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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4105) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with fizzy, off-white head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is floral and citrus hops, pine, and toffee. Flavor is mostly hops, floral and light citrus, with an earthy finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10547) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, fizzy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is light caramel and cookie malt, floral, fruity and citrus hops with fruity esters. Flavor is light malt, heavy hops and bitterness with fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18767) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty bitter grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2011
Serving: 22 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a nice orange color with a decent off white head. The nose is mainly citric with some pine notes. The flavor has a nice almost nuttiness from the malt and a solid pine bitterness. A nice one two punch. Nice body but not sweet, the malt does a nice job of adding good flavor balance without a lot of sugar. Medium bodied with average carbonation leading to a lengthy bitter finish. Quite tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmonster (997) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 2, 2011
Bomber served in a tulip. Pours clear amber-orange with a short orange-white head. Good retention and impressive lacing. Citrus and pine aromatics. Pineapple, orange, grass, and resin. Medium body, creamy-thin mouthfeel. Solid resiny bitter attack followed by more bitterness on the grapefruity finish. A more balanced effort would make this a stunner.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2011
Draft. Coppery orange, white head. Citrus and herb aroma, some caramel sweetness dedectable. Toasty caramel, moderately sweet body, becomes leafy and floral with dry citrus on the finish. Has a pretty forceful bitter bite that balances out the sweet body well. One of the better samples I had at April Brewsday.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aubrey (3482) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2014 Bold and tasty IPA. Hazy amber hue. Balanced malt flavors are full of bread crust, caramel and toffee. Hops are very grassy, herbal and floral. A citric bitterness lingers on the tongue well into the aftertaste. Seems to get better and better as the years go by.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8481) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2011
amber body, white head, short retention. snappy, fresh and sugary citrus hop nose. weighty, round malt feel but hop-focused. dried, sugared peach, apricot and pineapple hop flavor. highly bitter. a bit of an uncontrolled monster. in an awesome way. swing your arms wide inside the china store and break some shit and be proud of it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle:   Hazy dull amber, moderate to large foamy head, off-white, very sticky lacing.   One of the better looking IPAs I have seen in a while.   Sharp citrus rind on the nose, a little spruce or pine as well.   Very astringent citrus rind on the tongue.   Seems rough.   No sweetness, floral or citrus sweetness.   This one really needs some sweetness to balance it out.   As its its fairly bitter, dry, and lacking in malt sweetness.   Rather bitter, unbalanced, and rough from start to finish.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full, despite me wanting it to have more malty sweetness.   Overall its just rough and a little too hopsided.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - NOV 2, 2010
Pours slightly hazy orange with a foamy beige head. Aroma has lots of pine, herb, some citrus, toffee. Taste is good, lots of malt to balance the bitterness. Very resinous, not a lot of floral or citrus hop tastes. Bitter finish is long. Malt is thick and juicy, carbonation is full.


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