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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Exploding with hop flavor and aroma, this citrus/piney/floral ale has enough of a malt backbone to stand up to the intense bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Draft at the brewer - Pours a hazy golden color with smallish white head. Aroma has a fair amount of citrusy hops and a touch of slightly toasty malt. Flavor is fairly hoppy, with citrusy, lemony hops, with a touch of malt backbone and caramel notes. Finish is fairly bitter but smooth and not overpowering. This is a decent IPA overall, but in a world of craft beer that is flooded with good IPAs, this is just in the middle of the pack somewhere. Iíve definitely had worse, but Iíve had better as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrallen34 (3485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2011
thanks to Sean for this 12oz bottle... bright medium gold, nice white head, good retention and lacing... nose is a little light and subtle but really nice, reminds me of a Columbus IPA, nice dank notes throughout... the taste is mostly dank, a bit too dank with a touch of alcohol, but really good, one of their best beers

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
QuezXLV (405) - Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Much more bitter than I was expecting from an ipa. Subtle hop aroma; good cloudy golden color. Pleasant aftertaste. Extra point for the potential for "sessioness."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (3980) - Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2011
12 ounce bottle pours a hazy orange with the aroma of grapefruit and hops. This highly carbonated brew tasted an up front cirtus flavor, mainly grapefruit with a huge bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2628) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2011
12 oz. bottle poured to a sampler glass at a local beer tasting party. The color was golden, with decent, white head foam and wavy lacing . The aroma was sharp, astrigent, pine & resin, with some equally potent, white grapefruit, and enough malt to keep some control, but not nearly enough. A light to medium bodied good shock to the tonsils.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keg_Juggler (193) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2011
from TheHopster - highly carbonated amber color with frothy head, notes of apricot with funk flavor - decent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHopster (847) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2011
(bottle) Clear golden appearance with thin white head. Big aroma of pine and grapefuit. Taste is intensely hopped without the edge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6049) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2011
bottle, thanks to drfabulous in trade, orange pulpy color with thin white foam, citrusy pine aroma with flavor of well balanced citrus, strawberry, melon, ripe albeit a little prickly finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2011
Citrusy, piney aromas. Hoppy citrus flavors with a malt backbone to round it out. Overall it is a very very good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3320) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 16, 2011
12 oz bottle purchased at MDL in Overland Park, Kansas. Brewed with love on 05 03 2011. Pour is a lightly hazed golden with a frothy two inch white head. Aroma is catty resin, grass, slight floral and a toasty malt. Taste is the resin cattiness right away, turning to a bitter citrus peel, than a bunch of the earthy grass finishing with a thinner toasted malt. Palate is medium to thin bodied, chewy mouth feel, and the dry bitter finish. Started nice, though I was hoping for a bit more body and flavor to the finish. Regardless, nice beer.

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