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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Everything you’d expect from a great American IPA: Hop-forward, yet civilized. Bitter but balanced. Cascade hops ring loud and clear with citrus/pine notes and are backed up by a chorus of our other favorites - Apollo, Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Crystal, and Simcoe.


jehoesefat's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jehoesefat (363) - Poway, California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Skunky aroma, but very appealing. Pours extremely clear light orange with a white head. Good bitter flavors, not too strong. Refreshing, but the aroma is off putting.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blueshawk (349) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2016
- goldenfarben mit leichter Schaumbildung - sehr schön wahrnehmbare Aromen nach Pfirsisch und Mango - perfekte Carbonisierung - geschmacklich fehlt dann die Ausgewogenheit zwischen den Fruchtaromen und der Hopfenbitternis - der Abgang wird dann durch eine würzig-pfeffrige Note nochmals verschönt Fazit: Etwas unausgewogen, aber gut trinkbares IPA

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PugUglyBrewer (139) - - SEP 11, 2016
One of my first forays into the Holy Grail of craft beers, especially IPAs, that is San Diego. Poured from a bomber into a large wine glass. Prestige gold color in the appearance with a fluffy clean white head. The aroma and flavor is balanced between a slightly sweet malt base and the supporting cast of a perfect hop blend showcasing grapefruit and pine characteristics making this a classic example of another great West Coast IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2960) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2016
On tap at Petco Park. Classic c-hops pine and grapefruit aroma and flavour with assertive bitterness and a base malt in the background that holds up the hops pretty well. Medium body, medium carbonation, crisp. Almost clear gold.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2016
Can out of Cousin Matt’s Californian selection box, 10/01/16. Gauzy pale orange capped slenderly with white. Slightly pissy, sharp, kumquat and lime squirted flowers aroma. Not the expected peach and menthol attack but something subtler and fresher with good stewed cheesy floral and soapy dragon fruit shower gel bitterness. No alcohol. Lemon curd and shower gel on crackers. Moderate bitterness. Vomit in the nose. Don’t mind it one bit.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DenverLogan (1097) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2016
From a bottle into a 2016 New Belgium tulip glass. Pours gold with head and lace. Aroma of pine, pink grapefruit, honey & cat box. Significant carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of under atenuated malts, grains, bitter herbs, straw hops, hay. Overall very bitter but not in a really enjoyable way. I should also note that this was the last bottle on the shelf at a Total Wine, and may have suffered from age and light. I’ll re-rate when I get a can or tap pour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (857) - SINGAPORE - JUL 13, 2016
7%ABV. IPA Poured out gold. 5°SRM. Nose has pine and fresh spice and herbs. Thick soapy mouthfeel. Agressive bitter. Nice full pale malt palate. Sweet. Hops are pine, cilantro, bitter melon, incense. Finish is long. Bitter. Herbaceous, fresh pine needles. Earthy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (958) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle from Safeway in Redwood City, CA. Big hop notes with a great mixture of sweet and bitter reminiscent of a citrus, herbal marmalade.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (2792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Aroma is piney and malty. Flavor is super piney, malty sweet with a nice spicy bitter bite at the end. Very hoppy. Pours reddish yellow with a thick white head. Had out of a can. Thanks wulf

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2816) - SPAIN - MAY 5, 2016
Tap / Tirador. @ 7 Days Brew, Nagoya, Japon. A: Hazy golden / Dorado turbio. T/S: Hops, citrusy, resinous / Lupulo, citrico, resinoso.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (624) - Duvall, Washington, USA - APR 23, 2016
Bottle pour at home, light golden pour soft white head, small pine aroma, smooth flavor not a lot of bite, mild citrus and hop flavor.


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