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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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A full-bodied double IPA, Forester is an expansion of our ever-popular Evo IPA. Its Simcoe, Centennial and Super Galena hop profile brings soft floral aroma while citrus plays on the tongue. Finishing with a fresh bitterness, it leaves you wanting another sip…and another.
OG: 1.084 SRM: 8 Malts: Base Malt, Crystals, Vienna, Munich, Carapils Hop varieties: Simcoe, Amarillo, Centenniel, Super G


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MunBro (685) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2014 Aroma of hops and malts. For a hybrid this actually has better hop flavour than most. Has more of an IPA flavour than a lager which is a big thumbs up in my books. (The actual beer I tried was their India Pale Lager which brought this up. Oops!)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (2516) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2014
This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a glossy/hazy burnt orange to amber color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. There was some light lacing all invading but sliding right on into the beer. The smell started off with a fairly decent dark strong caramel malt that lead into a decent dried citrus sweet aspect. The taste was mainly sweet and malty with a slight bready take in the flavor. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat sharp but not overbearing as it lead me on and into a further depth of a want of detail...was it there? Slightly... Overall, this was a pretty good beer that is worthy of having again if you like the maltier DIPA’s.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
pretty good thick weedy strong hoppy beer pretty good malt and hop balance but just needs more still super drinkable beer

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cstuartj (1017) - Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Muddy yellow brown in color, thin head. Nose is funky, a bit sour. Very sweet attack and wet sloppy finish.


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