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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Glen Falconer was passionate about friends, familly, and great IPAs. So in tribute, we’ve created an IPA worth of this master brewer. Made with Falconer’s Flight hops from Hopunion, LLC, a blend named for Glen himself. The result is a bright, moderately bitter IPA with stonefruit aromas and a strong malt backbone. We think Glen would approved. Proceeds from the sale of Falconer’s Flight hops go to the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation, providing scholarships to professional and aspiring brewers. In addition, Widmer Brothers Brewing is making a donation to grant two additional scholarships. Learn more at www.glenfalconerfoundation.org. Prost! To true hop heads.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - SEP 24, 2011
12 oz bottle. Clear bright amber with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, hay and herbs. Flavor is very bitter with a caramel and bready malt sweetness. Medium body with average carbonation and a slick, almost syrupy mouth feel. Nice beer to try out the new hop but I’m not a huge fan.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LtDan (1743) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Appearance: Pours a clear copper with a quickly subsided head.

Aroma: Floral and citrus scents slight toffee.

Taste: Bitter piny hops juicy and earthy bitterness. A little soapy. Lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Thin prickly carb.

Overall: Meh. <--- My first reaction. I enjoyed the First Rotator IPA with Citra Hops. The aroma and body was lacking.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fratto (2590) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Bottle from the Pioneer Majestic. Reddish orange pour with a big white head. Aroma is slightly toasty, very fruity, and just a little earth. Taste is some caramel, lots of earth, lots of biscuit, kinda pine, and a little dry spice. Great finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BK7 (722) - Turner, Oregon, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Bottle. Has a nice aroma and a satisfying bitterness at the end. A good IPA but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10748) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours clear ruddy copper with a very transient whiteish head. Very floral aroma. Med body. Flavor is floral/citrus. Seems a bit light stone fruity. Malt is pretty well balanced out by the hop. Given the floral I’d vote ESB, but the malt level isn’t there. Very pleasant drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3430) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Sharp and snappy IPA without enough sweetness to balance it out. Rough bitterness, but not necessarily what I’d call harsh. Dry, peppery and bitter finish. Malts are toasted and crusty. Hops are nutty, resinous, woodsy and grassy. Not bad, but I didn’t like it nearly as much as the juicy X-114.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (3904) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Pours clear copper with a smallish beige head. The aroma has bready caramel malts, peaches, pineapple, spice and lots of tropical hoppiness. Medium body with mildly sharp carbonation. The flavor starts out with caramel malt that is sweeter than the aroma lets on & the hops of the aroma are there, but they are a bit overpowered by the malt. The finish has some hard mineral traits added in. This is a decent beer for the price.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Pours a clear copper body with a thin white head. Dry, piney hop bitterness with a nice citrus backing. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5176) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Bottle. Coppery amber with a short, foamy tan head. Floral and citrusy hops with a touch of pine and a pleasant caramel and malt backbone. Taste is slightly spicy hops mixed with pine, floral notes, light citrus, chewy malt, and caramel. Body is medium and slick/resinous with a soft, creamy carbonation. Ends with more floral notes, citrus fruit, pine resins, spicy hops, caramel, chewy malt and tropical fruit.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
onceblind (3938) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2011
Clear bright orange with a smallish head. Big orange citrus hoppy aroma, with some sticky resin tones, alongside some floralness. Taste was mild citrus with some grassy bitterness taking the spotlight. Chewy toffee backbone, but still too dry and bitter.


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