Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
For hops lovers - this bitter ale is pale colored and made with a blend of 6 different malts and 5 different hops. This ale is dry-hopped for extra flavor and aroma.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (44033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy dark orange with a small and bubbly white head. Aroma is slight pinewood and grapefruity hoppy. Mild peachy and slight citrusy hoppy. Bitter and dry citrusy finish. Crisp and bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (16137) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Can shared by Victor at Monday Night Tasting. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose/taste of grapefruit rind, caramel malt, pine and orange peel. Light resin. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 16, 2009
(draft) Cloudy amber body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some spicy, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, pine, some orange, light spiciness. Light-medium body, light acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (13655) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2005
Red copper ale with a light white head. Light hoppy aroma fresh and resinous. Good malt base with light hops in mouth, crisp, lght piney notes. Lighter bodied but pleasant IPA. Dec. 2004.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12386) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
@VT Beerfeston tap-pours a foamy white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is citrus hops-bitter grapefruit/lemon zest. Dry. OK effervescence. Occasional.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11964) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2005
Five hops and six malts undisclosed. Big head, nice bitter. 85 IBU. A choice of a session ale. Bitterness offset by malt in a nice smooth balance. Better than average IPA and finishes crisp and clean

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (11161) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Poured a near clear gold with a white head that dissipated to the edges and laced slightly. Aroma was mainly piney with a bit of backing grapefruit and grass. Flavor began with pine, which remained strong through out the beer as was backed by a combination of grain, hay and grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (11020) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Can... Pours hazy and golden with a small, wispy, white head. Decent retention. The nose is subdued, bordering on nondeScript - maybe some green onion in here - maybe not. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and airy carbonation. The flavor is nicely balanced by English biscuit and pale malts mingling with a mild measure of citrus acidity and a moderate amount of rindy bitterness. I wish I could smell this. Can courtesy of ctipping!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (10259) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2010
On tap at the Alchemist on my way to Hill Farmstead for BWBDV. Pours orange, hazed with a medium sized white head. Awesome aromas, super clean citrus hops, big sticky pine. Great hop flavors. Juicy and earthy. Long quinine and grapefruit on the finish. Great stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 24, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2010 The Lure:
Multifarious hoppiness emulates grapefruit, pine trees and lemons. Supporting malt is perceived, but without any distinctive signature. John Kimmich is the king of dry hopping on the east coast.

The Festivities:
Tiny bubbles appear within the citrusy and peppery hops. Their rising bitterness reaches grass and resins, lingering beautifully, Soft biscuity and bready malts participate, as well. This recipe seems quite similar to Two Hearted Ales, so why isnt this lauded as one of the countrys great IPAs? The perfume is as beautiful, the hop flavor is perfectly integrated to the cereals, the mouthfeel is suave, there are two alcohol points less, so more drinkability, and perhaps a tad more bitterness. This is brimming with quality and vivacity.

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