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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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One of our favorite styles, this ale is a hop explosion. Light in color, heavily hopped in the kettle as well as conditioned with several unique hop varieties. This creates a beautiful floral/citrusy nose which is balanced well by a smooth and full finish.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (801) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2012
Yellow and cloudy; lots of floating sediment. Big citrusy hops aroma. Big floral/citrus hops on the front and some pleasant bisquity malt balancing it out. Medium body. I have a cold so my senses are dulled so Id like to try this again at a later date, but I really like this one. One of the best IPAs Ive had.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1446) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2011
12oz bottle at pizza Luce taste is like an older IPA still some hops present but the end is malty and good well balanced and well done

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3114) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 19, 2011
12 oz. bottle courtesy of Tripplebrew. Notch on label has APR, Wk 2. Used a shaker. Massive head and retention. ( spider web lacing ) Nose of malt and citrus hop. The malt gives it a biscuit, dough like quality. This is on the sweeter side for an IPA. And I like that attribute. This could be an everyday drinker, (if I lived in Wisconsin.) Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 29, 2011
Pours a pale golden with dense white head. Citrus hop aroma with some grassiness. Mid range body, with some bready malts. Finishes with mid range bitterness, some piney resins.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
A pretty mediocre IPA. A bit too much bitterness lingering in the after taste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - APR 19, 2011
Hazy golden pour with moderate creamy white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma is citrus and floral, rather laid back for an IPA. Taste is somewhat hoppy citrus with some malt sweetness coming through as well. Moderate carbonation with a dry finish and no real aftertaste to speak of. A little sweeter and less bitter than what I typically look for in an IPA, but not bad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2011
It reminds me of a blue moon but with a nice hop flavor. Can taste the citrus, rather drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (7302) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2011
12 oz bottle that says DEC WK 3. It pours a nice pale gold with the slightest hint of peach. The head is foamy, soapy, and white. It leaves some decent lacing. The smell is really lacking. It is sweet with not too much hops. Maybe it is an old bottle. The taste has a slight bit of hops, subtle bitterness, it is fruity, malty and sweet. This is weak, very weak. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-08-2010 02:19:15

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joechristenson (146) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2011
On tap at the cedar cultural center. Beer is an amber caramel color with a nice and relatively thick white head. Aroma is resin hops with some earthy funk and floral qualities. Malts are yeasty. Taste is similar, though the bitterness of the hops comes through more. Malts are definitely bready and yeasty, almost redolent of sourdough. Nice integration, though the beer is less elegant and more robust in this regard. Palate balances a nice creaminess against the bitter hops. Very decent beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
erickomosa (68) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Surprisingly golden and foamy. Surprisingly sweet round aroma. Bubblegum and maybe even banana are amidst the hop aromas. Stephanie chimes in and says it tastes like french fries. Its the biscuit, caramel sweetness, and probably some wheat that makes this odd for an ipa. Stephanie says it has the aftertaste of the aftertaste of french fries. Mouth feel is consistent with the foam.


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