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RATINGS: 109   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6018) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2012
12 ounce can thanks to Dallas for the Christmas generosity. Pours a clear copper color with a large white head. A big grassy and fruity nose. A sweet dry flavor with oranges, light bitterness, pine, very fizzy, lingers quite bitter. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5330) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Draft at blind tiger during jury duty. Pours a lightly hazy orange body with no head - some thin white lacing. Aroma is nice fresh simcoe, pine and citrus. Mouthfeel is light and soft, this could definitely serve as a sessionable IPA. Notes of light citrus, pine, light funk and very light bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Can @ fonefan berliner weisse, cream ale multistate tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, grapefruit, peach, pine, malt and flowers. Nice and easy drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3405) - Laurel, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2013
On draught at the Mangy Moose Saloon in Teton Village. Arrived a clear gold with a moderate white head that lasted through mid-glass and left partial lace. Very pleasant aroma of grapefruit and orange. The flavor begins with a solid dose of malt followed by moderate citrus bitterness. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
On tap @ Sanford’s - Cheyenne. Slightly hazed golden pour with a white head. Big pineapple juice aroma, grapefruit, and pine. Some caramel sweetness and a touch of pine. Huge grapefruit flavor, pineapple, and pine. Grass, herbs, and caramel. Nice bitterness and subtle herbs on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2980) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2013
12 ounce can thanks to bukeyeboy. Pours a semi-hazy copper with a big white head of foam. Very good retention. The aroma is effervescent fresh cut grass and grapefruit rind. Lighter crackery malt presence. Taste is more fruity, grassy bitterness that hits quick and then finishes mild. The finish on this is very quick. Really not much aftertaste is discernible either.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2013 Pours a golden orange with a slight chill haze. Bubbles rising up to greet the underbelly of a creamy head of white foam that fell off lazy and left rings of lace. The nose is bright orange, light tangerine, smooth pine. No malt scents until it warms and then it’s just a bit of honey. Has a little spice and herbal on the nose. Taste is completely unbalanced and delicious. Has a soft malt that carries this drink smooth and with prominent citrus. Touch of bread. Plenty of tangerine and grapefruit. Slick mouthfeel. Spice and pine finish this one semi dry with a bitter that is not too sharp.

Thanks Bill for the chance to try one of your favorites.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (815) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Excellent prototypical American IPA. Nice piney nose. Bitter grapefruit and citrus flavors balanced nicely with the slightly sweet malt backbone. Deep orange color. Medium bodied. Very good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2010
Draft @ the Brewpub. Pours a deep golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4333) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2011
This poured a semi cloudy dark yellow to orange color with a beige head. Aroma was nice amounts of fruity citrusy hops with light biscuty malts there too. Finally an IPA’s taste lives up to its aroma, nice bitter fruit and light pine balanced slightly by sweeter biscuty caramel mlat. Very refreshing.


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