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RATINGS: 657   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Uncivilized and aggressive this west coast styled IPA packs wicked hop flavors and aroma. Savage amounts of Simcoe, Columbus, and Cascade hops define this brews signature pine and citrus notes. Try with our smoked wings in the Killer sauce and run the risk of a shrunken head!

Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal Winner 2010 & Bronze Medal Winner 2011! Brewing News National IPA Challenge Champion 2010 & 2012. Bistro’s West Coast IPA Gold Medal 2009 & Honorable Mention 2010. Draft Magazine’s Top 25 Beers in the World 2009, Silver Medal at the 2012 World Beer Cup in the American IPA Category. 2014 World Beer Cup Silver Medal.

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4.3
OPIE788 (336) - Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Draft. This is a killer IPA. Great bitter pine resin flavors and aroma that sticks with you. I coukd drink a lot of this.

3.7
beastmaster (381) - Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2014 Pretty white head. Sticky lacing. Great west coast IPA. Aroma- huge hit you in the nose citrus, pine, grapefruit, and pineapple. This beer came off thicker than I imagined and not as pungent on the pallet as the nose. Definitely can taste the simcoe, and cascade, but it seems tamed down to me. I want this to be a little fresher despite the fact that it was brewed late Dec 2013 and it’s only 2/3/14. Apparently, it’s criminal to rate this a 3.3. This is a re-rate. after reading what I wrote the first time the aroma of this beer stayed pretty true and deserved a better rating as did the taste. Very palatable beer

3.9
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2014 Bottle: Almost perfect amber & copper color with decent clarity, covered by a big, foamy white head that mounts up high & leaves some fat lacing behind as it crawls down slowly. Aroma has notes of both tropical & citric fruits from the hops... Pineapple, grapefruit, tangerine. Subtle malt sugar sweetness balanced by bitter fruity pith notes. Back-end filled with pine, grass, & lightly spicy white pepper. Taste is, of course, hop forward. Notes of white pepper, herbal tea, grass, earth, & dirty hops. Very raw with a strong citric backside; orange & tangerine peel with lighter grapefruit rind & pineapple. A touch of finishing, sweet cracker malt as the flavor fades from the palate. If you can find this one fresh, it’s a deliciously citrusy IPA.

3.5
suprchunk (2994) - EffOff, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Hazy orange colored pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing. Big aroma of malt intermingled with citrusy hops and toast. Bitter. Plenty of hops in the mouth with a peppery bite. Dry and very bitter. Not bad.

4
Jesterdeal (1986) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle shared by Jeff. Aroma is apricot and sweet resin. Pours amber and bubbly with a small to medium sudsy head. Taste is great with apricot, grapefruit zest, some tropical and a resin malt finish. Almost an oily feel so it doesn’t bitter dry my mouth. Just delicious. I could knock these down all day.

3.9
italianjohn (3312) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Hazy golden/light copper pour with a nice layer of frothy off white head and tons of sticky lacing .... aroma of piney and citrusy grapefruit/pineapple hops with definite peach as well also has some resiny hops aromas wow smells great ... taste is nice and bitter and of resiny, piney, citrusy grapefruity/pineapple hops ... .light hop oils and a bit of caramel malt ... has a nice spicy bitter hop bite ibu’s are definitely detected! ...... finish is dry and bitter with a nice lingering bite ..... could drink this all day abv hidden well one heck of an ipa

3.6
BoBoChamp (5754) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2014
36cl, exclusive American brew, thx to Dirk for bringing this over!, complex bitter brew, fruity/bitter and slightly woody/sweet, balanced, hazy, good head, good brew

4.5
nathan30533 (1022) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2014
This is a great IPA. The only thing I would say bad about it is little aroma and a lighter color. Great brew overall though. Very enjoyable.

4
Suttree (6541) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Hazy orange, huge white head. Geez, it smells like fresh grapefruit, There is some toast, some caramel, but mostly fruity, citrusy hops. Taste is a little earthier than I expected, given the aroma. Perhaps even a little smokey. Firm, crispy malt base, and a a grassy finish. Very tasty.

5
johnpane (1) - - JAN 3, 2014 does not count
My current fave. I am a lover of very hoppy, bitter ales, and this definitely makes me happy.


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