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RATINGS: 770   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Ready to buck convention? We took the traditional IPA, originally shipped from Englad to India in the 1700s, and made it bolder and more flavorful - American style. We've added new varieties of highly aromatic American hops to create a distinctive bitterness profile and an incredible hop character. Hop on, hold tight, and enjoy the ride!


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjdomino (11) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2013
This is a great IPA! Very floral aroma, reminds me of lychee berries. Flavor is extremely smooth upfront, has a bit of a harsh finish but the lingering reminder of freshly cut flowers finishes splendidly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vandc01 (50) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Poured from a 12oz bottle dated 8/7/13 - almost a year old. Aroma - almost completely missing...probably due to the age of the bottle. Appearance - cloudy golden color with a small eggshell head that dissipates very quickly. Taste - not too bad considering the age, but too much of the orange taste for me, 2nd and 3rd taste are better, but I have to put the age of the bottle into consideration. Palate - Not bad...nice lingering taste. Iím sure it is better when fresh. Overall - Considering the age of the bottle, not too bad.. Reflected actually its high score overall. Iíd like to try a fresher bottle to see the difference.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophaze (171) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Drank right from the bottle. Smell earth and pine. Taste like Amarillo hops? Malt backbone that is typically not found in a normal IPA. Solid beer ----Hophaze out

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
vtafro (3051) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2014
(Backlog) Bottle at fantasy tasting at Paulís. Golden pour with white head. Pine, earthy, citrus hop aromas. Some herbal and earthy hop flavors, with a significant amount of malt balance.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ianwelby (441) - SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Clear golden beer with a foamy head and a tangy fruit aroma. Taste has an initial tangy, almost grapefruit-y hit with a touch of sweet caramel. It leaves similar flavour but with a touch of malt as well. Very drinkable indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1747) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Keg at the Vintage. Pours golden amber, nose is pine, citrus, taste is bitter, fruity orange.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keith0718 (361) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Nice hop flavor, but the malt backbone is a little thick for a non-imperial IPA. I much prefer Sam Adamís Rebel IPA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1093) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Orange ok white head lacing. Aroma is pine resin orange Carmel malts. Taste is same light hoppy bitter finish. Nice body oily mouthfeel. Good stuff could do with a higher level of bitterness for me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (263) - ITALY - JUL 9, 2014
33cl bottle. Pours a beautiful amber color, off white head. Smells of caramel, some hops, light floral and fruity notes. Taste starts sweet with some citrus, vegetal hoppy notes,maybe some yeast. Dry bitter finish. Very good not too sweet/fruity american take on British style IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3122) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Clear gold pour with a white head. The aroma has light pine and spice all from the hops. The flavor is nicely bitter but within a good balance. Easy drinking, middle of the road IPA. Thanks to crajun for the trade.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_cross (600) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Hazy gold, big dome of a white head; aroma is peaches, fruit salad, itís nice; taste is bitter fruity prickly hops; bitter finish; good.


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