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RATINGS: 1106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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This mammoth IPA is defined by generous quantities of premium hops and balanced with a premium selection of English malt. Traditionally unfiltered IPA’s lead to the slight haze appearance. An extensive dry-hopping process contributes to its very intense floral hop aroma. The IPA is unfiltered and as always, unpasteurized to leave all the natural flavors intact. If you’re at the brewery you’ll be able to guess what style of beer every brewer has in his hand. THE BEER YOU'VE BEEN TRAINING FOR!

Malt: 2 Row, Pale Malt, Munich, 70-80 Crystal, Wheat

Hops: Columbus, Golding

Dry Hop: Columbus, Golding


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sawbuck (417) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2015
Catty hop aroma. Notes of pine and some earthiness. Deep golden color with a tan head with some staying power. Rich malt up front with a balanced sweetness. Piney bitterness blends in nicely. Rich malty mouth feel. Finish is balanced with a nice bitterness that lingers on the tongue nicely. Solid IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bshep (117) - - APR 9, 2015
Surprising look compared to most IPAs. Based on the look I was expecting a weaker taste so I took a big first drink... I was surprised on the taste. Really strong hit to the palate, so switching to a weaker beer is a little tough afterwards.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1441) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Old rating. Pretty solid IPA. Amber colored, good hop-malt balance. Long bitter finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edwardbass (621) - Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2015
12 oz bottle bottled 2014-12-15, so not fresh, but not old either. Amber color. Aroma is a bit earthy. Taste is pine hops, OK malt balance. Very subdued flavor-wise. A bit too watery on the palate. Not worthy of a 97 in my book, but OK.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vandc01 (166) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2015
On tap while in DC. Great aroma and perfect follow thru. Definitely would have this again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1293) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
Light haze and amber pour. Shows pungent hops and caramel but a bit muted. Made in a balanced style, medium body and decent hoppy finish. A bit light on the flavour experience but glad I tried it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (754) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2015
Pours a clear, medium amber color with a thinner, though lingering, white head. A more fruity aroma contains peach, grapefruit, mango, apricot, caramel, and a little bit of pine. The taste continues with a very fruity theme. Lots of peach, mango, apricot, and grassy hops, while pine, grapefruit, and floral hops compliment the primary impressions. This isn’t as bitter as many of this style. Medium in body, slick in texture, with some lively carbonation. Delicious. A solid IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigtaster (779) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2015
From tap, clear copper with tan head. Mango, carrots, grapefruit. Light body, caramel sweetness, slight bitterness. Great ipa.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eggraid101 (50) - Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
This is the best beer I've ever tasted that came out of GA. A nice clean ipa. Strong strong aroma and tasty floral hops, not overly piney and the alcohol is understated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (899) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2015
On draft at Ippolito’s in Alpharetta. Nice slightly hazy complexion. Well balanced. Some pine flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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