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RATINGS: 955   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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bjt512 (292) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 30, 2011
I poured a 22 oz bottle into a snifter. Dated 9.21.11, this probably would have been better a month ago, but I’ve been busy with harvest offerings from Founders, GDBC, etc. So, when I found this at the bottle shop, I couldn’t resist adding one more wet hop, even if it is a bit past its prime. As usual, Port didn’t disappoint. With a cloudy orange body dotted with floating yeast bits, this raised a 2-finger rocky white head from which emanated a seriously simcoe-ish hop aroma. Flavors followed suit, in classic west coast ipa style, though this is both lighter in body and sweeter in the finish than some in that genre. Port has other things that I like better, and there are other wet hop ales that I prefer to this one. Still, if you put Port and fresh hops together, you’re going to get something good, and this is it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (359) - - APR 25, 2015
Bottle. Slightly hazy Golden pour, frothy White head. Fresh hoppy Nose, nice hoppy taste, clear floral notes and a long bitter finish. Medium body, average carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Przylus (358) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 22, 2015
Aromat bardzo świeżego chmielu i ziół. Barwa złota, zamglone. Mega czapa piany! W smaku żółte owoce, zioła, herbata, cukierki ślazowe. Konkretna ziołowa goryczka.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (240) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 18, 2015
Bottle at home. Hazy golden body with a white head. Aroma is fruit, hops, malts Taste is grapefruit, hops. Very bitter ending, very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4404) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - APR 11, 2015
Bottle 65cl, a cloudy copper beer with medium head. Nose is on fresh fruits, mango, apricot. Aroma is on sweet hops resin, very bitter, mango, exotic fruits, peach, medium body, peppery. Finish again very bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maltdog (621) - Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Bomber into Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours fizzy, cloudy straw yellow that fills my glass with 40% beer and 60% barmy fluff. Aromas of yeasty sourdough and pilsner malt, grass, hot hay, and old books. Wheaty, tangy, and "green" vegetal flavor. Ambivalent hops are uber-grassy. Salty, yeasty, wet bamboo, and a touch of smoky/plasticy phenols. Charry finish. Sharp, minerally, seltzery palate. My rating numbers are perhaps too generous. Every facet of this beer can be summed by one word: CRUDE.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gezugowa (6) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015 does not count
Pours a clear, pale orange with a lot of lasting head. Aroma is sweet and floral a touch of grapefruit. Floral to start with a dry bitterness following, very fruity overall. A very drinkable ipa and glad it comes in such a (comparatively) large bottle

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fashawn (341) - Montesarchio, ITALY - MAR 10, 2015
Not so fresh but Still pretty good, with a tart grapefruit quality and notes of orange and lemongrass . Malt manifests as a sweet toasty caramel, yhe finish is dry and bitter with piney notes

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Draft at oasis. From notes. Loads of citrus hops with some herbal notes. A hint of caramel in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1635) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2015
Butelka 66cl. OCZY : piwo jest mętne o brzydkim kolorze brudnej pomarańczy. Piana jest spora, mięsista i nieregularna. NOS : piwo ma intensywne aromaty. Dominują nuty mango, limonki, pieprzu, dużo zielonej herbaty i rooibos. Do tego delikatna tarta w tyle ale piwo w zapachu zapowiada raczej wytrawną IPę. USTA : mocno nasycone co lubię w orzeźwiających piwach i to tutaj pasuje ze względu na ...wytrawność. Konsystencja jest średnio gęsta. Herbaciane i gorzkie. Brakuje troszeczkę więcej nut słodowych by piwo było bardziej wyważone. Gorycz jest dosyć ściągająca jak skórka limonki i gorzka herbata. Ogólnie wytrawne i gorzkie ale za to nieźle orzeźwiające. ODCZUCIA : piwo poza równowagą. Tak jak mnie całkiem smakuje ta bezkompromisowość tak pewnie znajdzie się wielu co myśli odwrotnie. Nasycenie jest zaskakująco spore jak na IPę rodem z USA. Po kilku łykach nawet mi troszeczkę przeszkadza ale to akurat łatwo zniwelować wzburzając piwo w szklance. OCENA : smak : 6/10 pijalność : 7/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottled 650ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. My bottle shared with Yves, Fran and Marko. Cloudy orange coloured, big white head, mild grapefruity nose. Moderate malty, grapefruity fruity hoppy and light herbal with intensive bitterness in the finish and long lasting bitter aftertaste. Decent IPA.

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