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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This medal winning India Pale Ale is brewed in the true Northwest fashion. It has an intense hop flavor and aroma with a dry bitter finish. It definitely has enough hops to "send you over the edge."
IBU: 100 13º Lovibond 77% AA 15º Plato.
Available on tap and canned.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy27 (4) - Idaho, USA - APR 10, 2012
I am a huge fan of IPA’s and also drinking local if I can. So when I am wanting a good local IPA, Sockeyes is second to none in the valley.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnGalt1 (450) - , Idaho, USA - JUL 21, 2014
1/2" foamy white head has very nice retention and lacing... the brew is a hazed orange. I can easily smell this brew 2 feet away... pungent pithy citrus... minor pale malt with even a little bit of toasty presence... but this brew is all about the hops... unapologetic. Huge bitterness... oily citrus zest... lite pale malts mid palate along with the noted toasty malt element... finishes long and hoppy... really pretty dry throughout.... Honestly, the only "real" bitch I could even remotely come up with is the bitterness up front may be a touch high... but I would never complain. I forgot how much I like this one... Any NW IPA lover would certainly put this into their rotation if they had access.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10736) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Can from Brewforia. Pours orange gold with an off-wite head. Aroma seems strong mix of citrus and resin. Med body. Flavor is really strong resin/citrus hop over a somewhat roasty caramel base. It finishes dry and bitter. Pretty hoppy ale!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NeoHippie2 (924) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Can courtesy of Lectvay, thanks man! Hazy copper pour with a white head. Aroma is big resinous hops. Flavor is bitter citrus peel hops but not quite as hoppy as the nose. Decent brew, not as complex as other IPAs but still a solid offering.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheHOFF43 (1730) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Can. Pours a hazy dark copper with noce lacing and white head. Great looking beer. Aroma is lacking. Taste is bitter, slight citrus. Nothing great, slight metallic taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1243) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2014
A nice west coast style IPA, big on the grapefruit tones. Pours a nice amber color with white head. Citrus, grapefruit, and pine on the nose; all follow onto the palate. Finishes smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - APR 19, 2014
33cl can in Brussels via trade with BuckeyeBoy. Orangée sur un léger trouble, col blanc cassé. Arôme est houblonné modéré, pointe fruitée sur qcq effluves citronnées. Palais est axé sur un malté agréable, houblonné moyen sur une petite pointe citronnée. Palais est râpeux avec des pointes herbacées et un fruité rappelant le pamplemousse voire un léger côté mandarine ponctué par un léger herbacé-pin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bartzilla (532) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Pretty good. Definitely northwest style. Bitter but finished a little sweet yet dry. Good stuff. Smell and appearance are what you expect for the style. No problems with it. Just not my favorite style of IPA.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
timspnb (1) - Garden City, Idaho, USA - MAR 3, 2014 does not count
Great Northwest style IPA. Distinct hop aroma with malt balance.Nice carbonation and head retention in a can. Had it draft at Mountain Brewers Festival in Idaho Falls. Awesome!!!!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5329) - Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2014
12 oz can shared by beerpig317. Pours a hazy dark golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have faded hops, some citrus, some candy sweetness, mild bitterness. Would this have popped more fresh?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5184) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Can to snifter (shared by beerpig317). Looks good; a hazy vibrant orange with thin off-white head that steadily dissipates into sticky lacing. Smells of bitter hops and sweet pale malt. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Maybe it’s getting a little old; seems like it’s fading.


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