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RATINGS: 888   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. Its balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3299) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Fresh bottle via trade. Pretty nice IPA overall. Nice malt balance to the slightly sweet and slightly citrus hops. Medium bitterness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
smboselli (118) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Did not live up to the hype. Not hoppy enough, and flavor profile rather boring ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4492) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 26, 2012
12 ounce from mix six pack at Foodery. Sweet and malty IPA. Little bit of that fruit flavor some give off. Not a hop bomb by any means.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hivemind (721) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 26, 2012
12oz bottle from Rockland Beverage. Had in Manford. Pours dark amber. Aroma and palate are very dry hoppy. A hint of citrus on the tongue. Fresh. Pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle. Pine balanced with sweet malts. Resiny. A bit thin in the middle. Sweetness comes out strong towards the end. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FriarHop (122) - Long Beach, New York, USA - MAY 25, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2013 12oz bottle. Standard orange colored IPA with thin white head. Hops are quite noticeable, but take a backseat to the malt profile. More of a piney hop flavor and a bit stinky in the nose once it warms. Meh, it’s okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigSound (196) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Pours light amber with a white sticky head. Nice lacing. Light aroma of pine and orange/tropical fruit also some sweet bready notes. The flavor is pretty subdued yet well balanced with the pine and hop resin dominating. The body is fairly light with medium carbonation, the bitterness lingers nicely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2012
On draught at 1702. Pours a mostly clear orange-amber color with a fluffy off-white head. Aroma is citrusy, tropical fruits and some resin. Taste has a nice sweet malt backbone with dry bitterness. Medium bodied and oily. Bone dry finish. Pretty good and super bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nj_BierMaven (116) - Flemington, New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Pours a deep golden-approaching-amber color. Aggressive bottle pour yielded a 2-inch head that slowly dissipated, left a nice lacing on the glass. Disappointed in the aroma, guess Ive been spoiled by the floral aromas of competing IPAs. Solid bitterness, but not balanced entirely right with the malts. A good beer, but not one of my faves and IPAs are one of my favorite styles. Something missing in the malt complexity, so its a little too hoppy. Wont be plunking down cash for another sixer of this too soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Nice big hoppy aroma when the cap is popped. Primarily a peppery bitterness that lingers for a bit before departing. I was halfway done before Id even realized it.

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