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RATINGS: 348   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%


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (9233) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
Understated IPA, orange flavour . Decent drinkability, but less than the style. Light orange colour. Fresh bottle from Wineworks, Cherry Hill.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KennyGalanif (42) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy burnt orange color, with one finger of head that lasts a while, with good lacing. the aroma has lots going on, citrus hops, earthy hops, clove, maybe black licorice, along with sweet light to medium roasted malts. the taste is well balanced, a powerful hop presence, lots of spices, clove, honey, licorice, citrus, and other earthy notes. overall, this is a floral hop IPA, that is well balanced with citrus hops and a good malt backbone.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scouser (285) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2014 Pours a nice golden color with a little white head and a little bit of white lacing. A mild malty aroma which exactly explains how it taste, nothing to write home about here. Just missing a little something like hops

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (6629) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 22, 2014
bottle. caramel/orange colored pour. Very malt forward IPA. Malt dominated, slight floral & Citrusy hop presence. Sweet malts from front to finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Aroma of dried fruit and malt, caramel colored with a short lasting head. Taste of malt and citrus, slightly bitter with a bitter chalky palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1079) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear caramel color, small white head. Medium floral aroma. Medium body with a sweet hops flavor and a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ScottyP (425) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Cloudy amber poor with small fizzy head. Floral hop aroma. Very hoppy throughout with bitter finish. A better than average IPA.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 7, 2009
bottle BB november... the year i am unsure of... pours with a pale coppery hue and a rocky light tan head. it’s got lots of splotchy clingy lacing. there is a distinct aroma similar to a hand full of pennies... mixed with grapefruit, orange, caramel malt, cinnamon-like spiciness, dirty earthy hops and dried apricots. initially, it tastes like blood?.... along with grapefruit, grain, caramel, spicy hops, orange, juniper-like sweet pine and dirt. the palate is far too sweet and out of balance. the only bitterness comes on the finish though it is not really dry. meh. 6/3/6/3/12/3.0

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tastybeer (1826) - Indiana, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Bottle. Pours dark orange with very nice head and lots of lacing. Hoppy with lots of citrus and pine. Leaves a hoptastic aftertaste but mostly unremarkable versus other IPAs.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (6591) - Georgia, USA - OCT 20, 2009
Tried a sample at Brewfest Tallahassee. One of their better, but I wasn’t impressed much by their stuff. A decent American hop presence in the aroma and flavor, but hopheads will be disappointed.


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