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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A classic American-style India Pale Ale, Northern Lights weighs in at 52 IBUs and 6.5% ABV. Characterized by its full-flavored bitterness and poignant citrus-floral aroma, a perfect blend of barley and hops make this a very balanced IPA. For the craftbrew connoisseur, Northern Lights is a deliciously crafted piece of the heavens.

Malted Barley: Two Row, Caramel, Munich & Wheat
Hop Variety: Cascade, Willamette & Columbus
Yeast: Ale Yeast
Characteristics
Flavor: Intense, high hop aroma, flavor and bitterness
Color: Amber
Style: India Pale Ale
IBUs: 52
ABV: 6.5%


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (1770) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Pours hazy orange with a medium White head. Aroma is citrus, caramel and a hint of pine. Taste is moderate bitters with light sweetness. Medium bodied, mild carbonation and some stickiness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
his beer surprised the hell out of me. I wasn’t expecting a good beer. But that’s what I got. Great hops flavor with a big hops nose. Bitter but well balanced.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Can. Pours a lightly hazy amber with medium, diminishing, beige head. Nose of caramel, toffee, cardboard, mild citrus. Medium body. Malty, cardboard flavor. Clearly not fresh. Drain pour

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Has a pleasant mild citrusy aroma and taste. Very drinkable, I think it?s underrated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
acearl (396) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2013
12 oz can, cooper hue with thick creamy white lasting head, smells of citrus and resin, medium texture not much carbonation or bitterness, sweet malt, good, not great

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Draft. Pours deeper copper with a nice white head. Pine resin, floral hops, and caramel to the nose. Nice and easy drinking here. More piney hops with some citrus mixed in. Toasted grain and some caramel notes linger. Overall a nice decent IPA

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2340) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 7, 2013
This draft pour was a clear orange with and off-white head. Light lacing. nose of citrus hops. Medium in body. Smooth mouthfeel .Flavor is caramel malts and flora and citrus hops. Litter bitter finish. Quite good

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
PhillyCraft (3528) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Backlog tick. Bottle, pours orange with medium sized white head. Notes are pretty weak...I get some cascade and Columbus citrus but mostly just malt, cardboard, and generic orange flavor. Lots of sweet caramel in the flavor. Not for me!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1694) - - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle. Clear gold with a white head. Aroma is floral and sweet malt. Taste follows suit. Palate is crisp and well-carbed. Not very exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (5063) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Can from Beer Run. The pour’s amber with a small head. The nose is quite resinous. Loads of pine wood. Countryside grass. Caramel. The taste is more pine, resinous hops. Pacific northwest goodness. Toffee body. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Overall, a decent IPA.


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