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RATINGS: 1004   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This liquid dream pours a hazy golden orange straw color with a large puffy white two-finger head. First sip of this beer rewards with a super juicy hop presence bursting with fresh orange and lemon citrus then continues to introduce toasted malt undertones.

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AskForJenny (1068) - Ontario, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2012
12 oz - If I was trying to explain to someone how a beer could be refreshing AND flavorful, I would give him a bottle of this. Enough hops to keep it interesting, enough malt for flavor.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (353) - North Branch, USA - NOV 29, 2016
A top notch fresh hop beer. Nice hop aroma - I would definitely look for this beer again next year.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (3089) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2016
12 oz bottle poured, courtesy of Pruf. Thanks! A lighter golden put with a decent carb, active fizz head. Aroma is wet hops dominant. Quite aromatic. Flavor is rich caramel under juicy hops. Cream body, autumn feel. Slightly toasty. Delicious citra hop content. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4920) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle in Seattle. Thanks to Chris hand-delivered hoppy care package. Sudsy foam, warm amber gold. Fresh, tangy tangerine citrus aroma. Clean, punchy, very tasty IPA body. Great juicy, perfume hops. Delicious. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (2168) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Pours burnt orange with a small white head on tap. Aroma is citrus, earthy and caramel. Taste is dominated by a citrus tartness that remains throughout. Medium bodied with crisp citrus finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DubCInjun (39) - - NOV 20, 2016
On tap. Pours golden with a tint of orange. Has a slight sweet, hoppy smell. Flavor consists of malt, fruit, and finishes with just the right note of bitterness. A very good ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2800) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - NOV 18, 2016
Bottle from West Side. Pours a deep gold to light copper with a finger of head. Juicy and bright citrus aromas. Good body but still fairly light. Highly drinkable. Resin, weed and grapefruit flavors. Bitter finish, spruce. None of those weird harsh notes that some wet-hopped ales get. Probably the best hoppy beer from founders.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChadPolenz (1721) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 21A American IPA

AROMA: Huge citrus/tropical fruits (akin to a juice concentrate). Grassy/herbal aroma is quite prominent as well. No distinct malt scent. No alcohol. 10/12

APPEARANCE: Almost glowing shade of amber/pale orange. Slightly hazy; steady CO2. Moderate white froth; much lacing. 3/3

FLAVOR: High American hop flavor and bitterness. Taste is predominately citrus/tropical along with a grassy/spicy sensation throughout the second half. Flavor is akin to juice but without the sweetness. Malt base is nondescript pale malt; very subtle toasty flavor. No alcohol presence. 18/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium bodied; medium-high carbonation. Hops linger for a bitter but pleasant aftertaste. Texture is quite smooth. Minor alcohol warmth is tolerable. 5/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Delicious, highly drinkable, and commendable considering it?s mass produced and uses wet hops. 10/10

TOTAL SCORE: 46/50


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