RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brewed exclusively for the 2013 Craft Brewers Conference (and a collaborative project with Reyes Beverage Group), Bloodline is an intensely-hopped IPA brewed with Blood Orange peel and juice.

According to our Brewmaster Matt Brophy, the result is a flavor profile that harnessed the best aspects of both the hops (Warrior, Citra, and Galaxy) and the citrus. He and his brewing team are very fond of hop-based citrus aromas, so experimenting with actual citrus was a natural extension of that.

2014 version is brewed with Northern Brewer, Citra and Galaxy.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
titanek (266) - POLAND - DEC 6, 2016
Medium white head. Great orange aroma, caramel, there are others tropical fruit. Also fruity taste, mainly orange, tropical fruit, citruses, lemonade, medium bitterness. Medium body, a bit oily, Very complex beer, very good, but aroma is awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1490) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 5, 2016
Hazy, orange-golden, medium off white frothy head. Aroma is of orange,orange peel, spicy, some malt and yeast. Taste is medium sweet malt, medium+ orange and orange peel, citrus and floral medium hoppy aroma, medium bitterness, dry finish. Medium bodied, soft+ carbonation, oily. (bottle, Pivoljub Ljubljana)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9792) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle. Orange pour with a white head. Rich blood orange aroma. Citrus taste. Solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9554) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2016
12ozbottle, courtesy of 77ships @ Sebletitjes Farewell Tasting. BB 10.02.2017. Dore/orange, col blanc. Arme au bouquet plaisant houblonn offrant des notes de houblons C, le ct orange sanguine est bien l avec une base malt grille restant tout de mme prsente. Palais est malt, caramel et biscuit avec une touche de crales. Orange sanguine bien l sans avoir ce caractre trop aigre. Retrouve un fini agrumes assez amricain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (8396) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 19, 2016
355 ml. bottle sampled @ Sebletitjes Farewell Tasting. BBF 10.02.17. Totally clear orange with little off-white head. Nose is tropical fruit, pine, milky & yeasty orange peel & orange pulp, citrus. Taste is bit yeasty milky orange peel with pine, orange zest, creamy, easy to drink. Body is bit milky with citrus. Nice fruit profile, bit too milky but still nice. Could have been better for sure but still pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElManana (1971) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2016
Bottle shared @ Sebletitjes Farewell tasting. Blood oranges, bitter, light yeasty. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (360) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2016
12oz bottle - it pours a mostly clear golden orange with a very thin off white head. Kinda unique aroma of mostly pit fruit with citrus aroma and a hint of buttery caramel. Not a big hoppy IPA. It straddles the line between fruit beer and IPA with sweet citrus, big caramel malts and a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (18111) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2016
Bottle from Beernavigator. Hazy orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - fruity and old hops. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 061116

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (396) - Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2016
Pours clear dark gold, good sized white head. Aroma is strong citrus, more grapefruit than orange. Taste is pleasantly hoppy, some piney bitterness, hints of orange, finishes sweeter and with more orange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (1100) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2016
Hazy amber orange color, white head. Malty nose, bread, orange. Citrus taste, caramel, malty, grass, moderate bitterness, hints of blood orange and alcohol. Medium body, soft to average carbonation.

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