Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 1146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Itís 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Poured into a pint glass. 4.5 A: Clear dark orange/amber color. Big creamy head with excellent retention and lots of lacing. 3.5 S: Mild hop aroma with citrus (grapefruit) and pine. Caramel malts. Not bad, but could be more intense. 4.0 T: Not too big on hops like I like my IPAs, but this is a winner none the less. Itís an elegant mix of piney hops and a great malt bill. Caramel malts add a touch of roasted flavor that is not overwhelming, but rather meshes well with the rest of the brew. 4.0 M: Medium body. Good carbonation and creamy like I like these. 5.0 D: Solid brew. Thanks to scray24 for the chance to try this. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-26-2009 21:50:19

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3633) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Can. Pours a clear orange with a small white head. Aroma of caramel malt, toast, floral and earthy hops, with a touch of citrus. Flavor of caramel malt, grassy hops, with a bitter malty finish. Nice IPA with a maltier profile. Very drinkable too. 7/4/7/4/15 [3.7/5]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mixmasterob (1036) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Can courtesy of Craig, thanks buddy. Dark orange pour, small white head, great lace. Aroma was filled with sweet piney hops and malt, great citrus notes, orange peel, floral. Light sweet citrus up front, piney goodness throughout. Just a great hop presence. Piney lingering bitter finish, dry. Good carbonation, full mouthfeel, oily. Nice IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcox90 (1816) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 9, 2011
12oz can. Pours a cloudy pink/amber color with a 2 finger white head. Color is almost that of pink grapefruit. Similarities to grapefruit donít end there with a huge grapefruit hop aroma with a touch of pine. Flavor follows suit with the addition of herbal hops as well a bit of earthiness. Full palate with mild carbonation and a long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3915) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Can. Pours hazy golden orange with a foamy white head. Nose has grass, grapefruit rind, and clementines. Flavors are juicy oranges and earthy clementines, soft bitterness, Crisp and clean. Iíd pick it up more if it was canned on dated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Golden pour with white head, Aroma of some malts, hay, citrus fruits. Flavor is very hoppy sharp citrus bitterness and lemon. Bittersweet finish, which is good for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2812) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Pours golden yellow with white head. Nose is caramel, pine sap, honey, and nice sweetness and malt behind the hops. Flavor is almost the same with biting pine and citrus hops. Sharp, yet balanced with a medium body and a nice bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddemmingjr (795) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2010
Draft at Barleys Brewhaus in KC. Light hazy amber with an off white head that stuck around. Sticky lacing. Pine, grassy,grapefruit, resin and toffee permeates from this pungent nose. Really appetizing. Sticky on the lips and lighter bodied, there was a wheatty richness to the texture. Pleasant bitterness on a fairly long, tasty finish. Well balanced and masterful. Enjoy one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1540) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2010
Pours a light orange with a nice two finger everlasting head. Nice sweet fruit and hay aroma. Dry bitterness on the back of a nice full IPA malt bill without being over sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - DEC 27, 2010
Thanks to Santa Adam for this. I poured the can into a Sam Adams pint glass and was greeted with a good three finger off white head that just stuck around. The body of the brew was a hazy orange amber in color. I got a ton of hop aromas from this one tons of floral and pine notes. The flavor was bitter and grassy not much in the way of malts showing up in it at all. It was almost oily to the mouth with good carbonation. I could drink a couple of these but I donít know how many more than that due to the bitterness

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