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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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2009 marked the first year of this remarkable beer. We brewed two batches of this beer using hops that were harvested only a few hours before we used them. In addition to the Fresh Hops we used Amarillo, Simcoe, Centenniel, and Cascade.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - OCT 24, 2012
pours a semi-cloudy orange-amber with a medium size white head, and good lacing. smell is of pine, floral, hops, and a touch of caramel. taste is smooth, hoppy, caramel, pine, and malt in the back. ends bitter. well done!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (1756) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle from Chuck’s.

Straightforward Pac NW IPA. Tasty but unexceptional; Amarillo and Simcoe don’t do as much here as I would have hoped.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (6059) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2012
22. Pours a cloudy medium amber with a dense and creamy white head. Mild fresh pine nose, very forest-like aroma. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toast, caramel, iced tea, and a heavy resiny finish. Not bad but the dryness and crystal malt compound each other and make the finish a little harsh.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (720) - Turner, Oregon, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Bomber. Pungent and bitter. Resiny pine, citrus and caramel. A bit flat. Solid IPA bitter finish. Tasty.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 20, 2012
2-22 oz. Bottles Purchased @ The Ballard Market, Seattle, Washington for $5.49 + Tax Each 09-20-12. Lacy lasting off white head. Clear bright rich amber color hazes somewhat with addition of sediment hint at bottom of bottle. Rich floral fresh Hop aroma augmented with extra additions of Amarillo, Simcoe , Centennial, & Cascade dry hops. Rich smooth balanced mild sweet mild fruit, light toasted malt body with fresh hop infusion flavors. Clean mildly spiced refreshing clean hop end.Very Nice. Rich flavors and easy to drink. 6.2 % ABV--70+IBU’s

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
improvjock (321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy light amber, with big frothy white head. Aroma of floral hops and caramel malts. Flavor is incredibly well balanced between the sweetness of the malts and the bitterness of the hops. You really can taste the freshness of the hops. This is one of the best balanced beers I’ve ever had. Well done!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1361) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Cloudy copper color. Aroma is piney and floral. Flavor is more or less equivalent to the evolutionary IPA just that it’s a little more balanced and the hops linger a little longer. Another great hoppy beer from Two Beers.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (642) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2012
On tap @ Two Beers tasting room. Pours light amber with thin lingering head. Aroma is earthy grassy hops. Taste is big, crisp, clean hops with notes of pine, citrus, grass. Nice caramel malt body. Doesn’t have that juicy wet hop taste that some fresh hop beers do, but tasty with some serious hop complexity regardless.

4.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Keepthereceipt (3) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 10, 2012 does not count
One of the best IPAs I've ever tasted! Very session able at 6.2% abv. Really smooth! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CampesinoTino (752) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Bomber of 2012 Release. Light copper and gold colored in appearance with a good inch of beige foam. The nose is on the mellow side for a fresh hop and is mostly pine resin, grapefruit and tangerine. The flavor starts out with a dose of orange rind, pine and ruby red grapefruit along with some bready malt and floral hops notes at the end. Mouthfeel is mildly creamy with moderate carbonation and a bitter, citrus heavy finish. Similar to their IPA but with a little bit more of a spicy hops kick to it.


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