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RATINGS: 959   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strap (612) - Seoul, - APR 27, 2013
On tap at RFD. Solid IPA. Good all around beer. Drank as part of a long session so unable to capture specifics other than a basic rating ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fakebeersnob (244) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Pours a murky copper with a huge off-white head, Fresh scent - cut grass with hints of citrus. Taste is average. Malt back, slightly burnt. Tingles on the tongue. Hop presence, but nothing too stanidng out. Not too citrusy, not too piney. Just hops and malt. Overall, I am just not impressed. Doesnít seem complex like the deScription.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1967) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 23, 2015
(tap) clear, bright amber orange colour with a tall beige head; aroma of citrus, honey; dryish flavour with a long light bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hammy78 (903) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear copper, huge white head, lots of lacing. Nose is sweet caramel and citrus, some pine too. Tastes sweet, a little bitter, gives way to caramel. Really nice and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (180) - Utah, USA - NOV 14, 2015
This is a good IPA with plenty of caramel-malty flavor and the right amount of hops, not overly bitter easy to drink would recommend.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mikenike (4) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 9, 2015 does not count
Cool brewery idea, using solar energy to brew beer! Body is a little heavy but taste and hoppy aroma make up for it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (9150) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2015
12 oz bottle. BB 10/03/14. From a kiosk in Portland, OR.
Hazy orangey golden color with a small white head. Citrusy hops, lemon, mild bitterness and dry grainy malt in the aroma. The flavor is... old hops... shit... I didnít check the BB date before buying... Thereís old hops, mild bitterness and dryness in the flavor. Needs a rerate.
And the rerate is coming much sooner than I thought...
12 oz can. BB 1/8/16. (Beermongers) Portland, OR.
Deep golden color with a small white head. Citrusy and piney hops, some bitterness and dryness in the aroma. The flavor is... fresh... citrusy and piney hops, moderate bitterness... Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pablo951 (529) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Had it in tap. Pours beautifully clear and copper with a thick head. The aroma is a mix of malt/citrus & hop, but weak. The taste is of a smooth hop malt IPA, I could use a little more punch for the effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nuffield (3905) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2015
I usually struggle to find the enjoyment in a lot of mainstream IPAs, or at least, I struggle find the enjoyment through all aspects and to the bottom of the bottle. But this one did it. Not at all bitter, just highly flavorful, with a delightfully balanced sweetness. Easy drinking. Highly compelling with the right food; in my case, a spicy squash and chickpea stew. Bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (6242) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2015
Many thanks to Chris for this can! Great intense floral nose. The beer starts extreme piney and hoppy. Intense viscous-floral. Tons of fresh hops on a malty-sweetish body. Moderate bitterness. Intense sweetish hoppy aftertaste - probably a bit too sweetish. Lots of floral piney hops. Intense viscous piney aftertaste. Great!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (175) - Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Pours golden almost amber. Aroma is mostly citrus, apple, other fruit, hay. Taste is pine, resin, earthy, barely a hint of malt. Medium mouthfeel.

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