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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bright golden, with citrus flavor and an aroma that combines notes of grapefruit, orange zest and a touch of the tropics. Like a warm ray of sunshine on a cold winter’s day.


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4.8
keith0718 (434) - Kansas, USA - DEC 8, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2013 Really nice winter IPA. Nice hoppiness without the astrigence of Sierra Nevada?s Celebration. Very, very drinkable.

3.9
strattonspeaks (113) - Springfield, Missouri, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Clear auburn pour with decent off-white head. Nice lace. Lovely fruit aroma. Nice bit of spice up front followed by sweet malt, citrus, and hop resin with a long, dry bitter finish. Solid brew.

3.7
M82 (469) - Kansas, USA - DEC 2, 2013
A clear deep honey body sits beneath a tall creamy, mostly smooth off white head leaving fairly delicate, almost frothy lace with dimension

Mildly assertive, yet warm and smooth, a friendly mix of hops and smoothing malts, citrus heavy with tropical and lightly floral supporting layers backed by toasted, mellow malts on a smooth med-med light body with delicate residuals echoing the flavors

12oz best by 5th week of Feb 2014 at 45º into Spiegelau IPA glass

3.8
deyholla (11600) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear amber with a gold hue and a gray head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of citrus with a hint of resin and a light sweet grain backbone. Flavor begins with citrus that is joined by a hint of grapefruit and grass with a light grain backbone.

3.4
CopterScott (254) - Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Amber color with a thin off white head. aroma is grapefruit and pine. flavor is some malt followed by stronger grapefruit hops with a lingering finish. medium carbonation.

3.4
sonnysmith1979 (9) - USA - NOV 18, 2013 does not count
Nice sweet citrus aroma basic golden color. Now for the taste nice sweet malt followed by a hoppy burst a nice mix of the two. Not the best IPA available but would drink again.

3.4
thegreenrooster (4396) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Pour is a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is a nice pine hop with some sweet malt. Flavor is more sweet malt with a nice hoppy backbone. Pretty straight forward IPA. Decent stuff.

3.4
kdm1984 (814) - Missouri, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Mild aroma of citrus and slight pine that becomes nuttier the more it sits in the glass. Pours deep orange with good head (finger-length) that stays around for awhile. Good lacing. Taste - some nutty malt; grapefruit and herbal hops. Finish started out a little fishy, but the more sips I take, the more it’s just ending bitter. Somewhat watery palate. I was expecting perhaps a little spice or something for a winter seasonal, but this is a fairly standard IPA (could also qualify as an APA). Easy to drink. Nothing great, nothing horrible.

3.4
vyvvy (6465) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Pours clear golden copper with a soapy beige head. The aroma has mushy caramel malt, soap, citrus and lightly dank hops. It has a medium crisp body with modest amount of carbonation that’s pretty gentle. The flavor starts with crackery malt, dry caramel, some fruitiness and a hint of citrus. The finish is pretty astringent and adds some spicy / piny hops. Its a decent IPA.

3.7
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - OCT 28, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2013 Beautifu crystal clear copper color topped with a thick cream colored head. Tons of lacing, and an inviting, crisp nose when poured from a bottle. Taste and mouthfeel are both a bit thin, making this almost feel more like a summer beer than an early winter release. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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