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RATINGS: 1053   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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle. Smells like pine. Pours amber, a little hazy with an off white lace. Has a woodsy flavor, complex but not too bitter, except in the aftertaste, which stays with me longer than I expected. Not sure if I’d ever want more than one, but it would go great with a nice meal?something like baked chicken, rice, and steamed vegetables. Served outdoors overlooking a forest.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clarkdvm (156) - Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle in variety pack. Mild sweet aroma. Hoppy flavor but not as bitter as most IPA. Perfect balance. Surprisingly good considering a variety pack.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (293) - Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Tap at Atlanta airport. Nose is thick dank hop. Color is a darker amber with little bit of froth lacing. Hop bite is there in full but is well balanced by the peach or apricot sweetness. More balanced than the magic hat since that's a bit fruitier. Overall pretty tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bkurtz (861) - PERU - NOV 21, 2014
Can - Pours hazy golden with big, fluffy head. Nice citrus and pine aromas, Juicy mouth fell. Taste has a good balance of hops and malt. Dry finish. Enjoyable IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DinVT (12) - Vermont, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Outstanding brew. Apricot shines through the hops, putting Magic Hat’s #9 to shame.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Advocate_Ames (446) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Fresh bottle. Pours a hazy copper color with sticky and fluffy foam head. The aroma is very very floral with hints of spicy citrus. There was a nice a malted bread like scent behind the hop aroma. In tasting I noticed semi sweet malts, a defined wheat flavor, a dry finish, and a nice citrus flavor. Overall I enjoyed this.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
derrick0303 (4) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2014 does not count
I like this IPA outta Georgia, Wish I could find more than the 4-5 available in my area, Pours a Nice Orange, Great Aroma, No Bitter Aftertaste, Thin White Head. Cheers

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2317) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Pours a rich golden color with a finger white gaseous foam. Nose is a fruity citrus bomb. Tangerine, lemon, peach and grass. Palate falls a bit short of what the nose leads you in for but a crisp clean malt profile and a solid hop presence makes it a pleasant IPA that beats out most of my local offerings. Lingering bitterness that gets a bit earthy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1392) - Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Strong dank aroma, pours a slightly hazy amber with a thin white head. Strong caramel malt backbone, with very floral hop flavor, fading to a bitter finish. Just a slight touch of slickness in the mouthfeel. Very nice drinkable IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (737) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2014
On tap @ Sweetwater ATL. Pours bright dark orangish golden with thin lacy white head. Aroma is light caramel malt with big punchy floral, light mango hops on the back. Taste is similar, plenty of roasty caramel flavor in the malt while staying light bodied and drinkable. Hops are crisply bitter, solid dark citrus and some pine, fades quickly to clean finish. Nice IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1031) - Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours a clear orange-golden color with a short white head. Citrusy nose with enough toasted sweet malt to cut the sharpness. Smooth, wet mouthfeel. Juicy citrus that gets sweetened by the extraoridnarily balanced malt. Excellent IPA.


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