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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Its been said; "Its easier to brew an extremely hoppy beer than an extremely balanced beer." And you know us, we are always looking for the easy way out, so we jumped on the West Coast IPA bandwagon and brewed this dry and hoppy ale. "Surlys a little bit of a one-trick pony, they just brew gimmick beers," and maybe we are OVERRATED, but at the end of the day, its just a beer. If you like it, great, so do we. If you only liked us when we were small, then leave this one on the shelf. Let one of the fanboys grab it.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (131) - Jamestown, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Pours a hazy gold with a big sudsy white head. Aroma of citrus, mainly grapefruit, and some pine and a bit of grass. Taste was a lot of grapefruit and some pine, but also a nice sweetness of caramel mixed in up front. I got a little bitterness on the finish, which was good. Body seemed light to medium with a smooth texture. Well done. #king

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (7340) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
Sampled @ CBC 2014. Clear golden color, small white head. Nicely hoppy aroma. Taste malts, mainly bitter hops, lightly resin and lightly citrus. I would have liked it to be a little more fruit / fruit hops. Decent IPA though.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1202) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2014
Sample @CBC. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, pine, resin, grass, biscuit. Taste is light sweet ripe fruits, dry grassy bitterness. Medium smooth oily texture.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (254) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 3, 2014
On tap during mcbw. Very fresh and lite. Tasty hoppy bitterness. Lots of citrus fruitiness flavors. Big floral aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (12477) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @CBC2014
Clear golden color, small white head. Fruity, grassy hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Fruity, citrusy, nice snappy hoppyness. Nice fresh hoppy IPA. Very likeable and not overrated,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6069) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Draught @ CBC2014, Copenhagen. Pours a golden colour with a white head. Aroma of lychee, floral notes and hops with mild basil notes. Flavour of sweet floral notes, basil, pale malts and citrusy. Medium bodied. Long lingering bitter finish. Good drinkability.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5970) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @ CBC14.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of hops, resin, caramel malts and some gooseberry bush, some pine needle notes also. Flavor of resinous hops, caramel malts, pine, gooseberries and some nettle. Nice hop profile, refreshing and very tasty.
3616

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3683) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Draught @ CBC 2014

Pours clear orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of resinous hops, pine, citrus, grass and caramely malts. Taste is smooth, resinous, piney and hoppy with grass, citrus and caramel. Finish is hoppy, bitter and grassy with some resinous notes. Okay IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5573) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2014 Draught @ CBC14
Aroma has hops, apricot, some fruity hops and some caramel. Flavour is sweetish and heavy with fruity hops and distant gluey notes. Decent, but does not really stand out.
7+4+7+3+16 = 3.7

47,3 cl can @ hotel room, Amsterdam. Canned on 24.06.2014
Aroma has pineapple juice, tropical fruits and hints of caramel. Flavour has somewhat harsh malt, hops with tropical fruits and pineapples. Quite the same as from draught. 8+3+7+3+16 = 3.7

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap at the Copenhagen beer festival... Golden amber... Thin white lacing... Zezty passion fruit nose... Juicy fruits.. Soft floral dry hop


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