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RATINGS: 1252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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70 IBU’s. 1.061 Original Gravity.

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


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTCruiser01 (105) - California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Golden yellor color with not much head, but some lacing down the sides of the glass. The aroma was full of fresh hops. The flavor matches the aroma. Full bodied and tasty.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ron (2595) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 24, 2014
On tap at Russian River. Pours golden yellow with white head and lace. Aromas of pine and a lingering grapefruit and citrus. Taste follows the nose and finishes crisp and bitter without being overpowering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BLADT (631) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle pour. Cloudy orange with white head. Some webbing. Dusty aroma. Caramel malt offset earthy hops. Orange and resin. Rustic and inviting. Taste does not disappoint. Hops pack a velvet gloved punch: bitter yet gentle. Wheat and citrus. Good amount of resin. Very drinkable. Enjoyed.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1358) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Aroma: intense flowers, tropical fruits, light grass. Appearance: clear gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter and sweet. Palate: bitters intensify, grass and flowers, but a nice sweetness remains of tropical as well, getting a little dry in the finish. Overall: very nice IPA, great aroma and palate. Pint at Neighbourhood, San Diego.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2014
a little light in color, but a nice fluffy white head. a wonderful resinous hop aroma, but at first the flavor wasn’t as clean, and bracingly bitter. that, however, did not last long. as the beer opened up, the flavor grew more complex. Fresh piney hop flavor everywhere, with a hint of peppery spice and malty sweetness for balance. the body was a touch thin, but that was more than offset by it’s incredible smoothness and drinkability. deserving of it’s place among the best of the "regulaR" IPAs."

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1073) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Clear dark gold color. Honey, flowery notes, some citrus in the nose. Taste is similar to the smell. Super super dry. Delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SimonTja (276) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2014
Blind tasting, of Double IPAs & Single IPAs.

List of Double IPAs, in prefered order: The Crusher, Heady Topper, Pliny The Elder, Deviant Dale’s

List of Single IPAs, in prefered order: Focal Banger, Grapefruit Sculpin, Moralité, Blind Pig

A – Very clear light orange.

S – Grapefruit, classic IPA, with some floral notes.

T – Very much light, fruity, a bit less dry than the others, semi-sweet.

M – Quite thin, medium to high carbonation.

O – The worst of the bunch, but still great.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO (1369) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Draft pint. Clean golden pour, thin white head. Aroma is pine, bright citrus, hints of tropical fruit and a light caramel. Taste is assertively bitter, grassy, lots of fresh orange zest and hints of grapefruit juice. Crisp, refreshing, easy drinking, but full of flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonnyguns (1002) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2014
Draft at Torenado SF. Pours a deep golden orange. Fucking hop bomb - loads of pine and citrus on the nose. Taste is piney resin up front with a lasting bitterness that holds superbly. Fucking bitter. Not as easy to drink compared to pliny. Pretty damn tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4168) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Very piney with a super bitter finish. A hop bomb in all the right ways. Some sweet malt and sugarcane as well. Gold pour with good head and lacing. Tap at Monks Cafe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
George999 (55) - Colorado, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Clear golden in color, hoppy, light head, bitters prevalent, very good ipa, fun to try


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