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SKA Local Series #11/13/17/20/22/23 (Hoperation Ivy)

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (1850) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2014
On draft at the Isis restaurant, this pours amber with a large ice cream head that retains well, leaving whipped lacing. The nose is light and floral. Flavors of citrus and floral hops kept in check. Lightly bitter finish with a super quaffable medium body and smooth mouthfeel. Well-balanced and complex for days, but so easy to drink. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
maltdog (619) - Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Old penny color, firm khaki head. Fantastic lacing, among the finest I’ve ever seen. Dank and floral "green" aroma, nutty malt, salty, chardonnay, wet wool. Fruity flavor and toasty Munich malt with leafy, lemony hops. Citric aftertaste. Hop flavor and bitterness is quite mild. Thin palate. Pleasant beer but far too tame to be called IPA... an American amber at best.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4116) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, amber colored, and has an off white head. The smell is hoppy, piney, resin, fruity, and decent. The taste is a deeper bitterness, fruity, piney, and alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3885) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
22oz bomber. Amber in color with an average sized off-white head. Aroma is of bubble gum, Sprite, orange, caramel and mango. Taste is of caramel, mandarin orange, and faint bubble gum.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Westmeister (1806) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours mostly clear dark amber with splashy white lace. Smell is grassy/earthy hops, some citrus and pine. Sweet malty. Taste is sweet sugary malt, mild pine, citrus hops. Nice but a tame fresh hop.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2123) - SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2013
Draught @ Star Bar, Denver. (Unsure if this is the right entry to place my rating, but it seems to be the latest incarnation of this beer.) Pours a deep amber, with a white head. Hoppy, malty aroma, caramel, apricot, spruce. Off-dry, medium bodied, mid to high bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, resiny taste, caramel, apricot, orange peel, grapefruit, toffee. Highly enjoyable. (2013-10-08)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokephibroke (293) - Mead, Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Bomber. Pours a dark red/copper with a small white head. Strong Pine and resin aroma. Balance up front, more malt than hops. But the bitterness lingers as the hops kick in. Really enjoy the mouth feel of this one, very coating and thick. Points lost for the bold hop flavor to match the wonderful aroma and palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Denverdiv (30) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2013
medium body, thin feel, weak aftertaste Bomber, poured brown/orange, mild white head, decent lacing, mild hop florals, medium hop bite. Weak complexity, very muted flavor as the drink continued.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (6323) - lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Pour on tap at the CO rare beer tasting 2012, clear orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of dank grass, pine, slight orange, grapefruit notes, hints of caramel, toffee, spice notes to balance, nothing over the top. Taste is similar, balanced mix of caramel and toffee with wet hop notes of pine, dank hop, slight grass, hints of a citrus peel, finishing fairly bitter. Just ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GMCC2181 (1513) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle shared by sloth! Pours a copper color orange... small head. Decent little piney nose... Taste is mild for an IPA... Slightly hoppy, citrus an pine hops.... well balanced, easy to drink. Medium to light body. Overall: Decent but very forgetable


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