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RATINGS: 820   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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomciccateri (1002) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 12, 2012
On draught at SEATAC Seattle Taproom. Mellow hop aromas but intense hop bitterness and matching flavor. Supporting maltiness. Medium body, nice lasting white head with fine bubbles. A nice welcome upon arriving in Seattle.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2303) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Your standard aight IPA. Its got decent bitterness and a grassy lightly citrus hop with decent bittering. Nothing to write home about.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1172) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2012
A clear golden pour with a white head. The aroma has pine and some spicy hops. It has a medium body with an oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is very bitter with a long finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smaynard6000 (625) - Apopka, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2012
12oz bottle. Pours golden with foamy white head. Aroma is citrus and hops. Bitter hoppy flavor. Long bitter finish. Not bad.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mallons72 (162) - livonia, Michigan, USA - OCT 20, 2012
This is an excellent ipa. Perfect hops. Floral grapefruit. Not too harsh. Very smooth for a high ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (3687) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 19, 2012
pretty hoppy florally bitter ipa, not terrible, didnt hate it> dont know really what else to say about it

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmohno (1063) - Iowa, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Hazy medium gold/orange,nice inch of head,retaining great lacing and a short froth on top. Aroma appears to have some herbal,slight fruit and some malt/carmel. This was room temp six-mixer bought so I have no idea the storage/age on this. It seems to be Ok but not real fresh. Foamy mouthfeel,medium/medium-full bodied.Im getting some light herbal but alot of grapefruit which Im not familiar with Columbus hops doing the grapefruit thing.There is some pretty sweet carmel/vanilla maltiness,and a pretty generous hop profile/bittering.Piney/Rindy/Grassy lingering bittering finish. Yeah, this is an ipa for shure.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2406) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Good IPA, fairly bitter, hoppy, overall pretty decent, and a pretty rare bill

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
penstemon (127) - - OCT 5, 2012
Pours deep amber with a white head and some yeast sediment. Aromas of malt and cereal, floral. Taste is oranges, spice, malt, a hint of pineapple, and hop bitterness, with a slight sour note. Mouth-coating bitterness. Lacking some depth and balance.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stantheman (647) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2012
From bottle at Hops in New West. A nice amber in color, perhaps a bit on the darker side. Bitter hops assault the nose and tongue, but hearty malts rush in to save the day! Yay! 3.7.


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