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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Light amber in color, full bodied and well hopped. Simcoe, Cascade, and whole flower Mt. Hood hops were used. We dry hopped this ale with whole flower Starlings. A well rounded strong ale!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 31, 2012
Bottle from Legacy Liquor Store, Vancouver, 8.5% ABV
Light amber color, hazy, with medium-sized head. Aroma of hops, resiny and fruity, but not fresh. Correct body strength, smooth mouthfeel; it has a good toffee and caramel flavor, with robust bitterness; the hopping is resiny, a bit citrusy; the final is strong; once more, good but it doesn’t seem to be ultra fresh. It’s a solid beer anyway, lean, not too cloying.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (15918) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Draft at Aces & Ales. hazy amber color, medium white head. Aroma of huge pine, lemongrass. Taste is sweet malt, pine resin, slightly earthy. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (13278) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 5, 2013
Orange pour with a white head. A little bit of soap and grass on the nose. Lemon, orange, and grapefruit with a little bit of tropical fruit. Sweet caramel and toffee, too. Tastes of caramel, toffee, and citrus. Grapefruit and orange notes, a bit lemony on the finish. Mild tropical notes and a fair amount of grass.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11560) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2009
on tap-pours a white head and cloudy straw gold color. Aroma is mild resin. Taste is resin hops, secondary medium malt. Soft carbonation. Nice but more of an IPA than an I2PA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2012
Bomber poured a hazy orange amber with a lingering rinbg of amber foam. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, orange zest and light grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness and light grapefruit with a smooth moderatly bitter lingering earthy finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 12/01/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Strong Ale Fest

hazy amber, wispy off white head, sweet pine aroma, big bitter flavor, light sweet caramel malt to balance, long bitter finish, not much else

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (9349) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2012
22 oz. bottle (8.5%), split with Matts_Property, pours a cloudy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is pretty light, with tropical fruits, citrus and piney hops and caramel. Flavour of orange zest, caramel malts, and citrus hops, finishing off with bitter hops and some candied sugar. The flavours are a bit out of whack and with a semi-bitter edge to the finish, but this is very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8580) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 28, 2015
Draught at the Tenaya Creek, Las Vegas, NV. Clear golden colour with a mid-size white head. Strong sweet fruity hoppy aroma with some sweet maltiness. The flavour is strong fruity hops, moderate bitterness, sweetness and some grainy malty notes. Warms... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8567) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2012
22oz bottle, $6 from the Athens, OH Kroger. ABV Listed as 8.5%. Clear orange color. Thin, mostly white head. Good lace. Smooth, soft, lighter carbonation, kind of dry. Hops are a bit on the malty side, but are very good and flavorful. Nice bitterness, bit of malty caramel sweetness, bit of alcohol bite. A decent DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (8000) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 25, 2012
Bottle. Hazy dark gold, clingy off-white head. Husky grainy aroma, a little caramel, tropical fruit and carrot tops. Very hoppy, with a parlsley/herbal character and a vegetal bitterness. I liked it.


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