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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4164) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear reddish amber color with a moderate off-white head on it. Nose is a little yeasty and has some floral aromas to it. Taste is definitely a little bitter, but with a little residual Belgian sweetness. Interesting drink, and something Iíd happily drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Not a bad Belgian IPA. The belgian-ness I assume comes from the very Belgian spice, pepper and clove, but there is plenty of piney hop character as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4437) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2013
On draft at Magnolias in Purcellville VA. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Fruity hop nose. Flavors of lemon and white pepper. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation and a slightly tart bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Serving: Draft at MacDowell Brew Kitchen. It pours a hazy, light copper color with a very large off white head. The nose is heavy with the yeast and cloves. Flavor wise Iím missing most of the hops. I am getting plenty of Belgian yeast esters though. Drinks more like a Belgian strong than a IIPA. Still pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernovice39 (3269) - Montana, USA - NOV 11, 2013
On tap. Hazy amber pour with an off white top. Nose is sweet with citrus and fruity notes. Taste is sweet with notes of pine and citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brenn79 (1723) - Idaho, USA - NOV 9, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2014 22 oz bottle- Pours slightly hazy orange with a one finger head that reduces. The aroma is pungent hops, grapefruity citrusy hops, sweet light malt. The taste is all grapefruit, tropical citrusy, not much bitterness, basic light malt. This beer is very drinkable, not getting much of a Belgian character, or really a PNW IPA, but the hops they used are delicious, enjoyable IPA for the drinkers that say that they donít like IPAís!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2940) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
650ml brown bottle. Orange pour with lots of haze. Creamy white cap. Nose has orange, pineapple, grapefruit and pine/resin hops, some sweetness. Taste has some yeast, orange fruitiness, grapefruit, biscuity and bready malt. Yeasty finish with some lingering citrus with a mellow bitterness. Smooth and light mouthfeel for a beer of 8%+. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19334) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty hoppy biter aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4812) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
651ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a finger and a half of white head that retains well and leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is pleasant with some pine, grapefruit and hints of yeast. Taste is a grapefruit and pine hop bitterness with a light fruity and malty sweetness. Medium bodied with generous carbonation leaving a nice tingle on the tongue. A nice Belgian twist on an India Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (9343) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
651mL thanks to beerandblues2. Pours a deep amber to golden with healthy foam. Nose is squashy, Belgian IPA spicy yeast style. Taste is harsher butyric acid/stomach acid. Palate is sharply tannic, big cardboard.

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