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RATINGS: 774   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boothead (26) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2012
The aroma is fairly subtle and not overwhelming for an IPA. Appearance is nothing special--rather light in color. Great taste with the typical hoppy flavor that isnít too much. Crisp finish--drink up!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6419) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle from City Beer. Pours light amber wtih a rocky beige head and a citrus aroma. There is a hearty caramel malt flavor nicely balanced with grassy hop bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicowv (455) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2012
12 oz bottle: Just a sip right out of the bottle: need to retaste this to really rank it, but wanted it in my database. Nice hop profile iwth citrus, spruce and herbal notes present. Smooth drinking and finish. Would LOVE to drink this more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2012
12ox bottle from a six pack that cost me $7.99. Clear orange color, creamy head, good lacing. Smells like caramel and orange rind, not bad at all. Flavor is hoppy, citrus orange rind but has a pretty good malt backing to it. Overall, not bad and a good value but I am s biased towards west coast IPAís. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-16-2011 01:58:09

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2606) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Dark and cloudy orange pour from bottle at Gsp. Sticky head. Mild and subtle aroma. Very dry and bitter, tons of hops which I love. Dominated by that. Can't complain! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danyel (647) - Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle. Orange with nice white head. Smells citrusy. Tastes crisp, citrusy, good balance, lingering resinous finish. A good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
halfonit (1163) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 7, 2012
On tap at battleship. The beer pours a clear golden orange with a white head. Aroma is quite floral with a little bit of grass and pine. Slightly sweet malt aroma, mostly bread. The flavor is moderately sweet without a ton of hop flavor either. Itís mostly grass and line with a touch of floral hops and citrus peel. Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice and crisp IPA..

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Poured from bottle. Orange /copper color with small head. Wonderful fruity citrus nose with a sweet malt follow up. Taste follows. Fruity hops with bready malt balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle shared at CBC - Clerkenwell, London - many thanks to Sledutah! Pours clear, rich gold with a frothy, white foam head. Sugary grapefruit nose, toasty malts, ferns. Medium sweet flavor with lots of juicy citrus, toasty bread, light pine. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lots of sticky sugars to finish, pectin, dry caramel. Very nice IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anggrec (65) - Delaware, USA - NOV 2, 2012
From bottle to tulip. Clear copper color. I am a hop lover and this is the perfect combination of malty, citrusy, hoppy flavor. I like it a lot.


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