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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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First brewed 1995
Available year round
Dry-hopped with Cascade for an awesome floral nose.
50 IBUs


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3832) - Henrietta, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2009
(bottle - 12 oz) Clear amber pour with a half inch of white foam. Aroma is very grassy and floral. Can definitely smell the Cascade. Flavor is bitter and floral at the start with a very mild citrus middle. Mainly dry and flowery hops. Some peppery bitterness coming through at the end with a lingering bitter aftertaste. Kind of average.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2009
12 fl oz bottle, from Supreme Liquors, Cambridge MA. Slight chill haze. Tight but diminishing head. Decent condition but not too gassy. Plenty of citric hops with a good deal of bitterness, tending toward astringence. Also a modicum of biscuity malt. Not the biggest hitting IPA but extremely refreshing, quaffable stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1674) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 27, 2009
12 bottle. Pours a deep gold with a 1/4" off white head. Aroma is citrus and malt. Nice medium body, smooth and soft on the tongue. Flavor is citrus hops, balanced with sweet caramel malt.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamherbert (1377) - Syracuse, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2009
Cloudy golden yellow color. Lots of carbonation. Rocky light brown head; excellent head retention. Honey-colored. Actually looks downright excellent. The smell is flowery perfume hops. Hint of citrus (lime, orange). Roasted, dark caramel malts; dry and bready. Earthy. The taste is toffee and bready caramel malts on the front. Earthy like a sandbox. The hops come in at the end, and add a needed bitterness. Like an English IPA with extra woody, flowery hops. The feel is a great medium body. Smooth and buttery; lasting, but not intrusive. The hops in this beer are American, but the strong roasted malt balance puts this over the top.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Rosemary grapefruit hop aroma. Hop flavor turns even more herbal and earthy. Nothing to write home about.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
twitcher (298) - framingham, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 10, 2009
bottle. Pours a bright, clear copper color, big fizzy inch of off white head that sticks around well and leaves plenty of lace on the glass. Light crisp citrus and floral hop aromas in front of some tamed caramel sweetness. Flavor flattens out a fair amount... light citric bitterness on the front. Mild but decent hop character follows with some grapefruit, lemons, and crisp light spicy pepper notes. Mild, tame malty sweetness in the background. Palate is smooth and even with a crisp, dry, lightly bitter finish. Overall a decent IPA, on the mild and sessionable side.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhatB420 (723) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 7, 2009
Got my hops up for nothing, couldnt quite grasp what was so solid here, but its really not that bad of a brew, maybe a step up from a dundee ipa or so, but quite mild and no strong presence of an intricate brewing process.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrant (330) - New York, USA - MAY 17, 2009
Smells of sour citrus hops with a strong malt presence. Taste is very balanced malts and hops, unusual for an IPA, but not bad. Good choice if you dont like hops too much.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
halfonit (1222) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Has a slight hops smell. A golden colored brew with a faint hop scent. Its not too bad of a brew but Id recommend this one for a beginner of the hops flavored beer. Most likely my boy named Phattie. Learn the brews man......learn them!! Go Bs!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1834) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 2, 2009
12oz bottle. This is from a local brewery to me so I have tried most of their offerings. As with their other beers their is nothing special here. Just OK.


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