out a very nice golden-orange body, mostly clear with an off-white fluffy cap. Aroma was mostly dominated by malts and toasted bread. The hops were just buried under the malts, which is a crying shame. Flavor was just as strong in the malt department, and it seems that this beer is aptly named. The malts had total domination over any inkling of hops that were used in the receipe. Either this was an old bottle and the hops had faded (and if so, shame on them for not dating their bottles) or the hops where never there in the first place, and that should be equally disappointing to them, especially coming from Oregon. Iíve had other Ninkasi products so I know they are quality brewers. This however, was not a quality IPA. At least this bottle wasnít.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
G_Ram9 (58) - - AUG 23, 2015
A solid IPA. More malty than average but nice hop finish. Richly flavored but light enough to session. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2954) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from Winco. Canít believe I hadnít tried this yet. Medium copper/orange body, with initial airy head. Aroma is a bit weak, but taste makes up for that with full NW hoppiness. Abrupt finish, but decent throughout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brentv (500) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 10, 2015
From bottle. Citrus hop aroma. Bitter taste with some citrus. Medium mouthfeel. Bitter finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
skatanarchy (176) - - JUL 6, 2015
닌카시 브루어리 - IPA 6.7% ABV 쓴맛에 초점이 맞춰져 있는 아이피에이. 재빨리 사라지는 향과 맛 후에 길게 찾아오는 고통스런 쓴맛의 여운. 6.7% 도수로 이정도 쓴맛을 뽑아내는것도 능력인 것인가. 이정도면 거의 극단적 실험맥주들을 위한 훈련용으로도 충분하지 않을까 싶다. 뜨거운 한낮에 마셔 더욱 통증이 강했던 IPA 애쉬랜드, 오레곤, 미국 https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3882) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2015
(bottle - 12 oz) Orange pour with a thin white head. Light fruity and citrusy hop aroma. Light citrus at the start of the flavor with a bitter middle and a juicy citrus and bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
robertjm (798) - Albany, California, USA - JUN 28, 2015
(22oz. btl) - Smallish white head which pretty much collapsed after pouring, to a foamy ring around the edge of the glass. Somewhat clear golden body. Aroma of apricot. First sip has a medium bitterness similar to spruce. Ramps up a little bit on the tongue, though not overly bitter. For me, itís a "training wheels" IPA. Slight warming a minute after drinking.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rockyhernz (2) - Oregon, USA - JUN 25, 2015 does not count
One of my favorite IPAíS. This beer is strong but smooth enough to drink on any occasion.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obxdude10 (2118) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Excellent IPA! Bomber bottle from Wegmans in Collegeville. This beer poured a light amber color with a orange hue. What head the beer had dissipated quickly, leaving only a small amount of sticky lace stuck to the side of the glass. The nose was bitter, spicy, with some notes of orange, wood and toasted malt. The body was very drinkable and smooth, with flavors of balanced notes of bitter hops and bready malt. Very good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (3686) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 17, 2015
12oz bottle pours out a dark golden topped with a white head. Nose is cereal malts grainy and a nice hop kick. Taste is more of the malty touch and a good hop balance.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (3564) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2015
12 oz single bottle from Mollyís Spirits. Pale orange and clear appearance with a white head and light lacing. Mostly hoppy aroma of citrus fruits, floral notes, earth, grass, cereal and bread. Similar flavor, medium plus bitterness with a lingering, dry finish. Solid IPA overall.


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