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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Hoppy Boy India Pale Ale is the flagship beer of Twisted Pine. It has a rocky white head, hazy pale orange color, and hoppy citrus aroma. It has a dry, tart taste with an earthy bitterness. Cascade hops provide pleasant grapefruit and citrus notes. This classic American IPA is brewed with medium caramel malts that play off the citrus and orange rind hop flavors to make this beer most enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jasond612 (282) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2014
2/27/13 on draft @TGL. Rare Friday night out especially with vascular fellowship internship day being tomorrow. Anyway got a tip pliney the younger would be on tap but NOPE. So I hit the only ipa on tap and it was nothing to write home about. Very plain ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Copper pour with a white head. Bitter hop and citrus aroma. Flavor is malty at the front which is odd, but moves to a slightly bitter and grassy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
EithCubes (5634) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle, screw-top. Nose has wooden/piny notes with spicy and rugged caramel, some dull but chewy and earthy toffee, mild grapefruit/Cascade. Golden gradient pour with a dense off-white head. Taste medium bitter, but very smooth and rounded, no brutish or thuggish character at all, but the very full doughy caramel does feel neutered, and there’s not enough carbonation or zinging tartness to compensate. Very mildly tart, fresh, but overall sort of a blanket of depression.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (5197) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
Le look classique: une robe orangée et une mousse presque généreuse. Un nez classique: des malts caramel sur un fond de Cascade. Rien de déplaisant. Par contre, je dirais que c’est un peu facile. Sur les papilles, un combat davantage mené par les malts. Le houblon occupe la deuxième position et même il pourrait descendre sur la troisième place du podium. Je ne crois pas que c’est une question de fraîcheur. Je crois plutôt que s’en est un de recette, tout simplement. Au palais, un beau corps de moyenne densité avec un pétillement équilibré et une texture crémeuse. En finale, des notes parfumées et sucrées de houblons fruités. Tout compte fait, un gros bof. Plusieurs éléments m’empêchent d’être totalement enthousiaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle at hotel room orlando... Copper.. Thin tan head... Sweet floral pine... Woody malts... Big zezty.. Fresh clean... Al. Ost spi y in its hoppyness... Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Sampler at Twisted Pine. Appearance: slight white head, good lace, golden yellow, clear. Aroma: floral, caramel, nut. Palate: sticky texture, light body, very bitter and metallic finish. Taste: sweet caramel, blends to nice bitterness growing to too bitter and finishing metallic. Overall, very unique IPA, do not like the metallic, but other than that it is pretty neat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle. Sharp very pine intense hoppy IPA. Cloudy, gold, tall white head. Bitter finish? Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle; nice orangish copper look. This is a good representation of what one should expect with an IPA. Malt hop balance is very good. Very nice aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (2044) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Can. Pours copper with white head. Stale and bitter hops, solid beer actually.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Azand222 (171) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Bottled. Pours a clear light amber with a thick cream head. The aroma is hoppy and sweet. The taste is pretty smooth, medium body with a dry finish. Overall mild with a light hop character, not bad.

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