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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is our highly hopped, high-altitude rendition of the classic India Pale Ale redefined as Independence Pass Ale. Like the high mountain pass, this copiously hopped brew is not to be trifled with. Our IPA marries generous amounts of Columbus, Cascade and Simcoe hops - the floral and citrous flavors are perfectly balanced by our secret malt recipe. Dont pass this one up!

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (2227) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2017
Pours golden orange with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Aroma is earthy, light citrus and bready. Taste is mild bitters with good amount of sweetness. Medium bodied, good carbonation and crisp finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1837) - Maryland, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Can on 2/11/2017. Pours a semi opaque orange with some hints of red. Aroma of light citrus. Light medium bitterness, some citrus. Light medium bitterness, short aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (10293) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Can from Whole Foods PM. Pours turbid orange with off-white head. Nose is great tropical fruit and melony hops. Tastes hoppy, caramel malty, a bit cloying as it warms, solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2348) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2017
Nicely balanced. A good dose of citrus and bready malt. Slightly bitter and quite hoppy as the finish comes on. Smooth and full.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dredd (854) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2017
Nice sweet aroma with light pine and citrus notes. Good light malt notes with a affirmative but not too grippy bitter finish. Quite sessionable for a 7% beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (19850) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Can at home in London - picked up at the Drinkers Paradise. Pours clear yellow-gold with a creamy, white head. The aroma holds some white grape, tangerine, white bread. Medium sweet flavour with ripe, gooey citrus fruits, sugary pale bread, crackers, a little oily pine, a little floral spice. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish with more chewy, sugary citrus, tangerine, melon, simple pale bread, mild piney bitterness. A bit basic overall, but not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (6482) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2016
Can. Pours a slightly hazy copper body with a one finger frothy beige head. The nose is way more caramel and husky malt than it is hoppy. Not a great start for an IPA. The flavor is much the same, very husky and grainy with light bitterness. Theres not a whole lot of hop flavor to this at all, just a light bitterness. Medium bodied with a slightly rough texture and fizzy carbonation. Not a great IPA, this hits all the wrong notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (2475) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 23, 2016
Rating #2215 - 2015.12.03 - Bottle #3 in the 2015 Craft BeerAdvent Calendar Clear golden amber pour with a weak, white head that bubbles away to a ring. Aroma is strong with big C overtones - big citrus/pine presence., Taste is more of the same, dry, spicy hops and doughy malts dominating the flavour, with a dose of pink grapefruit sweetness sure to last. Lovely

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (5434) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 11, 2016
(En ft la source): Des malts richement protins et des clmentines trs mres. Gnreux dans ses composantes mais brillamment quilibr.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19872) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2016
Can from the Craft Beer Advent Calendar
Golden color, clean. A bit too caramelly, but not too dark, with correct bitterness level, some hop resins, not much hop quality; midway between old and new style IPA, nice Ale, not as fresh, and not what expected from a Colorado brewery.


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