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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
831 is a classic example of the modern American India Pale Ale. A simple malt bill provides a showcase for bold, citrus, dank hop flavors and enticing aromas. Each sip is clean and dry allowing for the pure expression of American grown hops including Magnum, Columbus, and Citra. Unabashedly aggressive and yet satisfying. 831 is our ode to the brash grace and herbal beauty of humulus lupulus.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1869) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 14, 2013
On draught at the brewery. Earth, forest floor and fruit marry well on the aroma. Pours a hazy orange wih white head of large bubbles leaving a dusting across the top. Puckering citrus blends with solid malt backbone for an easy drinking IPA. Moderate bitterness and semi-dry finish. Slightly thin mouthfeel overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (1425) - Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2016
750 mL growler. Originally reviewed 5/17/2014. Very hazy orange body. Small white head. Leggy. Some lacing. Smells super grapefruity. Grapefruit hops. Pale malt. More grapefruit. Hint of sweetness. Tastes sweet right up front. Pale malt. Orange citrus hops. Then strong pithy grapefruit. Lingering grapefruit bitterness. Medium body. Hint of creaminess. Very bitter. Very enjoyable. Especially if you’re into grapefruit bombs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (725) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Tasted from draft. Pours a murky orange with white head. Aroma is dank resin, pine and some floral notes. Taste is a nice moderate bitterness throughout. I get a little citrus but not much. Mostly resin and pine with some floral flavors with the caramel malt backbone. Very well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5686) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2016
A perfect IPA. Super juicy, citrus, tangerine, apricot and grapefruit happiness. Draft at their brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ibrew2or3 (8207) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2016
Poured up on tap at SARA, in the company of many great ratebeerians visiting for RBWG16, where it exhibits a nice hop hazy glowing copper body that supports an off white head of foam. The aroma offers up an inviting blend of grapefruit, tangerine and pine hops. The taste is lovely as I get bitter pine heading quickly into spicy bitter dank onion notes to midway just as it gets juicy with ripe clementine and bitter juicy grapefruit. Wow! Solid IPA. If I had the time and money I might be able to drink myself into a beer coma with this stuff. It’s coma good ™. 831 the newish area code. Cool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (9426) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Pours a hazy golden orange color with a small white head that settles into a ring and thin film, leaving spots of film in the glass. Notes of orange, grapefruit, florals, pine, grass, bready malts, faint peppery spice, and straw. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a floral, dank, bitter, resninous, and juicy mouthfeel. Really good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10249) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Really nice dank forward west coast IPA. Not over the top bitterm but dripping with hoppy goodness in a moderate body. Cool brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
[1/29/16] Draught at Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola. Cloudy shiny yellow-ish orange. Aroma of oniony fruity hops. Dry flavor with moderately bitter oniony fruity hops. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (2179) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 6, 2016
On tap at SARA. Poured hazy darker orange with white head. Aroma sweet salty light citrus burst. Light carb med bod. Taste very orangey citrus bitter resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17245) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Keg at the brewery tap, 02/02/16. Hazed orange golden topped with a decent off white covering. Nose is bitter orange, melon, grapefruit, light white pepper, straw, hop jus. Taste comprises grapefruit, tangerine, orange pith, melon, toasted bread. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with hop bitterness. Solid IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (9538) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Draft at the brewery Santa Cruz. Translucent golden orange coloured pour with a lasting frothy off white head. Aroma is funky lemon, pithy citrus. Light dank. Flavour is composed of rustic grains, straw. Pithy lemon , slightly grassy, assertive slightly rough hop bitterness. Palate is grainy, highish carbonation , semi drying finish. Raw and rustic IPA. Good stuff.

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