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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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We at Palo Alto Brewing love working with our local community. When Kiley from Mollie Stone’s Craft Beer Program wanted us to make a special collaboration brew for Mollie Stone’s, we were excited. Hostage DIPA is an IPA that will change hops as the seasons change. What will remain the same is the aggressive hop flavor and aroma, high quality, and availability limited to your Mollie Stone’s Market’s.

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Batch #1 — Flavoring and Aroma Hops: An unnamed hybrid with a majority blend of Simcoe and Cascade hops.
Batch #2 — Flavoring and Aroma Hops: Mandarin and Galaxy (11-13-13)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2168) - SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2014
Pours hazy orange amber with a finger of white head. Aroma of resin, caramel and grapefruit. Taste is medium resin bitter with grapefruit and blood orange, light underlying caramel sweetness. Body is medium rich and smooth with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (6401) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
65 cl bottle.
Pours copper color with a small head. Fruity aroma with some hop notes,resin and pine too. Bitter malty palate with rye and resinous hops on the flavor, maybe some gooseberries too. Somewhat disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6439) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark golden amber colour with a small head. Aroma of apricot, caramel and some grassy bitterness. Flavour of sweet caramel notes, floral hops, some grass, heavy maltiness, mild berry notes and apricot and earth. Surprisingly heavy maltiness here. Not as fresh I hoped for.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7179) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2014
Draught at Taphouse. Small white fluffy lasting head. Hazy amber body. Hops dominated malt straw bread aroma. Pretty bitter and dry malt grass pine bread flavor with a low carbonation and a long dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31650) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2014
From tap. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Pine hoppy, toasted malty. Herbal, toasted malty. Grassy, straw and pine hoppy. Bitter, herbal and light fruity. Bone dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (939) - SPAIN - OCT 19, 2014
Botella de 65 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color ambar. Sabor a lupulo, resinoso, ligeramente a malta, citrico, afrutado.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerFunGuy (713) - California, USA - SEP 14, 2014
This golden brown beer fills the air with a sweet aroma as it pours. It has a sweet yet smokey and complex flavor. It is an amazingly interesting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10435) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma. Perfume, herbs, light flowers, soap, citrus and orange. Flavour. Perfume, soap, flowers, citrus, some spice. Medium bodied. Ends citric and floral bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deekyn (1229) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Pours a crystal clear burnt gold with a thin egg shell white head. Good lacing. Aroma is sweet and full of rye. Some dough, soap, caramel malts and floral notes. Citrus, grapefruit, lemon, candied orange wraps everything up in the back of the nose. Solid medium body with some carb. Flavors are reminiscent of aroma with rye bread and soap most prominent start to finish. Citrus pith and caramel malts follow. Mild peppery bite as well. Bitter grasses and minerals form the bitter end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrik (285) - - JUL 27, 2014
Doft: Lite gräsiga toner, svag pilsner ton. Fräsch svag havsdoft. Smakar : mycket krämigt mild med en jävligt alldeles lagom efterbeska. En av de bästa kanske bästa Rye IPA jag druckit.

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