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RATINGS: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Only the strong survive.

IPAs were originally brewed to survive the epic sea voyages from England to India. Ours is no different. Hailing from a firm malt background and loaded through and through with hops, this beer will surely survive the journey from your fridge to your couch.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (872) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Not bad and surprised. This was a malty IPA or a heavy pale ale in character. Hop essence, citrus on the nose. Somewhat hard to tell as I had this in the bottle. Amber color and I’m sure it would have a decent head given the carbonation. Heavier palate than expected. Good malt backbone that reminded me of an amber with hops bitterness finishing it out. Easy drinking.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lightrider (303) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle into a tulip glass. Pour is a honey amber. Aroma is hoppy goodness. Taste is what a ipa should be. Finish is warm. A very good IPA. Another local beer of me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (547) - - JUL 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-6-12 Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a dark golden/amber color with a thick and billowy just off white head. The head has great retention, but fades slowly over time to give a moderate amount of lacing. Smell – The aroma is a mix of hop and malt. There is a lighter sweet malt base of bread and caramel. Mixed with these are hop notes of pine and a lighter citrus (orange and lemon) as well. Taste – The taste begins with a bready and caramel base mixed with notes of a citrus hop flavor. While the hop starts out mainly of citrus orange and grapefruit in nature notes pine come more to the tongue. The pine gets stronger and begins to bitter the taste as it advances further. Toward the end there is an earthy hop flavor that when mixed with the bready base and the pine leave a more bitter and dry flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and chewier side with the carbonation level being quite average. The body of the beer is quite nice and allows all the bitter hop flavors to soak into the tongue. Overall –A pretty good more on the bitter side IPA. Good but nothing extraordinary.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 5, 2014
A pretty good IPA. Picked this up at the airport in Philadelphia. Golden, transparent, little head, with a nice balanced orange, pine, and caramel flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1325) - - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Clear gold. Sweet malt aroma and light bitterness. Taste follows and adds some fruitiness. Medium sticky mouthfeel. Ok.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (948) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Pours a clear yellow color with a light floral aroma. Taste is clean and simple. Good easy malt flavor with a quickly disappearing aftertaste. Overall an easy drinking IPA that was refreshing and enjoyed while on South Street in Philadelphia.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1223) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Has a pretty neutral aroma. Classic hop pine taste. I thought it was fairly enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (840) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle shared by Baltimore folks. Pours golden with off white head. Aroma of floral hops. Taste is a nice floral.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (3674) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Some citrus malt. Doesn’t come together super well. Light bitter finish, some malt. Soft carbonation. Tap.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4948) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Yard IPA-Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is large resiny hops and caramel malt. Semi sweet malty start with a touch of floral then a nice citurs bitter. Medium bodied but a tad fizzy for me. Still ok though 4-7-6-3

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sbradd (1) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2014 does not count
This brewery is on my way home from work and I recently stopped in to check it out. Nice tasting room and the staff is very friendly. They let you mix and match your case of beer.


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