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RATINGS: 3849   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Bottle and keg: Filtered
Launched: August 1997
Hops: Magnum, Chinook & Centennial
By definition, an India Pale Ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale ale-and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy flavor and hop aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeanDip (117) - Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2003
This was very nice. Very well balanced and smooth. Beautiful in the glass. Citrusy, green fresh aroma - hint of malt. Nice hop finish. Thanks again to Fly :)

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
EdPaulsen (117) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2004
one of the most perfect american ipa's. very balanced, with a sweet and a malt(!) taste. nice hazy orange color. so easy to drink for the strength too. beware! but find it

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marvinpontiac (117) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - JUN 9, 2006
The only beer Iíve ever given a 10 for aroma. Excellent hoppy boquet that masks a bit of the bitterness in the finish. Not an everyday drinking beer for me but great nonetheless.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duster72 (117) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2007
UPDATED: APR 7, 2007 Pours a slightly cloudy orangey golden. Aroma is the show stopper with a wonderful bouquet of citrus hops with grapefuit up front. Taste follows the aroma with more floral hops than anticipated. A little bit on the bitter side, but not in a bad way. Mouthfeel is smooth and clean. Highly drinkable. Nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nicolascage (116) - Copenhagen (Virum), DENMARK - OCT 2, 2007
bottle. Farly dry, With a nice pleasant bitterness. very cleaned brewed, very nice. well balanced bitterness, aroma hops and malt sweetness.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leninthedesert (116) - Nevada, USA - FEB 7, 2008
Lovely, hoppy aroma...very open and clean. Appears coppery-gold with a slight haze. Taste is bittery-floral - opens into a perfume-bitter arrangement...dries out on the palate to finish smoothly. Great beer...incredibly complex IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UkrainPubCrawler (116) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Iím surprised by the 100 rating on this beer. It is definitely lacking on the hop front. Smooth but as their signature IPA it should have plenty of hops.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
paul9639 (116) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 26, 2005
Spectacular beer. Pours copper, with a thin head. The aroma is of citrus and hops, with a hint of flowers. The flavor is the perfect combination of hops. Bravo. I liked this better than the Ruination, and its available in a six pack.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blackbarrel (116) - new york, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2006 Hoppy as can be. Reminded me of ginger, pepper, lemon grass. very rich and drinkable. Have to add a caveat to this beer: because of its extreme hoppy-ness, your breath will smell "beery" for much longer than you think, as I found out even after a very thorough floss and brushing!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bbooth (115) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - FEB 27, 2002
This is my favorite IPA so far. Great hoppy flavor and aroma without the bitter aftertaste. A must try if you are an IPA fan.


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