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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spiral Jetty India Pale Ale is the launching point in our series of hoppy IPA brews. Spiral Jetty IPA has an aggressive hop profile (five different hops used here with two in the dry hop) presenting citrus, floral, resinous or pine aromas and flavors typical of American hops and a nice pleasant, cleansing bitterness on the finish. The dominance of the hops helps to balance the complex malt flavors and the higher alcohol content. Spiral Jetty is our strongest Classic Series ale at 6.6% alcohol by volume, but certainly not our strongest beer.

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3.7
brokensail (16648) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
On cask @ Beachwood BBQ. Slightly hazed orange pour with some soapy white foam. A bit of caramel, lots of floral hops, and plenty of orange. Pretty heavy on the pine, a touch of tea, and some grapefruit peel. Good orange, grapefruit peel, and pine on the palate. A touch of malt sweetness and a nice bitterness on the finish. A bit of herbs and tea. Not bad.

3.2
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow. Frothy white head. Lots of pice citrus and caramel on the nose. Flavor follows but is slightly tart. Nice beer.

3.5
trapped (3614) - New York, TURKEY - JAN 20, 2014
Bottle. Rich yellow with spongy beige head, floral hops aroma, tastes a bit like lavender, very balanced, low carbonation, slight bitterness at the end, medium finish. A good IPA.

3.7
JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle - Amber colour with frothy white head. Aroma of orange, hops, pine and sweet malt. Flavours are nice bitter hops, pine, orange, good bitter finish. Medium body, slightly oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice stuff.

4.1
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
bomber, great dry hop flavor in this brew. Pours a clear golden with an off white head. Citrus and grassy hop aroma and taste. Well balanced. Medium body, good co2, bitter finish.

3.5
DocLock (11048) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours hazy copper with off-white head. Nose is black peppery hops, pineapple, grapefruit. Tastes resiny and tropical fruity, with a crisp finish.

3.5
gramity (1684) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours a clear orange with a small white head. Aroma of floral and citrus hops, caramel, and light alcohol. Flavor of grassy and citrus hops with a nice balancing caramel malts.

3.5
hershiser2 (3667) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.99 bottle from Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours cloudy golden amber with a large frothy off-white head. Smells of grapefruit and pine. Tastes of grapefruit, pine, passionfruit, and orange rind.

3.3
KansaiBeerLvrs (5375) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle at the first Kinki Beer Tasting. It pours a light cloudy honey gold with a muscat, herbal/floral hop aroma. The flavor is mostly bitter pine. It’s a solid IPA with a dry finish though not so complex.

1.6
MacBoost (1939) - Victor, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle thanks to pussypete, I guess. Pours a slightly hazed orange (light pinkish when held up to the light) color with a white head that fades into a ring. Aromas of some watery indistinct melons or some shit. Pretty flaccid. Mouthfeel is also flaccid, like a penus that refuses to get erect no matter how hard the fluffer (@@ron) tries. Fuck you. This beer sucks. Pretty sure this is at least a year old.


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