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RATINGS: 1419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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With 78 IBUs. Our version of a West Coast IPA- brewed in the San Diego style. This massively hoppy beer gets its flavor and attitude from no less than five hop varieties including Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe and Summit.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (932) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Hazy copper-orange color with small fine white head, nice lacing. Aroma is oranges, tangerines, not too piney. Taste is fruity hops, again oranges and tangerines, not too heavy, but the malt body is there nonetheless, moderate bitterness, quite refreshing. Soft mouthfeel. Balances my very hot Pizza nicely.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1553) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Prototypical classic West Coast IPA. All hops, all the time. Pine notes, some grapefruit, some more resin. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3373) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Random bottle from the Woodland CA Costco enjoyed in a sweet Hampton Inn paper cup. Golden color with a huge, meringue head that lasted forever. Tons of carbonation so easy with the pour too. Not much aroma escapes the head but what does is straight hoppy resin. Big hoppy flavor but not over-the-top on the bitterness. Enjoyable.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MRodgers1982 (108) - USA - JUN 18, 2015
Massive hop aroma of pine and fresh hops, very fresh. First off big bitter hop start. Fresh hops into it massively. Finishes very clean from Orange clear pour with good head. Been drinking for years and is always excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (1861) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Very nice west coast ipa. Strong hoops and pine flavored to this one. Pours copper with a nice cream colored head. Absolutely crushable. Had a draft pour at jerrys. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bebum (475) - - JUN 12, 2015
Deep gold, clear. Full body, intense flavors, silky texture, good heat, low carbonation, lingering palate, flavorful finish. Bitter but ample sweet balance. Intensely and beautifully hoppy, complex, resiny, herbal, discrete malt. Everything I look for in an IPA, without being over alcoholic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mybrainhurts (374) - North Dakota, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Floral, resinous, fruity aroma. Candied fruits, toffee, golden raisins, and piney flavors. Sharp hoppy finish. A nice brew for sure.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spills (6) - New Albany, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2015 does not count
Bomber from whole foods Newport. Golden touch of amber. Nice pine up front. Meets expectation for west coast IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1155) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Miel turbia, muy cremosa en el aspecto al servir. Dos dedos de espuma blanca. Aroma muy potente, apreciable desde lejos. Naranja amarga, pomelo, pino. Flor. En boca gran equilibrio inicial entre una muy rica base acaramelada y el lúpulo floral y frutal (mango y papaya). Dura poco porque pronto casi sólo queda lo segundo, que crece crece y se apodera del paladar hacia un final muy amargo. Utiliza 5 lúpulos americanos, Centennial, Cascade... Gran IPA

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KW92 (285) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 24, 2015

WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, zamglone. Piana wysoka, drobna, gęsta. Ładnie oblepia szkło.
AROMAT: Mało intensywny. Świeży cytrusowo-owocowy. Owoce to mango. W tle lekkie nuty ziołowe. Przez cały czas obecna jest wada w postaci: siarki.
SMAK: Słodowe, cytrusowo-ziołowe. Goryczka średni -cytrusowa, zalegająca.
OGÓLNIE: W smaku piwo jest O.K. Problem tkwi w aromacie piwa, a ściślej w jego intensywności. Liczyłem tutaj na "potężne uderzenie". Duży plus za świetną pianę. Niestety ewidentna wady w zapachu (mała intensywność oraz siarka) psują ogólny "obraz" piwa.


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