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RATINGS: 2971   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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.


BlackOut's rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackOut (43) - East End, - MAR 3, 2008
Cloudy amber color with small lasting head, taste plenty of hops, malt, grapefruit, bitter finish. Flavour is kinda bland though. Ok pale ale, but couldnt drink a lot of it.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pablo951 (463) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Had it on tap, nitro style! Pours a clear copper hue with a nice head and mondo lacing. Very smooth tasting IPA that has a even smoother kickback. And dare I say it, a smooth aroma to boot.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HeistAlmighty (1155) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
355ml bottle. Simply a delightful IPA. Very flavourful but not aggressively or jarringly bitter. The balance is just right. Looks, tastes and smells just like it should.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPAgutten79 (603) - Skui, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2014 Mørk gylden med lavt skum. Aromaen er malt, tropisk frukt (ananas) og humle. Smaken er malt, sitrus, humle, tropog karamell og tropisk frukt. Bitter ettersmak. Medium konsistens.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ThreeCats (605) - ISRAEL - DEC 11, 2014
Clear mahogany with an of white head. Aroma floral with citrus and caramel notes. Taste of his and a little cardboard, not particularly bitter, would say this is a pale ale except that the palate is more bitter (and cardboardy) than a pale ale would be. OK

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (1401) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2014
Orangebrun klar med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter humle, grapefrukt og fersken. Bittersøt smak av frukter, fersken, ananas, bitre sitrusskall og humle. Medium kullsyre, ganske lang bitter ettersmak.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4079) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Akkurat, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, herbal, hops, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, hops, caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RafeAU (197) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2014
bottle from plonk. prominent hop aroma and bitterness but less hop flavour than some American ipas. but not a problem, just its style. Nice ipa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (2288) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 2, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear dark amber, solid 1/2" beige head, full curtain of lace. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste is full-bodied caramel malt that adds clear citrus hops on the swallow, only to have the malt pull even for a finish that has both lingering nicely. A superb IPA. High recommendations.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawanna (2326) - GERMANY - DEC 2, 2014
0,355 l bottle from Biervana Dark golden Color, clear and with a frothy white foam. caramel, cereal, grass, spruce, citrus, light sweetness, very bitter, full body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kespecial (34) - - NOV 29, 2014
A terrific everyday IPA. Not west coast style--too malty--but 100% American in the powerful resiny hops. Very sessionable if not exactly low abv at 6.7. Pours amber with white head. Nose is spicy hops, pine resin. Flavor and palate is where the beer shines. Taste is sweet caramel malt followed by a rush of spicy hops for a dry finish. Very full bodied, but refreshing enough that it invites the next sip. Reasonable points of comparison would be Anchor liberty ale, DF 90 min. (sweeter and heavier), or Sierra Celebration, all of which blend assertive happiness with a firm caramel malt backbone.


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