RATINGS: 349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
The California Gold Rush compelled thousands to Go West! to see the elephant, a metaphor for the doggedly optimistic risk-taking linked then and now with Americas intensified pursuit of happiness. As early as 1849, India Pale Aleprepared by British brewers for export to India by adding dry hops to barrels of hoppy alewas also going west, from England around the Horn to San Francisco. In 1975, AnchorAmericas first craft breweryled the modern revival of dry-hopped handmade ales.

Fast-forward to Go West! IPA, made with 2-row pale barley malt and dry-hopped with a unique blend of 4 American hops. Its mouthwateringly complex aromas of citrus, pine, and the tropics; spiky bitterness; gleaming golden color; and clean finish unite to create this singular 24-karat IPA. Go West!, where the impossible is possible.

This brew pours bright, clear golden color with light tan head, has strong tropical and citrus fruit aromas balanced by the spiky freshness of pine needles. You get bitterness up front followed by subtly sweet maltiness, a light body and very smooth finish. You get hop bitterness, clean and fresh, and a hint of sweetness creates a complexity that leaves you wanting more.

Malt: 2-Row Pale
Hops: Apollo, Bravo
Dry Hops: Citra, Equinox, Calypso, Eureka!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (1415) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - APR 21, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Orange, hazy with a medium white head. Nice hoppy and citrus nose. Medium bitter taste with a dry hop end, nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rider0nTheStorm (15) - Ablis, FRANCE - APR 21, 2017
Mousse assez persistante, amerture assez longue, ipa bonne et assez classique.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (2625) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 21, 2017
Pours hazy orange color, topped with a large and very lasting off-white head, very creamy. Milder fruity hoppy nose with slightly dusty feel and some pine notes. Moderate bitterness, extra piney and also herbal and grassy feel to it with some decent malty back. Medium body. Lasting aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llucmaduell (231) - barcelona, SPAIN - APR 18, 2017
It is a beer of a style that is not one of my favorites. It is a normal beer too. It seems made for the general public does not seek complexity beer. Left me quite indifferent. It is a beer that does not repeat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (1069) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2017
12oz bottle from Albert Heijn, Schiphol and enjoyed at home win 16-Apr-2017. Clear golden amber in colour with a medium sized white head which settles down quickly. Aroma of citrus, malt and pine. Medium body and carbonation. Taste is crisp and clean. Citrus, malt and barley. Moderate bitterness and lightly hopped. Not as happy and fruity as I expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Juggernaut84 (266) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - APR 16, 2017
Sattes Orange, fester hoher Schaum, optisch macht ea richtig lust zu trinken. In der Nase ist es mega frisch, harzig, honig und tropische Frchte, ganz toll! Im Geschmack ist es leider garnicht mein Fall sehr sehr trocken, dadurch sticht der Alkohol sehr harsch und sprittig durch. Der Abgang ist ebenfalls alkoholisch und trocken, die Bittere ist moderat bis herb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (8464) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2017
Can from Asda. Deep golden in colour, with slight fizziness, and small, white, head. orange and pineapple fruits, citrus hops, biscuity malts and a hint of pine, leading to a dryish finish. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1314) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 14, 2017
355ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden orange with a white head. Aroma of pine with a hint of citrus. Soapy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kamanova_boy (157) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 13, 2017
On tap at Damian Beer & Ale. Long lasting white head, hazy orange colour, rich aroma, citruses, honey, orange peel. Bit sour, but quite rich taste, fruits, citruses, hops, caramel, sublime bitterness, that carries over into finish, which is quite refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (3201) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 13, 2017
On tap at armazm da cerveja, porto. Hazy orange color. Medium white head. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet. Aroma and flavour is hops, orange, herby, grapefruit, resin.

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