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RATINGS: 763   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. Itís balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LKay (109) - Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Had this on draught at Firestone's in Frederick. Great beer with wonderful hops! Great surprise.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
alawren2 (8) - Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2014 does not count
Hops good, grass, floral. Checking out new beers to me. Taste very good for the price.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
warhawk91 (298) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 18, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a a bright golden orange, a bit hazy with 2 fingers of lacy head and good carbonation. Aroma is ripe orange, mango, peach, earthy hops and pine. Flavor is lots of sweet citrus up front with a slowly escalating hop bitterness towards the back. Some resiny earthy hops and grapefruit to go with the slightly bitter aftertaste. Some sweetness lingers in between. Definitely a first rate IPA, reminds me a bit of a Bells Two Hearted.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
heminator (72) - Virginia, USA - MAR 13, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2012 This is a rather Amazing IPAófrom Utah, no less. As craft beerís popularity grows, the IPA has become something of a showpiece for breweries. Everyone strives to come with a brew that has that bold, hoppy flavor with the strong grapefruit and pine notes dancing on your tongue. The trouble is that, the bolder you go with the hops, the more likely end up with something that has a more astringent finish than is desirable. I donít know what secret these guys have discovered, but this beer really rounds off the bad corners that IPAs often have while sacrificing none of the bold flavors. The alcohol is also a notch or two lower than a lot of IPAs, which I think really enhances the overall drinkability.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sharkweek (100) - Statesboro, Georgia, USA - JUN 11, 2012
This beer lived up to itís name. Looked like an IPA, Smelled like an IPA, and Tasted like and IPA. It must be one. This one is top notch in my book.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdInSaltLake (589) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Nice citrus (tangerine/orange) and spicy hop aroma and flavor. Bready and sweet malt flavor. Moderate bitterness.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bengibbs6 (38) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Nice and light, crisp without that baked bread malt character. Very nice. Hop character is citrus, pine and very clean, no metallic notes at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
badpuppy69 (208) - orange, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2014 Pours a clear light copper color. Decent tight head. Aroma is hoppy upfront with a grapefruit and orange peel note. Taste follows the Aroma with some hops bitterness hanging around. This is a great hop foreword beer. Medium mouth feel. Good price aswel $9 for a 6 pack

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tderoeck (4447) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 9, 2014
24/III/14 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ home - BB: IV/23/14 (2014-310) Thanks to Skatje for the bottle!

Clear orange to amber beer, creamy off-white to yellow head, stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very nice, lots of sweet exotic fruits, bit piny, mango. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: fruity, citrus, pineapple, mango, passion fruit, very bitter, bit medicinal, some caramel. Aftertaste: piny, bitter, citrus, some pineapples, resinous, passion fruits, very dry and bitter.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TFowl (12) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2012
Nice bright color from this beer, small white head. Very citrusy for an IPA, but thatís what I like. I would compare it overall to Bellís Two Hearted Ale, but slightly less flavorful. Overall a great beer, the 7.3% ABV is nice too, as itís .3 more than Two Hearted.


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