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Noble Ale Works Big Whig IPA

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1652) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Pours golden amber, decent lacing trail. Nose of cattiness. Underlying sweetness with mild bitterness. Pine, citrus. Medium body .

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mavericks0619 (43) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Overwhelming amount of vegetal taste. Lacks sweetness and complexity. Good amount of bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
carboloader (673) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Orange, lemon, pine hops with big tree sap bitterness. Big bold aroma carries through to the swallow. San Diego style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2846) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 18, 2014
tap. deep golden with one finger head. solid west coast ipa with mild malt body and big fresh hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1851) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle thanks to brocansail. Pours a hazy dark orange with medium white head. Nose is moderate citrus, mostly orange and lemon. Taste is initially pithy and bitter with some immediate alcohol warming. Hop flavor seems grassy mid palate and not very much "there" like a west coast IPA. Focus seems to be all on the bitterness. Ok. Just not great

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sitzds (288) - - MAR 20, 2014
22oz bottle poured into shaker pint. Amber to gold graduated top to bottom with a ring and islands of off-white foam. Aroma is of grapefruit, piney hops, caramel malt, and floral notes. Taste is strong floral and piney hop bitterness and light citrus and caramel sweetness. Medium body, slightly resinous and creamy texture, moderate plus carbonation, bitter, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3175) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 19, 2014
On tap at Noble. It pours a light gold color with an off white head. The aroma is grapey sweet with mango and citrus fruit. Nice. The flavor is full with fruity hops papaya, pineapple and some citrus with a mild spicy, dry finish. Full body with minor bready caramel malt character. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (733) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 18, 2014
22oz bottle pours semi-clear pale yellow orange with a finger of head. Nose is crisp resin, grapefruit, lemon. Taste is piney lemon, onion, grassy, grapefruit. Finish is big bitter grapefruit, resin, sap, and some medium maltiness. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenhorn1 (807) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAR 14, 2014
On tap. Your basic good west coast style IPA. Clear pour and tons of citrus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4305) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Yellow orange pour, with a small white head. Caramel malt, grapefruit, mild to moderate hoping, some sweetness, and fairly watery. Under par IPA.


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