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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This super seasonal IPA is a Two Beers tradition not to be missed. A brewery-wide road trip provides us with some the first hops of the Yakima Valley hop harvest. The result is a intoxicatingly aromatic IPA thatís new and exciting every year.
OG: 1.064 SRM: 20 Malts: Base Malt, Crystals, Munich, Vienna, Carapils Hop varieties: Simcoe, Amarillo, Columbus, Centenniel, Cascade, FRESH HOPS!


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mcnealc31 (255) - Elida, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2014
The huge hoppy aroma and gigantic head are the first things that stand out. A delightful mix of pine, citrus, and grass. This carries over to the flavor with a blend of fresh Simcoe, Amarillo, Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade hops. Thankfully, they didnít ignore the malt as the backbone stands up to the hops. Biting and bitter, as an IPA should be, this celebrates hops without being heavy handed. Although it does pack 70 IBUs and 6.2% ABV. Itís really, really good.

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

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (3791) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draught at a beer festival. Pours a clear light amber color. Nose is very floral with some grapefruit and resin elements. Taste is light and fresh, and slightly bitter. Really pleasant beer with an amazing aroma.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
improvjock (325) - 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 Iíve ever had. Well done!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1336) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Classically good IPA, and the fresh hop angle is not a gimmick. Grapefruit and to a lesser extent pine come out in the flavor, with little resin. Malt base is there but as a supporting cast member to provide balance. Good bitterness but not crazy. And, indeed, the grapefruit and pine flavors from the hops come across as fresh, perhaps in their crispness or clarity. A- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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+IBUís

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle date: earlier. A: Pours a copper ale with a finger of creamy white head which falls to a sheet with a central cap over this excellently clarified beer. Rings for lace. S: Hops a cascadian and centennial. Plenty of the beautiful citric hops. I like that there is a certain element to this which reminds me of flinstones vitamins. A sweet malt lies underneath and is obvious. T: Bitter and spicy. Nice resin flavor with some grapefruit rind and some grassy flavors. A stong malt presence help balance out the hops here, but not too much. A little more diversity in the hops, and theyíve got a real winner here. M: Medium bodied with a fine, lower carb and a semi slick finish. O: As usual, I really like their beers. Glad to have a company in my neck making consistently delicious beer in cans and doing some odd stuff. Serving type: bottle 10-05-2011

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15227) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2014
Draught at 192 Brewing Lake Trail Taproom
Cloudy golden color, creamy head. Very fresh hop, citrusy and resiny, with lean body, balanced.
Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aubrey (3451) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2012 Bottle, 2011: Deep orange hue with a tightly packed, frothy head. Orange-like nose. Bright. Super smooth and creamy up front; crisp and sharp in the finish. VMalt flavors have mild hints of caramel, toffee and toast. Very snappy and pungent hop flavors -- resinous, nutty, green and gamey. Bold, peppery-grassy bitterness. Tasty fresh hop ale, but more bitter than most. 2012: Earthy-sweet, cakey malts. Grassy-floral hops. Moderate, balanced bitterness. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robforbes (2074) - 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!


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