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RATINGS: 1337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
70 IBUís. 1.061 Original Gravity.

Full-bodied, very hoppy, citrus, pine, fruity notes with nice dry, bitter finish!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skinnyviking (8077) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Draughyt. High white creamy and lasting head. Slightly hazy golden body. Aroma of hops, nothing else. Flavor likewise simple but good hops bitterness with a heavy carbonation and a long lasting bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CartersBrewing (1) - Billings, Montana, USA - OCT 18, 2008 does not count
Had on tap at Falling Rick during GABF 08. Tasted very good and had a great hop aroma and flavor, but tasted too close to the Pliny the Elder that was also on tap that night. Expected them to be further apart in hop profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajm (1067) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 18, 2008
Cold bottle from Joey @ Southbay. A bright but not overly fruity aroma, and this continues in the very smooth flavor. While the hops are present, they aren’t at all isolated - a perfect presence here from the foamy head to the very slightly salty finish. Perfect size for a bottle, too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
smashteroid (262) - Alabama, USA - OCT 17, 2008
Served cold from bottle. Pours clear gold with a good-sized white head. Aroma is loads of pine and other floral scents, some citrus notes and a hint of sweet malts. Great hoppy taste with a lingering bitterness that slowly peters out. Light/medium bodied, very easy to drink and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - OCT 17, 2008
UPDATED: APR 4, 2009 OK, after 30 or so pints @ the brewpub I think I can rate this. Clear amber orange with a one finger white head, slowly fading to a thick film and sheet of lace on the glass. Aroma has loads of grapefruit pulp and rind, along with some bitter pine needles and clean caramel in the backend. The flavor is much the same with added pine needles, and a fair amount drier and more bitter than the RR IPA. As far as I know they donít vary the hops, but this particular batch is incredibly fruity and amazing. Other batches are a bit more dank and "weed"-like. Bitterness peaks around a 6 in the dry finish. Typical of the West Coast to deprive your senses of malt character, but the purpose of IPA?s was not for the malt. Burps pine needles. Light to moderate prickly carbonation with a medium body. I must bump my rating up a bit, as this batch (4/04/09 rerate) is phenomenal. Wonderfully crafted West Coast IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaltOMeal (1092) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2008
500ml bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a nice white head. Nose is predominantly of pine with some floral and citrus notes. Taste is similar with pine hop presence in the taste with hint of citrus and malt. Mouthfeel is medium with a good bittern finish that lasts for awhile. Very good IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
imadeadguy (378) - back in NJ!, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2008
Pour is golden with nice frothy white head. Aromas of citrus with some pine. Flavor is well balanced and smooth with citrus, pine, and sweet malt. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5971) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2008
Tap @ RR. Clear golden color, short head. Sharp piney hops, some fruit as well in aroma. Good malty body. Nice bitter palate. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (7466) - Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2008
500 ml bottle. Blind Pig pours a clear golden color that resembles urine when you drink too much pop (I need to drink more water). The aroma is a clean hoppy nose with citrus, pin, and some floral qualities. There is a slight hint of the malt. The hops dominate the flavor as well. Pine with a pinch of citrus is only slightly bolstered by the 98 pound weakling that is the malt backbone. The bitterness maintains its presence long into the finish. There is something respectable about an IPA that doesn’t necessarily try for complete balance. Medium bodied solid IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Draught. Poured Golden citrusy gold. Floral hoppy aroma with notes of naartjies, pine and lemon. Full body with malt to keep it from being too hoppy, hoppy skin and muscle. Full lingering hop finish.

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