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RATINGS: 946   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
COseller187 (7) - Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2009 does not count
Great dry hopped nose. Delicious citrus piney flavor. Favorite full time release from the durango boys (except maybe Decadent). Won a private blind tasting over 8 of the best IPAís available in CO market in a room full of beer geeks. Heads up Dale.Well done!!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bigbeersrule (113) - USA - MAY 16, 2009
Easily the best canned beer I have ever had. A really good west coast IPA. Aroma of grassy and citrus hops. Color is a nice golden color with a good white head. Flavor was rich and had huge hop flavor. Great job at balance. If you can find this beer buy it. Fantastic. My new personal favorite.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mhkmurals (12) - Kansas, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Carmel orange reddish color, pure white bubbly foam head, medium carbonation. Smells spicy with strong hopsy pine/citrus notes. Very thin, very easy drinking. Citrusy american hops flavor, the red wheat adds a nice balance to the bitterness. This is the best canned IPA I have ever drank. Great example of the American take on the India Pale Ale.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beeerian (2) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2013 does not count
Earthy leafy,orange red in color. I loved the taste and aroma combination and paired it with Corned Beef and cabbage. Awesome combination and finish.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
badmansam (58) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2013
Keg @ Jolly Butchers 2013/4/1 - No April Fools! Well done to JB for getting a keg of this. Stunning beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
savatar (10) - USA - MAR 13, 2009
Just tried this new offering from the Ska Brewing Co. out of Durango Colorado. I can sum up the experience in one word UNBELIEVABLE!!! The aroma that pours out the can slams into your face with the force of a semi-truck rolling down a hill with faulty breaks. The 70 IBUs that batter your palate into submission go nicely with the mild malt under tones, and I am floored by its piney/floral drinkability. This beer ranks up there with any of the top IPAs i have ever had... and I am one of the biggest snobs on the planet when it comes to my IPAs. HIGHLY RECCOMENDED!!!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
goatmask666 (9) - Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2009 does not count
One of the best noses in an IPA thatI have ever had. SUper pungent!!!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bubbz696 (9) - USA - APR 23, 2010 does not count
Huge aroma on the nose. Very piney and resinous. While still being a very sessionable IPA, the hop taste on the palate is huge. Itís in a can too so the hop heads have a great beer to go camping with. Ska hit it big with this one!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rebella (39) - SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2011
Bottled. Never been disappointed with SKA and neither with this am I disappointed. Aroma of herbs and pine. Taste of caramel.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mfaltas (1) - Stittsville, CANADA - DEC 3, 2011 does not count
This Beer is fantastic! Itís opened my eyes, very strong hopiness. I totally love it. I hope that I can find something similar in Ottawa.


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