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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This beer was known as Area 51 IPA during development. Ethos is our new West Coast style IPA...double dry-hopped using 6 different hop varietals. Juicy, citrusy, dank.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfroms (254) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Can. Pours reddish amber, small whitish head. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, mango, stone fruit, malt. Very nice. Taste is grapefruit and pine with some sweet malts, slight booziness, and lingering but not overpowering pine bitterness. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (940) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Can. The pour is a golden orange. The aroma is nice citrus hops. The taste is smooth, very drinkable ipa. The hops are very present and mellow, not overly bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (996) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Slight hazy golden pour with a white head. Aroma of citrus hops. Flavor is citrus peel and hop resin with some nice malt sweetness. Very nice hop presence but well balanced with the malt. Solid offering.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EyeAmBaldman (236) - Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Can. Pours a piss yellow with a nice white head. Aroma of peach and grapefruit. Taste is not as bitter as I thought it would be. Very hoppy on the backend.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewje41 (445) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Can. Pours a light amber with a floral hop aroma. Very smooth easy drinking IPA with some delicious hop variety. Citrus flavors all around with an easy floral hops finish. Grapefruit and peach. Juicy for sure. Solid IPA to say the least. Loved it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1555) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Pours a slightly dark, slightly hazy amber with a frothy white head. Pine, mandarin and grassy nose. Taste begins a bit on the sweet side, giving way to a plethora of hop flavors (lime, citrus rind, grapefruit) and finishing slightly earthy and bitter. Almost too much happening in the taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanIHave4Beers (3281) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Pours as a pretty enough pint, golden colored but bordering on an orange, itís got a big fluffy white head and has nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is fruity & juicy with some nice fresh hoppiness, it also smells a touch on the sweet side with a little bit of rust. I swear this is what it always smells like to me, Iíve had it a bunch of times.

The flavor is fruity and pretty bitter. Itís defiantly got a big flavor but the always comes across as a touch too sweet and a little bit astringent. Itís not to say that there isnít nice hop flavor, itís citrusy, grape-fruity, melony... but itís just that all these pleasantries are competing with things that I donít like, particularly when they butt up against neate hop flavor.

Gotta kinda be in the right mood to get into this one, which I have been... but maybe not usually.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
86Moose (61) - - MAY 8, 2014
An amazing beer to be enjoyed by any IPA enthusiast. While it pours a lighter amber color like most West Coast IPAs, Ethos is very flavorful. A bitter hop aroma with a sweet finish. Among the best IPAs available today. Strongly recommended.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (547) - Iowa, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Can. This is a good IPA thatís easily available (at least in Iowa). Pours a hazy amber color. Nice head that sticks. Nose is grapefruit with a little pineapple. Taste is bitter and sweet. Grapefruit and mango.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5482) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2014
When this hop-head sees "110 IBUs" on a pint can, Iím plenty interested. Oddly, no ABV seems to be listed. (Iím counting on strong. It was not a good day at work.) Poured into a Goose Island pint glass that someone gave me (Honest), it has a nice look. The body is a light amber with a dash of yellow, the dense head a combination of creamy and rocky. The aroma is faint, probably because of the density of the head. The first hit is a bready yeastiness followed by a malty sweetness and... some hops, please! They are there, but not very strong... citrus? Now a splash of toffee. Time to taste. Generic malt... a bit of caramel, cookie dough. A bitterness appears next, sturdy, but doesnít seem too strong. More, please. It never happens. Have I become so jaded that this brew does little to faze or move me? Another swig íní swallow, then a mouthful to swish around. The bitterness grows, but remains unaccompanied by hop flavor or aroma that I love so much. An added point for the bite, but not much more. Hops arenít just about bitterness.


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