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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deaconmike (367) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - OCT 17, 2013
On tap. Clear amber, thin white cap. Nice lacing. Aroma is outstanding - grapefruit, tropical fruit accompanied by a heavy dose of pine. Taste starts sweet, but quickly transitions to citrusy hop bitterness. Finishes dry. Medium body with crisp carbo. Legit IPA.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5157) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from Thistle News, Aberdeen. Pours clear deep golden with a big creamy white head. Inviting fruity and flowery hops aroma. Taste is moderate sweet mealy malts, with a decent crisp floral hop addition, dry lingering finish, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2580) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2014
Flaske: Endnu en standard IPA. Duften er fyldig amerikansk humle der er begyndt at glide lidt sammen for mig. Ikke synderlig interessant men fantastisk at man kan få craft beers på den lokale KOA, altså campingplads. Jeg er helt vild med USA og især Califfornien.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14498) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
24th July 2014
Lightly hazy gold beer, small off white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Light thin malts, touch of thin and sweet cream. Light orange hops, fresh and slightly tangy. Bitter-sweet pine. Touches of floral things and lime. Light semi dry finish with a piney lime linger and hop spice. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (490) - El Cajon, California, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle kindly picked up by my brother in law. Pours clear yellow with medium white head. Nose is citrus and hops; flavor follows with good malt balance and a bitter finish. Solid, simple, tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larryLSB (417) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Poured from bomber, picked up at the brewery. Clear golden with a medium off white head. Malty, piney nose , taste is somewhat balanced, with a nice bitter finish. Nice IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Draft. Golden pour with white head. Nose is citrus, tangerine, some rye. Flavor is rye, pepper, lightly floral and some citrus. Not hop forward enough for my taste. Smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1517) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Tap..pour is golden..Nose is mango, citra, stone fruit..Taste is nice citra, pine, tropical fruit, very easy drinking

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cory (295) - , California, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is a nice juicy citrus with some pine wood. Creamy smooth palate with a long bitter bite on the finish. Nice solid beer with a great aroma and nice bodied base.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5338) - Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle shared by brew3crew in Dec. 2012. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor had dank hops, earthy notes, light resin, moderate citrus hops, toasted bready malts with hints of caramel. Decent enough ipa from a previously unknown brewery.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lothore (547) - California, USA - JUN 5, 2014
A- pours a hazy, tangerine hue with a small, fizzy, off white head. S- citrus, grapefruit, resiny hops, hints of wheat T- citrus, tangerine, resiny hops, pine, slight bitterness, some residual, sweet maltiness to round it out. M- medium bodied with ample carbonation. d- awesome ipa, light but piney, extremely balanced. Easy drinker that has tons of flavor. ??


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