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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Here at Tap It Brewing we take a unique approach toward crafting an India Pale Ale and challenge the current status quo. The goal? To craft an India Pale Ale hoppy in flavor and aroma that goes down smooth. We utilize the avant-garde method of First Wort Hopping, the technique of adding hops to the kettle before boil. This creates a harmonious explosion of hop aroma and flavor noticeable throughout the tasting experience. Fragrances of tangerine and grapefruit entice the nose. A thick hazy rich head leads drinkers toward an experience rich in citrus and earthy flavors ending with a smooth, sticky finish. The complex floral and citrusy tones from Citra and Simcoe hops welcome you, while two more hop varietals mate smoothly with four malt varieties for an unmatched aroma. Altogether, a crisp pleasurable full bodied taste. A word of caution: Drinking Tap It IPA around friends may cause envy.
2012 GABF Gold Medal Winner for American IPA


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VinegarStroke (368) - Napa, Alabama, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle: Clear, dull tan hue with a medium to thick head and good lace. A mix of orange rind, or and licquor, caramel and some fresh malt. Hint of yeasty fruit. Dry to off dry, not sour but fresh and moderately high bitterness. Good depth of flavor. Clean, long and fresh due to the high CO2. Loads of malt and delicate hops. East Coast style IPA in my opinion. I like the malt profile.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3366) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle at home, poured a dark golden to orange colour with a white head. Nose is a explosion of fresh sweet fruit notes, crisp Bread malts, caramel sweetness, orange, grass, Peach, oily resin notes, Some pine hop bitterness in the end. Stone fruits. Deep oily mouthfeel. Lovely

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
euniceradio (397) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2015
12oz bottle to cervoise. Bright orange tangerine color. White head. Aroma of tropical fruit, pine, citrus. Taste is sweet caramel malts, trop fruit, pine resin, OJ. Hint of toast in finish. Good carb, darn good IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trolleo (1202) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 2, 2015
Cloudy orange color, minimal white head. Grassy and hoppy aroma, nothing unexpected. Nice and easy to drink, moderate bitterness, not too strong. Maybe even bit too light, but still tasty enough. Thin body, soft carbonation.
(Svijet Piva 0,355l bottle)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3910) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 27, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks troubles. Clear gold, white head. Hoppy, tropical fruit aroma, fruity bitterness, a little skunky taste. Light body, bitter, mild finish with a little mint.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11279) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 22, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks troubles. Clear golden. Pleasant hoppy aroma of overripe fruits. Flavor of fruity hops and a bit of sweetness. Medium-bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (17129) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
Linköping Beer Expo 2015. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, lemongrass, pine apples, mango, peach notes, caramel, some grass. Hoppy floral flavor, pine apples, mango, grapes, some caramel. Very nice IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (1086) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2015
IPA ホッピーだけ&

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9051) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2015
355ml bottle from Ales by Mail. Pours clear golden amber, thin white head. Aromas of resin, skunky hops. Taste is oily, bitter, crystal malt at the back for balance. Oily texture, bitter finish. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
99smithsamuel (74) - - MAR 18, 2015
355ml bottle from ales by mail. Poured a hazy golden amber colour with a thick white, creamy head. Aromas are caramel, malty with hints of grapefruit. Taste is sweet and toasty, mildly bitter and a strong hoppy finish. It's a delicious beer in my opinion. Very hard to fault.


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