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RATINGS: 335   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
Flavor: Intense, high hop aroma, flavor and bitterness
Color: Amber
Style: India Pale Ale
IBUs: 52
ABV: 6.5%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (1927) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Balanced and smooth, more of an APA than an IPA. Malty caramel, a bit of citrus, and a balance of hops. Weak aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
DiscDueler (1) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2013 does not count
The nose was nice pine and citrus I was ready for a nice IPA. The front of the mouth is pretty much a regular IPA but it left my mouth with a metallic aftertaste, the warmer the brew got the stronger the aftertaste. I have had 3 cans of the 6 and poured out the last 2-3 oz of each

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1482) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2013
bottle. pours orange with medium thick head. corn and hop aroma. taste like a sweet corn cake with grass

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (770) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle pours copper with thick off-white head. Citrus, floral, caramel, bread. Moderately bitter and sweet. Full creamy body with some crisp acidity on the trailing end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (2144) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Draft. Pours deep copper with a thin head. Aroma is doughy with pine. Tastes like light citrus and then bread malt taste. Mild bitterness. Crisp and drinkable. Needs more complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4007) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2013
12oz bottle from Spirits Berkley. Poured a very good looking deep brownish orange body with a larger frothy off white head. Aroma of old oranges, toast, grains, touch of lemons and grapefruit as well. Medium bodied with a pleasantly bitter finish and an average duration on the aftertaste. Flavor of toast, grains, dried out citrus rinds, amber malts. This needs more hops in the flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (1882) - USA - MAY 27, 2013
Caramel orange in color... Citrus hops and toffee aroma... Flavor is seriously malty for an ipa initially with solid English hop backbone and finish on the palate... Solid east coast ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nejhleader (1239) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Not much of an aroma, taste is okay, bit of bittering hops, a slight metallic aftertaste kinda dampered things

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Received in a trade, bottle date 03/13/13. Yuck, aromas of stale cardboard and super bitter hops. Pours the right color with a decent head. Flavors are just nasty, the epitome of skunk. Reminds me of a hopped Heineken that has gone off. Palate is thin and ends with a super long bitter finish. Overall, this was a drain pour. I have tried to stray from drain pouring, but I only got through a quarter of the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westmeister (1751) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours mostly clear orange/amber with off white head and decent lace. Smell is citrus, caramel maltiness. Taste is big finishing bitterness, citrus, pine hops, larger bready malt aspect. Perhaps a bit past its prime, but underwhelming nonetheless. However, still quite rinkable.

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