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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
Albert. Able. Gordo. Miss Baker. Bonny. Goliath. Between 1948 and 1961 these primate pioneers and others bravely went where no man had ever gone before, paving the way for manned U.S. spaceflight. This hoppy little monkey of a beer is a tribute to those Simian heroes of yesteryear. It has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, a strong malt body and a crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3407) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Can-purchased at a liquor store in Mobile, AL jan 2014. Pours clear dark orange hue with a very fluffy eggshell head and good lacing! nose is resin, pine, metallic, lite sugar candies, Flavors are very resinous, pine, with a good sticky sweet malt base. The can i have is a few months old, however it held up fairly well. Some slight metallic and cheese notes long into the finish with lingering resin. body is fluffy with moderate carbonation. Not a bad IPA and im sure its great when fresh. Solid IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (17644) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Can. Clear amber color, medium white head. Aroma of bright citrus. Taste is bitter citrus and pine resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (6595) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 23, 2013
Can from trade with rosenbergh, many thanks. ornage amber color with medium white head. Strong citrus, piney hoppy aroma. solid malty base followed with nice hopyy kick with grapefruits, oranges, grapefruit, grapefruit zest, resin. Quite long hoppy bitter finish. Good. US state No.33

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Can:   Orangish straw, hazy, thin to moderate frothy white head, spotty lacing.   Candied pith and peel on the nose, a little more bitter than candied tho.   Whoa, sweet and fruity up front, then bitter, followed by the candied citrus peel.   Really surprised to see how fruity it is right up front, like POW!   Lots of candied citrus peel follows, with a soft bitterness that lingers.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Sweeter than most, not real fresh, but has a decent bitterness with the sweetness.   One of those IPAs you keep sipping to try and figure out, and before you know it, its gone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Errl (2307) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Pour is golden with a thin white head..Nose is pine, caramel, sugar, citrus, bready...Taste is bready, citrus, spice, pine...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6520) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Panama City Beach, Fl - Kwiker Liquors - 12 oz can. Hazy, medium orange pour, thick sticky khaki colored head that leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma has a strong spruce presence, some floral notes, a touch of yeast. Flavor is full-bodied with some generous citrus bitterness, a touch of orange marmalade fruitiness, some spearmint notes, a touch of biscuity maltiness and some caramel sweetness. Mouthhfeel has a nice thickness to it. Pretty solid IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (2974) - Melboring, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Can thanks to a guy that sent it. pours fairly clear, red, large slightly off white head. nose is full of pine and trees and sap. Really awesome nosefeel. Initially a little sweet with some bitterness. kinda thick for my taste. hop flavor similar to nose, but a touch muted. enjoyable and will do good. wish the flavor came thru as the nosefeel suggested it would

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SSSteve (4007) - - NOV 22, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 can. clear orange with huge head. clean, soapy, white citrus aroma. lemon smarties hop flavors and some tea. a little sweetness. medium bodied with juicy palate. hint of astringency and husky, phenols, spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thewade (340) - USA - NOV 7, 2013
Solid IPA. Smooth, slight citrus. Not too malty. I enjoy this, and even at 7% it makes a good session IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClassyBeagle (374) - USA - NOV 3, 2013
FROM NOTES: July 11, ’12 Poured from a 12 ounce can into a pint glass. A: Strong citrus hop note and some grassy hop notes as well. A: Pours a golden orange with a nice white cap and minimal lacing. T: Caramel malt hosted by floral and citrus notes, light booze and hop bite to remind you it is an IPA. Something is giving this a sort of sweet yeast taste that reminds me of a weak Belgian yeast or something..... fascinating. P: Medium body with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. O: A very interesting IPA and better than average. Can art might even make it a great IPA....

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