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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Not so long ago there was a war, an IBU war, in which breweries raced to brew a beer with more bitterness than anyone could imagine. During this dark period, IPAs seemed required to be bitter by definition, some people liked them, some people did not. Who knows the winner of that war, but thankfully it is finally over and it’s time for the new school of IPAs! These IPAs focus on the flavors and aromas of that glorious green cone… the hop…and not on melting your face with bitterness for no real reason. Man O’ War is a new school IPA! Bright tropical fruits and juicy citrus in the nose are followed by a mouthful of resiny citrus and just a wee bit of clean bitterness to balance it all out. Much less bitter than many IPAs out there, yet so much hoppier.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Thick bright white head that leaves a nice lacing. Smells very citrusy, orange and grapefruit with a grassy or piney edge. Delicious. Taste is much more resiny pine and grass clippings than anything else. The bitterness seems a bit coarse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4225) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 10, 2016
On tap at Pinthouse Pizza, Austin, TX, 26.4.2016. Clear gold, white head. Fresh citrus hoppiness in the nose - white grapefruit. Dry, fresh hoppy bitterness, a hint of onion that’s becoming more and more dominant with every sip. Medium body, bitter, hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
sholbert (24) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 29, 2016
There’s a smokey note on the nose. Below that are dank, piney hops. Oily, herbaceous, piney on the palate and still a hint of toast in there. Don’t love it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (10553) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2016
On tap at Pinthouse Pizza Burnet. Pours a hazy gold with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is pine, dank, tropical fruit. Medium mouth, juicy, pine, mango, light bitterness, crushable, very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
darbeer75 (562) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Aroma: sweet and fruity like Calma Muerta; Appearance: straw; Taste: sweet with very little bitterness; not balanced and too sweet; Palate: medium body with a slightly more bitter finish; Overall: disappointing; liked Iron Genny much better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (2127) - Florida, USA - NOV 19, 2015
A solidly above average classical ipa with modest bitterness and nice if not powerful citrusy and resiny flavors. A good drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (1297) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Draft at the WF Draft Shack. Golden pour, decent white head. Nose is pine. Bitter. Middle is medium kilned malt, citrus, wood bark. Finish is leveled hop bitterness. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3154) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Pours a clear orangey copper pour with a white head that leaves a sheet of lacing. Aromas of orange and lemon. Light melon. Taste is medium bitterness. Medium light body medium carb. Good house IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7431) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2015 Austin, Tx - on tap at Pinthouse, Sparkling medium golden soft snow-white head decent lacing. Spruce-like aroma, a hint of passion fruit. Medium citrus bitterness, some spearmint, a touch of light caramel. Decently thick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (2380) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Draft to taster at brew pub pour light gold with moderate white head. Nose pineapple, mango, fruit hop. Taste mix of moderate bitter and sweet up front. Then fruit hop and more sweet malt. Long ligth bitter finish. Reasonable drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Tap, orange pour, white head, nose and taste are super citrus, juicy, very good

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