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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A complex, layered hop mixture makes this a well rounded IPA with strong grapefruit and pine flavors with a hint of pepper. This beer has great head retention and strong hop aroma.

Brewed as Rio Grande Brewing Company, Moriarty, NM.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2016
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear orange body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, florals, and earth. Flavor of bread, orange, caramel, and light grass with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (10078) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 9, 2015
pretty boring ipa, bordering on just plain bad. HINTS of grapefruit and pine, but mostly cardboard malts and a peppery finish. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (13254) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle poured a hazy orange amber with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread,earthiness, light grapefruit and light yeast. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finuish. Flavors of bread, earthiness, light yeast nd light grapefruit with a smooth dry moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 11, 2014
bottle shared wih hakes at club w, orange pour with thin white head, mild hopps, some bitter zest ending, nothing special, but not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (3831) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - DEC 4, 2014
It poured a light brown color with an off-white head. The aroma was of herbal hops, citrus and pine. The taste was of moderate hop bitterness, caramel and grains. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerdedDave (1351) - Beckley, USA - AUG 28, 2014
on tap at ABQ Brewpub; amber color; citrusy, floral hop aroma; a fairly light bodied IPA with floral, citrusy hop flavor on a dry, bready malt base

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maltman53 (464) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Some nice flavors coming through, but overall, a totally out of balance beer: too much malt and too little hops coming through.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (5046) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
bottle. Amber with small head. Medium malt body. Rather bland, flat hops. Below average IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 14, 2014
Dark golden and hazy in the glass. The nose is floral and grainy. The beer starts rough, unround. The mainpart is sharp, floral hop aroma together with a sharp maltiness and bitterness. Not really fitting. The aftertaste is sharp, not really well balanced and sharp-floral-bitter.
Not one of my favourite IPAs. --> 7/10/6/7

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle:   Dull golden, a little darker with an orange hue, small sudsy white head, little lacing.   Very soft spruce or pine like foresty aroma.   Not much else.   Watery hop flavor profile, barely even a Pale Ale by most PNW standards.   Very little citrus peel and pith emerges as it warms, but too little too late.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Soft pith and peel linger, and I mean soft.   Snoozer...

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