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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A West Coast style IPA full of citrus-like and tropical fruit-like hop flavor and aroma with an assertive yet smooth bitter finish. .....malt, take a back seat please.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5384) - Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2012
12 ounce bottle that pours a clear gold color, aromas of pine resin, grapefruit, citrus, and earth. Flavors are the same with a bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 11, 2012
A - Pours a super clear golden-orange with a finger of frothy slightly off-white head. Head fades at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lace. S - Aroma is full of citrus hops, orange zest, and other tropical fruits with some grapefruit and pineapple. Some sweet caramel malt as well in the background. T - Starts off with some orange and tropical hops with some mild bitterness and a touch of caramel malt in the background. Through the middle, more bitterness comes through with some pineapple, grapefruit, and a bit of pine hop. The finish is a mix of citrus hops, orange zest, bitterness, and a bit of sweet malt. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry bitter finish that lingers. D - Very drinkable. Very nice west coast IPA with an excellent hop profile from start to end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Bottled from Miked. Pours copper amber with a dissipating ivory head. Aroma of floral hops and caramelly pale malts. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Somewhat complex malt backbone of caramel, chocolate, and toasty malts, nicely countered by the juicy citra hops. Bitter finish with resin at the very end. Very nice IPA, especially if you like malty IPA. West Coast in bitterness, but East Coast for maltiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Markm2151 (280) - toledo, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle pours clear golden yellow with raisin and citrus aroma very hop forward flavor with malt undertones very citrus forward notes

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle at a small tasting with Max, Paul, and Andy. Pours a clear orange with a thin white head. Huge deep piney hops, citrus and caramel. Medium bodied, earthy and bitter throughout. Really nice, long quinine and grapefruit on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 3, 2012
12oz bottle poured a hazy medium hue amber color with a relatively white head. Aroma was grassy, fresh fruits, spice notes, resin hop aroma. Flavor was tropical fruits, hop flavors, fresh - enjoyable IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pellegjr (396) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Bottle, pours pristine copper w/ thin super sticky head, major pineyfloral aroma, awesome, flavor is all about the hops, tons of citrus and pine supported by a moderately caramelly/nutty malt backbone, delicious and a must for hopheads

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
beergodd1 (400) - Conneaut, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Poured a Clear rustic Orange with a light white head, small head, but a fine foam lasted through out the glass. Smells like a hop bomb, Grapefruit.....and some sweetness on the end. Tastes as it smells, but better. Full Citrus Hop explosion, Grapefruit, Orange Peel, and a light sweet malt kiss, just for good measure....keeping with the east coast IPA’s. Hard to believe its not a Double IPA. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Riseabovebb (2) - RockVille, Maryland, USA - FEB 16, 2012 does not count
Aroma seems a bit muted honestly. Sweet smelling. Some citrus notes present, but jot in your face. No bottle date to discern freshness. Nice golden amber color with a solid finger of head. Lacing is already apparent without even taking a sip. Taste: maltier than the bottles description would lead you to believe. ’malt, take a back seat please’ seems far from true. Minimal bitterness. Bubblegum. Wondering if this is an old bottle... My trade partner was legit, so hard to call it old, but it was an extra. Mouthfeel is fine. Medium bodied as expected. O: perhaps it was not quite fair to follow a heady topper with this, but this seems rather tame. different styles, I know, but this didn’t make the citra shine for me.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
starkastic (18) - - FEB 13, 2012
Very strong hoppy smell right off the bat. Nice citrusy taste with an awesome hoppy after taste. Leaves you wanting to get another sip!

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