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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Belgian IPA: Itís not for the masses, itís for you. Rejecting traditional brewing dogma, the Infidel challenges the notion of beers fitting neatly into established style guidelines. The assertive, citrus hoppiness of an American IPA unites with the traditional spicy notes of a Belgian Pale Ale to create a bold, beautiful, palate-pleasing brew.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
billk (353) - Coeur díAlene, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Tap at SA, The smell was divine. Spicy, Belgian yeast, fresh malt. The flavor was off somehow and the bitterness was that Alpha Dog, harsh, industrial monster. Quite unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7309) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2015
bottle .. . dark gold .. medium foam head, lacing was good too .. . belgian yeast was mild, grain sweetness, easy grassy hops .. . pretty nice beer but maybe too sweet to be a pale .. . . You ever felt a bullet-proof vest against your naked skin? Itís better than beautiful. Itís... beauteous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnGalt1 (1074) - , Idaho, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Picked this up tonight at the COOP for about $7.. Poured into my HotD goblet... nice 1" foamy white head.. great lacing with pretty good retention.. the brew is lightly hazed orange. The nose is really well done for a Belgian IPA.. restrained American fruity hoppiness with a nice yeastiness... great balance between the citrus/tropical fruitiness and the clovey/pink bubblegum phenols... Smells great. Flavor leans more toward the yeast profile but is still well balanced.. a bitterness shows up front just long enough to allow the lite pale malts and Belgian phenols sing.. very drinkable, finishes pretty dry and begs for another sip. Body is medium/lite with a good amount of small bubble carbonation that helps lift the palate. I cannot believe this is 8%+.. NEVER would have guessed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5830) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Listening to some fuck boy nincompoop idiot narrate this steelers game at the bar. Maybe he should be the offensive and defensive coordinator of the team. If I hear about deangelo Williams being 32 years old knowing his role consumate team guy again I'm gonna punch him out. Anyways nose of bubble gum cotton candy and citrus. Gold pour nice frothy head. Good looking beer. Bubble gum citrus grapefruit candy pepper. Soft carbonation. Solid beer would like more carbonation. I'll fuck an old dude up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5989) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Lots of florals and big hop presence. Pours amber with good head and lacing. Hops and florals make interesting chemistry here. Bitter finish with some sweetness. Some coriander. Tap at Jackpot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (4068) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 12, 2015
On tap at bier thirty. Pours out a dark copper color topped with a nice head. Nose is belg ipa all the way. Belg yeast spice candy sugar citrus hops and some pine even. Taste is more of the malty yeasty belg style with loads of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ffaoe (369) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Strong malt, slight hop aroma. Dark gold and hazy in color with a nice head. Very sweet malt flavors, slight hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle: Dark copper with a cream colored head. Yeasty notes dominate the aroma. A head on collision takes place between the hops and the yeast. Best of all, I shared it with my in-laws who usually drink Corona . . . and they liked it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1238) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 14, 2015
Aroma is crystal malts, honey, clove, citrus and grapefruit. Taste is light sweet malts with slight funk, clove and tanin. Slight fruitiness but quite faint. Appearance is a hazy gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2693) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2015
22oz bomber from poiseneddwarf via FBW 2015. Thanks bro! Pours a clear Amber color with a finger of foamy white head. Aroma of caramel malt, sweet candied citrus, grapefruit, and the slightest hint of belgian yeast. Taste of sweet citrus, pine, caramel malt, and some booziness. Not getting a whole lot of belgian characteristics in the nose or aroma, but still pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1670) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Golden orange pour with semi creamy head. Belgian yeast, clove, lightly hopped, floral, sugary. Decent.

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