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RATINGS: 1459   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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This ale marks our journey to the only place on the planet where fresh hops are harvested in our spring, the Southern Hemisphere. Our task was daunting-we needed to get the hops picked, dried, flown halfway across the world and into our brew kettle in a little over a week’s time. The result is a North-by-South fusion of fresh New Zealand hops blended with the finest North American malts. Its robust hop character presents an intriguing floral-citrus aroma leading to layers of fresh-hop spiciness. Enjoy!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whoisghost (61) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2014
Great, slightly cloudy, golden colour. Muted aroma, can smell some piney hops. Tastes dull, not as full as of expected - quite bitter but not well balanced. Palate is fine, a little watery for mine. Not the best IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (3430) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle thanks rciesla. Hazy orange copper pour with tan head. Floral, citrus and other grassy hop aromas. Floral, spice and herbal hop flavors dominate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6700) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2014
bottle from a bondi bottle-o. amber and excitable with a steady white head; aroma of pine, peach and grapefruit; plenty of bitterness, hints of kiwifruit and caramel. extremely drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2705) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottled 4/24, drinking it 7/18. Bottle pour at home. Darker orange color. Sticky off white head. Peach and apricot aroma. Taste is mild bitter and fruity tropical. Good hops. Overall a pretty tasty IPA but the 98/100 rating seemed a little high to me

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Matt_Foran (28) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Pours a nice white foamy head. Appearance is a nice copper color. The aroma is hoppy with hints of sweet malts. To taste it is a bit pungent but with a nice hop finish. Lingers on the palate nicely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ericular (613) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a clear amber with lasting white head and good lacing. Aroma is citrus hops, but it’s subdued under some earthy sweet malts. Taste is earthy as well, with a good citrus bitterness to complement. Not your typical IPA, which is nice, and it works well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (500) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle. 2nd of the 2014 series - fresh hop. Amber pour with a fluffy tan head. Dank hoppy pine notes with caramel and chocolate. There's also some grapefruit peaking through and floral aromas too. Very complex, fresh, and delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (339) - - JUL 11, 2014
clear amber color; citrusy, floral hop aroma; a great, hoppy, bitter beer, yet very well balanced; lots of citrusy hops (though not as citrusy as most American hops) and tropical fruit notes on a bready malt base

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerCoff4025 (20) - Iowa, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Poured from bottle into a tulip glass. Red-ish amber color with small head and medium lacing. Great mix of flavors in the beer. Not overly bitter, piney, and even a bit of citrus mixed in makes for a refreshing aftertaste. Very drinkable beer that doesn’t compromise on taste. Think I may have found a new go-to IPA, this did not disappoint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopbag (90) - - JUL 7, 2014
Nice grapefruit flavor with a moderate amount of resin. Malt profile is fairly dry and grainy. Bitter finish but not unpleasant. Maybe mango towards the back. Very nice beer.

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