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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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We’re turning things deliciously upside down with an aggressively hopped cold-fermented brew that brings together the clean crisp finish of a lager with the hoppy aroma and character of an IPA. PROST! To turning convention on its head.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beersak (91) - akron, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Delicious hoppy citrus aroma. Straw colored. Light hop taste with stronger bitter aftertaste. Oversleeping very crisp and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KiloXray (4) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2013 does not count
Love this beer. It is an excellent example of an American IPA. Full of hops. Heavy grapefruit flavor, noticeable alcohol and a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
infoman411 (19) - Stamford, Connecticut, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Smells like an IPA but drinks like a lager. Aroma floral with some yeast/bready qualities maybe a little orange or other citrus lightly present. Appearance is clear golden yellow lacing present throughout with a nice creamy head that stays throughout. Taste is crisp with a slightly salty bitterness that is pine and roasted malts and pepper. Great balance and it finishes peppery but not bitter. Lager like finish with hops everywhere. This is almost a sessionable IPA/IPL from Widmer’s rotator series. Its exceptional medium to light body with good carbonation and a long finish. Its what I expect from the series which has featured amazing others including O’Ryely and Falconers IPA’s. Its a perfect IPA choice for someone who normally doesn’t like IPA’s.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
J_man (685) - Tustin, California, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Wow, there’s a *lot* of catty, grassy hop aroma coming off this one! Crystal clear medium yellow with a soapy white head. Those hops bite right in immediately on the tongue with more of the same as well as some pine resin and citrus pith. It actually seems like this is a really strong beer, but I think it’s the hops, not the alcohol (at only 6.7%). Even with this, there’s a really good balance here with some light biscuit malt sweetness. A bit of hay and yeast funkiness in the background (although again that might be the hops!). The bitterness lays down and wraps around the tongue like a delicious hop blanket. Bitey right through to the end, there’s a lingering earthiness and honeyed sweetness that makes you want to go back immediately for more. Excellent, tasty and surprising lager.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
doboy (416) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Really nice Creamy head! Pours clear yellow with good carbonation. Nice floral aroma. Rich hop flavor that is smooth, somewhat bitter. Nice mouth feel. Great bitter flavor on the back side. A really nice beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4436) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 31, 2013
I like this. A great hop flavor and hop bite, I actually like this better than many of their rotator IPAs. It has a nice finish. Pretty simple but taste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bjshades (156) - Iowa, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Pours a golden color, this beer crisp and refreshing with a nice hop and citrus touch, enough said

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ericwill99 (44) - Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Okay, my friend tricked me. I'm expecting an IPA, and I got this beer. Damn, I like it. Flavorful, yet light. Another good and interesting Widmer. If you're looking for a tasty ale in the summer heat, try this IPL. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
badpuppy69 (206) - orange, California, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Pours a golden color nice frothy head. Aroma, citrucy hops upfront nice malt backbone some danky hop resiney character. Pretty awesome brew!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6760) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 3, 2013
12oz bottle pours with a crystal clear deep gold body supporting a dirty white head of foam. The aroma offers up smooth soft yet rich citrus hop extract enhanced grapefruit notes as well as malt sweetened orange peel. Well, behind those notes I get a sense of lager-y yeasty esters but I’m not sure I would notice them if I wasn’t expecting to smell them. The taste is similar with a pleasing clean citrus hop extract flavor that tugs onto a wedge of resiny citrus hop bitterness and those notes seem to go back and forth for a while. In the background is a light sense of the lager yeast presence as well as a faint malt backbone. This is pretty darn nice as well as hoppy.


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