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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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When the first Pale Ales were sailed around the Cape to arrive in India in the early 18th century, outcries of “Zounds! Jolly good! and Huzzah!” were heard across the East Indian subcontinent. Similar exclamations are to be expected when sniffing the piney aroma and tasting the big hops, huge citrus and candy-like malt of Pfriem’s own IPA. Drink up, Guv’nor.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raphael (971) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2012
On tap at Roscoes. Pine, honey and caramel aroma. I taste pine, grapefruit, pilsner, corn. solid yellow with thin but clingy white head. light wight but fizzy. enjoyable.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1600) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 21, 2015
sampler from bottle. poured and orange color with white head. nice citrus nose. pineapple maybe lush and juicy with some medium malts. the flavor was delightful not ever hearing of this brewery before. it was clean and crisp and almost dry on the end but the flavors of the citrus were very good in the middle. very slight warming of the alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (1220) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle from Trader Joe’s. A: Wow, absolutely beautiful burned gold with a firm foam white head. N: Huge dankness, grapefruit, pineapple, and pine. Underneath, there’s ample peppercorn and earth. Toffee and cracker. T: Enormous bitterness that’s somehow not astringent, light sweetness. M: Very, very dry, medium body, foamy carbonation, alcohol is dangerously hidden. O: This is an IPA? Seems like a double crammed into a smaller body. The dry-hopping and balance here is tremendous; I could drink this all day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (2051) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2015
500 ml very attractive bottle/label package from Lifesource natural Grocers in Salem OR $3.99 Crystal clear gold coloured ale with a frothy and bubby white head..leaves massive attractive lace down the glass. Wow very tropical fruit style aromas here..delicious light and mouth watering, not getting much pine maybe a bit of Douglas Fir rosin. Very balanced taste the hops are mostly fruity and there is even a certain peppery spicy thing going on. Yeast seems Belgian in style. Nice smooth softly carbonated mouth feel. Very nice soft IPA with aspects of a Wit/White IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (6928) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2015
500 ml bottle, one of those awesome new ones. Looks amazing. Pours a bight copper color with a medium white head. A big dank fruity hop nose. The flavor is resin, huge dank fresh hops, caramel, candied oranges, pine. Very flavorful, the intensity is there, but this is smooth as well. Really a lot like Pliny. Wow! Blown away. Oranges, more dankness. Bitterness mixed with sweet bursting hops. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1233) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 24, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours a crystal clear amber color with a white head and a little lacing. Aroma is hoppy, fruity, mango, peach. Medium o. The palate with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, bread, caramel, big pine hop flavor, some citrus, grapefruit, peach, with a clean, bitter pine finish. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (341) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - APR 19, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2015 Bottle (500ml $4): Clear golden with big white head. Pine aroma. Taste is pine with some citrus. Good. Update 5/7/15: tasted more grapefruit and tropical flavors, less bitterness.. was 3.5 now3.7

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3247) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at pfriem pub hood river. Pours out a crisp golden copper topped with a sand head. Nose is pine tropical fruit and caramel sweetness. Taste is more of the nice pine and caramel malt.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1876) - portland, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2015
Light amber with big bubbles and a cm of white head. Aroma is sweet and tropically fruity with light lemon and other citrus notes. Taste is the same, and sweet, with some piney hops, and crackery malt into the finish. Very drinkable. $4/16.9oz

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1167) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Draft pour at the lunchbox. Pours a lighter golden color with a patchy foam head. Piney hops aroma. Bitter flavor throughout, but not overwhelming. Crisp flavor with a decent amount of hops. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (1192) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Growler from my coworker at our department office Christmas party. Pours a light orange with medium white head. Aroma is big pine and slight lime. Taste is citrus, slightly bitter and a bit of orange peel. Pine is on the finish. Nice IPA, thanks Tim!


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