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RATINGS: 1002   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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It’s Old Man Bitter

A mix of citrus and pine that will remind you of the time you went on a vision quest with your Native American cousin and you woke up in a pine grove full of grapefruit trees.

An American-style India Pale Ale with a deep golden-orange color. Bitter and hoppy, with a surprisingly smooth finish.

Modus Hoperandi, an IPA sitting at 6.8% ABV and 65 IBUs.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2011
Bottled at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Amber color. Perfumed caramelly and lemony aroma with notes of candy. Perfumed lemony hop flavor with caramel with aromatic biscuity maltiness and soft bitterness. A bit too sweet and caramelly for my taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2011
Bottle at bager. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, honey, hops and pine needles. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops and cookies. Hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13755) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle at Bager’s 30 kg. party. Clear brown - white head. Chocolate. Cocoa. Medium bitterness. Medium malty. Grassy. Light piney. Ok hoppy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1137) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2012 Aroma: tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, citric, pine, spruce, sweet malts, vanilla, slightly peppery. Appearance: amber colour, medium off-white head, lacing, Flavour: pine, resin, grapefruit, big aggressive bite, somehow lacking complexity. Mouthfeel: smooth, low co2. Total: solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7721) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2011
12 oz can best by 01/09/11, I much prefer when IPas have canned on dates. It pours a deep caramel amber color with a foamy and creamy off white head that seems to stick forever. The smell is good, but not spectacular. It has a lot of tropical fruit notes along with some herbal, grassy bitterness. It has a moderate sweet smell. The taste is also good but not super amazing. It is pretty watery for the style. But it does have a nice hop flavor and a decent hop bitterness. The hops are perhaps a bit too grassy and vegetal though, the tropical flavor isn’t carried over. There is some pineyness but it seems off. It doesn’t seem to have a proper malt bill as ti ends up tasting like hoppy water. The mouthfeel is way to under carbonated and watery for the style. It is middle of the road for IPAs. Serving type: can Reviewed on: 09-01-2010 22:04:13

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6216) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2011
Can at Håndverkerstuene. Ruby beer, low carbonation. Pine, resin, grass and herbs. Dry medical/quinine finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Carlsson (9) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2011 does not count
Bottle. Hazy red with floral, grapefruit in Aroma. Heavy hopbitterness with citrus. Caramel malt. A nice American Ipa!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusgus (232) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2013 2011-03-08. 7/3/7/4/14/ 3.5. Bottle. Hazy amber orange colour with medium white head. Fruity nose. A mix of citrus hops and yeasty esters. Dried apricots, lemon, slightly herbal, reminiscent of pizza. Oregano? Creamy malt aroma with some sweetness. Nice full flavor with soft seet malt, dried fruits and citrus hops. Assertive finish with grapefruit sourness. Very nice beer, but a bit too ’old school’ for my taste. Update 2013-03-06. Can BB 12 Dec 13. This beer speaks of quality ingredients. The description is spot on. Pine and grapefruit wit a hint of dankness. Full bodied and highly drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 6, 2011
Can. Pours hazy orange, thin off-white head, spotty lacing, to good. Nose is mandarin orange, grapefruit, metal, a bit grapefruit-preserve or grapefruit-syrup smelling. Flavours of sweet mandarin orange, grapefruit syrup, nice light pine notes, solid bitterness, spicy finish. An alright IPA in a style I like, could be just a touch drier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7238) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 5, 2011
355 ml bottle. Finland.
Deep golden colour with small white head. Fruity tea-like hoppy aroma. Quite delicious. Flavour is rather mildly hopped. Fruit tea like. Some bitterness. Very drinkable IPA. Some staying bitterness in aftertaste.


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