RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gwfrankpsu (231) - McKinleyville, California, USA - OCT 13, 2003
Nice balance, malty, chewy, and oh so hoppy. Fruity overtones and just a nice mouthfeel. Nice beer

KamGoPro (220) - Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Strong golden color with carmel head. Fruity finish after the hoppy first bite. Good with food

bleeng (1682) - Seattle still not near Beersel., Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Draft at BJ’s Willowbrook Houston. Pours gold and clear with a small white head. Floral sweet nose. Taste is fairly sweet with a nice hoppy kick and a bit noticeable alcohol bite. Decent body. Overall a good drinkable IPA.

p1meatloaf (256) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2011
in taster at BJs in huntington. Looks pale amber. Smells like citrus and dry hopped with citrus. Tastes like citrus on the front and end with a light bite over the palate. Also some fruity and sweet mixtures in there. Pretty good ipa. Overall 7.5 of 10. Needs more bitterness but still smelly and tasty flowers.

milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Nice session IPA...aroma has good hop notes of pine and citrus, with a solid flavor of citrus, floral and toasted malt. Overall a good draft IPA.

Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2007
Not sure if this is the "Backdraft" that I tasted at Green Dragon in PDX. Very nice, floral Simcoe hops nose and smooth, floral, piquant bitter flavor. Not too bitter, just right. Poured a bright copper-amber-golden with a healthy fluffy white head that died down a bit after a few moments. The brewer here is quite good.

glennmastrange (2899) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2007
Tap. Aromas of roasted and bread for the malt, moderate fresh green hops, pine and citrus, and light dough for the yeast, with toffee in the background. head is creamy, white, mostly lasting, with excellent lacing. Flavor starts moderately acidic and finishes moderately acidic and bitter. Palate is light/medium, watery and has a soft to lively carbonation. Okay beer, aroma was good but the taste was a bit flat.

badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Tasted at BJ’s. Clear oranfe amber with fizzy white head. Soapy hoppy aroma. Tangy taste with a perfume hoppy finish. Slightly out of balance. Crisp hoppy finish.

Ratman197 (15228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2007
On tap @ BJ’s Westminster poured a cloudy orange amber with a small lingering white head. Aromas of carmel, citrus and a hint of pine. Palate was medium bodied. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, pine, orange peel and a hint of grapefruit with a lingering bitter finish.

ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - FEB 19, 2007
Tap in Boulder. Pouras a hazy medium amber color, with a smallish off white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, floral. Plalate is caramel, malt, floral hops. Palate is medium bodied, medium carbonation, bitter finish. Mediocre.

IrishBoy (4228) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 19, 2006
Draft at Bakersfield; Nose nice and hoppy; gold with a large off-white head; flavor was hoppy with a very mild bitter hop finish.

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