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This wily red IPA gets its character from the Tasmanian hops that are full of grapefruit, pine and earthy notes creating a bold flavor that threads throughout the taste. The hops are balanced by a core of roasty malts that give this brew body and richness with hints of toffee. This flavorful brew is rounded and smooth with a dry and citrusy hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (2007) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Bottle to snifter. Pours a dark copper ruby color with a nice frothy off white head that slowly fades to a sticky film and lacing. Aroma is grapefruit and pine with a bready caramel. Taste is sweet spiced caramel with plenty of grapefruity and pine hops with a well rounded breadiness. Palate is medium and sticky with a chaulky dry finish. Tastey IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2435) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Tasty beer here. So surprised actually. Huge sticky frothy head with a beautiful clear red amber color. Aroma is of fresh piney resiny hops with a citrus back end, toasty caramel, everything I love. Taste is just there too, very fresh, lovely pine with maybe just a bit too much juicy citrus, great toasty caramel maltiness but there is a bit of butter towards the finish that is slightly detracting. Love it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rustyham (1781) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2011
this has a great chili caramel flavor aroma is hops better in citrus. the palette is light. big fluffy head smooth crisp mouth feel. bottle is from mid town. Update- I have gotten further into the bottle, and the sweetness has gone down. The initial fullness has subsided. I am getting much more of a chemical flavor from the hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Bottle thanks to 17thfloor. Pours a deep amber with a small light beige head. Aroma is nicely balanced, aggressive hop character for the style, citric and lightly piney earthy hop character along with a biscuit and lightly toasty malt bill. Flavor burst initially with a citric fruity hop character before opening to a deeper earthy malt character and a light roastiness and some caramel notes. Medium body and a sharp carbonation. Very nice beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dyetube (1261) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Bottle feom choices beverages. Pours a deep ruby red with a medium off white head that leaves some good lacing down the widest. The aromas are bread pine, cinnamon. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter with a medium body. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2132) - Richmond, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Pours cola brown with red highlights and a modestly sized, but resilient and fluffy, beige head. A little lacing is present. Musty aroma of herbal and floral hops, toast, toffee and grapefruit. The taste is fruity and malty sweet, herbal, and moderately bitter. Medium bodied and a little sticky. Solid brew. Pretty much the cream of the crop from my experience with Sam Adams.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11593) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear brownish copper color with a large frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex earthy and roasted malt aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex bittersweet flavor with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of medium to long duration. This beer exceeded my expectations.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5160) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Sample as a bonus beer at the Black IPA tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 11/4/11. Clear red/brown pour with a thick beige head. Citrusy and piney hop aroma with a bit of malt. Flavor starts malty, but quickly turns to citrusy, spicy and grassy hops that last through to the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2558) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Reddish / brown pour. A hoppy, bread and pine aroma. A nice grapefruit, bread, toffee and roasted malt flavor. A nice pungent punchy finish. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9570) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2011
22oz bottle. Poured a deep amber, almost brown, with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of pine, caramel, roast, and some earth. Tastes of caramel, tea, lighter citrus, roast, and earth. More sweet than bitter. Some chocolate in the finish.

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