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RATINGS: 824   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.

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

Nugget, CTZ

OG: 16.7

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
bjbrown24 (61) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 23, 2003
Pours very thin and has a really bitter beer taste. I just don't like this beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
cheap (4111) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2007 Aroma of rotting sticky hemp colas, quite interesting. Rather light orange with a brown tinge. Bang up IPA flavors. Strong with personality. Does command attention. Has some mild creamy carbonation. Disrespects my taste buds. Long bitter lingering bunyanesque finish. Good example of the style, if you like IPA, not disappointing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2007
Very light orange, rapidly dissipating head. Light caramel aroma, vague herbal aroma. Doesnít smell bad, just not good, and rather faint. Flavor has some astingency and overwhelming bitterness with almost no hop character. Nothing to recommend this, pretty bad, not worth drinking.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2008
First time: solvent, onions, sulfur ŗ la Tooheys Extra Dry, rust and meat. Doesnít taste quite as bad - salty and somewhat sweet.
Second time: DMS unlike Iíve ever encountered. Sweet, moderately hoppy and solid bitterness... but geez.
Painful stuff.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
eelgrassman (13) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - JUN 7, 2008
Bleh.... If youíre going to deal with some of the sharp bite of an IPA, it had better have some good flavors jumping out at you. This one doesnít. Only the bad, no good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fratto (2626) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2009
Bottle and tap from the Flying Saucer. Very bitter aftertaste. Draught is not much better than the bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Redtown (4) - - MAR 3, 2014 does not count
very disappointing it kind of tastes like budweiser at first but finishes a little better. Aroma isnít to bad but the flavor is very off sweet then bitter and skunky no balance. I thought maybe just poor storage but reading the other reviews probably not.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JDBaker11058 (1316) - Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Appearance: marmalade orange, with no head to speak of. Aroma: musty hops; not a very strong aroma. Taste: bitter hops up front, some malty toasted caramel underneath. Finish: lingering and bitter. Notes: lousy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2007
12oz bottle, down the hatch on 7/25/07. Decent looking enough, head sticks around to see the ending. Aroma is brash C hop, with some old malts floating around. Flavor has a little bit of oxidation with harsh bitterness, very little hop flavor left. Finish is more stale wet cardboard. Perhaps not the freshest example?

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
TravellingGuy (13) - CANADA - FEB 20, 2011
Ick. Donít like hoppy bears, and this one was very hoppy. Horrible aftertaste. I wonít be buying again.

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