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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A big IPA with a huge bite. Peoples Award Winner 3 Years running a the Spring Beer & Wine Festival, Portland, OR.

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4.1
DuffMan (10425) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 14, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, also sampled at the Spring Beer Fest in Portland. Hazy red-orange with an orange-tinted head. Intensely hoppy aroma featuring citrus rind and mango, some coniferous undertones. Earthy toffee malt supports a rich bath of hop character: lots of tropical fruit and resin. Heavy mouthfeel, oily, with an intensely bitter finish. So good!

3.9
Dogbrick (13010) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2010
Sample at the brewpub. This brew is a hazy ruddy orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. Citrusy hops aroma with notes of honey and pine. Medium body with a moderately hoppy character with piney and citrusy notes, along with sweet malt and honey in the background. The finish is hoppy with a tart citrus aftertaste. Pretty good all around, almost like Hopslam’s younger brother.

4.2
FROTHINGSLOSH (7796) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2010
Portland trip. Sampled on draft at the brewery this beer poured a hazy caramel color with a medium sized yellow-white head. The aroma was strong sweet pineapple and grapefruit. The flavor was strong and crisp bitter grapefruit that had great oomph and a solid undertone of brown sugary. Long bitter hoppy finish. Fairly full bodied. Excellent.

3.8
neepsntatties (1988) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2009
On tap at Hood River Hopfest ’09. Colour... cloudy orange with a thick head. Nose... very hoppy and rather astringent. Palate... Whoa! Bitter! Bitchy! Tangy! And a lengthy pine-like finish, to boot!

3.8
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 9, 2009
Growler from the brewery. At 13 bucks, not a bad deal! Poured a deep amber with a big old fluffy white head that leaves nice lacing on the glassware. Aroma is citrus and pine hops with a notable marijuana note as well. Flavor was citrus, pine, caramel malt and weed. Solid beer, I probably didn’t need to drink that much of it in one go, but what can you do?

3.7
boFNjackson (4201) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Tap @ OBF... Poured amber/burnt orange with a thick, white head. Nice hoppy aroma. Big hops up front with a little bit of grains and much noticeable alcohol. Had a malty finish.

3.8
BrownDogBeer (50) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2009
Spring Beer Festival in Portland, OR. Pour a medium to dark amber. aroma of a citrus hop blend.. Medium to full body. very good hop profile without going over the top. very good bittering in it with a very smooth finish.

4
stchloe (1067) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 3, 2008
What a breathtakingly bitter and complex IPA. Mostly citrus hop profile, and with a large body to sum up.

4
BOLTZ7555 (3027) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 28, 2008
Without doubt, the brewery’s best!!! This one poured a fiery orange, with flickering yellow and rose making their way into the glass. Fruit-filled flavor (tangerine, grapefruit, orange) with ponderosa pine bark present as well. Bright, tangy, and well balanced. Wish they bottled this!!!

4.1
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2008
Tap at brewpub.
Wow, this was one fine IPA! Pours an average cheddar orange with an aroma of biting grapefruit and bitter hops. Flavor is sour, mouth-puckering floral hops with a bitter grapefruit finish. Slight hints of pine slip between the cracks as well. Thick and pleasant mouthfeel. Nice surprise; wasn’t really expecting it to be this tasty. Glad to see it’s highly rated by others as well.


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