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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 61   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Welcome to Shangri-La. Ananda is the ancient Sanskrit word for bliss & this dry hopped, juicy beer is our version of just that! Malted & flaked wheat create a velvety texture just before the citrus hop notes explode into pure nirvana. Meditation of sophistication.

Original Gravity: 13.5 plato
Final Gravity: 2.5
IBU: 61
Bittering Hops: Bravo
Aroma Hops: Centennial
Dry Hops: Cascade
Malts: American 2 Row Malted Barley, Best Caramel Malt Pils, Malted Canadian Wheat, Flaked Wheat
Yeast: English Ale Yeast


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seabass1964 (28) - Paragould, Arkansas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Poured from can into pint glass. Nice Pale amber color with slight head. Nice hoppyness, citrusy. Decent IPA.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (316) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 30, 2016
12oz can. No date.

Pours a light bronze or Iím not sure how to describe the color. Holy smokes, look at the floaties. Looks like chunks of coconut in there. Has a very nice, thick white head. Long lasting head, so, pretty good retention and good lacing. Excellent way to start!!

Aroma is citrus, toasted malts, a little juniper. Aroma is not so bold.

Taste is not too bitter, well balanced. Citrusy, fresh tropical fruit, but itís not super flavorful.

Mouthfeel is medium. Pretty dry, and a little oily. Very drinkable. No alcohol taste. Not as bitter as you would think. Itís somewhat creamy and smooth, that must be the wheat. Iíd almost call this a session IPA.

Overall, this is pretty good. Itís hard to rate a beer like this, because itís a little out of the norm. I think itís tasty. I would buy it again, I might recommend it, because it is a little different. I donít think different is bad, I like different, but most people are not that way.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
airrick2003 (849) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Appearance: pours with a large beige head that has a thick density, the beer is a hazy average to slightly light gold color, some very large white particles are floating in it Aroma: strong dank, citrus, pine, smells very good Taste: has a sort of faint orange syrup malt backbone, mild bitterness on top of the malt, hints of alcohol Palate: average carbonation, medium mouthfeel, bitter orange aftertaste Overall: not a bad beer, smells amazing if not complex, I just donít like the orange aftertaste and syrup backbone, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Can at the hotel in NOLA - picked up at Steinís. Pours clear gold with a frothy-creamy white head. The aroma holds citrusy hops, some pale grains, orange rind. Medium sweet flavour with mellow piney bitterness, more rindy citrus, grainy pale malts. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with a little pine resin, orange rind, faint grass, lightly toasted grains, hay, pale bread. An OK IPA overall.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1597) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Tap. Lacking in aroma. Just smells grainy. Pale gold color. flavor is earthy and piney. fairly average IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10913) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2016
On tap at TJís on Paoli. Poured a golden color with a small sized head. Citrus with some earthiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcr (2517) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Can. Cloudy, murky gold body with lots of floating yeast. Frothy white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, pine, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/slick texture, lively carbonation. Timid bitterness. Taste of bread, citrus, pine, floral hops trip over each other.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (4148) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Golden-orange body, medium sized off-white head, soapy lacing. Grapefruit, orange rind, some pine, and resin. Medium bodied with moderate to lively carbonation, sharp bitterness, semi-dry throughout, clean finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1972) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2016
Hazy golden hop bomb. Pine resin, citrus undertones, medium bitterness. Not a palate wrecker, but an IPA with sharp hop profile.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10038) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2016
Bottle. Orange, apricot, caramel malt, pine, and grapefruit peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet orange/peach, light caramel malt, and moderately bitter grapefruit peel/pine flavor. Good body. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (3343) - Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2016
Can from Whole Foods in Little Rock, Arkansas. Light golden body, mild haze, small white collar. Aroma of grapefruit rind, biscuit, earthy malts, pine. Earthy hops with bitter citrus peel and a hint of onion. Medium high bitterness. Average.


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