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RATINGS: 496   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A tawny gold masterpiece in the world of beer styles.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2013
KBC IPA. Copper Color, Foamy Head, Lots Of Lacing. Light Pine Smell. Tastes Pine, Slight Malt, Some Hop Bitter. OK, Decent.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (3479) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
hadn’t seen the ipa before. kinda excited. kinda. not expecting greatness...but a single is less than a soda! a decent amount of floral hops (this is an east coast ipa after all) atop a thinnish malty background. pleasant, if not spectacular. pretty much what you’d expect and nothing less."

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
suprchunk (2261) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Deep amber pour. Small off white head. Plenty of lacing. Piney hop aroma. Some caramel notes and a slightly off putting sweet aroma. Taste is slight corn and very bitter. Chalky.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (2887) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2014
In a world where there are stellar examples of IPA too numerous to count, a beer like this has no reason to exist. It is an off and metallic rendition of the style and lacking the vibrant hop character that is the hallmark of the style. It is clear red in color and its head is of mixed bubbles and long lasting. This has a mildly floral hop character and a good bit of metallic, basic bitterness. This is rather light bodied but still a bit sweet, which cloys just a touch. This is on the low end of drinkable, I suppose, but I do not think that is adequate at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (2025) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color. Has a hoppy brown malty taste. Grassy and easy smooth drinking with a nice aftertaste

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (1827) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle into glass..dark orangish pour with..malty award aroma ..taste is light pine and mild hopps..pretty boring ipa

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (329) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Under KBC label. Aroma of pine and citrus. Hazy orange in appearance..tan head fades quickly. Sweet malt up front...nice backbone. Follows with a citrus laced bitterness. Average in bite. Finishes with a nice balance of sweet and bitter....bitterness lingers a bit on the tongue. Not complex, but very solid for the price.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
samsmith33 (379) - - JUL 22, 2014
Aroma, hops, caramel, veggie. Appearance, clear copper ,decemt white head. Taste: basic ipa ,harsh, ash , flowers ,pine. Feel, medium low carbonation. Overall....so-so.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammer (1042) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Taste is light citrus, hay, hops, malt and grain. Decent IPA, but nothing unexpected here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkbcr (106) - Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Had this on tap. Color was amber / brown. Slight head and malt aroma. Taste was banana like and can’t decide if this was intentional or the taps needed cleaning. Overall disappointing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (7871) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Copper pour with minimal head. Some hops and pale malt in the nose, with some yeast and hopcitrus in the taste,with a medium to light palate.


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