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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our Threadless/Finch collaboration IPA is a balanced experience of both perceived hoppiness and true bitterness. It pours a darker amber color and finishes with a citrus flavor, and when combined, will require this to be the last IPA you ever drink! Well, maybe, we realize you will probably drink more, but the result of this recipe clearly evolves into a very balanced IPA. The grain bill on this big pale includes melanoidin and Victory malts. We hop it up before the boil starts with some Columbus first wort hopping, then add a bunch more for bittering.

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3.3
TaktikMTL (8014) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2013
Canette de 16 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT). Arôme: Odeur d’agrume avec une pointe de céréale. Apparence: La couleur est orangée-ambrée opaque avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Goût de pamplemousse avec une pointe de caramel et de pin. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’amertume d’houblon en arrière goût. (Rating #5097)

3.4
Ughsmash (7502) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Pint-size can. Poured medium orangey-peach with a sticky off-white head. The aroma picked up blood orange, earth, and pine hoppage over biscuit, bready, and honey sweetness.. much more lovely orange as it warmed up. The flavor found fruity notes plus some honey at the core.. moderate bitterness at most around, with orange and pineapple leading.. finished with more citrus over toffee and caramel malts. Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation on the palate.. OK feel and flow.. solid.

3.4
Iphonephan (7476) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2013
From a 16 oz can shared at home. Pours a clear gold with a thick off white head. Light floral hop nose. Some grassy and citrus flavors. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter finish.

3
JStax (7309) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Draft pour. Pours a hazed copper with a white head of foamm. The aroma is papery, it has lemon, angel food cake, some lime. The taste is moderately sweet. No real bitterness. Medium to low bitterness. Kind of a shitty ipa, but I guess if it is old, the beer can’t be held accountable. It just really is not very good.

3.2
wlajwl (7210) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Aroma is bready malts, citrus and earthy notes. The flavor is citrus, fruit, bread, earthy notes, berries, mild sweetness and a tart/bitter finish.

3.8
TheAlum (7164) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2011
Draft on tap at Tribes Alehouse (Mokena, IL). Saw it on tap and stopped by for one after doing some cellar stuff. Nice. Pours a well hazed orange amber hue, healthy darker glow with a nice strong hazy murk, a bigger offwhite almost eggshell white creamy cakey head, dies to a firm layer, laces pretty well and sticks around as a firm layer. Aromas are a plethora of citrusy lemon and orange, florals and a nice blast of Sorachi Ace on the nose, lemon and lively, moving into grass, a touch of spice and picking up sweeter and toasty malts, biscuits. Some soap, with a vibrant lemony hop appeal and floral staying on, but the malt is still there. Initial is medium bodied, preaching a healthy bite of lemon and florals, strong bitterness as some pine works in, dry florals up front, almost a sharp bitterness as it fades into some soap, creamier malt body shows bread, toast, and biscuits, staying away from bigger sweet malts as that hop bite is potent up front, sharp lemon, pine, florals, and grass. Pretty dry but with a lighter malt body that keeps the hops vibrant. Lacing stays like a wall, coating the glass. Some oranges work their way into the middle, pairing with the malty touches, sustained hops. Finish is citrusy lemon, rind, and dry florals and grass, touches of resinous and dry pine stick to the backend, with some lemon cookies, more grass, touches of bready malts, but the hops override this beer. I wouldn’t say it’s the most complex hop profile, but it is potent. I like this more than the Cut Throat, I can see others liking it more as well. Pretty good, but lacks true complexity to push it up into the upper echelon. Nice beer here by Finch.

3.1
mansquito (7131) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Total Wine, Fairfax 4-pack: Pours amber color with off-white head. Aroma is grapefuit, pine, and fairly hefty malt. Taste is pretty bitter, but is also combined with a caramely sweetness. Ain’t the greatest IPA. I would have prefered it to be less malty.

3.6
AmEricanbrew (7080) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - OCT 5, 2014
[email protected] trailer. Clear amber color with ivory head. Nice pine, citrusy, sweet malt aromas. Medium bodied with average co2. Hoppy bitter pine, citrusy, spicy flavors with some lightly sweet pale maltage____drying spicy bitter finish----good.

3.4
Braudog (6900) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Had both on draft at Taphouse/Queensway and out of a can on the same Sunday afternoon. On tap, this appeared golden and hazy with just a thin, sticky head. From the can, it came out ruddy orange and well topped. Makes me question my local taphouse! In both cases, this emits a decent, woody, piney aroma. The beer from the can is much better overall, and drives this rating. A firm, solid mid-American IPA, and easy to drink. More, please. (#5174, 7/21/2013)


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