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RATINGS: 534   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Galactica, a hop staff wielding heroine, patrols in karate kick mode through the heavens. Her mission: cosmic combat to promote good beer. Dry hopped with Galaxy hops, a clean malt backbone enhances the dank and luscious IPA flavors.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (5924) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a semi-hazy amber color with a fingers worth of white foamy head that fell off at a decent pace. Slight messy lace. The aroma had some piney/resin bitterness playing with some sweet biscuits/somewhat like breadiness. The flavor leaned into the malts with a sweet glance to pummel the hop tones down a little bit. Still, a nicely blended aftertaste running into the finish. The feel was about medium bodied with a decent sipping quality as the ABV felt appropriate. Carbonation felt fine. Overall, another one of those beers that I would say is an "old school DIPA." Id have again for me, but can understand why a ton of hopheads arent going to like this.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
reggiedunlop (3709) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2017
Pours a hazy amber with a thick off white head. ..decent retention and lacing. Aroma has some piney, resinous hoppiness, hints of tea, and a bit if sweet grainy/biscuity notes. Flavor is bitter with rwsin and pine...some slight sweet maltiness that disappears quickly. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry, resinous bitter finish that lingers. Old school feel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3860) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2017
Bottle at home watching some straight to in demand Bruce Willis movie. Deep orange pour one finger head. Nose is malty and some citrus. Tastes of malt, caramel, oranges, pineapple, dough, plenty piney and earthy. Fuller bodied. Fairly bitter and touch of sweetness

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1979) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2017
12 oz bottle from Growlers to Go, Short Pump, VA the ale poured a cloudy amber color with BIG frothy head, lacing and good retention. Aroma of bread dough and floral hops.The taste has pineapple combined with some citrus like flavors. This is a complex ale with other tastes contributing to the overall experience like honey and caramel malts. The ale has a medium body with average-fizzy carbonation. Elevated alcohol and bold bitterness make this a memorable mouthful.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ronritter (585) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2017
Pour tfrom bottle amber color with a thick white head. Aroma is of hops slight boozeFlavor is of hops, some malt, citrus pine.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zubblwump (83) - Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2017
Murky dark amber pour with lively white head. Subtle fresh hop aroma. Bitter bite up front followed by nice solid fresh citrus hoppiness. Its got a full mouth feel, yet light and refreshing. This is way better half-way through than I thought it would be at that first bitter sip. I really like this one a lot.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2857) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Rich amber color; Medium slight creamy body; Aroma of malt, fruity hops, floral, & citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, pine hops, tropical fruit, and citrus; Finish is slightly bitter; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent - but would like to try a fresher bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (1439) - Aalborg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2016
Bottle @ home. A year old bottle, uh unfortunately. Aroma of light alcohol, caramel, resin hops. Light hazy brown amber with off-white head, mostly diminishing. Taste is moderate- bitter and moderate sweet. Medium+ body, oily feel and caramel resin finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patrick767 (4047) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2016
bottle - Pours light amber and has a fruity, resinous aroma. The flavor is of course big on the hops bitterness. Its loaded with fruit character as tropical and citrus flavors come through nicely. Thats joined by some resin notes and a solid malt backbone. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (321) - New York, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle to shaker. Clear honey amber in the glass. Fine off white head. Nose is a little lacking until you take a bite. Big sweet hop married to a tight lightly roasted grain bill. Smooth in mouth. Little sticky sweetness. Warming. Yummy. Deceptive for the a/v.


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