Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13995) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2007
Strong resiny hop aroma. Floral? Could be. Has that hint of feline expression - in a good way. Dark golden color with a white head. Starts with clean refreshing resiny piny hop. Medium+ mouthfeel. Malt? Anyway, after the first piny hints, it comes out floral. The finish is not quite dry, not all that bitter. The hop seems to flucate between pine and floral. It is really, really, good. The cat related smell is still there, but it’s nothing compared to a real cat situation. Malt?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2007
12 ounce bottle from pintocb. Hazed yellow-orange with a great white head. Knockout aroma. Loads of pungant pine and grapefruit. Man I do love Columbus hops. The English malts come right through. Lots of toasted notes. Hop flavor seems to be more on the earthy herbal side. Bitterness seems subdued. Kind of thin on the palate. All in all, this is a really good beer. Best of the bunch so far Larry. Thanks!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2007
Got some light hops in the aroma.Pours a medium copper with a medium off white head.Slight malt and some floral hops stand out in the flavor.Thin to medium mouthfeel with a slight hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 11, 2007
Verre de dégustation, provenant d’une bouteille de 12 oz, dégusté lors de la soirée "La croisée des chemins" chez Cathshlag. Arôme: Odeur d’agrumes et de pin. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de pamplemousse et de cantaloup avec une pointe de pêche. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’amertume en arrière goût. (Rating #1030)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 10, 2007
Cloudy orange body with a small but long lasting white head. That is one nice and soft IPA. Far from the usual over-the-top taste-buds killer american IPAs. Perfumy and floral hops with a soft piney taste. Silky yet full body. That’s one nice and subtle IPA we should have had earlier at the tasting session. That’s all I have for now since I was too plastered when we had it for a more detailed description. But I’ll get myself a bottle. I started drinking heavily after my last separation and while drinking it I fell like giving her a call to thank her.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Carl99Fan (187) - Suwanee, Georgia, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Not bad. Pours golden honey in color. White head that quickly dissolves. Grapefruit aroma. Tasted pine needles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - MAY 5, 2007
If this beer had followed thru with it’s inital blast of juicy pineapples in the nose, this would be one incredible beer. Aroma was fresh, juicy pineapples with a nice supporing malt backbone. Appearance was a hazy amber color. Mouthfeel was watery. Flavor was nearly non existant either good or bad. Watery mouthfeel and taste as well, with a slight citrus hop taste. The aroma was just incredibly inviting, but it failed to follow-up. Too bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheCEO (100) - USA - MAY 4, 2007
Whoa. What do we have HERE??!! Smells great...tastes great..$7.99 a six pack too....it has just flown past SNPA and Terrapin Rye Pale Ale...THIS will be a Summer staple no question. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
elektronikfagtekniker (891) - kbh, DENMARK - APR 26, 2007
bottle. yellow color. hoppy aroma. small head. lots of hops in taste. kind of fresh. quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2007
12 oz bottle. Clear orange with an off-white head; some lace. Orange-grapefruit with pine needles balancing out the sweet. Soft carb, medium light. Grapefruit, melon and bread. Bitter lemon finish.

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