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RATINGS: 925   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2320) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle. Light amber body. Frothy off-white head. Aroma of grapefruit, resin, toasted grain. Hint of tropical fruit. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. The usual resin and grapefruit hop flavors, but some sweetness help balance those along with some fruit flavors.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Best by 03MAY13 Nice golden with a solid quilt of fine creamy foam. Smells classic west coast: resin, weed, pine, grapefruit and BO. Nice nose. Flavor is up front bitter with a malty (crackers, biscuit and some sweet english crystals) backbone. There is a good resin bitterness with a spicy flavor and some good midpoint purple kush. Medium on nearly full bodied with fine, moderated carb and a watery finish. Nice beer. I probably won’t go out of my way for this one, but would drink on tap locally, particularly with a good spicy meal or pizza.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrianHop (4) - - NOV 18, 2013 does not count
Tasty tasty beer I like the color I like the aftertaste and the aroma goes down your nose like a sweet flower

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (767) - USA - NOV 17, 2013
Deep gold-light copper, clear, off white head. Aroma of piney hops, biscuity malt. Flavor: grainy/biscuity malt, piney-resiny hops with mild citrus, clean and crisp with a little lingering bitterness in the finish. Refreshing and well- made.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illidurit (2243) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Backlog purge. On tap at Standard Pour in Sonora. Gold pour. Heavy biscuity malt palate, not sweet just heavy, with heaps of acidic grapefruit.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hoju777 (152) - FRANCE - NOV 10, 2013
From Whole Foods. Smells weakly of IPA. Copper colored. Tastes a bit weird and off. I guess that’s a good thing with cheese.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Creecree (24) - - NOV 9, 2013
Aroma: citrus, pineapple, pine, grapefruit Appearance: amber orange, clear, a white head sort of fizzy and foamy, dissolves with light lacing. Taste: bitter, grapefruit, rind, a little floral. Palate: starts bitter, then a little sweet, then bitter again that fades after about 15 seconds. Overall: great beer!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LKay (131) - Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Had this on draught at Firestone's in Frederick. Great beer with wonderful hops! Great surprise.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
amishrob66 (1) - coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2013 does not count
Has good hoppy flavor which balances well with its malt level. Has amost a wet hop flavor with a crisp mouthfeel. Not bad at all.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisFields (95) - Ashtabula, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Poured a nice cloudy amber with a good two fingered head that leaves terrific lacing. Nice aroma, citrus, pine and green grass. Taste is a nice round blend of hoppy bitterness with a subtle underscore of malt. Nice mouth feel and low carbonation makes for a very drinkable IPA. Overall I’d say this IPA is pretty well put together. Nice rounded taste, good going down. Thats 2 for 2 from Uinta brewery for me, I may have to keep an eye on them.


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