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RATINGS: 104   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sea206 (3) - Washington, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Nice amber color with a nice head as well. Pine, floral aroma, sweet, spicy hoppy middle and a bitter back. Pretty good, I will definitely pick up this bottle again. I picked up this 22 oz @ Whole Foods Seattle (Interbay) for $5.49. I drank half of this 22 oz, corked it, then drank the second half about 12 hours later, the carbonation and taste held up very well.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (7456) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[3/1/15] Draught at The Beer Junction in Seattle. Clear golden. Citric hops aroma. Flavor has a bit of malt, some graininess, citric hops and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (2868) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Draft at Black Horse Tavern, Seattle. Strong dark ipa. Good rich deep hop. Strong and balanced. Tasty

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (8028) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
On tap at Uber Tavern, pours a clear / hazy golden orange with a medium white head. Aroma brings out piney hops, along with vegetal and skunky herbal hops. Flavour reveals notes of skunky vegetal herbal hops, some pine, and some modest residual sugar. Very nicely balanced, with load of hops. Very nice stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1307) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Draft at uber. Clear dark amber, white head, good lacing. Aroma is all pine and litter box, but taste brings in tons of citrus. Moderately sweet with big bitter finish. Medium body, average carbonation, oily texture. Overall: a NW classic I should have rated long ago.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DinVT (22) - Vermont, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Great ipa but here it lacked lacing of any sort. Slightly resiny and fruity and higher abv than most, but not in a distracting way.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (972) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 4, 2014
cloudy orange brown pour. aroma skunky cheesy hops strong pine, medicinal. tastes mangoes, pine resin. rosemary long bitter finish. thick palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2403) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle thanks to my summer secret santa. Pours a hazy light amber color with a small head that fades to a thin white ring. Aroma is slightly dank with some nice floral, pine, and light citrus hops. Tastes slightly juicy at first and quickly turns very bitter. Flowers, pine, and citrus hops balance each other well. Remains smooth despite the rather strong bitterness. Really enjoyable IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4025) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Draught. Pours a somewhat hazy copper color with a fairly thick off-white head on it. Nose is definitely hop-forward, with some floral and grassy elements to it. Taste is moderately bitter, but doesn’t taste too fresh, which is unfortunate. Still a decent drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15714) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Draught at Brews Almighty, Everett, 4.8% ABV
Hazy amber color with compact head. Hoppy aroma, not extremely strong, with a light animal side. Good body strength, more than expected; the toffee malt is mostly evident, yet overwhelmed by the strong hopping; the flavor is caramelly, but also with plenty of resiny hops.
Good, but not elegant.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lothore (581) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A - Pours a tangerine hue with a healthy , 1.5 finger head. S - Deeply malty. Caramel. Wheat. T - Starts off with a punch of bitter hops and backs off into citrus notes with hints of orange and grapefruit and slight lingering bitterness. M- Medium bodied with a slightly watery finish. D - Overall a superb beer. Absolutely wonderful example of the style.


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