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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoppiest Brew Works beer ever? The smell of grapefruit, a sweet malt flavor, and oh by the way, lots of hop bitterness. Brewed in the tradition of West Coast ales, we have put loads of malt and hops in our kettle to come up with this sensational ale. Brewed with pale, and crystal malts, hopped with Tomahawks for Yakima Valley, WA. This beer styled has made many a microbrewery famous and this one is sure to please all those who love hops.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3605) - Laurel, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Growler filled at the Allentown Brew Works. Pours a clear golden amber with a moderate linen white head that lasted until mid-glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of malt along with some resinous pine and grapefruit. The flavor is malt up front followed by a wash of pine and grapefruit that is both fruit and pith. Moderate-strong bitterness at the finish lingers for about thirty seconds beyond the swallow. Alcohol is well hidden. Very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24084) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2010
Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Hazy pale amber, creamy head. Intense grapefruit aroma. Mif-sweet with solid body snd clean rounded mouthfeel. Some caramel underneath he sweaty grapefruit. Long salty bitterness. Remains quite drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Draught at TJ’s: Aroma of hops, pine, tropical fruit, and light grapefruit. Poured amber in color with a small, creamy, dense, off-white head that lasted throughout. Clear. Lightly sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet and medium bitter. Tastes of hops, pine, light resin, slight tropical fruit, light toasted caramel, and lemon. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Medium bitter, hop, pine, and resin finish is lightly dry. 10.5%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
r464 (2332) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Hoppy, amber, and fairly strong. Not bad, with hints of fruit and a balanced flavor for an IPA. The strength is there, but doesn’t knock you on your butt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2010
From the tap poured a clear brown color with a fair amount of head. Nice hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2570) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2010
On draft at Capones. Pours a clear light copper with a medium sized off white head. Lots of lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, cotton candy, sweet malt and pine. Taste of sweet grapefruit, candied malt and light pine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Firkin at jose pistola’s served a bit too warm. Hazy orange, thin bubbly head. Fruity orange and grapefruit aroma. Great hop bitterness and a slight sweet vanilla to balance. Great dry finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2010
Draft at Capones. Pours an amber body with an off white head. Sweet and malty body (hardly the explosion) with some light pine like accents. Malty with paper (oxidation notes...) hardly hoppy some light earth tones but that might be more dryness from the crystal malt. I dunno what to say, this is ON DRAFT, WTF! Update, looks like i am not alone).

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EricE (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2010
Tap at Capones. I took a sip of this and immediately thought WTF? I don’t know if this batch was off or what but this beer was just not right. Red brown pour with a greyish tan head. Some clove and spice on the nose. Slight citrus flavor. Virtually no hops.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scouser (348) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2010
aroma was great vanilla, rose hip, cinnamon, really nice! Amber/honey with a little white lacing. Tastes vanilla, spices with a bitter citrus punch on the back end a great beer!


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