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RATINGS: 1435   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.


3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (2093) - 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 (517) - - 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 (376) - 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 (1348) - 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 (606) - WARSAW, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Unde (594) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Orange beer with nice head and beautiful lacing. Aroma has sweet tropical fruit, pines and citrus hops. Taste has lots of lemon at first, then quite harsh bitterness. Grass and pines at the end. A bit dated bottle so the best edge from the hops has definitely disappeared. Medium body and quite high carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gsmitty80 (2028) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Really big and bold IPA with a complex hop palate and good alcohol to finish it off.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 8, 2015
A cascade hop bomb of pine and citrus. Flavor is assertively hoppy and strict bitterness. Very fresh hop tasting with slight malt presence.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4985) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2015
7th May 2015: sat in my daughters house in Laguna Niguel, Orange County, arrived from the UK yesterday afternoon. Bomber, first pour clear golden with a good off-white foaming head, second pour the sediment joined the glass and the body turned orange and cloudy. Huge hop nose and taste: bitter and very ’West Coast’ (in my limited opinion) in nature with an aggressive hop base which doesn’t let go. The second glass with the sediment within was even more bitter and hop centric. Not for the faint hearted or people who have a hop allergy.


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