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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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the Pyramid taphouse in Walnut Creek. Pours clear and dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is floral and vague spiced. Citric fruity and floral flavoured. Clean and crisp flavour with a medium body. Smooth floral flavoured and slight citric finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29107) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2006
A slightly hazy golden beer with a thin disappearing white head. The aroma is lovely sweet with notes of caramel, grass, and hops. The flavor is dry hoppy with a hint of grass, combined with notes of caramel and hints of alfa acid. Nice one, thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours a clear, orangey golden with a white head. Fresh, hoppy nose with lots of citrus - grapefruit in particular. Rather full-bodied with sweet caramel malt and fat, oily accents of great aroma hops. A very classic, American IPA. 170406

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2005
Bottled. Orange colour, no head. Strong hoppy nose with some citric notes. Hoppy flavour with hints of Sea buckthorn berries. Mouthdrying and a bit sticky hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19214) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2005 Bottled. Deep golden, small head. Intense aroma of grapefruit, licorice and alcohol. Peppery and hoppy, dry and malty with notes of toffee. Stunningly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16390) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2008
Draught @ WABF 2008. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small ehite head. Fruity malty aroma with some hoppy hints. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with some citrus hints. Sweetish malty fnish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14323) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2006
Copper color. Nice sweet resiny hop aroma. The flavor is simpler, with just a simple maltyness and a strong bitterness, partially aromatic. Enjoyable for the hops, but on the simple side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13248) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2006
Bottle on Amtrak Cascades train, Vancouver to Seattle. Hazy copper, thin off white head. Pleasing resiny hop aroma,grapefruit. Moderate malts, more of an APA in my opinion. Some fullness in mouth. Fine, some toffeeish malt. Hoppy sticky finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2005
(Draft) Pours an amber body with a average white head. Aroma of grapefruit, malt, and caramel. Hoppy flavor with bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 7, 2002
Basic IPA with extra NW bite. Decent aroma, good hoppiness/bitterness. Solid beer.


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