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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scojoman (6) - USA - MAY 18, 2013
Yeah. Nice. This is the definition of IPA. Beautiful appearance and lacing. Perfect to the style. Bravo!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (2615) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 25, 2015
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear bright dark amber, frothy white head, messy cobwebs of lace. Taste is solid malt that yields partially to a combination citrus/pine hop presence on the swallow, the bitter dominating, but never able to overcome the malt. The finish becomes sweeter as it fades. A very nice strong IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3650) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2015
Cask at taproom. Pours orange with a thin white head. Some dank hop notes on the nose. Has some leafy hoppiness on the tongue. Itís quaffable and finishes clean but itís not spectacular to me.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (3664) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2015
Huge bubblegum, citrus, tropical, fruity, pine and hoppy taste. Delicious. Orange pour from 12oz bottle at red door. Sweet and underwhelming aroma. Taste makes it all

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3524) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - APR 22, 2015
On Draught
Pours a hazy light golden with some good head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is fruity with some hop character but a surprising husky malt thing going on. All together it come across as pretty faint as well.

The flavor is a touch sweet, the hop profile is nice with some good punchy grapefruit and piney hops. The bitterness is at a moderate level but balances the beer appropriately.
Iíve had this before & itís been brilliant, although I never took notes. This batch falls short of my prior experience and expectations Iím afraid.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1701) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2015
An absolutely incredible ipa. Hoppy, citrus and grapefruit dominate. Smells hoppy and goes down like butter. Crushable. Just had after a rajah and this may be a better beer. Got from the brewer when visiting arcade brewing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (3314) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Golden, hazy, average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate to full, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness, piney - some grapefruit hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and tropical fruitiness, piney/grapefruit hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dryish - lightly sweetish, faint caramel and light tropical fruitiness, lots of piney - some grapefruit hoppyness, light alcohol. OK well hopped IPA. Could be drier with less (or without) caramel. Bit too much alcohol in the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (2120) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - APR 17, 2015
Hazy gold to orange pour with a one-two finger, creamy to soapy white head. Aroma is mango heavy tropical fruit, sweet and bitter citrus, lemon, pine shoots, biscuit, light limestone and a hint of fresh cut grass. Flavor is caramel, biscuit, light sweet breadiness, dank hops, tropical fruit, bitter citrus, lime and boozy and pine shoot notes come in at the same time and remind me a bit of gin. Light to medium body, creamy entry, juicy to slightly chalky middle, medium carbonation and dry, slightly chalky finish. Good stuff, all around solid IPA that I could see myself drinking pretty regularly.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (3391) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2015
Dark golden-orange body, medium sized white head, and soapy lacing. Big tropical nose with some dankness, grapefruit is present, and light crackery malts. Flavor is similar with an increasing malt presence and the nose losing some vibrancy. Medium bodied with moderate to lively carbonation, assertive bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1269) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
clearish amber copper pour with a big head that disappears quickly. Hoppy resinous aroma with some citrus but there is a bit of soap in there as well. On the palate it is richly bitter hoppy goodness with some cereal or resin background but a bit metallic at the same time as well. maybe this isnít the best batch as compared to what others have said about it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (885) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - APR 8, 2015
Gold with lots of floating sediment. Fresh malty hop aroma. Taste- a rich malty IPA with a grassy hop aftertaste. A good IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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