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RATINGS: 276   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
impaleyou (24) - Indiana, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Awesome aroma. Pinwheel and citrusy. Good powerful but not overbearing choppy flavor.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hockeybeerguy (1981) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a semi-clear yellow to orange color with a half finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Light lacing strung itself in a messy sort of way. The smell had a decent sharp sweet citrus/floral note over top of a light orange and tangerine aroma. Light caramel tones to come in underneath to balance. The taste was mainly bittersweet through the citrus/floral hop content but the caramel aspects try to balance but stay underneath. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was good for the style and good to me. There was a good harshness and almost went just a tad overboard, luckily, it stays right where it should be. Overall, good AIPA I know I would have again if I could get it.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (884) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Poured from a can. Clear yellow color, small white head. Floral and pine oil aroma. Light body with a light hop flavor and a mild finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (2015) - USA - AUG 21, 2014
On draft at Bacchus, where I stopped in during a bicycle ride. A big, rich, sweet IPA! Lots of grassy, piney hop taste, saturated with flavor. Plenty of malty sweetness too, and some resin oil. It finishes up peppy and tingly. First rate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1372) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pour is transparent golden in color with a tight white head. Nose has a bit of slightly stale grain up front, a touch doughy, and moderate malt sweetness. Hops are herbal with a decent amount of citrus. Taste is a bit doughier and sweeter. Some stale grain, pungent sticky caramel malt, chewy feel, lots of fleshy orange citrus hop in back with low bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigda83 (177) - Jamestown, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours a hazy orange with white particles in glass and a white foamy head. Aroma of floral, bitter citrus, and some pine. Taste was grapefruit peel, floral, resin, bitter hops, and some sweet malt mixed in. Medium body, bitter mouthfeel, and finished bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steelnoles (2) - Missouri, USA - AUG 8, 2014 does not count
At Schlafly Bottleworks in a shifter. The orange color is nice. The aroma has a citrus, piney smell. It has a nice taste but afterwards it has an astringent aftertaste. Nice IPA though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (3710) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2014
From bottle. Nice fragrant floral-grassy hop aromas. Mild sweetness from pale malts, some biscuit. Medium golden amber clear with haze, topped with foamy-creamy off-white lacing head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Starts sweet with underlying salty note. Big hops flavor, grassy and fruity. Light biscuit and sugar. Alcohol presence. Big bitter finish with lingering bitter salty after.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6615) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 1, 2014
On tap at the STL airport. Pours a clear golden amber with a near white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has a good amount of bitter citrus and pine with a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has lots of citrus with a touch of resin and a light grain backbone.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiercepanda (532) - Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2014
A cloudy yellow orange beer with a small white head, nice lacing. The aroma is pepper, citrus, and pine. The flavor is citrus and tropical fruit, spicy, and lightly resinous pine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (528) - Iowa, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with very little head. Nose is citrus and pine. Taste adds bitter hop notes.


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