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RATINGS: 910   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our version of a seasonal IPA brewed and dry hopped with freshly harvested Centennial and Simcoe flower hops.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2007
this was my 1st IPA of the night and i was so excited. pear colored. and nothing quite like the smell of apricots and hops. quite a hoppy bite on initial sip but tames down quickly. very smooth and enjoyable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2007
Poured a very clear straw color with a modest white head. Decent grassy hop aroma. Taste has an earthy/citrusy hop character with the finish being quite robust. Overall very good, but eclipsed by the Wipeout IPA which was stronger on all fronts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fordest (1964) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - MAY 10, 2007
Draft at Port 1st Anniv Party. Lots of hops aromas off this golden ale with nice white head. Citrus and vanilla on the flavor too. Very nice IPA right up there with one of my favorites... Wipe Out.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2317) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2007
22 oz bomber courtesy of trade with Larry. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a thick white fluffy head. Nice initial lacing. Aroma of floral light pine hops and a bit of yeast. Taste is hoppy with floral and piney undertones. A sourdough yeasty finish. Very nice and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GG (2039) - NorCal, California, USA - MAY 7, 2007
A really nice aroma of juicy hops, grapefruity, light fleshy fruits and malt. Flavors were pretty much on par with the aromas. A really nicely balanced IPA, which is a good thing in my book. Just the right amount of juicy hops to get it going and a sweet malt backbone to keep it going."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - MAY 7, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2007 Tasted at the Lost Abbey 1st Anniversary. I had been drinking Bourbon-Barrel Angelís Share prior to tasting this, so I rated it lower. Kind of mild for an IPA, and not quite sweet enough. Pale yellow color. Little head (probably carbonation setup). Iím not sure where it fits. Rerate: Oct 2007: 6,2.5,6,3,13:3.05

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hapjydeuce (924) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 7, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2007 Sampler on tap at the Lost Abbey 1st Anniversary. I had been drinking Bourbon-Barrel Angelís Share prior to tasting this, so I think my palate was a bit wrecked. Nice light golden color with a small head. Really great floral aroma of hay, pine and grapefruit. Refreshing, crisp and hoppy. A really nice IPA. Bottled. 10/25/07 The green floral aroma of fresh cut hops really explodes out of the bottle, impressive. Light pale color with excellent head retention. Bursting with bitterness and crisp carbonation, an excellent session beer. Easy to drink and begs for you to take another sip. Slightly peppery but well-balanced hop profile slams the palate and goes down nicely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - MAY 6, 2007
Poured an effervescent pale golden with a large fizzy white head. Aroma of some light lemon zest, earthy, some piney hops, a bit of medicinally alcohol. Flavor is dry and bitter with notes of wood, alcohol, pine, and some grass. Very floral. Overall is rather light and fairly simple... refreshing, though not mind-blowing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2584) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 6, 2007
This one poured a golden color. The aroma was lemons, pine, and peaches. This one was mildy hoppy with some lemons, apricots, and grapefruit. A tamer but very nice IPA. The tide is high but Iím moving on!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jarspag (601) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 6, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2007 I really liked this IPA after a taste at Port Brewing... the aroma reaked!!! Taste was fresh cut pine, grassy and other citrus flavors.. The centennial hops really shined through. Very refreshing, very crisp, very good finish...top notch fresh hop offering.


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