RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed as a medium India Pale Ale, this full-flavored moderately hopped beer has the strongest hop character of our ales. Made for hopheads and new beer aficionados. The grist composition is 94% Pale malt, with the remaining grain bill consisting of carastan malts. The finishing Mt. Hood hop addition in the whirlpool gives this beer a good hop character without becoming excessively bitter. The beer is fined instead of filtered so the hop character is not stripped away.

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3.3
Frozer (240) - Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Poured into a pint glass on tap. A dark amber red with very little head. Not much in terms of aroma. Medium hoppiness. Somewhat weak for the style. There is an unpleasant aftertaste that hangs in your mouth.

3.2
Christpuncher (3188) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Decent ipa out of ram brewing. Very deep amber in color and has a nice amount if hopps and has a nice bitter taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
sonnycheeba (6214) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Tap. Pours clear amber with thick, frothy off-white head; short retention and some lacing. Aroma is grassy and floral hops, cereal and caramel malts, dates, light woody notes, and light pine. Flavor is grassy and pine hops forward (medium bitterness), toasted malts, dark fruit esters, and light caramel; dry, bitter finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

2.4
cbfobes (2885) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2012
On tap at Schaumburg location, pours a clear light brownish red with no head, the aroma is of older hops and malt, the flavor was really off to me, the hops seemed very faded and old and was more sweet than hoppy, really didn’t work for me.

2.9
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - NOV 8, 2012
On tap at Big Horn in Salem. Mild IPA. Good tasting brew but light bitterness. Weak finish.

3.8
DuffMan (10549) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap @ C.I. Shenanigans in Spokane. Medium amber, thick head, great retention. Very piney, vegetal hop character, nice malts without being overly sweet or sticky. Tasty.

3.1
freekyp (2363) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Solid American IPA with spicy hop profile. Some resiny notes but little fruitiness. Nice clarity in the gorgeous auburn beer. Deep side of the tongue bitterness that fades with a slick mouthfeel.

3.1
GuinnessHong (147) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Dark amber color. Citrus, hoppy aroma. Minimal head. Flavors of citrus (grapefruit), and typical IPA hop bitterness. Clean & refreshing.

1.9
fiveacestx (970) - Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2012
On tap at a RAM Brewery restaurant - Served in a frosty glass (?!?!?!) Has an amber color (more like the color of weak iced tea). Has a piney nose and an earthy taste. The body is thin and the finish on this beer is terrible with a bitter woodsy taste. They sell 18 and 24 oz of this stuff. I’m trying to figure out what I’m going to do with the other 17 ounces.

3.6
dnstone (3457) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2012
Floral hop aroma. Oramge-amber in color. Hoppy and caramel malty taste. A real clean finish, almost like an amber ale. Notes: Pub visit during ’09 GABF


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