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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
What you have here is a serious India Pale Ale shacking up and hunkering down with mango and apricots. At the same time! Romantic Chemistry is brewed with an intermingling of mangos, apricots and ginger, and then dry-hopped with three varieties of hops to deliver a tropical fruit aroma and a hop-forward finish. Its fruity, its hoppy, its tasty!

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1973) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2017
12 oz bottles from Trader Joes in Glen Allen, VA the IPA poured a clear amber color with an off-white head and lacing. Modest aroma of tropical fruits and apricots. The ale has a medium body with average carbonation. Flavor has mango and some ginger as advertised. Nicely balanced ale with a pleasant malt backbone.The ginger becomes more pronounced the more you consume the ale. Bitterness fades early, making this an accessible and easy drinking IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (3096) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Clear orange, big white head. Smells like peaches. Well, I thought peaches then I read the label and it said it was made with apricots. So I guess I meant apricots. I also get tangerine. Taste is fruity sweet at first, then citrusy bitterness. Some subtle sour notes

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ffaoe (743) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2017
fruity, tropical fruits aromas. gold and clear with light head. taste of apricot and mango is blended together into one flavor, ginger flavor is definitely present.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9575) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2017
Pour on tap, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of ginger, fruit, sweet apricot into some slight orange, touch of sweet vanilla. Taste was a mix of orange, lemon,apricot into sweet fruits, some ginger, spice into a bit of malt,finishing slightly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (3244) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - MAR 7, 2017
Bottle from Discount. Pours a slightly cloudy copper with a half finger of foam that dissipates immediately. Good lacing as it goes down. Caramel nose with some syrupy canned oranges and apricot. Feels heavy and bit oily on the palate. Sweet with some mango notes as it warms. Dry finish with a long, lingering ginger burn.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidobutai (678) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Poured from a bottle. Cloudy yellow appearance, decent head, little lacing. Strong fruity aroma from a long distance, not as flavorful on the tongue.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1727) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Nice apricot aroma. Medium body with a sweet hops and apricot flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (8994) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Whats going on with DFH? I mean they went from one of the coolest breweries to seemingly all gimmicks. Its bizarre. 12 ounce bottle. Pours a beautiful copper hue with a large white head. A light floral nose. The flavor is not so good; ginger, toast, some orange, a sort of creamy oily base. It ends very dry like white wine. Sort of somehow a dry perfumy and not too flavorful beer. I mean, this isnt horrible but it isnt very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1392) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2016
12 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $8.99/4-pack. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crispaire (210) - - OCT 31, 2016
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Definitely fruity aromas on the nose, especially ripe mangoes. Drinks on the lighter side, like a tame pale ale. For a "fruit beer" its not overtly fruity, just nicely balanced and quaffable.


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