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RATINGS: 1012   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
klas (313) - - OCT 13, 2012
Very good. Hoppy aroma and taste. High bitternes, but not too high. Very good IPA.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4220) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2014
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours amber with a thin white head. Big citrus and resin hop aromas. Bitter taste with a caramel backbone. Solid US IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TyggaBrown (420) - NORWAY - DEC 12, 2014
Nice IPA, you can without doubt feel that this is west coast IPA. Grapefruit, overall fruity, perfectly balanced bitterness and pretty great overall balance. Quite refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jyrsa (94) - - DEC 10, 2014
Pours clear reddish amber with a strong white head from a can. Nose has a cornucopia of hops, flowers, some grass and pine with citrus and resin too. Also faint notes of licorice and sweetness. Mouth brings out the grass and pine with a medium caramel body. Texture is a bit sticky with soft carbonation and a long, hoppy bitter finish as is only fit for a beer with this name.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenclansman (874) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - DEC 2, 2014
Very nice beer by a great brewery. Fresh hoppy and citrusy aromas with a balanced malty backbone. Enjoyed it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bobhund (423) - - NOV 30, 2014
Drucken på OConnors, Uppsala.. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RickReallyBrew (32) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Definitely a winner. This IPA does not have as pronounced a hop nose as some Iíve rated. But thatís OK. The hop flavor was pronounced and delicious. The beer itself was fresh and crisp. Obviously the Brewers opted a high attenuation yeast resulting in a beer with lower residual sweetness. The sweet/malt flavor is perfectly balanced with hop flavor and finish. More caramel malt than perhaps the Ballast Sculpin that fetchs a 100 rating. I might rate this one as equal. But the Carmel malt in the modus hoperandi provides a more complex flavor. I think I love it!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ctplt777 (179) - - NOV 26, 2014
Nice IPA. Pine, citrus, tropical. Has a really hoppy dry finish. Exactly what an IPA should taste like. Orange, mango, papaya. Solid IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastmaster (331) - Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Pour is nice out pf can. Dark amber orange red with a single thinner head that is a little clingy. Sticky aroma orange, tangerine, malt, great flavor similar to aroma. Little heavier than I wanted. High rhine flavor. Citrus bitter end

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2372) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Pale golden orange pour with a thin off white bubbly head and thick bands of lacing .... Aroma of piney hops, resiny, grapefruits and oranges .... Taste is a bitter citrusy hop punch up front with great grapefruit flavors, orange, bitter resinous and pine .... Has a great caramel malt backbone and a bitter rindy finish that lingers for quite awhile .... Very sessionable and solid ... Mouthfeel is slick and oily .... Great IPA

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1558) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 23, 2014
33cl can from san francisco store... somewhere. Dark copper color. Thin head. Medium bitterness. Low sweetness. Aroma is hoppy, woody, piny, caramel.


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