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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A bold and tasty reminder to always forget the bad and savor the good things in life. Nose of orange. Moderate body, light malt flavor with lingering hop resin. Substantial yet refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kroney (160) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 17, 2013
pours pale yellow with a decent sized white frothy head. aroma is muted and pale: mostly tangerine and light malt with a tidbit of pine resin. flavor mimics the aroma, and is just as blah. just an overall mills interpretation that doesn’t really have any punch. I don’t know if I’d even classify this as a strong pale ale. it’s a good beer, but not a good ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4893) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Crisp copper coloured body with a thin off-white head. Aroma of alcohol, pale malt, a hint of metal and some lighter hops - not too much though. Medium-bodied; Assertive resin and pine flavour with a malt and nutty, earthy undertone and a little bit of hop bitterness at the end. Aftertaste shows a good balance of hops and malt with a refreshing grapefruity finish, but not horribly strong. Overall, a decent IPA, but very nice to try! I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Texas Liqour in Carlsbad, California on 19-March-2013 for US$5.99 sampled in the evening after returning from Southern California on 03-May-2013.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOLTZ7555 (2852) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 22, 2013
Just nothing about this one stood out. 10 karat golden pour with a moderate ivory crown. Orange peel, lemon zest, caramel, and evergreen...not one item standing out amongst the rest. Medium mouthfeel with the slightly higher ABV indistinguishable. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gorditoabd (624) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bomber from local Sprouts. Pours a very pale yellow hue... barely pale ale color, much less IPA. Little white foam, fizzy rather than fluffy and lacy. Aromas are slight of malt and very slight of rather boring hop aromas. Taste is something better... very mild. Middling early malt sweetness well balanced by middling hop bitterness. Everything about this beer is "yay! mediocrity" Maybe they were going for their baseline flagship beer... not sure "hurray! averageness!!" is what you want from your flagship, but... Finish is a touch more bitter, which earns a big "whee!" from me... very drinkable.. maybe too much so?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6030) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Clear amber color with lasting off white tinted foam. Nice floral, tropical fruit, honey biscuit aromas. Medium body with a smooth mouthfeel. Nice grainy pale malt, honey biscuit base brew with floral, fruity hoppage--lightly bitter finish---more like APA than IPA----good tho.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (520) - El Cajon, California, USA - MAR 10, 2013
On tap at Herringbone in La Jolla. Served in a pint glass, very cold. Medium yellow color with a small white head. Nose is pineapple, grass. Taste is wood and citrus, and some malt. Has a little sweetness in there as well. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11975) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2013
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, tangerine, and grass. Flavor of grass, caramel, citrus, pine, and earth with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
My choice of favorite from the ample taster tray. Bright aroma of hops hits the nose. Nice balance of bitterness. Pours a lovely orange color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (9068) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden orange with white head. Nose and taste of citrus, salted caramel malt, grapefruit rind and resin/pine. Finishes dry resin/pine with touch of sap. Some buttery notes. Lighter than medium body.

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