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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A soulful combo of bold Cascade hops, sweet Colorado blue spruce tips and a touch of caramel malt will satisfy your craving for something unique. Make this your first pick. Malts: Caramel, Two-Row

kkleu357's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (599) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2014
My first in the 4 pack was the peach mango. Man was that bad. Had little hope for the spruce beer after that. Luckily, this one didn’t disappoint. Darker straw colored body. Aroma is rich malty with some happyness. I really like the taste. Nice hoppy earthy flavor with a hint of spruce. I think it is really good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18996) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
20th August 2015
Lightly hazy gold - amber beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and light, decent fine carbonation. Light and sweetish malts. Big pine! Fruity pine. Touch of fruit salad sweets turning to pear where it intersects the pine. Sweet creamy malts return before a smooth finish. A strange brew, but not without it’s merits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36272) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity, toasted malty. Pine, sweet fruity and crisp hoppy. Bitter and fruity. Light bitter and fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14698) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle sampled at Chris and Ruth’s place in London. Clear golden/copper beer with a rich offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, hay, caramel, peach notes, some biscuits. Hoppy fruity aroma, citrus, grassy, hay, biscuits, some peach. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (347) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally sampled on 11/20/14. Aroma wasnt as expected, i really was expecting something really piney but it didnt happen, the malts were as prevelant as the faint hops. Body and lace were pretty good, mouthfeel is very slightly sticky, finishes ok. Flavor is about even between the hops and caramel malts with no big pine or spruce presence. Overall it was just ok but a bit of a let down considering the name "Spruce Tip IPA".

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkSanta410 (677) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Amber pour, nice white head. Aroma is malty, a bit of grass, not super hoppy aroma. Taste is light tropical fruit, apricot, faint pine. Caramel. A bit malt heavy, moderate bitterness. Smooth body, moderately carbonated. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2317) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Kind of tastes like drinking a Christmas tree, which was fun for a while but got old pretty quick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a dark orange with a finger of off white head. Aroma of pine and slight citrus. Taste is heavily bitter, loads of pine and spruce. Pretty good. Like its name suggests, heavy on the spruce/pine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (871) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Not bad. The spruce flavor doesn’t really addd to much in my opinion. Still very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1278) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear medium amber / orange brew with nice head. Aroma is earth, resin, almost moldy and dank. Taste is surprisingly mild - some up front resin on a sold malty base that just rides out to the finish and ends with a whimper. Point makes a great IPA in Beyond the Pale - what happened to those guys with this series? (I do have two more to go...)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 26, 2014
bottle into glass, shared with pal at club w... nice clean crisp hoppy aroma and taste, would do again, slght bitter finish

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