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RATINGS: 536   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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4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nealm759 (34) - Georgia, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle super dank hop smell with a little malt sweetness, deep amber brown color with nice yellowish white lacing. Taste is amazing chewy galaxy flavor almost taste like a hop hash with a little malt backbone but not overly sweet palate leaves a citrus flavor on the tongue. Overall one of my favorite ipas I have had yet!


4
tennisjoel (1458) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2017
The beer’s peach appearance with a fine white head which has significant lacing. Aroma is a bit subdued for an IPA. Piney resiny hops. Spritzy mouthfeel and yummy resin like hops. Galaxy hops are one of my more favorite hop varieties. This is very drinkable for 8%. Its a pleasure and it would be easy to knock back a few of these.

3.2
hershiser2 (3232) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2017
Bottle from Total Wine, South Richmond. Pours murky orange-brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is pine, resin, grapefruit, toast, licorice. Flavor is pine, grapefruit rind, resin. A bit of a sweetness in there that fades. It feels tired.

3.6
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a semi-hazy amber color with a finger’s 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." I’d have again for me, but can understand why a ton of hopheads aren’t going to like this.

3
reggiedunlop (3724) - 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
Jow (3923) - 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
Foxbush (2028) - 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
Ronritter (728) - 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
zubblwump (98) - 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. It’s 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
Niko100 (2913) - 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
DroolYeast (1488) - Odder, 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.


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