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RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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An American hop assault for all the ambivalent warriors who get the girl in the end. "Look, I ain’t in this for your revolution, and I’m not in it for you, princess."


charule's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1094) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Can. Quite powerful citrus aroma. Smooth taste with slight bitterness that lingers. Pretty good.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1727) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Can. Darker gold pour, white head. Good retention/some lace. Aroma of citrus, apricot, floral hop, caramel malt. Taste is bitter, apricot, citrus, caramel. Palate is oily, bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
steelhead3686 (241) - Athens, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Pours a light brown with a small white head. Very hoppy aroma. Medium to heavy bitter. Medium to heavy body with a sticky texture and a bitter finish that hangs around quite a while. This is just another IPA that beats you over the head with bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dbeatdano (54) - - SEP 6, 2014
Aroma is full of citrus hops. Smells like a fresh handful of them. Also smells biscuity malt. Taste is sticky sweet biscuity malt and crisp, clean, citrus hop profile. There is a medium bitterness. Palate is medium full body, sticky mouthfeel, and a pleasant, clean hop finish that is medium in length. I cracked this can open expecting a prototype IPA with nothing special. Instead, I got one of the most pleasant hop tastes I’ve ever had. Highly recommended for people new to IPAs and seasoned beer drinkers alike.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ataraxia (369) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Clear golden-amber color, white lacing. Mild aroma of grapefruit, bread malt, and pine. Light brown sugar sweetness with equally small resin follow-through. Little carb, smooth, and a bit of chalky dryness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1473) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Tap@ Lou Malnati’s: clear gold color with no head. Juniper shrub aroma with a little bit of citrusy zest. Solid hop backbone with a clear malt presence making it probably more of a balanced IPA. The aftertaste hasna little bit of a musty closet. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Drake (8536) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
12 ounce can from Kroger Athens, OH, opened 7/17/14. Pours a clear orange amber with a large frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of dank, citrus, tropical hops and pale malt. The taste is resin, candied citrus, citrus, tropical hops, pale malt and a mild bit of caramel. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness, excellent balance. Nice IPA

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daleharshman (908) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
12 ounce can purchased at Brothers Provisions in San Diego...whose beer buyer had brought a bunch of stuff back from the Chicago area in an RV ($6.00). Pours a clear golden amber hue with a half finger of off-white foam comprised of quite large bubbles. AROMA of bready malts, floral hops, and citrus. FLAVOR of grapefruit, sweet tangerine, airy pine forest, with a significant honey and caramel maltiness. Dry and semi-bitter finish. Not very inspiring IPA, though I am admittedly unsure of the freshness. (338, 903)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1379) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Pour is hazed pale copper with a good bit of bubbly off white head. Nose is moderate grain presence and some caramel malt. Hops are citrus and strong resin hop and fairly sweet. Taste is even more sweet, strong malt and less grain presence. Lots of caramel and sweet candied fruits. Hops are citrusy, less resin. Medium syrupy body, softer carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
revolution2718 (228) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pours a golden with a half finger of head. Nose is citrus, orange peel, grass, floral hops. Taste is in line with nose, low bitterness on the finish, malty backbone, sweet. It's good and drinkable, but not blowing me away. About 2 months old, I'd like to try it fresh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2144) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Expectation: nothing short of a typical IPA
Hardware: 12oz can which was canned on April 15, 2014, into Le Listermann
Nose: citrus with a malty backbone and strong presence of grass
Sip: fresh hops akin to mint with Alpha nonsense
Taste: tame considering the strong hop aroma/sip which suggest a well balanced brew
Misc: nothing to declare
Conclusion: the wife really approves and is requesting more. As for me, glad I tried it, but most likely won’t be back for more.


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