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RATINGS: 816   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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We heap the hops into each batch of our Thunderhead IPA. A golden nectar with a striking floral aroma, Thunderhead holds a harmonious balance between its bold hop bitterness and subtle malt backbone.

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Munich 10L, Caramel, Carapils

Hops:
Nugget, CTZ

OG: 16.7


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2013
On tap at the National. Watered down. Hoppy, but also astringent and metallic. Some lace and head. Not so drinkability.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomthompson89 (1864) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2013
Not my fav IPA by far but not horrible. Nose was pretty muted. Nice amber pour . Some foam. Flavour is malty with muted hop flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1089) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2013
A half finger of head on a dark amber colored body. The aroma is mild grapefruit and faint overall. Thereís a solid lemon bitterness in the taste. Itís straight forward and bold. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. Itís a "no-frills" IPA and build well.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gerbeer (1493) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 9, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours amber with medium head and lots of carbonation. Aromas of malts and a touch of floral hops. Flavours are similar with significant bitter finish. Except for the bittering thee much there.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Slightly hazy orange-amber with a short head. Scent is sweetly bready, faint herbals. Taste is a sugary caramel malt, tingly carbonation, earthy bitter. Nice, but average.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
calebrum (41) - Saint cloud, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Itís more malty than most IPAs Iíve had. Not as hoppy as Iíd like. Very strong alcohol content, but not much else makes it very good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (802) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Pours a light and slightly hazy light amber with orange hues, frothy head. Aromas of caramel mixed with floral/slightly fruity hops. Flavors of caramel slightly overpowering the floral hops. Medium bitter that stays around in the aftertaste. Nothing offensive here just more on the malty side for an ipa and a malty that isnít to charming.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 17, 2013
A - Pours a slightly hazy dark golden brown with amber highlights. Thick head with nice retention. Spotted lacing. S - Earthy hops, semi-sweet malt, almost a bean scent coming through, a weird earthy, acidic tomato aroma. T - Floral hops start it off, followed by a candied malt that is quite pronounced, slight chocolate notes mixed with peppery citrus bite, finish is grapefruit rind resin. Not too shabby. A little on the floral side but other than that a descent IPA. Serving type: bottle 08-12-2010

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stevieg77 (1) - - FEB 2, 2013 does not count
I normally do not like IPAs. Its probably b/c this one is mild compared to those I've tasted that I like this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wanja (567) - GERMANY - JAN 31, 2013
On tap at Pyramid Brewing pub, Seattle. Clear dark golden color. Very bitter taste... Perfect!


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