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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This is what beer is all about, a nice little bite at first swallow followed by a blossom of flavors delivered by our hand picked aromatic hops and carried through the end with a full fisted kick of alcohol content that rocks the richtor scale at 6.5%. Yeah, this is what beer is all about!
2013 vintage - 5.0% abv


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onslow (1129) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Pour from a 12 oz can. Orange/amber brew with overly large head when poured. Aroma of a little resin. Taste is light and sweet at the start, maybe a little corn, finishes with a mild resinous bite and hints of vegetal adjuncts... . Very light flavor. I am sampling the 2013 "session-style" version and the cans are a little on the warm side. Enjoyable enough on its own merits. Six pack from the Otsego Hardings.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reid (1848) - Salem,Oregon, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2013
6 pack from Grocery Outlet,Salem $4.99 All i can say this is not an IPA but its an enjoyable hoppy macro lager type thing from the can. Good for tailgating ,fishing and camping. I enjoyed OK.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerathon (1066) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Not sure how this is even an IPA. There are some hops but they are so muted it barely amounts to anything. Not a horribly tasting beer, just not at all a good IPA.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BigBeer45 (1230) - Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Can, can reads 5% alc. and 44IBUs, this ale had a clear light red-gold pour and made a two to three faint off-white head that receded quickly to a thin layer, the glass had lots of carbonation, it left little lacing, it had aromas of cheap macro alcohol notes I get in cheap macro beers, some toasted malt, and faint grass hops in the background, the flavors were cheap macro alcohol, faint toasted malt, there was a taste of wet leaf and grass hops, there was very little if any hop bitterness in this beer, it had a light mouth feel with lively carbonation, this beer was pretty bad, it had the cheap macro alcohol on the nose and palate, the cheap alcohol permeates through out this drink, which I find to be in a lot of the beers made by this brewery, an awful IPA, I had a hard time drinking this stuff, I would never buy this beer again,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikedR (1068) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 19, 2013
For what it is -- a self-proclaimed "session" IPA -- it’s ok at best. Nice enough mouthfeel albeit no aroma. Maltiness flavor is not bad tho weak. The problem here truly is that the hops are very nuanced. I’d call this more a session pale, but it’s a bit muddled. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
umich03jm (1766) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2013
24 oz can. Made me laugh when I saw it so I had to try it. Pours a slightly cloudy golden orange color with a 1 finger head that quickly fades. Blah aroma. Getting sweet corn syrup, honey, and a very light fruitiness. Taste is pretty gross. Way too sweet, almost no bitterness, no hops. Miller Lite has more hops and bitterness than this. How can they can this an IPA? DO NOT BUY. Drain pour.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ibrew2or3 (6760) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 9, 2013
12oz can pours copper with gold hues and weak near white head. The mild aroma offers up malts that sweeten up a vague faint citrus hop note as well as honey and a mat liquor pear esteriness. The taste is malty, sugary cherry hard candy mess and vague and sometimes resiny hops. How is this selling? A horrible IPA. Sure glad I didn’t go for a six of this or the big can. I don’t think I’ll try and finish this 12oz-er. Kitchen sink drain, here I come.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mnmike (1014) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Sample at the end of the day at the St Paul Beer Dabbler - doesn’t stack up to the better IPAs out there in the market.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4763) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2013
Sampled from a 12 oz can this beer poured a bright orange-amber color with a large creamy/soapy yellow-white head that lingered and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was sweet yeasty, bready and had a light citric hop presence. The flavor was sweet, tart and tangy with notes of Sweettart candies, lemon, bread dough and pepper. Medium length tart, tangy lemon and pepper finish. Medium body. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alobar (2713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2013
Pours clear coppers with a white foamy head. Aroma of fruit, pine, and some hops. Fruity with honey, some caramel, and just a touch of hops. Disappointing.


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