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Solemn Oath Snaggletooth Bandana
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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We’d like to introduce Snaggletooth Bandana, our newest addition. A massive grapefruit, pineapple, and super-ripe mango aromatic burst out of this medium-bodied IPA. Assertive bitterness is balanced by a subtle malt sweetness and more citrusy fun. You’ll tell your grandkids about the first time you drank the Snaggletooth Bandana. And they will tell that story long after you. 6.5%ABV.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11442) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Draft. Cloudy amber body, medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, pine, bread, some grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, some mango. Medium body, some resin, light acidity.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7201) - Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Rich, juicy tropical aroma, low maltiness, medium bitterness. Very easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6010) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Tap @ The Beer Bistro on IPA Day and served in standard pint glass: Hazy golden hue with a lovely frothy head and very good lace. The aroma has notes of pine, grapefruit, mango, apricot, slight herbs and flowers, biscuity malt and some "damp clothes". The taste is very well balanced, smooth opening bitterness countered by light to moderate fruitiness and mild malt presence. Slight hop spice character to the finish. The mouth feel displays a moderate body and carbonation, slightly minerally and metallic finish. A solid brew but not anything special. Would drink again if given the opportunity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5792) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Clear amber color with ivory head. Good pine, floral hoppy aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Nice, but not super hoppy pine, floral flavors with a caramel sweetness----good

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Draft at bangers and lace. Chicago. Great looking orange pour. Great mouthfeel. Average flavor. Medium citrus orange notes. Looked great tastes average

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5672) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Draft on tap at the Solemn Oath Taproom (Naperville, IL). Pours a rich hazed golden amber pour, gentle glow and some fiery sunny bottom and edges with a deeper dulled middle. Cakey offwhite head is a good bigger size, dies down to a good thick layer, laces well. Sticks around well. Aromas are a fresh lively knockout of juicy citrus, a big dose of grapefruit, lemons, and oranges mix with kicks of tropical fruit, florals, and more tangerine. Touches of bready malts, soap, and gentle crisp cereal grains. Really, this thing is a fresh and vibrant hop dose. Initial is lighter end of medium bodied preaching a big bitterness to kick off the experience. Bitter pine and florals kick the palate with some juicy citrusy grapefruit, lemons, and oranges kicking things off past that. Juicy hops, kicks of tropical fruit, bubblegum and gentle toasty and bready malt elements. Firm bigger bitterness hangs on through the middle and into the finish, soapy and dry with firm florals, bitter resinous pine. Touches of grapefruit juice really flood the palate into the middle and backend. Sweetness stays away as this lighter bodied overall and very dry IPA really amps up the fresh hop profile. Bitter, lively, and fresh. More flavoring hops could up the complexity a bit, but overall this is a great summer IPA that is fresh, certainly doesn’t skimp on the hops, and is quite enjoyable. It does what it is supposed to, hops, fresh, quite drinkable with a light body, rich bitterness, grapefruit and pine, dryness throughout. Pretty good, big grapefruit juice element.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2013
On tap at Goose Island 25th Anniversary Event. Fairly big citrus and tropical notes along with a moderate bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Pours hazy orange with white head. Aroma has florals and orange and grapefruit citrus, Flavors are orange peel citrus, lime juice, apricot, touch earthy character, muted aroma great flavoring hops good clean malt base lacks bittering hops

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (3650) - Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2012
On draft at brewey, poured a nice hazy golden color aromas of fresh cut pineapple, mango, and more tropical fruits. Flavors are the same with a litght bitterness in the aftertaste, this was a surprising find in my book, really great, and refreshing beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3351) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2012
growler courtesy of our good friend tom - less than 5 days old... opening with a small his, the pour yields somewhat hazy, mildly transparent, pale orange tinted brown and topped with a rather significant soapy white head that slowly reduces down in size... citrusy orange and tangerine focused effervescent perfumey aroma, bright and assertive and nature. semi-sweet with a smaller malt backbone. some tropical fruit sweetness but more citrusy, at least for me. a slight tinge of herbalness surfaces late.. flavors more or less follow suit in a postive manner. assertive semi-sweet citrus and orange upfront, biscuit malt present but taking a backseat to the aforementioned. a mild but tamed controlled bitterness exists on the backend. medium bodied with a somewhat fluffy mouthfeel that cuts into the bitterness. grapefruit rind pithiness further exists... first chance at a solemn oath beer and hopefully one of many more to come.


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