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RATINGS: 947   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demdeac40 (299) - Etowah, North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2009
Nice looking pour. Nice orange color with great carbonation and a foamy off white head. Nose is strong piney hops with a nice, light, sweet citrus in the background. Boom, the flavor is huge piney hops and not much else to balance it. A little malt tries to come through mid palate but really doesnít show. The complexities of the nose donít all come out in the flavor. Of course if you are all about hops this is your kind of beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3185) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 15, 2009
12 oz can purchased at Beertopia in Omaha, Nebraska. Pour is mostly clear golden orange with a tight one inch off white head. Falls with thick sticky lacing. Aroma of fresh pine hops, lighter resin grapefruit citrus, earthy toasty malt behind that. Fresh and nice. Taste is big pine, catty, resin grapefruit layered on top of thinnish toasty malt. Taste follows the nose nicely, though is not quite as put together. Palate is thin, a bit watery and mostly the hops. Finish is bitter, resin and mineral. Nice, though really gave the sensation of hop water.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
teamrassas (26) - USA - JUN 14, 2009
Sweet pine aroma, cloudy light brown with solid head. Sweet and balanced IPA, surprisingly good out of a can. Off dry finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kyzr (1148) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - JUN 13, 2009
Pours a darker copper with big thick head. Nose is citrus and pine, but not really that strong. Flavor is much more pronounced than that of the nose. Nice citrus hop with decent malt to back it up, finish is bitter with a good bit of carbinatino.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4787) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2009
dark amber pour with a thick cream head. hops, citrus, esters, almost like a bouquet of brightness. very smooth on the palate with a great citrusy hop flavor and no bitterness at all.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2009
12oz bottle from singles rack at Lukeís. Pours clear orange with white head. Aroma is heavy with grapefruit with some pine, lots of hops and some caramel malt. Flavor is bitter hops with citrus and pine. Finishes bitter. Nice carbonation which gives thicker mouthfeel. Solid IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davhix (37) - Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2009
great pour from can (Dale has started something). head dimished quickly. nice deep orange color and huge hoppy nose. very nice bittering, with smooth finish. iíll definitely put this on the rotation list.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6088) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 10, 2009
12-oz can. thanks, bvc! pours crystal clear medium gold with a loose white head. gorgeous big grapefruit nose. creamy medium body with firm sparkling carb. plenty of grapefruit bite on the mid palate, plus some toast and biscuit. piney finish. delectable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3246) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 8, 2009
12oz bottle 6/8/09 (Courtesy of RSRIZZO)-Pours a light amber with a nice small tight off white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, pine, and slight malt. Taste of the same with a bit more citrus and malt. This medium bodied brew is very well balanced and quite tasty. Great brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Thanks Chibbyman. Amber pour with an off white head. Piney hop aroma. Nice hop and malt flavor. Well balanced. Hop flavor lingers on in the mouth. Nice creamy mouthfeel. Laces the glass. Very good beer from a can.


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