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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
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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.


yemenmocha's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yemenmocha (658) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Sexy reddish brown color with generous head. Beautiful appearance. Nose is assertive with fresh hoppy citrus, pine, and hint of holiday spice aromas. Palate offers a clean taste, good balance of piney citrusy hops and candied malt, with an oily quality across the palate. Medium bodied and very drinkable. Spectacular beer, but I just wish it was gentler on the wallet.


3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
6ROW (397) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2014
red pour with a 1/4in off white to orange head . No aromas ,Big up front hops bite with a light malt Finish . Not a fan of reds but I would drink this again

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (527) - California, USA - APR 16, 2014
Pours a caramel red color with a a khaki head. Hop, caramel, citrus and malt aroma. Caramel, hop, citrus, pine, biscuit and malt flavors. Medium body and average carbonation. Caramel and citrus finish. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
grundsow (44) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2014
Not bad, really. A little sweet with malt, backed with slightly bitter hops. Lots of flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koskela (224) - Marysville, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
A malty aroma comes from this deep red crystal clear beerwith a creamy brown head. A bit of bitterness and biscut come i get a bit of chocolate on the aftertaste. The maltieness comes out but not much. Overall not bad for this medium bodied brew

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryrpat (82) - Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
Was nervous with the dark appearance but the tats had good character. Nice hoppy taste meshed with a slight malt finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
1guywith_aboat (171) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Aroma is earthy, dirty grapefruit hop and rich toasty malt. Thick off white head with tremendous lacing. Flavor is roasted malt, earthy, herbal hop, kind of medicinal. Sticky, thin mouthfeel. Aroma and appearance is 100% incredible. Flavor, however, is a little off-putting. Id still say this is a pretty good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hockeybeerguy (909) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a dark brown body and gives a thick foamy off-white head that leaves slightly thick lacing that evenutally spider webs and thins out after about a minute. The body is too dark for any carbonation to be seen. The smell had a combination of caramel and malts with a slight presence of fig, slight hops try to stand up here and there. The taste had a sweet malty presence surrounded with the fig, caramel and some slight hops try to stand up again but remain mostly subdued. The palate was about a medium with a smooth creamy feel that comes out really easy on the tongue, sessionable. Overall, I really like this. Since Im a fan of browns and reds, I see some similarities from them fused into this brew. The IPA qualities that come out show the complexity of this brew. No doubt I would get this again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (660) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear red color, small white head. Mild pine and hops aroma. Light hop flavor with a slightly watery finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (225) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Small head, deep reddish Brown color, not much of an aroma but a delicious flavor with fruit and hops. Bitterness is slight, finishes smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (383) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Aroma of hops and grapefruit rind, reddish brown colour. Bitter taste of citrus zest with a bitter oily taste.


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