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Bucket Head IPA is an aggressively hopped India Pale Ale. We believe that you should go big or go home. Therefore, we add Cascade, Centennial and Mt. Hood hops buckets at a time to make the biggest of our beers. This copper colored beer will start with a hint of sweetness, immediately followed with a punch in the mouth of bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2011
(Draught) Pours a clear golden amber body with a medium cream off-white head. Aroma of orange, grass, grain, soap, and light pine. Flavor of herbs, light pine, citrus, and earth with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11114) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear deep golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma of grapefruit, light pineapple. Taste is fruity and juicy. Tasty and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 16/09/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured a little hazy in appearance hoppy and fruity pineapple and citrus flavours with a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7978) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2013
draft. yeast nose of shallot / onion / garlic and must, which seems odd given the hop bill here, but that’s how it is. perfumed / musty citrus pith and spiced sweet vegetable hop aroma with large dose of yeast. high bitterness, medium acidity, low carbonation, mostly smooth texture other than the spicy hop acid. my overall opinion is that it’s muddled and muted but the undertones of garlic / vegetables tells me I wouldn’t enjoy much a cleaner version.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6030) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2012
Draught at Opal Divine’s Freehouse, Austin, Oct. 18. Pours a deep, bubbly orange with a small fizzy off-white head. Aroma of resiny and catty hops, grain and some fruit. Flavour of grain, caramel malt, resiny hops and a slightly harsh bitter finish. Average bodied. Meh, just alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5813) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2011
This beer has a touch of buzz to it, lets see .. . Pours a gold tan, good foam. .. aroma of sock hops, light sap, and grains .. . i found this to be quite dumbed down, very muddled english .. . ok i guess .. . bango bango! daaaayo!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5664) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2013
On tap at the Whip In. Copper pour with a white head. The aroma and flavor are both very nice. I get a ton of pine and orange notes in both, as well as some lighter biscuit malt. The malt provides a bit of sweetness, but the bitterness level is about medium. Soft mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very nice IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3930) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
On tap at the Phoenix Saloon. The look is clear, amber colored, and an ok cream colored head. The taste is hoppy, grass, pine, good, and caramel. The smell is the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3921) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Draught at Hopdoddy. Served in a big ass cold goblet for some reason. Slightly hoppy with some citrus to it. Bit of caramel and slight sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3786) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2011
On tap at Black Sheep Lodge. Pours a clear orange color with a small white head. Tried to work up a little more but it was being difficult. Aroma is right off fresh hops. Lots of citrus and piney notes in this. Fresh and sappy. Flavor is fresh hops with spicy citrus and pine. Tree sap leads to bitter notes and a very dry hoppy finish. Also has some sweet notes in it towards the end, especially as it warms a bit. Candied floral hops perhaps? Not bad for such a young brewery.

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