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RATINGS: 1182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


finn1918's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
finn1918 (232) - Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Pours a clear copper/orange with a big pillowy head that recedes slowly. Aroma is strong punch of grapefruit, lemon, and a hint of pine. Taste follows suit; unusually strong grapefruit for an IPA. Medium bitterness and very sweet. Perfect mouthfeel: not too heavy; not too thin. Not the most impressive in the world, but it’s cheap enough and exceptionally well balanced.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (2703) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2016
12 oz bottle, purchased in St. Pete. Originally picked out to be my first Georgia beer, but turns out they are easier to find in Florida than I thought. Instead, it travels home with me, and I barely dodge the best by date. Pours a standard copper color with tons of foam head that lasts. Solid hop floral aroma. Flavor is juicy hops, and near absent bitterness. Overall very tasty. Didn’t expect this IPA to be close to the home norm for me. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
klas (403) - SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle bought in Florida. Golden with some haziness. Bitter, citrus, pine and some tropical fruits. Good IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Deadpool37 (68) - - JUN 10, 2016
Pours a slightly hazy copper aroma is a nice hop taste is delicious well balanced ipa

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (1077) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Pours amber with an off-white head. Sparse lacing. Nose is mild malts and hops; citrus notes, hint of grassiness. Taste is well balanced. Biscuit-like maltiness with bright citrus hop bitterness. Solid IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (464) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2016
On draft at Golden Crust, Red Lion, PA. served in a English pint. Pours slightly hazy amber, one finger frothy off white head. Nice lacing and retention. Aroma of lemon and biscuit. Taste is medium bitter, slightly bready sweet. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, slightly sticky mouth feel. Finish is dry. Tasting notes of herbs, tangerine, spruce, baked bread and lemon zest. I enjoyed this one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1490) - ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle. Powerful hop aroma. Clean tasting with a good balance of hop bit and biscuit malt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wolfenkopf (188) - Villa Park, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2016
I detect mild malt and mild hops in the aroma, which is not very prominent. What I do smell is nice. The off-white head thins very fast while the amber body is clear and quite attractive. It’s got a nice taste to it. There’s a dense quality to it; certainly no light beer. The malt and the hops are nicely balanced, so the bitter and the sweet are harmonious. The carbonation is a bit high, but not too bad. The burn fades, letting the oily mouth feel and hoppy aftertaste come through. This is the only time the hops win out, in the aftertaste. I would consider this the session brew, despite the somewhat high ABV for such consideration. It’s a nice IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gespuccian (114) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2016
Pours a light yellow with light head. Aroma of pine, some malt. Taste is hop-forward. Pine, dry resin. Palate is smooth, crisp, with a bitter, hoppy finish. Good IPA - very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brownaler (508) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2016
Mouthful of herbal hops that are chewable citrus notes and a crisp finish. This was one of my favorite IPAs a couple years back, but it seems to be just a good one now.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
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