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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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%


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34743) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 10, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, fruity. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, orange, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100803]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30909) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. fruity and peachy aroma. Bitter and citrusy flavoured, Peachy and fruity flaboured. Bitter and dry into a smooth hoppy finish. Ends bone dry and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29222) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and lots of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, lemons, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Amber colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, wood, hops, caramel, some grass and mild alcohol. Flavour is fruits, wood, mild syrup as well as some herbs. Nicely balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2011
Cask gravity @ GBBf 2010. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
3rd August 2010. GBBF
Clear amber beer with a tiny white head. Light dry palate. Light orange and sweet pineapple hops. Well balanced. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14184) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2010
CASK at BSF GBBF 2010 ... amber ... cheesy hop nose ... big hop ... soft toffee ... light woody bitter ... dry hop linger

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear golden body with a small off-white head. Aroma of herbs, grass, pine, and grapefruit. Flavor of hops (grass, herbal, orange, pine) and caramel malt with a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2009
(12oz bottle) Medium off-white head atop clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/pine, some bread. Taste is medium sweet, pine/grapefruit, bread. Chewy medium body, some hop acidity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2011
12oz bottle-pours a white head with copper color. Aroma is sweet light/medium malt, some fruit/pine. Taste follows, better as it gets to cellar temp.


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