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RATINGS: 704   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (1048) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle to pint. Very hoppy bitter for a single IPA. Not much else going on. Pretty standard stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (40) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Pours a cloudy gold/Orange color. Smells of pine, hops, and alcohol. Tastes bitter and of alcohol with a lemony finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
J_man (667) - Tustin, California, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Herbal/grassy, piney and slightly flowery aroma, medium yellow/orange with a small white head. The aromas march directly into the flavor along with a nice light candy/honey sweetness that offsets the significant bitterness surprisingly well. That bracing bitterness really kicks in on the tongue and the back of the throat in a good way. Although this is definitely a hop lovers beer, itís quite easy drinking for an IPA at this level.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novice101 (204) - - MAR 10, 2014
Very good IPA, smells of hops as soon as I popped the can, the pine/citrus was well balanced and not overbearing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (1855) - Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2014
On tap at WOB. Cloudy burnt orange pour with an off white head. Citrus hop aromas. Citrus and resiny hop notes. Sturdy caramel malt backbone. Good body and mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajtrupp (198) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2014
I had the Hop Notch version from a can, which I consider a bonus. Big citrus notes in the hops, great summer IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RedSox2004 (1139) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Clear golden amber with a two-finger creamy head that dissipated quickly bu left very nice lacing. Aromas of citrus - mostly grapefruit - and pine with generous caramel malt for a backbone. Caramel sweetness up front gives way quickly to the sharp hop profile, dominated by the grapefruit with the pine in the background. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel, lively carbonation and a crisp bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
S_Side_Smitty (392) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Pours light copper with a small white head. Aroma is dank mango and tropical fruit. Taste is sweet mango with an easy long bitterness that fades after the mid palate. Finish is dry.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Caaron (2) - Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2014 does not count
Draft from Southern Growlers. A very drinkable and balanced IPA that is not as bitter as you would expect from it's listed IBUs.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shotgun1431 (126) - franklin furnace, Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Orange / amber color with a white head. Very hoppy with citrus. Very good brew.


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