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RATINGS: 1079   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.


tozac's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tozac (19) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Aroma smells kinda funky, damp and mildew-like. Appearance is fantastic, crystal clear amber, nice head. Taste is solid, very drinkable but leaves something to be desired...


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
asaphelps1 (13) - - MAY 27, 2015
Always a classic, this beer has a great color for an IPA, and I love that there is a good malt character to it as opposed to only being hoppy

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (810) - CROATIA - MAY 26, 2015
Can; pours a clear copper color with a beige head; aroma is citrus fruits with malt and pine; taste is malty with caramel and some citrus; has a dry lightly bitter finish with hints of caramel and hops; very nice IPA

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andriesradu (567) - ROMANIA - MAY 26, 2015
Pours nice copper with a white head. Fresh pine, citrus, malty. Flavor is hoppy with notes pine, grapefruit, fruits, malt. Well balanced. Nice one

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fitwitchik (396) - USA - MAY 24, 2015
Poured from a can into a snifter dark golden with a nice thick head. Aroma is pine trees--oranges? Flavor is juicy citrus with pine resin. Beautiful on the palate.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beercuts (6) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2015 does not count
Itís hard to believe that the consistent Modus Hoperandi clocks in at a steaming 6.8%. An incredibly well balanced modern IPA (hops well and truly to the front, but with some malt coming through, delivering its high drinkability), I always try to keep a couple of cans in the fridge, but, more often than not, I just neck the lot as itís deceptively sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
craftbeersweden (306) - SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2015
Clear amber beer with a white head.
Nose: Pine, grass, orange, grapefruit, resin and caramel malt.
Taste: A lot of hops. Smooth caramel malt, citrus, pine, honey and herbs.
Body: Medium body and soft carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. Bitter at the end.

A really great IPA!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilverfoX (634) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
deep bitter pinecone aroma, burnished copper colour, an initially intense bitterness flows into a smooth citrus finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6733) - Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
12 oz. can from backlog notes. Pours a clear deep amber color with a small beige head that tries to hang around. The aroma had resiny hops, caramel malts, grapefruit citrus, mild floral notes, tea, with light spice. The flavor had pine resin, floral hops, grapefruit citrus, caramel malts, lightly toasted bread and a splash of tea. Medium light bodied, mild to moderate bitterness, decent IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrOrla (462) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015
MrOrla meets Shaun HIll. Hazy Ornage/amber with an off-white head. Aroma and taste of Fruity hops, heavy malts, Faded hops, light grain.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moebbels (433) - FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Pors a clear dark orange body with a frothy white head that leaves lacing on the glass. Nose has intense hoppy notes of grapefruit, resin, pine needles, as well as some sweet caramel. Taste is quite makty and sweet but the hops take over and lead to a lingering, bitter finish. Carbonation is on the soft side and palate is rich and syrupy but not cloying. Excellent and well balanced IPA that is on the malty side.


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