Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
seymour (1841) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Appeared a clear orange amber color with creamy, long-lasting head with some lace. Very aromatic: some grains and bread, but lots of piney, resiny, citrusy hops. Grainbill typical of strong American IPA, which is to say a strong malt sweetness which stands up against huge hops bitterness and flavor. A well-crafted, multi-dimensional IPA. I appreciate they didn’t use 100% grapefruity Cascade hops. Medium body, spritzy mouthfeel, warming alcohol. Lingering fruity, bittersweet aftertaste. Certainly one of the world’s finest canned beers. I know what I’m packing for the next camping/canoeing trip.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (6659) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2012 Bottle. Hazy amber colour with a small white head. A huge grape nose. Rich citric and hoppy flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rkarimi68 (5) - Longmont, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2011 does not count
On tap at Oskar Blues. Solid IPA. Although there are difinitely better IPAs, this is a quality IPA at its price point.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3170) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2011
Hazy amber with a small white head. Hops and fruity notes. Malt, citrus and bitterness. Medium to full body with a nice, well balanced finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Had from a can. Good classic hoppy flavor and aroma, which was nice to see from a can. Overall though just a decent IPA. I may be spoiled with that style, but it wasn’t one of my favorite. Would be good on a hot day though.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nsquishee (637) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Hoppy, floral aroma. Golden orange color. Super hoppy finish. Very bold and chewy, so much so that I thought it might be a double.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5180) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Sample at KC Beerfest 10-22. Comes orange/gold with a nice white head. Aroma of hops and citrus. Taste is florals, citrus and malt. Good balance. Nice IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SSSteve (4006) - - NOV 2, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2011 can. murky amber/brown under a large, foamy, beige head. a mix of caramel malt, tea and piney hops in nose. flavor is a mix of thick caramel and pine mostly but i guess there’s some citrus too. almost full bodied. sticky. soft carbonation from the can makes it easy throw a few back, especially considering the 6.8% tag. re-rate a few days later - this beer is quite astringent and soapy sometimes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimonRoller (391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2011
Pours amber with medium head. Aroma is pine and citrus, some bread maybe. Taste is very piney, citrus, grapefruits, hops. Medium body, little oily. Good IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10427) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2012 On tap. Copper appearance with an off white head. Fairly piney, grapefruit citrusy hoppy, sweet pale malty aroma. Pretty tasty, moderately grapefruit, piney hoppy, sweet malty flavor. Easy to drink and pretty tasty.

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