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RATINGS: 886   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.


DrnkMcDermott's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrnkMcDermott (2748) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2009
12 oz. can. Taking a break from compiling my GTMW beers with something at home. Hell, I had to sip it out of the can right away. Got a nice mouthful of scrumptious hop bitterness. Just one sip gave me a little bot of gas return. Pours great brownish amber with gold highlights, big foamy IPA head. Got this in April, despite being well canned, the hops have settled somewhat, leaving mostly a light piny bitterness. Taste is a refreshing smack of hops, just right for any hardcore hophead. Lighter carbonation gives it a bit of a cask feel that makes it go down just fine.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (593) - SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
355ml can. Amber body with a medium white head. Loads of lacing. Grape, mango, pineapple, pine, caramel and grape in the aroma. Flavor is also sweet and filled with tropical fruit and citrus. Finishes off with alcohol and pine.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (106) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
355 ml can. Clear golden orange with big off white head. Strong bitter sweet smell. Taste starts with a striking grapefruit forrest bitterness that lasts long. A little caramel can be found followed by even more bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (181) - Iowa, USA - APR 12, 2014
Can. I almost passed over this because I thought the artwork on the can was stupid. I’m glad I picked it up. Pours a hazy orange with an off white head. Big hop aroma and taste. Lots of pine and grapefruit with some sweetness. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MalcolmTucker (672) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
Can. Pine, grapefruit and a caramel malt backbone, all well balanced, simple and effective.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Daytonbeer (582) - Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2014
Pours clear orangish red with white head and some lacing. Aroma wasn’t impressive...standard citrus hops. Taste is much better. Clean citrus and pine hops with some caramel malts as a nice balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
YigSvartka (46) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 5, 2014
Small head, translucent red/golden hue. Grassy, hoppy, citrus scent. Dry, citrus, a wee bit sour, much hops, with a mild lingering bitterness. Good ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (1576) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
Can from my buddy Randy in AZ. Pours a hazy golden-amber with a big foamy head that fades slowly and leaves awesome lacing. Head never completely goes away either. Perfect appearance. Great aroma of grapefruit juice, sweet caramel malt, and wet pine cones. Tastes moderately sweet without enough bitterness to counter. Thick and malty with a hoppy finish. Caramel, brown sugar, grapefruit, and pine. It’s decent but not great. Maybe an old can considering how malty it seems?

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jefftravis17 (13) - Forest Park, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2014
Really well balanced IPA. Very similar to Surly Furious. Nice combo of sweetness and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miyauchi38 (68) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2014
UPDATED: APR 5, 2014 苦味が際立つ & 香りも少し弱&

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gbgbrouge (12) - SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2014
Burk från Systembolaget. Bärnstensfärgad med krämig och hög skumkrona. Doftar humle, gräs och svagt kåda. Smaken är frisk, svaga toner av citrus, gräs och metall. Kraftig beska som snabbt försvinner och lämnar en len maltkropp med liten sötma. Mycket trevlig!


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