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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Named for Pako (say “PACO”) the dog (No wait, Pako’s not a dog!) This full flavored, fully hop-evident IPA will have the hopheads rejoicing. 6.8% ABV and 60+ IBUs with explosive hop aroma from a pungent Simcoe/columbus blend.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2253) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce can. Lots of fruity hop notes, citrus, floral, resin. The malts are restrained. A tasty beer.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brucebruce81 (254) - Wyoming, USA - JUN 21, 2012
This beer seemed to have a peachy sort of flavor overall its not a bad beer it seemed flavorful from start to finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUN 12, 2012
12 oz can from Shig, thanks for hauling this up for me. Hazy golden yellow with a small head. Aroma of bubble gum/cotton candy, floral hops and cereal grain. Flavor is mildly sweet malt and a medium hop bitterness. Medium body with soft carbonation. Nice IPA, thanks Shawn.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11078) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Draft. Hazy yellow color, thick white head, solid lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit. Taste is similar. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7124) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Canned. Poured medium, straw golden with a fluffy, well-retained off-white head. The aroma picked up juicy pine, peach, and grapefruit hoppage over a sweet fruity core.. very fresh and enjoyable. The flavor found pine, pepper, and grapefruit bitterness over bread and fruity sweetness.. spicy on the finish, with some muddled hoppage.. not as good as the nose, but still solid. Medium-bodied and on the bitter side on the palate.. watery and slick at times on the middle.. the feel wasn’t quite there, but overall this was solid.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10935) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Can from Brewforia. Pours light amber gold with a 3 finger frothy white head. Aroma is floral with light citrus over barely detectable caramel. Near med body. There’s lots of floral, a little citrus. This is not harsh. There’s a hint of that, maybe some resin, but this is smooth and relatively delicate. It’s certainly not sweet, but it isn’t exactly what I’d call bitter. It’s one of those interesting beers that has a load of hop, but there’s not bitter/burn. Finishes very hoppy. And certainly more bitter than sweet. Very nice thing here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Can thanks to bhensonb. Poured gold with a white head. Aroma was caramel malt, citrus, and pine. Flavor was the same plus some toffee. Body was light with soft-medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4401) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2012
Can from Jackson Hole. A nice looking beer. Gold color and a tall white head. Aroma has good hops. Flavor is dry hops with some grapefruit. Great hop flavor, too bad we can’t get this in Minnesota.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3565) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 10, 2012
Can: poured a clear to hazy yellow with a frothy white/off white head. Aroma is nice fruity hops. Nice hoppy front leaves way to some malt/fruit,but aggressively back to soft hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4660) - Utah, USA - MAR 27, 2012
12oz can picked up at the Grapevine
Appearance: Pours clear golden with a big frothy white head and good lacing
Aroma: Tropical fruit, mild caramel and pine
Taste: Fruity, grapefruit and pine
A nice, clean and easy drinking IPA


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