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RATINGS: 801   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A hop loverís delight! In the India pale ale tradition, this brew is very hoppy in both aroma and flavor from the generous amounts of Cascade hops used in brewing. Look for a medium to full body and golden straw color.

Quake1028's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quake1028 (633) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2008
12oz bottle. Pours a copper/orange body with a gigantic, enormous (gigantinormous?) head. Off white, about 4 fingers thick and very sudsy. Leaves some impressive lcobweb acing as well. Good looking beer. Nose of soapy hops, citrus fruits, grass, pine and sweet caramel malts. Everything is a little muted compared to the best examples of the style, however. What is there is nice, and this beer has no noticeable flaws in the aroma department. Fore is fairly sweet with the caramel malts and citrus sweetness. Middle to back picks up a decent amount of bitterness and pine, along with some soapy hints. Finish is bitter, pine, citrus and malts. Lengthy. Medium bodied, could be a bit more oily for the style, but that’s a minor nitpick. This one is a bit underrated in my view, easy to drink and nothing glaring as far as flaws go.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (16810) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Grassy aroma with subtle pine. Taste is lightly bitter caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrunoSanchez (189) - Fermo, ITALY - MAY 13, 2015
IPA americana dal colore dorato con schiuma bianca. Al naso resinosa ed agrumata. In bocca bilanciata verso líamaro del luppolo. Corpo medio e sapore di resina di pino un po troppo invadente che innalza la sensazione alcolica rendendo questa ale poco beverina. Finale persistente e secco.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rdixon77 (1607) - Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2015
Old rating. Maybe I got a bad bottle, but it was horrible. Flat. Too much caramel and just barely there hops. Somewhat cardboardy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mstrcrwly (727) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
drank straight from the bottle..pine,resin aroma..some citrus taste with hints of caramel,florals..grassy..not much to it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (7825) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2014
12 oz. bottle from a buddy last night - thanks, Steve! Pours a clear orange with a fairly big white head. Malt-leaning IPA- caramel and sweet and pale malts atop minor citrus and pine Cascade hop bitterness. A little resin, a bit of grass and straw, but mostly malts lead the way here. Light-bodied, with medium-high carbonation and a sweet mouthfeel that finishes dry. Not much to it. So-so.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phikus (96) - syracuse, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2014
The beasters of IPA. If Iím going camping or thereís a summer event and this is one of few options nearby Iíll pick it up. Very drinkable and twelve packs are priced nice. A good session IPA before session IPA became marketing by higher end breweries. Really at 5.8 this is at least balanced and thatís as low as an IPA should go.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (7440) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
pretty one dimensional ipa. i liked the cascade hop aroma, but the flavor was average at best...a little too tame for the style with not a whole lot going on."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (7227) - Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from Kroger from backlog notes 07/08. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor had floral hops, grainy malt, light caramel, light citrus, the hops seemed old and nothing really popped. Boring, overproduced ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eberndt (234) - - JUN 13, 2014
12oz can from Saranac sampler 12 pack. Piney hops flavor and a bitter finish to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (759) - New York, USA - JUN 4, 2014
It pours a nice golden amber with a thin white head that leaves good lacing on the glass, but the hops are the main focus here. The aroma of hops fills the nose with a floral, piney and resiny bouquet. The palate is medium bodied with an earthy malt character that is subdued by the by the fairly strong but not overpowering hops. Hop notes on the tongue are piney, citrusy and a little bit floral. Saranacs IPA has a pleasant hop bitterness from start to finish and is very refreshing and easy to drink.

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