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RATINGS: 819   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1673) - , Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Pours a light amber with a quickly receding head. Big hop aroma and bitterness but not much flavor to this one. It is not bad tasting just a bit on the bland side.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (703) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2012
6-pack with Erica in Wildwood/Cape May. Pours a light whiskey color with minimal, light-colored lacing that quickly fades. Aroma and palate are both heavily floral and a touch earthy/caramel. Not that bitter. Sweet, malty finish. Better than I was expecting.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2012
bottle. amber with small head. hoppy bitterness, but not much flavor, and what’s there is slightly off. very underwhelming.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BobbyAnalog (320) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Chalky mouthfeel with a sidecar of bumbling floral notes. Tastes of green tea and vinegar. Not the most crafty IPA on the market. Pyramid needs to restructure this brew before I crane my neck back and drink it again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3052) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2012
Draft - Mild nose with fruity citrus hops. Clear gold with thick persistent head. Punch of bitterness and grapefruit hops. A long but entirely unpleasant finish. The mild nose masks the strength but a decent IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleph (231) - - AUG 23, 2012
Draught @ Pyramid, Berkeley. Golden pour with disappearing head, no lacing. Hoppy, piney, some florals, dry, slight bitterness, remarkable tastelessness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crazyvin (1909) - New York, USA - AUG 20, 2012
A nice amber-orange body thin white head that had some retention but no lace. Aroma was a mix of caramel malts and some mild pine hops. Flavor was similar. Mostly two-dimensional. Finish was slightly dry and the carbonation seemed a bit elevated. Nothing really wowed me about this beer.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3500) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Pours a dark gold with a smallish head. I get pretty much no smell off this one, but I found the taste pleasantly hoppy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (2664) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Kind of bland for me. Has a bit of a floral aroma and a malt base. The flavor has a bit of malt up front and a moderate hop presence. The finish is dry and is a bit thin.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1893) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Moderate floral hop aroma. Light orange hazy color with a large white head. Light bitter beginning building to a moderate finish. Creamy palate.


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