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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Expect your taste buds to be rudely awakened and temporarily disabled by the plethora of hops used in this IPA. Expect a brutally bitter beginning followed by a mild citrus aftertaste.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robforbes (2083) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2013
pours a semi-cloudy amber with a small egg shell head, and a good lacing. smell is of pine, citrus, some floral, hops, and malt in the back. taste is crisp, hops, citrus, a touch of pine, and caramel. ends creamy and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (3993) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Poured from bomber. Dark orange and foamy pour. Citrus and apricot taste. Smooth hops. Very good beer

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mages64 (42) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Old Schoolhouse has become one of my favorite WA breweries this year. Ruud Awakening is one of the reasons why! Packed with great pine and slight citrus hop aroma, it has a fantastic malt body with nice bitterness and hop flavor. One of the best IPAs from WA state.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2181) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Pours cloudy l;ight brown..aroma of malty caramel hopps, taste is similar with some grapefruit and cinnimon spice on the back end.. Has a bite on the end

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Date: November 14, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Mail Order, Let’s Pour
Appearance: hazy orange, fine beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet hop aroma, caramel and crystal sweetness, floral and citrus hops
Flavor: big hoppy flavor, lots of hops, robust bitterness, caramel malt adds a hint of balancing sweetness with a touch of fruityness, long earthy bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4745) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 3, 2012
650ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a 2 finger white head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild pine and citrus. Taste is a bold citrus and piney hop bitterness with a moderate malty sweetness underneath. Medium bodied with modest carbonation. A potent, but nicely done IPA that is definitely recommended and will satisfy many a hardcore hop-head.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bomber. Harsh bitterness from start to finish. Grapefruit and pine with some malty flavors in the background. Dry bitter finish. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3327) - Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2012
22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottled dating but was purchased recently. Pours hazy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense off white head with nice retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of orange, grapefruit, pine, toast, biscuit, nuttiness, caramel, mango, herbal, floral, and citrus rind. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity. Taste of grapefruit, pine, orange, caramel, biscuit, mango, toast, herbal, floral, citrus rind, and piney spiciness. Good amount of spicy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, pine, biscuit, caramel, floral, toast, and herbal spiciness on the finish for a good bit. Pretty nice balance of flavors with a decent bitterness/sweetness balance. Moderately cloying pine bitterness present on the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy, slick, and sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good IPA. Nice hop profile with decent balance; quite smooth to drink. Would have liked to see it a bit drier with less cloying bitterness; but this was still quite enjoyable.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2460) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 16, 2012
This beer gets better the more I try it. Poured at a good temperature, with a nice, thick, cream-colored head and good lacing. Color is a slightly hazy amber with lots of bubble trails. Aroma is mainly fresh hop with some slight roast malt richness that nicely balances and complements the hops and adds to the completeness of the brew as a whole. Flavor’s like nose, dryish, nutty grain, grapefruit with pine and excellent carbonic tang/ hop bitter balance in a nice way along with just enough sweet to level. Body is chewy, no high points, mouth filling, great carbonation - excellent! Finish is very long, good for slow drinking, a little boozy, but very satisfying.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2920) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Malt base in the aroma without much of the hops to come. Pours amber with a small head. The bitterness hits from the start of the swallow and continues throughout. Nice and dry, quite refreshing.


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