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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This American IPA is brewed with nothing but base malt and the highest alpha acid hops available. Special release, pilot batch brewed in early summer, and served on tap at the brewery in July 2010.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (8041) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 25, 2013
On tap @ the ber Tap Room in the Wisconsin Cheese Shop, Milwaukee. Deep golden with a dense head (almost nitro in character). Densely vegetal hop character, slightly cheesy even, very oily.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7511) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Thanks to GhostFace for this one. 12oz bottle pours a nice hop hazed deep gold with copper hues and semi loose white head of foam. The aroma has a nice grapefruit hoppy goodness with some lime peel and hop resin creating added depth as well as faint malts in the background. Yum, the taste is full of grapefruit and some tangelo citrus hop flavor notes and then moving into more and more citrus hop bitterness. Im really liking this. Rich bitter delicious. Nice one!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7387) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Bottled. Poured medium golden with a sticky off-white head. The aroma picked up grapefruit and grassy hoppage over a fairly nondescript pale malt base.. transitioned to tropical fruits as it warmed up.. good stuff. The flavor found bitter pine resin and peppery notes over pale and lesser bready malts.. more bitter on the back-end, a tad muddled back there, but still tasty. Medium-bodied, very bitter and spicy on the palate.. just a touch abrasive for my liking, but there was good stuff in there.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7055) - Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2012
8/10/12. 12oz bottle. Hazy orange pour with a nice off white head. Floral, earthy, and slightly dank aroma with some citrus and caramel. Parallel flavor with even more dankness and caramel. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6922) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2012
whoopin? .. . pours a deep copper .. . good head, great lacing .. . windchimes .. . tasty brew- floral and sappy, but rather simple .. . good beer .. . . Of all the things I am not very good at, living in the real world is perhaps the most outstanding.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6370) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2013 Clear amber color with off white head. Pine, grapefruit, dusty pale malt aromas. medium body, creamy, average carbonation. Citrus hop flavors with a lightly sweet pale maltage to balance---drying finish----good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle:   Pale amber, hazy, moderate white head, fairly nice lacing.   Sweet citrusy and pithy nose.   A little floral.   Sweet pithy start, a touch earthy but its minor, with a bunch of sweet citrusy white bits towards the backside.   Not bitter at all.   Well, bitter I guess by not biting.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes just as it started, citrusy, some sweetness, a bit pithy, with faint floral notes.   Really enjoyable!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6063) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2015
On nitro at a pizza joint in Madison, pours a murky orange with some creamy, thick white head. Nose has biscuit and orange jam, a little vegetal, some grass, lemon. Flavor has a lot of lemon and pine, chewy grains, a little bubblegum maybe. Creamy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog (6024) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 15, 2013
On nitro at Uber Tap Room. Holds a big, airy head youd expect on nitro. Drinks with a sweet, earthy and spicy character. I dont think the nitro creaminess accentuates the right aspects at all. It gives it an almost yellow cheese aspect, maybe good for a cheese-oriented tap room, but the sharp finish is a definite downer. (#5163, 7/6/2013)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (5616) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2010
On tap at Sugar Maple. Clear gold/amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma is orange, pine, grass and grapefruit with very little malt. Orange and grapefruit flavor with some pine and sweet malt before a bitter grapefruit rind finish.


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