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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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This seasonal beer is brewed in the Do It Yourself (DIY) spirit along with our friends from Bayfield at the Venture Snowboard Factory. An India Pale Ale, the Euphoria is crafted with piles and piles of Golding hops to provide a unique spicy finish. Great for after hitting the slopes.

Anarchic enlightenment: (1) Brewed in strict accordance to D.I.Y. methodology, the beer of choice for epic powder days. (2) brewed and bottled by ska brewing company, durango colorado using the finest hops, yeast, malted barley and san juan waters.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (4287) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 27, 2011
Dark copper, hazy body with a thin ivory head. Great hop aroma, very grassy and floral, with a touch of pineapple and bubblegum. Taste is superb. Boldly hoppy with the same floral-grassy notes from the nose, yet very little bitterness. Some pineapple and orange rind with sweet caramel malts, hiding a subtle background of oak and vanilla. Bold and full bodied, yet somewhat mild and not too bitter. Super complex. Definitely will remain one of my favorite Pale Ales ever.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbuskirk (453) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Thereís something to be said about a cool can. Iíve never heard of SKA brewing and I had no prior knowledge of Euphoria Pale Ale. Yet, when I saw the sweet blue can in the cooler of my local bottle shop I knew I had to give Euphoria a try. I donít advise choosing beers solely on the criteria of bottle/can aesthetics, but it worked quite well in this case. This pale ale is marvelous to look at. The hazy reddish orange shade is lovely and the head is just a knockout. The aroma isnít huge but itís quite inviting with bread, pine, and citrus. Euphoriaís taste profile is admirably complex. It starts off fresh and mild before becoming spicy, woodsy, and citrusy. Then, the hops mellow out and let you appreciate the aleís malty spine and all of its caramel smoothness. Itís all a ruse, though. The hops return for a bitter, lingering finish. That surprising encore from the hops kept me coming back for more. Euphoria also has a spritzy carbonation that makes it quite refreshing. In all, this ale does a damn good job of justifying its lofty name.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
woodychevy (386) - - FEB 3, 2011
It really is Euphoria in a glass. Walked all over Durango looking for this on tap. Pours the perfect color of a pale ale but with the hoppy interest of an IPA. Pours almost an amber color with a generous head. Perfect balance of hoppy and malty. One of my top 5 beers in the country.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
keith0718 (377) - Kansas, USA - JAN 1, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2013 What makes this pale ale is its hop character--spicy and floral--which is overlaid on a perfect malt foundation.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2364) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Can from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a hazy brown beer with orange marmalade and tropical fruity flavours, pine and zesty pineapple on the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UltraViolence (23) - USA - NOV 26, 2009
Sorry, but this is an outstanding Pale. Great mouthfeel, just the right pucker, extremely "clean" taste. I havenít been a fan of previous SKA product, but this one is on the right track and then some.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1183) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2010
This need pours a deep golden amber with a medium off white head that leaves some good pacing down the sides. The aromas are citrus and pine. The mouthfeel is sticky, dry and bitter. This isnít what is call a pale ale, but its really good nonetheless. Cheers!

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pjwalsh2 (87) - Palos Park, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2011
1. Look - A very clear deep amber color ale with a nice white head. 2. Sniff Ė There is ale has a wonderful aroma that consists of lots of malt and hops giving it a fruity scent with some pine notes as well. 3. Sip Ė This is very tasty well balanced ale with a piney, bitter, and dry finish. 4. Another Look Ė The beer looks really good. The head has dissipated but there is a lot of bubbles and good lacing. This beer is very appetizing. 5. Evaluate Ė Overall, I am a big fan of this winter pale ale/india pale ale. It is a medium to full bodied ale with lots of flavor and a fruity grapefruit finish that never ends. I would definitely recommend this ale to any IPA fan.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pricey290483 (316) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
really liked this beer found it very easy to drink good amount of hops nice hopy finish hopefully i can find this beer again

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2009
22oz bottle $5 from Total Beverage. Nice heavy orange color, transparent, bubbly, and has a foamy head. It has a nice hoppy smell, floral, pine, good. The flavor is a seriously hoppy pale ale. the smell made me think it might taste like an IPA but it is more like a hoppy pale ale. This was a good beer. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 01-31-2009 02:51:56


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