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RATINGS: 857   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Pours a clear amber with a white head that settles into a long-lasting cap. Good lacing. Aromas of citrus, biscuity malt along with some floral notes. Flavors of juicy tangerine with hints of biscuit that finishes just slightly bitter. One of the best tasting IPAs I've had! Medium bodied with light carbonation. Overall, this might be one of the best west-coast IPAs out there. It's certainly the best one I've had to date. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gerty303 (12) - - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle poured into an IPA glass. In my opinion, the best IPA made in Colorado. Pale orange color. Grapefruit, orange, and pine flavors and aromas. Really well balanced. About as good as it gets.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1528) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle from Moscow Co-op. Clear burnt copper with frothy white head. Fresh bottle from the smell of this. Leafy, pine, grapefruit. Biscuit backing. Snappy. Medium body, oily texture, dry finish. Solid, well above average ipa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopmaestro (653) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2015
Backlog from lost notes notes: Aroma of dank hops, grass and compost (?) Taste is fruity, resiny, a little malty with toffee. Good sweetness. Godd stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (3333) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Draft at Thunder and Buttons. Pours clear bright gold with a fizzy beige head. Tastes like grapefruit, caramel, resin, nutty malt, dry citrus hops. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like caramel, grapefruit, resin, citrus hops, and nutty malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mnurda (1199) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 19, 2015
Bottled sample at Talking Stick Resort. Orangey colour. Lots of citrus. Hoppy. Very bitter. Decent beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2494) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Beer improves with warming. Iím a fan of the more balanced brews and while the aroma here is suggestive of that, the rest doesnít quite follow through. Flavor leans bitter and finish continues with that. Very easy drinking brew. Iím looking forward to more.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ozzy70 (162) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 9, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pour is light orange with nice white head. Aroma of hops and malt. Tastes mildly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2954) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 6, 2015
On tap at PreFunk. Seems tame after a IIPA, but straight forward. Hops not as big as expected, subdued. More resinous than citrus, but nicely blended overall. A bit maltier, but not too much bigger than an APA. I would consider this a good gateway IPA, but not rated as highly as represented here.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Milo024 (13) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Golden yellow, resembling a pilsner in appearance. Piney and herbal aroma. Crisp and refreshing, not a hop bomb but definitely a great beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Awktoberfest (336) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Piney. Light bitterness. Good. Finally able to enjoy it. Solid. Tastes like a classic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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