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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Nooner IPA is light in body but big in hop aroma and flavor. This session IPA delivers a dose of citrusy and grapefruit hop character from the use of whole-cone American hops. There is no better way to start a lazy afternoon than with a group of friends and a few beers. Nooner IPA is a session beer thatís light in body yet big in hop flavor. By using intense, whole-cone American hops in our Hop Torpedo we pack this small beer with a hefty hop punch.


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4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2218) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Poured a lovely thick off-white foamy textured head with plenty of lace. Color is a clear amber with lots of bubble trails. Aroma is dominated by hops but with a hint of skunk. Great hoppy flavor. Good mouth perhaps a tad thin. Very good beer overall and I wish I had another. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1651) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Gravity at GBBF 2014. Poured a pale golden colour, with no head. Aroma or hay, sherbet and freshly cut grass. Fresh hop flavours, with tropical fruits and melon. Finish was brown sugar, hay and straw.

2.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jamesthebrit (253) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Very unique in its aroma and I appreciate that i donít have to struggle but the smell is not so good. Dove soap. Pepperoni pizza. Puke. Yes... Definately smells like puke. Looks fine. Nice white head. Lighter golden color Taste is alright. Light. Watery. A little bit of that throw up and soap taste comes through. Palate is fine. Too light and carbonated although I guess itís a session. Overall better than stones session but still founders is on top for me.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
R4N5H (56) - SINGAPORE - AUG 23, 2014
GBBF 2014 on 13-Aug. Cask. Golden amber but with no head at all. Flat tasting beer, with little complexity. Light malts and hops. Not too impressive, seemed not to have travelled well.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pinkzambia (1460) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle: Having this nooner at midnight. Hope this is allowed. Cloudy but clear gold with a all off white head. Light citrusy aroma. The flavor is citrusy hops but not grapefruit or juniper. There is even a little skunk in it as well. Seems just a bit hoppier than the pale ale. Would I drink this again? Yes. Will I soon? Probably not.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6029) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
[Bottle {12oz)] Pours a deep gold with a large lasting fluffy off-white head. Some lacing. Citrusy, fruity, floral hop aroma with some grain and biscuity malt in the background. Flavour of floral hops and biscuity malt, citrus and a bit of spice. Moderate bitter finish. Average bodied. A gateway IPA, just good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2523) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Well its a good try but Iím not sure if I can endorse it fully. Nice golden color, large fluffy head, strong piney hop nose. Flavor similar, big chewy hop cone, resiny, thick piney, resiny, chewy resiny, grassy, and resiny. Light bready malts provide just a hint of background, fairly bitter finish but overall the chewy green resiny hop flavors overwhelm here. Hop juice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask at GBBF, 2014. Light hazy gold pour with a white head. Floral hop aromas, splash of caramel and citrus in there too. Citrus and herb flavour. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8127) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Slightly unclear yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, lightly bitter, lightly fruity. Decent session IPA, but not as good as I had expected.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4163) - Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
12oz bottle, 4-way IPA Variety Pack. Very floral nose. Pale orange color, huge lace. Very thin flavor. Tastes of floral hops, a bit medicinal, hints of skunky bitterness. Pale, very refreshing. Nice and poundable. I donít understand why there is a new style, but this one is nice. (4154)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1026) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Aroma: light flowery hops, some bread and grain malt. Appearance: cloudy light gold, small frothy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: medium body, bitters continue, light sweets in the background, bitter finish. Overall: nice Session IPA, nice bitters in palate. Pint at GBBF 2014, Kensington.


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