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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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American IPA bursting with citrus aromas and flavors. You’ll find evidence of tangerine, grapefruit, orange and mango in the aroma from the multiple additions of a single hop variety, Citra. There is also a nice malt balance in this bitter, full bodied, doglicious IPA that is a citrus lovers delight.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (802) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2013
12 oz bottle from six-pack, Andersons, Columbus, OH. Hazy gold-orange, creamy white head, strong lacing. Aroma is a dead giveaway for the citra, and lots of it. Citrus, toast, pine, caramel. Verging on over-hopped but this has a solid malt backbone and body that do stand up well. I’m a big fan of Thirsty Dog and this is another above-average offering from them.


3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (942) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is clear golden color with a slight head the aroma is citrus and the taste is a strong bitter grapefruit flavor that lingers on the palate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3236) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of grass and citrus. Bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lectvay (130) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Pale golden, not very carbonated. Smells kind of blah. Not picking up much citrus or pineapple. Mostly barley. Taste follows suit. Pleasant sweetness, but where are the hops? Maybe this was a little old. Wouldn’t have identified it as an IPA blind.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1067) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Good stuff. Aroma is citrus and hint of pineapple. Taste follows nose with light bitterness and pleasant sweetness. Good beer. Barely misses top 20%.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8536) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2014
12 ounce bottle from And Beer, Athens. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a large frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus, tropical, spicy hops, pale malts, something a little bit dirty, but not too distracting. The taste is bitter citrus hops, some tropical and green hop notes, pale malts. Medium bodied, high carbonation, lingering bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lukaduke (2181) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Pours a hazy dull brown with a finger of eggshell foam. Nose is caramel malt, some peach and mango and a touch of stale grass and cardboard. Palate is abrasive with bitterness and lots of stale malty oxidized cardboard that falls into a overly bitter astringent finish. Meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (944) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a clear dark orange with a white lacing. The aroma is notes of orange, faint tangerine and ever so slight pineapple. The finish is malt forward and the flavor is sweet, but not cloying. Fresh this would be interesting

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BLADT (621) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle pour. Clean orange with pillowy white head. Loads of webbing. Grapefruit and milled grain aromas. Light tropic fruit. Medium to light body. Persistently bitter - though never aggressive - throughout. More tropical fruit, some resin. Nice finish. A good showing of citra hops. Solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Dark gold pour, amber hues. Aroma of mango, passionfruit, orange rind, just nice citra. Fuck, way too much crystal-like sweetness in the flavor. Pine, mango, butterscotch. Some orange juice in the finish is pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle from phaleslu. Pours a clear yellow/orange. Aroma is citrus-tangerine, orange. Solid beer. Nothing stands out a lot but its a good beer.


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