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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerandhockey8 (289) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
From 12oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a nice amber-yellow with a thick white head. Nose is hoppy, earthy and citrus, but with a touch of malt. Taste is light bodied, hop bitterness with malt sweetness. Finishes crisp. Cool idea from Boston.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HKdIPA (510) - HONG KONG - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from QClub at home. Clear deep golden pour. Fresh hoppy aroma with a pilsner-y smell. Crisp hoppy flavor - bit piney. Definite lager taste. Very good for an easy-drinking lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrearaujoo (23) - Vitoria, BRAZIL - MAY 14, 2014
Excelente cerveja. Nos EUA um custo beneficio fantástico. Saborosissima com amargor equilibrado. Poderia ter uma espuma mais densa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (11783) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose/taste of pine, resin, caramel malt and light grass. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
60minuteman (1106) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Fruity aroma, hop, grass, caramel and malt. White lacing galore. Clear yellow-gold color. Thin body and fairly dry. Actually, it is quite dry. Not boozy at all. Strong lager? W

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doghair (305) - Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2014
Mild aroma. Clean malt with a little citro hops. Taste is also clean malt with a little hops and a mildly bitter finish. Very easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 21, 2014
UPDATED: APR 22, 2014 Bottle pour. Amber lager color in glass. Solid, soapy lacing. Nose is grassy hops, dough, and some funk. Blindfolded, I?d say an IPA. Taste is much more pils, but on the bitter end. Good malt profile too. Overall, a decent attempt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1359) - California, USA - APR 20, 2014
Pours an orange amber color with a white head. Hop, citrus, pine malt and biscuit aroma. Hop, citrus, pine, biscuit, caramel and malt flavors. Medium light body and mild bitterness. Citrus and malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1104) - AUSTRALIA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle from mane liquor. Nice hoppy lager. Solid stuff. Chewy malty bitterness. Quaffable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3394) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2014
12 fl oz bottle from CJ’s (Potsdam, NY), served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass.

App.: Clear deep amber with a so-so light tan head. Aroma: Lots of Munich/Vienna malt, nice resin/pine and grapefruit hops, a little bubble gum, pretty straight-forward. Palate: Medium body, moderate+ carbonation. Flav.: A bit less malt with a slightly harsh hop character, more herbal/floral, less pine/resin/grapefruit, still has a decent amount of Vienna/Munich malt; dry with pretty good bitterness and a fairly clean, quite hoppy finish.


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