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RATINGS: 3358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship beer. A session India Pale Ale brewed with Warrior, Amarillo & ’Mystery Hop X.’ A powerful East Coast I.P.A. with a lot of citrusy hop character. THE session beer for beer geeks like us!

Tasting Notes: Citrus, cedar, pine & candied-orange flavors, floral.
Food Pairing recommendations: Spicy foods, pesto, grilled salmon, soy-based dishes, pizza.
Glassware recommendation: Pint
Wine comparable: Busty Chardonnay
In case you care... the average 12 oz. serving has 209 calories.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kenjohn (88) - Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Hazy-golden color with a strong, one finger thick foamy top. Very pungent hop aromas up front with some sweetness. Pine is prominent up front, with grapefruit and orange zest coming up behind it. Well balanced.


4
boubalep (6) - - OCT 14, 2017 does not count
A very classic, but very good IPA. Golden color, clear. Nice smell but could be more pronounced. Classic flavor but prefect mix of aroma (in the pinus range) and bitterness (which lasts a bit too long). Draft, in their own bar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
gabeworthington (1) - - OCT 11, 2017 does not count
Hoppy up front citrusy notes that kind of recede into a malty finish. Solid overall beer, don't like the malty notes at the end very much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
harpo40 (33) - Eastham, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 9, 2017
Enjoyed very much. Slightly too much bitterness on the finish for my wife, but she still enjoyed it. The flavor profile and drinkability were very good.

3.6
WingmanWillis (407) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Keg at the Keg Room. Pours clear gold with a decent white head. Aroma is piney good with some caramel and grain. Taste is an old skool IPA with the bitter hops supported by a solid caramel malty base that sweetened the finish. Pretty decent stuff.

2
BarrelGuru33 (1) - - SEP 22, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2017 Overrated compared to other IPA. Should not be rated in the 90’s. You have to judge for yourself. Beer tasting is and always be a personal thing.

3.8
Bule (2239) - California, USA - SEP 17, 2017
On tap at the Westin. Pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Lots of piney hop bitterness.

3.6
tapefuzz (755) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 15, 2017
12oz bottle. Pours copper-gold with a moderate off-white head. Aroma is caramel, citrus, floral hops, and spice. Taste is spice, caramel, brown sugar, light pine, and orange. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

3.3
androman (2768) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2017
UT080917 backlog. On tap at Beavertown Extravaganza 2017, London. Nose is Malty. Malt, bread. Light sweet, medium bitter. Medium lasting hoppy malty medium bitter. Light body, dry, soft carb. 537513

4.2
donandres (621) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - SEP 11, 2017
Bottle to tulip glass Sight: deep golden Amber liquid, hazy, small off white foam Smell: Very good- strong smell of hops Taste: medium bitterness, not as bitter as northwest IPAs Mouthfeel:very good, long follow through, sweet aftertaste Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat but not look for

3.1
beerbruin (2) - Healdsburg, California, USA - SEP 2, 2017 does not count
Clean piney IPA with a clean malt backbone. Sessionable if you can handle it


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