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RATINGS: 205   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.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (523) - 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 (5465) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ismith87 (71) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 25, 2014
Appearance - 4/5 - murky red amber color, w finger of white head, great, lumpy lacing Aroma 9/10 - grapefruit, pine, hoppy goodness, mango, banana, orange/lemon/lime zest. Taste 9/10 - grapefruit, citrus zest, bready malt in background. Palate 4/5 - light-medium mouthfeel, pine/citrus zest aftertaste, alc covered. Overall 16/20 - good beer, not amazing, but good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (135) - Kansas, USA - APR 22, 2014
golden orange color with a white head. aroma is sweet malts and floral hops. flavor is sweet malts, floral and grass hops. medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (1342) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2014
Pine, grass, and citrus on the nose. Very citrusy on the palate, grapefruit and lemon mainly. Very complex hops on this one. Even a floral note in there. Pretty solid IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (693) - Missouri, USA - APR 20, 2014
A slightly hazy dark golden color with a meringue like cream colored head with outstanding retention and great lacing. Aroma is surprisingly bready with somewhat dank and grassy hop smell. A sweet bread taste at first then some chives and grassy hop flavors. A piney bitterness takes over and starts to build, along with some herbal tea. Finishes dry with a lingering semi-smooth bitterness. Medium bodied with a crisp level of carbonation. Drinkable with lots of flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (588) - - APR 20, 2014
2014 bottle to a tulip glass. Pours an ever so slightly hazy golden light copper with a big, thick off-white head. Aroma is light malt, caramel, orange and some herbal/floral hops. Taste is malt, caramel, herbal bitterness and a little orange and peppery spice. Taste is nicely balanced with a pleasant residual bitterness that remains. Medium mouthfeel that is a little astringent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiercepanda (529) - Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2014
A hazy reddish orange beer with a small white head. The aroma is pure resinous hops. The flavor is piney hops and some sweet malt backing.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicagobears (414) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pours beautifully from big can into tulip glass. Not a whole lot going on in the nose. The flavor more than makes make up for it. Quality hoppy grapefruit and pine bitterness with a syrupy sweetness. Dense and chewy on the palate. The spicyness of the hops become more intense as I drink it more.

2.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AbbeyRoade (299) - Missouri, USA - APR 7, 2014
Surprisingly has no aroma. However this is very full in body, hoppy, and smooth. Really fills the mouth and is pleasing.


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