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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
For this special release, we wanted to brew a flavorful winter IPA that captured the aroma of the season. This brought us to juniper berries, which add a slightly sweet, piney character. Complemented by citrus notes from American hops, this balanced IPA will brighten the holidays. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12959) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Tap at West Coast Brew Fest 2014. Pours amber gold with a white head. Aroma is juniper, but it made me think celery at first. Med body. Flavor is very "gin". Yeah! Really good!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (11793) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange gold white head. Nose/taste of florals, juniper, sweet pine and caramel malt - medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2014
12oz bottle-dissipating offwhite-amber. A-floral/pine, some lt malt. T-floral/pine/spice hops, 2nd grain/lt malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2014 12 ounce bottle from the winter mix pack. Pours a clear amber color with a large foamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of juniper, pine, floral notes and mild toasted malts. The taste is big juniper notes, some pine, floral notes, a bit of stone fruits, citrus and faint caramel malts. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness, strong carbonation. Nice beer. 200th Mass. rating!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a burnt orange appearance with a cream colored head. Grapefruit / tangerine citrusy, mild caramel / toasted malty, kind of piney / herbal aroma. Chewy cracker / toasted malty, orange / tangerine, slight caramel, piney flavor. Fairly clean but not something I’d be inclined to drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (10001) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Pours a clear orange-gold color with a medium white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Floral aroma with hops and malt notes. Light to medium body with flavors of herbal hops, berries and pine. The finish is mildly bitter with a floral hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9455) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Pine and caramel malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet caramel malt and moderately bitter pine flavor. Light hint of juniper in the finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Variety pack bottle. Pours copper with off-white head. Nose was caramel malt, hops, mild florals. Tastes of caramel malt, piney floral hops. RReminds me a hybrid of boston lager and Noble pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (8000) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
On tap at West Coast Brew Fest. Pours amber with a rich beige head and an herbal aroma. There is a hearty caramel malt flavor with a lots of juniper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7872) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2014
"Fresh off the bottling line I was hoping for a little more pop. Nice enough, but a pretty restrained ipa. Pine and light citrus, some Carmel malt backbone. Light on the palate with minimal bite."

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