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RATINGS: 111   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17520) - 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 (4672) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10039) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Can. Pours hazy gold with a large, creamy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is biscuit malt, floral and citrus hops with pine notes and fruity esters. Flavor is light malt with heavy hops, medium bitterness and fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5096) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11489) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (1883) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Tap. Clear light yellow orange with a nice frothy head that leaves nice curtainy lacing. Very bright grapefruit at first in the aroma, some wild onion and breadiness as well. The wild onion note is less present in the flavor, but still retains nicely aggressive hops with citrus and slight pine. Medium softer body.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4070) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Can from adnielsen. Thanks! Rich grapefruit nose with a equally strong malty notes of honey and caramel approaching butterscotch. Cloudy amber thin head. Medium body. Hop forward with grapefruit dominant, but not without a honey malt base. Grassy toward the end. Fantastic aroma, and enjoyable flavor. Very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Can @ FOneFan. Hazy dark yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus and a little grapefruit. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, pine, citrus, grapefruit, little sweet and medium bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11729) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Can @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 120113

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (2059) - Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Nice golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of rich floral hops, pine, & citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, pine hops, and citrus (notably grapefruit); Finish is bitter; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent.


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