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RATINGS: 1007   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Formerly known as Hop Notch. Wonderful complex flavos, like no other, simply a great tasting IPA. Itís balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eructoblaster (3757) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2016
On tap at the Adirondack Hotel on Long Lake (Long Lake, NY). Beautiful cloudy, golden/orange body with a thin, lasting, white creamy head. Wonderful hoppy aroma with malty, mango, citrusy, and herbal hints. Its sharp, well balanced hoppy taste carries grapefruit, mango, and herbal notes. Ends with a long bitter finish. Awesome!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (4996) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Draft sample. The beer is a clear gold with a white head of foam. Grassy, pine, herbs, citrus. Medium body and medium carbonation. Dry and bitter throughout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (3693) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Out of a can hazy dull orange/amber small off white head. Lots of deep rich citrus and piney resinous hop flavors. Sturdy malt body. Big and serious.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14617) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Draft - pours yellow white head - nose/taste of caramel, resin, citrus -medium body

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (1188) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Light notes of hops and citrus. Light and watery upfront but the hops hit you in the end. Medium mouthfeel. Bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (9563) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2016
On tap at Fat Heads Pittsburgh. Pours a clear orange with small frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is floral and resin. Medium body, juicy hop, pine, citrus, light bitterness, good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brownaler (512) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2016
Strong citrus hop aroma with a juicy orange body that has a sharp hop finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mirvine8309 (4) - Sonoma, California, USA - JUL 11, 2016 does not count
Nice and hoppy but not a complexity of hops. I'm not seasoned enough to pick out which variety of hops they use but kind of one dimensional.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frothmeister (709) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2016
12 fl oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber with some sediment floaters, and a one finger light tan coloured head. On the nose, lots of resinous notes, with grapefruit, passion fruit, faint lemon, and a hit of booziness. Medium bodied with some mild sweetness hiding under the bitter grapefruit, citrus pith, light caramel, and tropical fruit notes up front. Then it heads into more pith-like bitterness, mineral notes, with some above average bitterness with some heavy fruit notes in the finish. Itís not extraordinary, but itís solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3630) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Bright tangerine hops, sugary citrus, slightly floral aroma; hazy orange color, thin off white crown; floral and citrus hops, fresh hops, hair enough malt, but a bit soapy in the finish; medium body, slick mouthfeel; good, but not really that great. Draught at Martyís Hops & Vines in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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