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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our version of an American style IPA. It is more balanced than hop forward. Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade, Golding and Columbus hops achieve the hops flavor and aroma in this wonderfully balanced IPA.

The name for Type 3 was inspired after the Volkswagen Type 3, a model introduced in 1961, in the styles of a two-door Notchback, Fastback, and station wagon. A variant from our Type 2, this beer seeks to expand upon the traditional model of an IPA with a more balanced hoppy flavor.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (6139) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2017
12 oz single can from Mollys Spirits. Deep golden appearance with a white head. Aroma of zesty hops, grapefruit and lightly toasted malts. Similar flavor, adding moderate hop bitterness, a mild grainy sweetness and a lingering citrus fruit finish. Medium body. Clean, balanced and easy to drink. Solid IPA overall.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beaver (1762) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2017
12 oz can. Pours hazy dark gold with a medium creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is subdued fruity caramel malt and bubblegum.

The flavor is sweet fruity caramel malt with some resiny earthy hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, I remember liking this better on draft - more fruity resiny hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (7593) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Can. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium to dark yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately hoppy (orange, grapefruit), with a hint of butter. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Simple, one-dimensional citrus hop aroma (presumably lots of Citra)...pleasant but veering towards boring. Good flavor balance, with clean bitterness, but unfortunately quite watery in texture. Difficult to get enthusiastic about, but better than usual for this brewery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (9325) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2016
Sample at Rivival Brews. High creamy lasting head. Clear yellow golden body. Weak fruity aroma and flavor with little hops bitterness, high carbonation and a long finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (5462) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear bright gold with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like hop resin, grapefruit and pine hops, leather, and bready malt. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like hop resin, grapefruit hops, pine, leather, and bready malt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (12587) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Sample at the taproom. Hazy orange color with a medium bone white head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Partial rings of lacing. Citrus, hops and malt in the nose. Medium body with flavors of citrusy hops, toasted malt and a bit of pine. The finish is moderately bitter with a grapefruit and hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3662) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Tap at old Chicago aurora co may 20014 Pours lightly hazy orange hue with a nice soapy head and lite lacing. Nose is c hops all the way lots of grapefruit and orange. Somewhat catty as well. Flavors are very juicy citrus lots of pinneapple grapefruit and tangerine. Bitterness is firm yet not over the top more like a rindy bitterness lingering on and on. A very solid ipa here!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Nice IPA hops forward flavor and finish. This was a very nice IPA. GABF 2012

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (4563) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Draught at the Interlocken Broomfield Tap Room. Floral and hoppy, light and crisp. Clean and tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (5841) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Tap. Pours lightly hazy amber with thin fizzy white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is grassy, citrus and floral hops, biscuit and cereal malts, lemon and other light fruit, and light herbs. Flavor is fresh grassy and citrus hops forward with supporting bready malts, straw, and light fruit esters; lightly sweet with a dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


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