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RATINGS: 938   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtjoseph (244) - Murderapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2010
12oz can. Pours a nice copper color with a slight head. Aroma consisting of sweet malt, citrus, and pine fops. Nice level of carbonation. Super balanced palate. Carmel, oranges, and a pleasant level of bitterness. All in all, very pleased from an IPA in a can.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mattyb83 (736) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 30, 2010
From a can. Pours copper with a nice, large off-white head. Aroma is caramel, pine, with some citrus as well. Flavor is sweet and hoppy. Caramel, orange, and slightly bitter. Damn good ipa from ska.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 27, 2010
Pours a very clear amber orange with lively carbonation and a huge frothy white head that dissipates after a short while. Aroma is very floral, piney, light grassy and a bit of caramel. Flavor has a nice hop punch and wonderful bitterness. Very dry. Medium bodied, sticky texture. Finishes nice and long and very bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2010
12 oz. can as a trade bonus from erway- thanks again, Jeff! Pours a clear copper color with a small beige head that leaves some uneven lacing behind. Aroma of piney hops, caramel malts, grapefruit citrus, floral notes, tea leaves, and just a bit of spice. Flavor of pine resin, floral hops, grapefruit citrus, caramel malts, and tea. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a tea-like mouthfeel. Some lingering bitterness. Very nicely balanced IPA in a cool can.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sooper8 (20) - USA - JUL 22, 2010
Great alternative to pliney! Sticky head on glass wonderful finish ipa perfect!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MmmcKay (1051) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Color is amber, brown, crimson and brilliant clear. Good stuff. Aroma is of grapefruit, citrus, and lovely tropical flavors. Lovely hops balanced by some malt. Layers of flavors upon tasting with a gentle finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Hoppy goodness again. Amazing balance. Great complexity and intensity of flavor. One of the best beers ever out of a can. Wonderful IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3277) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2010
12 oz can. Clear amber with a white head. Nose is tea leaves, caramel and pine. Juicy medium body with a soft tingle. Taste is orange peel, butterscotch and pine. Finishes with lemon and lime zest.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mensch (246) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2010
Hard to find a flaw. Wonderful aroma of cascades, lovely carmel color and nice tight white head. Stong bitterness and complex hop flavors with understated malty body. Very much in the west coast style of IPA. Great can illustration too.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 5, 2010
Pours a lightly hazy amber with a medium creamy white lacing head. Aroma of fresh American hops, pine, citrus, floral with some caramel malt. Flavor of pine, grapefruit American hops and nice and dry.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SM_Jenkins (48) - Missouri, USA - JUL 3, 2010
Enjoyed while camping in 90+ degree heat; amber, nice head, sticky lacing, bready, grassy, a bit of sweetness, pine; one of my new favorite go-to beers, if only the stores here could keep them in stock


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