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RATINGS: 826   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


1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Eew. This beer looks like a decent IPA (copper, off-white head) but god it smells awful. Itís like a weird brussel sprouts, asparagus, or some other leafy vegetable I canít quite put my finger on. The taste has a bit more of this, but at least theres decent bitterness and some maltiness. I have no idea what theyíve done to this beer, I canít believe this smell is the result of just some terrible combination of hops. It really must be off somehow. Disgusting, if Iím honest.

1.7
   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.

1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
phaleslu (6905) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2009
Had a pint at Palomino in downtown Cincinnati. Golden-orange pour. Mild aroma, hoppy with a little citrus. Gave the impression of a fairly straightforward IPA until I actually drank it. Very poor IPA overall; tasted as if an unpleasant chemical were added that afternoon. Somewhat bitter with no reward. Unnatural aftertaste. Disappointing- easily the worst Pyramid beer Iíve tasted.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
cheap (4278) - 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.

1.6
   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.

1.6
   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.

1.6
   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.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fratto (2700) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2009
Bottle and tap from the Flying Saucer. Very bitter aftertaste. Draught is not much better than the bottle.

1.6
   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.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JDBaker11058 (1388) - 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.


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