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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrRain (472) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 30, 2011
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. This was a gift from my brother. Rajah pours golden yellow with a nicely sized head of small bubbles. The aroma is heavy on hop resin. You can certainly smell the citrus, acid and pine associated with the hop style. The taste is delightfully hoppy without being over the top. Itís well balanced and almost epitomizes the style. The palate is slightly oily but leaves a dryness behind that makes you want more. The acid content seems higher than normal. If you have a sensitive stomach one or two of these would be enough. Overall, this is an excellent beer and a nice surprise from a brewer I havenít heard of before.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mambossa (12) - Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Poured from bottle. Perfectly golden color. Intense tropical aroma of pineapple/tangerine, gently backed by a pine sharpness. Taste is pineapple tartness with a rounded honeylike, malty bottom end. Bitterness lingers in the middle/back of the mouth with pine spice and citrus. My preferred style of IPA. Great dimension for anytime of year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kyle77 (12) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 6, 2014
From site: 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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tonypreto (128) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2014
64 oz growler poured in pint glass. Beautiful aroma, definitely citrus like. Orange gold color with rapud dissapating head. Loved the flavor, easy to drink IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (858) - - NOV 9, 2014
An excellent ipa, big tropical fruit, orange, pineapple, grapefruit in the aroma and taste. Pine in the background and a toffee malt backbone.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1423) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle from jsquire, thanks Jeff! Pours a golden orange with a white head leaving streaky lacing. Aroma has oranges, pine, other citrus and some fresh fruits. with toffee. Taste is of sweet fruits, oranges, sprucy pine, and a solid malt base. Quite hop-forward. Light to medium bodied and quite dry. Finishes well balanced between the bitter hops and the sweet hops. A very tasty and solid IPA! 14.8

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (873) - California, USA - OCT 20, 2014
12oz bottle pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Nice full hop profile of pine and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2014
bottle. deep golden with one finger head. big dank hops. medium body. was expecting some belgian elements, but i donít really detect any -- more of a tropical fruity flavor with substantial bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7970) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle. Orange malt and pine/grapefruit peel aroma. Hazy golden yellow with moderate head and nice lacing. Sweet pineapple/orange malt and moderately bitter pine flavor. A very nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2297) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 17, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear medium amber with a thick ivory head, splatters of lace. Taste is malt that is dumped on by pine hops. But, like a drowning man, the malt keeps reappearing. Strong, hop dominated, but eminently drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4868) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle: Poured a amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention. Aroma of citrus and piney undertones is quiet nice. Taste is also dominated by citrus notes with light piney notes also observable. Bitterness isnít too intense with floral notes as dominant as I would have expected. Body is about average with good carbonation. Tasty beer with well balance bitterness level and great hops aroma. I would have liked flora notes to be even more dominant but still a very enjoyable IPA.

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