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RATINGS: 3170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Bold, spicy and menacingly delicious, this American-hopped India Pale Ale offers an aromatic punch and then follows through with a lasting, full-bodied finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Metalhead (643) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2007 Copper color,carbonated but no head. Modest hop aroma and flavor with a dryish finish.Good but I wasnít impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (2284) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 9, 2004
A very good IPA. Nice copper coloured body, and an intense hoppy aroma and bitter flavor. That being said, it lacks a bit of subtlety and could use a bit more malty flavor to balance out the hops. Still, this is a superb beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2004
another solid,but typical ipa. i like they type of brew in general, and stone puts out a nice widely available one here. hoppy, citrusy, and easy going down. enjoyed it and will put it on my rotating list of 6íers to buy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cstuartj (1020) - Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2004
They have this at the local specity shop here in Spokane Washington. Overall a great IPA but not as good as Stoneís effort IMO. It was a good brew but I will take a stone over this most times out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CamdenD (1177) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 4, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2005 Yet another RE-RATE: this thing is good, and I am stupid. Balanced IPA that even holds up well to cask conditioning, try it because itís fortified with essential vitamins. RE-RATE: (7/5/7/3/15) Not sure here, but it seems as though Iíve lost some of my love for this beer. It tastes a bit blander to me and almost chalky. It still pours very nicely and looks fantastic, but Iím just not getting the "hop devil" taste anymoe. At first I thought it was the bottle/6 pack, but upon frequent revisiting, I am still a wee-bit dissapointed. Still a very nice beer, just not as intense as Iíd like out of an IPA. OLD RATING (4.2):The perfect IPA? Maybe. I love the dark color and feeling to this beer. This is an IPA without being TOO pale -- it still has some backbone to go along with the incredible hop punch. Go for this one, many times.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickchalk (229) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2004
29th beer of the 2004 Montreal Mondiale. Amber coloured, white head. Aroma is typical American-style hop profile, caramelly too. The flavour is also hoppy, with citric notes, with the same licorice undertone I remember from the Storm King. Full bodied. Good, but not outstanding.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jon112981 (327) - Bristow, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2004
Beautiful aroma of hops. Pours straight into glass with 1cm of head. Nice amber color. A bit dissappointed in the taste. Thought it would be more bitter but still an excellent IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - JUN 29, 2004
(sample @ brewery) a very nice amber-colored beer under an orangish-white head. nose is full of prominent domestic hops-cascades w/ maybe Mt. Hood?-and some caramel malt underneath. flavor a balance between hops and malty sweetness. aftertaste is hoppy and bitter, with a little too much malt stickiness coming through for great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2006 Bottled. A sour fruit aroma to this hazy amber coloured beer. The beer is hoppy, sour, chewy and tasty. A nice beer but Iíve had better IPAs.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrockLanders (780) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2004
This is flat out the kinda stuff that’ll turn you into a hophead. Luscious....delicious...scrumptious. The color is spot on for the style, a nice coppery-orange. The white pillowy head was perfect. The hoppy scent was accented nicely by a fruity, citrusy ovetone. The bitter piney/hop flavor had me wanting more and more. Very satisfying. No doubt, this baby is right there with the gems by Stone and Alesmith. I’ll buy this again...and again..and again.

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