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RATINGS: 879   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. It’s balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.


3.6
   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 I’d even realized it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2188) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2012
355ml bottle. Pours a pale gold, white head. Hoppy, resiny aroma, grapefruit, apricot, spruce, quite spicy, dried fruits, yeast, caramel. Off-dry, medium body, high bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, hoppy taste, grapefruit peel, spruce, pine resin, apricots, caramel, rather floral and spicy. Nice. (2012-05-13)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rollinsr (412) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - MAY 19, 2012
Pours a light amber with about a finger of off-white head. Aroma is sweet citrus hops. Taste is slightly bitter but not overly hopped. Good easy drinking IPA with a serious ABV. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1550) - SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2012
Pours amber wth medium white head Very hoppy aromas of citrusy fruits and caramel malts. Nice! Mmm. Palate is low sweetness with medium bitter ending. Its a bit frizzy, has nice citrusy tones. Well balanced from start to end. Not as hoppy in taste as in aromas but overall id say this is top notch!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChazMania (658) - Pasadena, California, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle poured into my tulip glass. Nice tangerine nose, pours clear orange. Good bitter taste with some citrus flavors. Good body and very enjoyable beer all around.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (4316) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2012 Draft at Vabf 2012:Juicy tangerine nose. Clear amber, medium yellow head.Tangerine and orange peel. Medium body. Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17 (3442) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 17, 2012
12 ounce bottle purchased from Bel Air in Woodland, CA. Bottled on 04/09/12. The aroma is of subtle earthy, and moderately grassy hop aromas. Some Crystal maltiness is also present in the background. Fairly subdued nose that is rather pedestrian. Transparent copper colored body with a medium off-yellow head present. Decent lacing. Starts with a little earthy hoppy flavors, before this becomes a little metallic and slightly grainy with maltiness in the middle. Finishes with a little more metallic and herbal hops. Not very bitter, and the ethanol is hidden well. A well-made IPA, that is solid, but nothing spectacular. Easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coldbrewky (1478) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Well well well.....on tap at the local steak house. Served in an NON icy glass...the world must be ending. medium piney nose. Hop bite is flower in body and soft. A lovely deep amber in the glass. A solid IPA which is neither in your face with hops or a watery excuse for an IPA. I had two. Alcohol sneaks up on you in the parking lot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
someviking (132) - old bridge, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Pours pale orange with a fluffy white head that lasts. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is sweet hops but relatively bitter bite to them. Well balanced with malts as well. Solid ipa.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
osu97gp (666) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Pours a clear straw color with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma of citrus hops, caramel, and some light pine hops too. Flavor of very strong citrus hops with a nice amount of caramel malt balancing the hops. Quite refreshing.


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