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RATINGS: 945   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Hop Notch. Wonderful complex flavos, like no other, simply a great tasting IPA. It’s balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2013
May 2012. Bottle. Amber color with a white head. Floral aromas with pine, citrus and malt. Flavors are hoppy and floral. Balanced and complex with a nice dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBoxer (2458) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Draft at the crown Vic in Brooklyn. Pours a bronze dark color with a hoppy and boozy backbone. Taste is sweet with a drinkable effect

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1678) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber off white porous head. Fruity, fresh, salty, medium bitter, berries, peach, caramel, resin, light pine.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
captaindoctor (1) - - JUL 19, 2013 does not count
Strong viscous mouth feel, moderate hoppy taste and a hint of citrus. Smoother than others in its class, finishes well. Head is not great, hops could be more pronounced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUL 18, 2013
hey good beer from Utah who knew? had a six pack of cans, most of which drank right from the can but poured enough out to see orange amber color and bright white head. Aroma is citrus zest, perticularly grapefruit with just some malt sweet and honey. Taste is stronger bitter than i like but it just works. makes my mouth feel like i had botton balls in it. Still eays to drink and refreshing for an over 7%abv.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 16, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 This beer has a great hoppy citrus aroma with a nice head on it. The flavor was well balanced & i would definitely recommend this one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CzarMike (31) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2013
A clean dry start and grapefruit finish. Great summer IPA. I'd order this again. Enjoyed in bottle but probably better on tap. ---all in good suds.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4743) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2013
12oz can from Spirits Brick. Poured a great looking deep clear syrupy orange body with an average to slightly larger dense foamy mostly white head. Aroma of citrus rind, grapefruit, slightly sweet amber malts, touch of dirty oranges, honey combs. Medium body with stronger carbonation and a slight harshness on the end that is a combo of hop bitterness and carbonation. Flavor is not as good as the aroma but close enough. Flavor of older rotting citrus fruits, wet toast, dry grapefruit rinds, cereal grain husks. Good stuff here.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zsb19 (168) - Cincinnati, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Clear deep golden color with thick creamy white head. Aroma is bright pine and citrus hops. Taste is crisp dank piney resin upfront with some grapefruit bitter citrus on the follow through with a touch of malty sweetness for balance. Aftertaste is lingering bitterness of resinous pine and citrus. Palate is somewhat sticky and resinous. Overall a nice balanced and refreshing IPA.

4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wilder (12) - Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Had a few bottles at The Brick in Milledgeville,Ga Nice beer with that bitterness required for a good IPA Real dry aftertaste which is great. Hold your nose though.


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