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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our Bark Bite IPA on Steroids! Plain and simple. This one might take a few trees down without trying. It’s the one all the lady axes think they can change. He might be a tough guy in the flannel shirt who tears of bottle caps with his teeth, but don’t worry he’s easy to get along with. Brewed with a mix of Columbus and Centennial hops, it pours pale amber and goes down surprisingly easy. Well, maybe not so surprising, considering it’s from Big Wood Brewery.

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3.6
Ratman197 (14838) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2014
16 oz can poured a hazy orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of bread, earthiness, grapefruit zest, floral notes, melon and light pine. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, grapefruit, earthiness and light pine with a smooth dry moderatly bitter lingering grapefruit finish.

2.8
rxeight (3084) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2014
Meh IPA. More on the sweet malty side for an IPA. Kids creamy body. Pine and wood hops. Not exactly fresh.

4
Lemke10 (981) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2014
This pours a hazy, amber color with a foamy off-white head. The aroma is filled with bitter citrus. For being an IIPA that taste is rather sweet and is very easy drinking for being 9.8% This is a fairly well rounded beer that is balanced and yet tasty for all the right reasons.

2.9
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 18, 2014
This one doesn’t have it all there. dominated by the maltyness to get it up to double IPA status, but not much hop flavor left. decent, wouldn’t get again, but it was enjoyable and another good minnesota brew.

3.7
AWISLguy (3109) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2014
500ml can from Breeze Thru. Pours a clear orangey copper with a spongey white head leaving nice spots of lace. Aroma has pine and citrus and caramel. Quite grapefruit/spice heavy. Taste is of bitter grapefruit, lemon zest, sweet caramel malt and some spicy pine. Down through the glass the caramel pushes to the front, although never taking over and staying fairly balanced. Medium bodied and a bit sticky, with a touch of alcohol. Finishes bittersweet, in a nice balance between the two. A solid, quite balanced, effort that is not too extreme.

4
BeerKurve (520) - - JAN 13, 2014
Hazy orange with a foamy head, great lacing and mild carbonation. Aroma of citrus, caramel, grapefruits, toffee and malts. Very citrus and floral hop forward flavor with caramel malts, grapefruits and a resiny aftertaste. Light bodied and mild carbonation. Very subtle flavor but not bad

3.4
nimbleprop (8382) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 6, 2014
16oz can pours a clear orange with some sudsy white head. Nose is heavy orange, honey, pine, soap. Flavor is bitter and sweet, some melon, orange, pine, soap. Full bodied, bitter finish.

3.5
ljstephenson (250) - Enterprise, Alabama, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Cloudy burnt orange pour with thin dissipating white head. Aroma is caramel and toasted hops. Flavor is very malty, some caramel, light citrus notes and some hops. Finish is sweet & dry with some alcohol presence. Overall excellent Imperial IPA.

3.7
dresden (1581) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Pours a nice golden orange with a soapy head. Aroma is citrusy and pine, lots of hops. Taste is lots of back end hops but heavily malty and boozy. It’s sticky and pretty easy drinking but something is missing.

3.8
leinielover (31) - - DEC 31, 2013
Wonderful golden haze. Hops forward, citrus, pine, resin. Flowery notes. Creamy white lacey head lingers. This one is certainly one of my favorites. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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