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Tofino Hoppin Cretin IPA

Brewed by Tofino Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tofino, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A northwest IPA, well hopped with Columbus, Centennial, and Citra. 6.5%, 60 IBUs.

Editor’s note: bottle reports 7.5% ABV in 2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (5185) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle: Poured an amber color ale with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrusy hops with light bitter notes is pleasant enough. Taste is dominated by citrusy hoppy notes with medium level of bitter notes and dry caramel malt notes with little residual sugar notes. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Standard West Coast style IPA with quite the hops punch but maybe a tad too much bitterness for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raphael (1015) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Different label with the 7.5, bought at a liquor store in Duncan, on way back from Cascadia Poetry Festival. muscular but well-balanced aroma, like fresh lumber with lemon hints and a caramel wind, solid off white head on light orange. Flavor is also assertive but balanced, a high citrus keening with some oak under-pinnings, alcohol and honey, tart and drying in mouth. hoppy finish with warming. Had 8 beers in my trip & after, this clearly my fave.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6103) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle. Slightly hazy amber, big eggshell lace. Tropical hop aroma, mushroom and light salty notes. Lightbodied, slightly chewy, sparkly. Slightly metallic, pine quick finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ipaluvr082 (70) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
Bomber, golden copper with a thin white head. Aromas of straw, and melon, not pungent. This is pretty darn clear for an unfiltered beer. Taste is on the weak side for an IPA, light malt not very hoppy, very malty. Just OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RumRunner101 (881) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
Copper pour, white head. Aromas of mango, tangerine, rum dipped spruce tips. Fruity, with a sweet, bready malt backing. Lingering bitterness. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stizz19 (64) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Poured from a bomber. Hazy golden color with thick off-white foam. Smells like orange and other citruis fruits. Tastes like a mixture of citruis fruits and a fairly hoppy aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13538) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 17, 2014
Amber colour, thin head, bright fresh tree hops, the body has a bit of fizziness, with a decent amount of hops, fresh citrus and just, balanced IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3561) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
Deep gold,small white head.Fresh fruity/spicy hop nose.Starts light carmel,toffee notes.Effervescant piney hop mid.Big, long bitter citrus hop finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brontebeach (171) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
From a bottle pours golden honey with off white head that thins with some lacing. Tangerine nose makes way to carbonated zing on the palate with a nice refreshing dose of hops in the aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark clear copper with full head. Aromas of pink grapefruit, tropical fruit, rubber, and toasted malts. Flavors of pine and grapefruit juice. Long bitter finish.

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