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RATINGS: 526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewing innovation is about asking "what if?". What if we gave an IPA a new identity and used some of our favorite West Coast hops, with their grapefruit, piney, & tropical fruit character, in a lager? The result is this boldly hoppy & and flavorful brew with the crisp smoothness of a lager. Cheers!

MALT VARIETIES Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend and Munich malt
HOP VARIETIES Zeus, Simcoe, Citra, Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial, and Nelson Sauvin hops


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rosslew (180) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2013
Pours amber and keeps good head. The taste is hoppy, light early with some, but not much, bitterness at back end. Distinct IP flavour for this lager. The smoothness is a great quality. Too notch. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Jamie123 (1) - - SEP 28, 2013 does not count
It pours a wonderful orange color. it makes a four finger head.The Aroma smells delicious, With a piney citrusy scent.The taste.This beer taste similar, Like sierra Nevada pale ale.This don’t taste like a lager.The mouth feel is medium.This beer taste great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (1977) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 26, 2013
This a well executed and gorgeous beer. Pours dark gold with towering, fluffy head. Aroma of hops, like an IPA. taste is hops with a malt backbone. This a really excellent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4350) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Sold. Well hopped with grapefruit & citrus qualities. Dry malt and dry finish on the palate. Unusual and good.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fitwitchik (242) - USA - SEP 20, 2013
Poured into a pint glass from a 12 oz. bottle. Golden yellow with a huge head like a soft pillow. Scent of sweet pines with light grapefruit. Knew this had some WC hops going! Slight bitter finish with very little bready malt. Find this hard to believe they were using Munich malt-so not like a lager at all. Overall greatly surprised with this brew. Enjoyed immensely on a hot afternoon.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2228) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Poured from a 12 bottle. Lots of pine, herbal hop qualities, some citrusy, grainy, husky malts. I have a hard time with the lagering and hops.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
firstsip (335) - Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Surprised at the lack of hop presence, but I might be used to insane hops with many American DIPAs. Excellent mouthfeel--full. Yellow color, great lacing.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
floydisbest (8) - - SEP 15, 2013 does not count
Amazing mixture of floral, citrus, and just plain hoppy taste. Quite clear and golden, minimal froth on the head. Light to medium bitterness. Not too sweet or sour. Body is light, average to soft carbonation, and the finish is just the right bitter, and lasts tempts the buds for another sip.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1640) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours copper orange with an off white head. Aroma is citrus, floral and grass. Taste is mild bitters with a touch of sweetness. Medium bodied, good carbonation and some stickiness on the finish. Very solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarnotingPete (771) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
Bière couleur de miel, limpide et coiffée d’un fin col laissant au verre une légère dentelle. Des arômes de caramel et de conifères. Elle est bien amère et totalement dépourvue de sucre. Elle est crémeuse, d’effervescence vive, de corps moyen/fort et se termine sur une longue amertume et de légers arômes.


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