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RATINGS: 570   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cplough (1) - - JUN 8, 2014 does not count
Nice IPL, like their standard lager with the addition of extra hops. Moderate fruity and pine coney hints. Overall, great summer beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanan (82) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Decent session beer at 5 abv. Hops are weak. Like a regular Sam adams with a little hops added. Maybe a touch of citrus flow in it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beastmaster (372) - Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Interested in an ipl. Light citrus and pine aroma. I’d prefer a stronger aroma but pleasing non the less. Clear amber yellow. No bitterness... would be a shameful ipa. But for its style I’m having a hard time rating. Light and crisp but somewhat citrusy. Meh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerandhockey8 (299) - 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 (567) - 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 (12133) - , 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 (1145) - 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 (310) - 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.

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