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RATINGS: 944   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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.

viverlee's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
viverlee (18) - - FEB 8, 2013

If they made beer cologne – and if they don’t they should – this wouldn’t be a bad place to start.

STYLE: American IPA

ABV: 7.3%

LOOK: Creamy head sits nicely atop a surprisingly clear amber, more vinegar than oil. Slow but persistent carbonation up the gut. I can tell already, the lacing, it’s there.

NOSE: Classic West Coast IPA. Sugared grapefruit right away. Also orange. Also pineapple. And also nectarines. There’s a wonderful little piney note, like if you took a citrus cocktail and stirred it with just a needle or two. Tempting and coy.

MOUTH: It can’t replicate the nose, and that’s a shame because I had orgasmic hopes for a mouth parade. What I need here is some sweet honey tang and something that sticks in my gums for a minute. This, I’m afraid, is too light to be excellent. But not to get too caught up in the negatives, because there are some, let’s cover the positives. Because there are just as many. Sharper pine without being overwhelming. Clever bitterness. And a nice malty gulp.

Beeradvocate Rating: 89

ratebeer Rating: 96

Hayward Abbey Rating: 86

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aggiebob (331) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Bottle. Amber color. Grapefruit, pine and a malty aroma and flavor. Well balanced and not too bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7879) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2015
Can from Total Wine, Tampa. Orangée, col blanc-cassé. Arôme au bouquet épicé et plaisant, malt caramel, fruité laissant de belles notes d’agrumes. Palais est malté, pâle et caramel, fruité houblonné assez renfermé. Pointe de pamplemousse, fini liquoreux voire résineux. Reste également légèrement épicé.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Joshua0317 (7) - sun prairie, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 22, 2015 does not count
Its citrus laced, creamy/smooth on the palate, dry, not very aromatic but that could be because it comes in a can and I didn’t pour into a cup. Overall ok beer, but not a jump to choice for an IPA for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (625) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2015
It pours dark golden with orange tinges and a full white head that leaves plenty of lacing. It has citrus aromas with hints of pine and lemon. The flavors are a piney, citrus combination with a moderate bitter bite on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (1278) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Delicious & pretty ipa! Decent mouthfeel w/ a great pour & solid aroma. Very good ipa!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryrpat (214) - Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Nice hoppy ipa. Can taste the floral pine flavor and rather smooth going down ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jabah (217) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2015
This has an overall good balance of malt to hop ratio, while retaining itself as a hop-bomb. Not quite over the top, but very bitter up front and at the finish....with a decent amount of sweetness at the end from the malts. Pretty much West Coast style. Clean and semi-crisp medium bodied feel. Hazy light orange appearance. Will be added to my rotating list of IPAs.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
skatanarchy (173) - - AUG 6, 2015
유인타 브루 - 홉 노쉬 IPA 7.3% ABV 유타주 솔트레이크 시티의 브루어리. 지역적 편견관 달리 매우 잘 짜여진, 벨런스에 충실한 IPA. 거품 유지력도 인상적이다. 시트러시함과 솔 향의 암묵적 타협. https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
LetsRiff (13) - Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Great flavor and aroma if you love hops. Nice citrus notes. Strong, but doesn’t have the heavy taste and palate of an imperial, great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
[7436-20150730] 12floz bottle. Grainy orange hops aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Bitter grainy orange hops and sweet citrus peel flavour. Medium body. Good, possibly a little stale but the date has passed. (8/4/8/4/16) 4.0
(w/ blankboy, GregClow, jercraigs)

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