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RATINGS: 814   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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.


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
rdsanfbeerman (12) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Great golden amber color, nice nose, lotsa pine and citrus with ginger saying Iím here on your tongue... here comes mouthy malt and some nice lacing. Very nice IPA... best fresh naturally.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
phikus (59) - syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Awesome pine citron aroma with spruce grapefruit orange rind and light biscuit malt flavors. Finishes on the bitter side of balanced. A total hop bomb for a single IPA. Drinks like a double. For me that is a good thing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JMerritt (1816) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottled. Super hazy/chunky yellowed-brown with a giant, light tan head. Big pine cone aroma with sweet grapefruit and orange rind - generally heavy on the citrus fruits but with a definite spruce front end. Heavily bitter flavor, one that grows slightly in intensity through the flavor profile, will a little white malt backbone, but donít kid yourself - this is hop centric, big time. A bit of white pepper in the finish, which ends just a touch watery (which, surprisingly, is a bit refreshing).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ramboraffe (597) - SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2014
355 ml bottle at world of beer, pensacola, FL. Clear amber with white head. Smell is hoppy floral and grass. Taste is hoppy floral with pine, citrus and grass and malty with brwad and caramel. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ADfan (578) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Beer has a hazy golden color with a medium head. Unique aroma of pine needles, citrus and hops. The taste has some floral notes with grapefruit and a touch of orange. Good finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (572) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle at home from Kings supermarket orlando. Spruce pine citrus nose. Full on caramel malts with strong bitter finish. Really good and balanced ipa

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3243) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Pour is a cloudy orange with a large white head. Aroma is a very nice dank citrus hop. Flavor is also a nice dank pine hop. Very hop forward and bitter. This is a great drinking IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raoul_duke (18) - - OCT 12, 2014
From a can. Wonderful citrus on the front. Very clean finish. Overall excellent. Grass on the end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3259) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12 oz bottle purchased as a single at the Whole Foods in Coral Springs, Florida. Best before 11/02/14. The pour is a hazed orange yellow golden with a well formed light tan head. The aroma is dank resin, rounded citrus fruit and floral. The taste is peanut shells initially, then opens to floral, bitter resin and finishes with grass. The palate is medium bodied with soft carbonation and dry floral grass finish. Smelled better than it tasted, perhaps not so fresh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leini (848) - SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
Sample @ a tasting event. Amber body with a medium white head. Tropical fruit, pine & caramel.


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