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RATINGS: 1469   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2007
Bottle sampled. Pours orange/amber with a huge off-white head. Aroma of floral hops, citrus, pine, perhaps a little hint of fruit. The flavor is sweet, citrusy, floral, pine, caramel, spices, and a hoppy bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3543) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 24, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2010 bottle-pours bright orange with a small frothy white head. floral notes, but you can tell this one has had some age on it. definately not a pungent attack of hops-very subdued and somewhat dusty in a sense. Wish this was fresh. for what it was, it was definately not bad. lots of floral hop flavor which would be a citric bomb when fresh i bet. carbonation is sharp, showing its oxidization again. definately need to revisit this one! re-rate at the brewery-finally a fresh sample-fresh citrus on the nose-tangerines, oranges and pineapple-passionfruit. the flavors exhibit these flavors and even though this was fresh, the old versions have that citrus in the flavors as well. a very good ipa!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FezMonkey (268) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 22, 2007
poured amber with a nig foamy head. Excellent floral and citrus hop aroma and flavors. A nice beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 22, 2007
Off-white fluffy head. Clear copper body. Nice Simcoe-like hop aroma with good amounts of citrus and pine and sweetened black pepper. Flavor is a bit sweeter, but nice nonetheless. Start with basic sweet caramelly malt, then dries out a little bit more with hop resins. Some dull grasses too. Pretty good overall, perhaps would get better if it was fresher.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agl108 (1007) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2007
Bomber at Zeno’s, Penn State. Poured hazy orange with chunks of white head that left splotchy lacing. Piney, citrus flavor. Very bitter finish. A rare treat for the east coast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 18, 2007
oooh hoppy. grapefruit, orange rind, lots of pine and a bit of carmel to smooth it out. packed with flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2007
Bottle. Sampled at Tria Fermentation School Lost Abbey class 4/16/07. Amber color with a moderately large white head. Aroma is all hops, with a bit of grapefruit. Hop resins coat the mouth and stick around for a long, hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kyzr (1316) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - APR 15, 2007
Thanks to realale420. Gold in color with HUGE head. Big pine and citrus nose. Flavor to match with a nice balance with the malt, yet the hops stand out. Great mouth feel with a medium body. Great hoppy clean finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - APR 15, 2007
Floral and piney nose that leads into a wonderful palate of building lingering hop oils. Peppery and herbal on the palate with little residual sugar. Very nice lingering hop finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2007
Pours a cloudy orange with a well retained fluffy off white head. Pretty hoppy with a bunch of citrus mixed in. Makes a nice combo. Mostly orange. Taste is quite bitter up front, mellows out towards the finish. Very piney but traces of malts are definitely noticeable. A little caramel and some cinnamon come in the background. Really refreshing, and balanced quite well. Good IPA.


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