Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 963   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Our version of a seasonal IPA brewed and dry hopped with freshly harvested Centennial and Simcoe flower hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
greenroombrew (1) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 30, 2007 does not count
good strong hopped ipa, but i feel that better hops could have been used. the aroma is great but the taste lacks depth. Unfortunately it makes for a poor representation of a San Diego IPA, which is the best beer in the country (seriously). Sadly it yields to Chico’s fresh hop Sierra Nevada Fresh Hop IPA. Which I hate to love but I do for it’s balanced fresh flavor and awesome aroma and finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joet (2409) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 27, 2007
Pale golden, no haze. Slightly creamy feel, some fine foam, citric hop nose with some grassy character, mildly sweet, more nose than bitterness. Enjoyed the feel, and dropped out malts with high resolution hop aromas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Draft @ The Bistro Wet Hop Fest. Cloudy, pale copper color with a bright white head. Vegetal hop aroma with some citrus and lemongrass notes. Hop forward flavor but surprisingly malty. Vegetalness does not show up in the flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drinkerofbeers (18) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2007
purchased bomber at BevMo. this beer does it for me. its a nice departure from very malty and sweet IPAs. dry finish and a long lingering bitterness. very green tasting like pine and grass. bottle poured a slightly hazy golden color. hoppy goodness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - OCT 22, 2007
Draft at Bistro. Pours with a hazy yellow color, looks unfiltered. Aromas of grapefruit and some floral notes. Not as hoppy as expected, fairly mellow. Finishes with a strong bitterness, but on the palate it is mainly citrus and a bit of pine.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
millerbean (2) - USA - OCT 21, 2007 does not count
overall not bad but not at all as good as last years High tide A disapointment It Lacks the flavor and overall smell and feel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 19, 2007
The beer departs the 22 ounce bottle a beclouded yellowish orange with an exorbitant creamy white head that slowly fades away, the resultant lace a nice occluding sheet upon the glass. Nose has a big citrusy, grassy, flowery aroma, the malt sweet, crisp and clean. Start is sweet at the front, with the malt pronounced and the hops spicy, top is medium in feel. Finish has an invigorating hop spiciness, the acidity agreeable, with the hop spicy aftertaste permanently bolted to the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2007
Pours a hazy orange color with yeast in suspension and a medium white head. Superb aroma of fresh, dry hopped, resinous and green hops. Solid flavor of green, resinous hops with the distinctive dry-hopped signature, there’s also a good measure of malt and a strong, dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brianjames1 (539) - Northridge, California, USA - OCT 15, 2007
On tap at Port Brewing San Marcos. One of the best IPA’s I have ever had, very smooth and very well balanced. You get a sense of refreshment when drinking this brew. Very hoppy aroma, very citrusy and very piney, the taste is very bitter with an awesome bite but finishes with the right amount of malts. Excellent brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 14, 2007
On tap at Port. Clear golden yellow with a fluffy white head. Aroma of grapefruit and pine with fruit notes. Chewy palate with strong pine bitterness and citrus taste.

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