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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
n the 1960s, before Vail Village was paved and closed to vehicles, "hookiebobbing" referred to those committed fools who, while on skis, grabbed onto the bumper of passing cars to tow them up to the lifts. Our IPA is a Colorado approach to the American take of an English classic. Three aggressive yet floral American hops and one hop from Down Under team together to make a bright, citrusy and floral India Pale Ale. A deep caramel malt helps to balance the bitterness of the hops and lets the complex hop bill shine.
Hopped with Simcoe, Amarillo, Centennial and Galaxy.

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (442) - Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2016
Can- pour is hazy and blond. The head is off white and highly carbonated and thick. The aroma is Floral, malty, and earthy hops. The taste is earthy hops, a little herbal notes, reminiscent of weed. There are also citrus notes and the finish is malts. There is a lingering bitterness that is present long after the beer is finished. Overall this is a good balanced IPA not too hoppy a good hop presence.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Antzrhere (127) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2016 Can, 12oz, Booths. Nice looking cover art. Pours quite murky gold with frothy white head. Aroma isnt massive but quite pleasant - reminiscent of sweet pink grapefruit. Taste is well rounded bright pink grapefruit with a pronounced malty sweetness. Maybe too sweet for some but i found this very easy to drink. Not the most complex or juicy IPA out there. It is sweet which masks the hop bitterness but Im not convinced about the claimed 87IBUs though

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (6326) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 2, 2016
Bottle: Hazy yellow-amber with a tall, very tightly foamed white head. Orange, orange-peel, dusty grain aroma. Taste is soft and creamy orange malt, caramel malt. A nice combo of candied sweetness and dry, citrus-peel bitter. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10959) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 6, 2016
Bottle. Orange, caramel malt, and grapefruit peel aroma. Cloudy golden yellow with large off-white head. Moderately sweet orange, caramel malt, and moderately bitter grapefruit peel flavor. Nice body. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (3471) - Srumsand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2016
Tkete gulbrun med hyt offwhite skum. Lukter ananas, sitrus, korn og alkohol. Massiv bitterhet fra starten, som overdver det meste av sdme. Noe ananas og sitrussdme kommer gjennom, men minimalt. Lang.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (11042) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2016
12 oz bottle. (Collins Midtown Liquor) Tulsa, OK. Clear golden color with a small white head. Citrusy, fruity and candy hops, mild bitterness, dryness, lemon and dryish malt in the aroma. The flavor is citrusy and piney hops, mild bitterness, candies and lemony bitterness. Not exactly a fresh one, but not totally ruined. No freshness information. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (7867) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2016 with Paul and Larry. Pours a bright, hazy pale yellow body with huge, off white head. Nose is brett and super dry wood. Mouthfeel is medium and dry with notes of plain, dry hop profile.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TashT (6) - - OCT 14, 2016 does not count
Wowee, now this is what you expect from an American IPA! A real complex and yummy beer!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3525) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle in the Voodoo Caf in Darlington. Pours hazy blond with a good white head. Mild lemon citrus aroma. The taste has spice and pine with apricot and a bitter finish. Some off putting leather too.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2734) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a mid gold colour with a fluffy white head, aroma is light and hoppy with hints of fruit, taste is bitter and with a dry bitter finish.


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