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RATINGS: 1005   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JChapa (3) - - FEB 10, 2013
One of the better beers to drink from a can. This his a nice aroma and is very smooth for a 6.8% beer.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastmaster (327) - 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 (2357) - 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 (1540) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CJ_Pain (124) - Georgia, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Good solid IPA. Good blend of west coast meets east coast. Beautiful pour, great aroma, decent body, tastes great. Solid. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bartzilla (548) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Hop bomb with a noticeable malt backbone, but it all seems to come together nicely with the piney hops. Finishes smooth and tasty. This could be trouble.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hopmaestro (162) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2014
The aroma is strong with this one, cascades from hops invade your nostrils and citrus, pine and also a touch of herbs fight together, working their way up your sinuses. The taste is medium-heavy malts with the hops skating on the malt base like a rebellious gang of street punks, doing ollies and kickflips between the boardslides and grinding on your gumline. Afterwards there is a resinous aura and a long lasting bitterness that keeps you company for quite a while. I love this beer, and I always have a couple at home as an emergency kit when everything else fails.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2202) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Can from Chips. Pours clear Amber with a medium sized off white head. The aroma has a medium citrus note, plenty of earthy hop notes, some pine and resin. The taste has a medium bitterness, a ton of grapefruit citrus, a bit sweet on the finish. Fairly easy to drink but not quite as good as I’d hoped.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
raoul_duke (29) - - OCT 26, 2014
From a can. Orange Amber appearance. Darker than anticipated. Pine aroma, wonderful palate. No overwhelming alcohol flavor. Like it very much.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewhemia (33) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2014
Has a nice golden color with thick white foam. Really nice piny aroma and the taste is likewise really great, with a perfect bitterness and the taste and aroma of pinetrees. Makes me want to take a long walk through a pineforrest with a sixpack of Modus Hoperandi. Really like this beer!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1385) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2014
Dunkel lys brun farve med lyst skum som raskt avtar. Lukt av sitrus, malt og karamell. Smak av malt, sitrus, furu og humle. Import.


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