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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Weíve created an easy to drink crisp, hoppy ale that is truly pale in color without sacrificing the hop character you expect in an IPA. To make a delicious "sessionable" beer, we selected citrusy centennial hops and an experimental variety from the Northwest U.S.. Look for this unique hop character balanced by the backgroudn nuttiness of Maris Otter malt. Not too filling, not overbearing-just laid back and drinkable!


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drjohnrock (681) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Session IPA? Iíll be the judge of that, Matt. Poured from twelve ounce bottle from Saranac 12 Beers Of Summer variety pack bought at Sams Club. Light amber/gold hue, medium white head, light bittersweet aroma, light bittersweet flavor with sour undercurrent. The only session this would be suitable for would be with a bunch of guys under a bridge holding paper bags of their favorite cheap swill. Otherwise, avoid.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle. Dark. Overly malted. Taste is a slightly bitter amber ale. I guess itís easy to not sacrifice hop character when thereís none to begin with.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (3994) - California, USA - OCT 23, 2012
23 Oct 2012, bottle. yellow, clear, steady bubbles, foamy head. nose is mild spruce and lemon pith. thin body and fizzy. crisp, mild lemon hops. not much here.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
budznsudz (582) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Drank from the bottle. Aroma is of a macrobrew. No hops to speak of. This tastes like a miller high life. I canít believe this is an ipa. One word: Pathetic

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
coldbrewky (1666) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Digging about in the cooler during Barryís shindig yesterday, I fell across this. Yes, a nice session. But fairly lackluster in all aspects of direct from the bottle consumption. No discernible nose. Mouthfeel is meh. Watery and blah body eventually leads to a forgetable finish. Hops must have been in small quantity for they did little to impress. Consumed during all encompassing discussion of the Song of Ice and Fire 5 book series with Anne and Joy.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Tac (157) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Pours small head, nice cloudy golden body. Aroma of some citrus, herbal and honey notes, taste is slightly sour with decent bitterness.

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bierkrug (2130) - - SEP 23, 2012
355 ml bottle from The Beer Store in Montichello, NY. Pours a cloudy gold color with a low white head. Aroma is floral hops and some spices, rather nice but the pleasure ends there. Taste is a weak malty, pinesol and floral with dry bitterness. No IPA fan here but this was below average.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
shrubber85 (10243) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle. Orange juice and pine/orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Watery orange juice and lightly bitter pine/citrus peel flavor. Very light body. Bland and unexciting.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Matt sets out to make an easy drinking, low content IPA and, ouch, gets a 4 style score at RB. Soft floral aroma with some bread. Itís light enough you can actually smell the water. Light lager yellow. Weakly bitter taste, and even less malt. A well made lager has more presence than this. Very quaffable, but so is PBR. The lesson here is that rule number one for making a light IPA is: donít.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (5786) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Pours just slightly hazy, yellow-amber. Almost no head,just a skim of white foam.... Minimal scent, orange and florals. Taste is citrus, almost fruit- punchy with very little bitter. Possibly the least hoppy IPA Iíve ever had. The taste is pretty good, definitely sessionable.


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