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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8957) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8924) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 27, 2015
Can. Deep gold, nice citrus nose, peaches, oranges, biscuits. Flavor is citrus and more pine, very, very bitter, biscuit malt. Good drinker but a bit too bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8442) - 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?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8109) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2008 On tap at the NABA festival 2008 and recommended by Jordan. Pours a light orange with a touch of red and a very nice thick white head. The aroma is full of hops, both pine and grapefruit like, and some light honey. The flavor was bursting out, a smooth and sweet hops that has a ton of flavor and meshes well with the light malt and other flavors. A definite stand out beer. Quality IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8010) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 26, 2010
Bottle courtesy of jcwattsrugger. 12oz bottle pours hazy deep copper with off white head. The aroma is sweet with caramel and malts as well as vague citrus hops and a sense of pine hops off in the background. The taste begins a bit tart with grapefruit and orange peel like sharp hop bitterness and only giving up a sliver of ground to malt sweetness from time to time. It mainly stays bitter with citrus hops right to the finish and getting a tad resiny too. Nice bitter IPA. I had it recently on tap too and it seemed to have less tart like acidity than the bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (7902) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Can. Pours gold with a white head. Mild fruity hops, some light sweet malty notes, and light herbal notes. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (7876) - Indiana, 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (7411) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Draft at Hop n Hound. Pours a cloudy medium amber with a dense and creamy white head. Big c-hop nose, nice caramel maltiness under an intense wash of fresh green leaves and pine; like a sun-baked forest floor that’s showing fresh scent. Creamy medium body, a bit grainy, lively carb. Darkly toasted caramel under a bright leafy wash of c-hop woodsy notes. Long crisp finish with earthy accents. Solid IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7100) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 23, 2014
12oz can pours a hazy orange with some frothy, lacing white head. Nose is good, standard, malty, honey, orange, pine, soap. Flavor is the same, solid, lemon, grapefruit, pine, soap, malt, honey. Bitter finish. Spot on for the style.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (6842) - Utah, USA - OCT 23, 2009
On tap at Sockeye. Light copper color with a nice head and small amount of lace left in the glass. Plenty of citrus and flower aroma. Real smooth taste with the hops overpowering the malt. Nice smooth finish at the back of the mouth. The is a real nice beer.


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