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RATINGS: 993   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (18103) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle from Whole Foods Henderson, NV
Hazy amber color with generous head. The hoppy aroma is partially fruity, nice. Medium body strength; good malt and toffee flavor, with resiny hops. Long final.
Good, bitter, but easy and too caramelly, therefore hiding the qualities of the hop.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5235) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Dark and cloudy orange pour from bottle at Gsp. Sticky head. Mild and subtle aroma. Very dry and bitter, tons of hops which I love. Dominated by that. Can't complain! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicowv (477) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2012
12 oz bottle: Just a sip right out of the bottle: need to retaste this to really rank it, but wanted it in my database. Nice hop profile iwth citrus, spruce and herbal notes present. Smooth drinking and finish. Would LOVE to drink this more.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dsbrochu (4) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2012 does not count
Very dry, great floral aroma! Good color and goes great in a snifter. Too bad I can't find this in Texas! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (5441) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2012
Sample at ÖÖWF 2012. Fresh and fruity hoppy smell. Similar taste with fruity hops. Sharp bitterness. Awsome summer beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6986) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Savannah, Ga - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - 12 oz bottle. Dark copper pour, medium thick off-white head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma has some patented resiny spruce notes, floral notes in the back end. Flavor is solid IPA with plenty of citrus grapefruit bittersweet notes, some maple syrup notes. Mouthfeel is thick and sticky. Solid west coast IPA - liking what I see from this brewer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2237) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 25, 2012
12 oz single from Roth’s Sunnyslope Market in Salem. $1.39 Pours a slightly darker burnt orange then usual, with a large rocky dirty white head, that fades fast and leaves large amounts of lace down the glass. Slightly resinous hop aromas, with a good doze of caramel from the malts. A nicely balanced IPA in taste. Sure the hops are there but they are equaled by a strong caramel malt. Nice strong mouthfeel to this one. Overall a nice IPA and very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2486) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2012
12oz bottle. Light amber with a nice light biege head. Some resin, hint of grapefruit, nice malt characters. Moderate but somewhat mild body, moderate carbonation, nice and bitter with a hint of sweetness, malty, long tasty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2876) - New York, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Bottled. Orangey brownish pour. White head. Nice floral pine etc. Grapefruit taste. Clean finish. Excellent ipa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Awesome IPA hoppy and delicious consumed with friends and family over the holidays


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