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RATINGS: 992   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   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.


4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MattyKakes (117) - Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Golden caramel in color with a satisfying aroma of pears and citrus fruit. Utah is not that far from California. ..right? I can taste that similarity. Delicious! A +plus

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle at D’Agnese’s Trattoria in Akron, OH. Draft in American shaker. Orange-golden yellow pour with thick, lasting white head. Very nice aroma with significant pine, resin, floral, and citrus. Taste similar with the pine and resin dominant. Bitter, but floral finish. Very well balanced with the malts. Medium body, medium carb. Crisp finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Draft. First beer im trying from these guys. Loads of citrus and grapedruit. Alright, so this is a definite home run.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
notnoise (2) - - AUG 11, 2013 does not count
Really nice brew. A balanced bite with depth on the back end. Full an flavorful. Definitely picking up another 6.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (2284) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle from Arminettis in Mundelein with a good by date of October 25, 2013. Pours a golden orange with a white head leaving a lot of spongy lacing. Aroma has pine and fruits and citrus with a very floral happy aroma. Faint toffee. Taste is off bitter citrus, spicy pine with resin and some sweet toffee underneath. More citrus down through the glass. Light to medium bodied and neither syrupy nor sticky. Slightly dry, easy drinker. Finishes more bitter than sweet and tasty. This is a nice one!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Perhaps mine was too old? Felt very thin and a little bit sour/astringent on the malt side and the hop profile was too mild and earthy. Very little character. Meh

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcclainc50 (217) - New York, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Pours a light amber with medium head and medium lacing. Aromas of fruit and hops. Nice hop kick in he flavor with notes of citrus below and in th aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtdewa1 (441) - rome, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2014 Golden pour, thick cloudy head. Nice lacing. Nice citrus notes. Taste of grapefruit and orange. Hoppy aftertaste. A little light, almost watery. Overall still very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeerFanatic (964) - Friona, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Pours a medium amber with a frothy head. Aromas apricot, citrus and slight caramel. Flavors of apricot, citrus and grapefruit. Medium bitter. Light sweetness. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3231) - New York, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Tap at Draught 55 wasting away my sunday afternoon. nice nose of pungent hops and juicy citrus. tastes of grapefruits, earth, dank hops, vegetal, woody, and toasted malt. pretty nice fun beer to get this weekend over with


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