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RATINGS: 789   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A hop lover’s 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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KajII (767) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2011 Bottle. It poured a clear medium amber with an average (1-2 finger) frothy white head that dissipated within a few minutes after the pour and had decent lacing. The aroma was moderate of sweet malts, floral hops and a mild earthy yeast with definite nose of fruit, most likely citrus. It tasted malty sweet at first and then had a little more than a mild hoppiness to it with a slight fruitiness at the end. The flavor was allowed to linger for only a short while after the swallow. Mouthfeel was light in body and moderately dry in texture with a mild soft carbonation. Overall an alright IPA, but it would not satisfy a true hop lover. Although very tasty it is a little weak in the hops department for an IPA. It seems to be more of a Pale Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5467) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 31, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein oranges Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, hopfig fruchtig, bitter. Geschmack intensiv fruchtig hopfig, stark malzig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Guerde (1149) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2014
(bottle from UDBeernut for Krampus) Pours a semi-hazy orange/copper color with a very thin white head that leaves a thin film. Aroma is mildly hoppy, with some orange, maybe pine, caramel, and an off smell that I can’t quite place. Maybe dill? Taste is kind of a biscuit-caramel sweetness mixed with a minerally flavor and light hits of orange and bitter hops. Not really much else there. It’s not offensive, but it’s not really much of anything. Overall a middling IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1212) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 24, 2014
12oz bottle via BoostIPA for Krampus pours a clear copper/orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is very muted faded caramel malt and regurgitated hop spice. Very mild light taste of non distinct hop spice same goes for the malt profile. IPA Light? Not much as far a flavor, might be sessionable on a hot day, certainly not offensive.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Coltreppe (5) - potenza, ITALY - JAN 15, 2014 does not count
Not one of the best American IPA in circulation, good color and the foam is washed out but then the taste without persistence and notes with palatati monotonous and unpleasant

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
nittanytide (225) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Poured deep gold, with a thin white head. Faint floral aroma. Watery mouth feel. Taste is mostly grass, but somewhat lacking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tstamba (212) - Maryland, USA - NOV 16, 2013
From a bottle, no date. Clear light amber white rapidly dissipating white head. Funky smell... Not much hop action, unbalanced, funny aftertaste... May be past it’s prime? Meh... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (1739) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
A: Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, Thick White Head, Some Lacing S: Malty, Mild Floral T: Malty, Cascade Hops M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter Overall, a pretty boring IPA with a definite cascade hops nose and taste but nothing else.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
boxofrane (1878) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle from Wegmans. Pours clear amber with a small white head that quickly dissipates. The aroma is all caramel and citrus.. no hop profile at all. The taste is dry, medium bitter, unbalanced, and unenjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fgallardo (7) - - AUG 30, 2013 does not count
Smells a bit of citrus. Preferred by its taste. Some wheat? Good IPA for the price point ($8.99 box of 6) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Foamy white head. Golden clear color. Aroma is spicy grass and pine. Flavors of pine and herb, bitter and oats. Lingering bitterness

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