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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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American Brewers have re-defined this traditional English Ale with an intense bitterness derived from the distinct citrus/pine character of Pacific Northwest hops. A dry, crisp malt character and aggressive alcohol make our I.P.A. a Hop-Heads Passion. 16.5į


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7854) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Can. Pours with a very mild hazed golden body with a small white head. Aromas are fruity, hoppy, citrusy, grassy, tangerine and oddly enough: a distinct raw celery note. Flavors are vegital, grassy, DMS, light cardboard (possibly hot side aeration type of thing or stale 2 row). Lively carbonation, dry, not particularly enjoyable.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (809) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2014
probably another past itís prime hoppy brew. Light pine and citrus alongside biscuit and carmel and cardboard. Not bad, but coulda been better...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3353) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014
12 oz can from my Secret Santa. Thanks man! Pours a hazed orangish amber with a medium eggshell colored head. Decent head retention, lots of lacing. Aroma of citrus, pine, some tea like sweetness. Flavor is fairly bitter with sweet malt notes. Above average carbonation, medium body. Finishes bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (300) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours hazy golden with medium white head on tap. Sweet hoppy aroma with hints of citrus. Full flavor of hops with a dry finish. Great beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pailhead (4778) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
On tap: The aroma consists of grapefruit, citrus, fruit, and caramel. Itís a transparent amber with a one finger off-white head that eventually settles to a thin film. There is a good dose of thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with light-moderate caramel and fruit. The finish has some light-moderate citrus and grapefruit. Itís medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel. Overall, too much caramel for my IPA preferences.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1105) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Can. Pours a deep, vivid dark amber with a high, large-grained, lacy beige head. Nose is ruby red grapefruit, bay leaf, Emmenthaler cheese, and lavender. Dry, biscuity, and astringent up front, with an assertive bitterness; on the mid-palate, it shifts into a clean herbal note with just a touch of citrus sweetness. Definitely on the drier end of the IPA spectrum. Finish is long and spritzy, and quite refreshing. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkSanta410 (261) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Can to glass. Pours a clear amber color with thin yellow head. Aroma is mango, pineapple, tropical fruity hops with a faint bit of caramel malts. Taste is not a hippy as the smell, light citrus and pine notes. Moderate bitterness, and a solid malt presence. Finishes dry. Ok. Palate is medium body, medium carbonation. Overall, an average IPA with a good aroma.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlihcsnatas (287) - Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Amber brew with a strong grapefuit aroma. Taste is about like drinking grapefuit juice. After dranking this one for a while and my taste buds began to adjust for the massive acidic citrus flavor I began to notice a mild pine flavor in there. I love grapefruit so naturally I like this beer. Plan to buy this one again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Modularman (121) - - AUG 1, 2014
Smell of grapefruit and slight dank, appearance is amber with white head, taste is grapefruit and little malt which finishes slight bitter

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (1733) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
July 1st Sunday. Can reads that this thing is close to two months old. Wow - would love to try this thing fresh. Great smell of tropical fruits, mango and citrus. Taste was quite as potent but still nice tropical, even keel malts, citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiveacestx (581) - Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Can - Light orange with a small head. The first thing I noticed was the bready taste of crackers (in a saltine sort of way). Has a piney hop backbone and pretty dry.


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