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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A citrusy and refreshing Belgian-style pale ale hopped with Cascade, Citra, and whole Crystal hops for massive aromas and flavors! Fermented with our Belgian Wit yeast for an extra dose of complexity, this one is very drinkable and extremely aromatic.

Per Wil Turner, this is a second runnings beer from Institutionalized Barleywine’s runoff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (6956) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2012
Tulip draft on tap at the brewpub (Chicago, IL). Pours a strikingly deep golden pour, a touch of orange, faint haze grows a touch, with a frothy offwhite head that dies to a small level, laces small overall. Nice color. Aromas are a rich melange of hops and yeastiness. Some gentle spice, dry herbal qualities, and fruity esters immediately mix with dry citrusy hops, some florals, growing orange and gentle tropical fruit, lemons, melon. A nice level, but not bursting. Touches of spicy yeast, bread dough, pale malts, and gentle apple and pear esters move in. More Citra enters the fold as it warms a bit more, quite nice. Initial is lighter end of medium bodied, offering a healthy fruity essence, citrusy hops and tropical flavors up front. A moderate dryness sticks, cuts through the sweetness from the esters created through the Belgian yeast. Gentle apple, melon, tropical fruit. Lemons, florals, grass, more mango, growing into a fruit vibrant front end. Middle gets fruity, but not sweet as the C hops stay the focal here. Touches of florals and dryness kick in, as the backend offers a moderate dryness, some lingering bready and pale malts, touches of Belgian yeast that offer a gentle herbal quality, some mellow fruity esters, but largely the hops remain the focus. I was a bit skeptical of the brew, thinking it would be far too sweet. However, the hops remain the focus here. The sweetness stays at bay and the yeast doesn’t take over but provides a decent synergy. Quite a lovely beer, coming from someone who spurns a Belgian influence as they become heavy handed quite quickly. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Tap at the pub. Pours cloudy gold with a white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, citrus. Fairly sweet flavor - for a second runnings beer it is quite substantial. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3917) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2012
growler. Pours clear golden with white head. Aroma has lots of fresh fresh pine clementines and mango Flavors have a sweet fresh citrus clementines and piney goodness thin body low bitterness lots of fresh citra though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2012
22 oz. bottle. Pours a glowing orange pour with a small white head. Aroma of big pine and citrus hops intertwined with spicy belgian yeast. Flavor is sippy, lots of nice belgian yeast and bitter hop notes. Some citrus, song banana, and mild spice tones. It’s medium bodied, finishes long and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ccex (1199) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2012
22 oz bottle pours a clear reddish orange with small white head and some lacing. Smells like an IPA with citrus, piney, and floral hops up front. Aroma is the same with the hops dominating. There are hints of melon, honeysuckle, orange and lemon without very much in the way of malts or yeast. Body is medium. Tastes on the sweet side at first with a nice bitter finish. Very enjoyable, but it didn’t make me say Wow. Worth trying again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6750) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Very clear and dark golden. Minimal head. Some nice hops hit my nose first. Floral and citrus with honey. Those are tasted with with dry bitterness. Some yeast but just a bit. This is tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Sample at The Pint Room. Pours a slightly hazy orange-gold color with a medium foamy white head that evaporates steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Citrus, yeast and malt in the nose. Medium body with flavors of grapefruit, yeast and grassy hops. The finish is fruity with a yeast aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2013
On tap at Nano Brew Cleveland. Pours a clear orange brown with a thick white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, grainy malt, sweaty/stinky hops. Flavor of bready malt, grain, melon rind, sweet fruit, and bitter grassy hops in the finish. Tasty Belgian hoppy IPA. The hops could be slightly more prominent but that’s my only complaint 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Gold, slightly hazed. White head. Yeasty goodness, fruity flavors, slight hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaymobrown (1843) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Actually, a not bad Revolution beer. Light caramel, malt, yeast flavor balanced out generously with some hops, sugar, candy and lemon flavor. A nice balance to make this not just a light watered down version of a beer but something that has a bit of substance.

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