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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
From the brewers who gave you E-Z IPA and SuperHero IPA, the much-anticipated, long-awaited, first-in-history year-round India Pale Ale from the French Broad Brewery.

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3.4
msante79 (2225) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2012
On tap at Brewhaus. Pours clear orangish copper with white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, caramel, and pale malts. Flavors of pine, grapefruit, some sweet caramel malts, and some moderate hop bitterness. Your average IPA. Not bad, but not great.

3.7
nbondi (203) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Thanks to Suttree for this one. Clear amber with billowy off-white head. Nose of bubblegum, pine, resin, juicy fruit gum...soap...could be the glass... Good carbonation, medium light body. Sweet juicy fruit start balanced out and then some by biting serious hop presence. Long lasting bitter/carbonation induced tingly tongue sensation. Not perfectly balanced, but still, very enjoyable.

3.5
Drake (14033) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Draft at Brewvival 2012. Pours clear copper with a thin head. Decent head retention. Aroma of caramel malts, herbal and citrus hops. The taste is bitter herbal hops with a pale malt finish. Medium bodied.

3.3
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Draft at Barley’s. Amber pour with a tiny white head. Piney scent. Pine and citrus taste.

3.9
agl108 (1278) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2012
On draft at Barley’s Taproom, Asheville. Poured clear copper with sheets of lacing. Crisp citrus and floral notes. Lovely.

3.5
drfabulous (8224) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 25, 2011
22 ounce from Brusin Ales. Slightly sweet English IPA style. Malt is upfront. But not too much. decent.

3.6
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: September 14, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Barley’s, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear copper, fine off white head, lots of scattered lace
Aroma: big citrus aroma backed by sweet crystal malt, light spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of citrus, fruity orange, medium balancing bitterness
Overall: if this is the Easy IPA then they have done a good job tweaking the recipe
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

3.8
IPAsavedMYlife (346) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Draft at brewery. Nice citrus and pine aroma on a white head. Color has more depth then an English IPA. Fresh tasting and solid offering. Enjoyability 4/5.

3.9
Shag (3027) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - DEC 17, 2011
Copper color with a white head. Aroma contains some caramel, pine, and lemons. The flavor is quite bitter with a good malt presence. Some herbal notes and citrus present. Finish is bitter. Overall a good IPA.

3.7
NachlamSie (3523) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bomber from Bruisin’. Pours a hazy orange with a good head. Aroma is definitely in the IPA territory. Though the hops aren’t super defined, this has plenty of citrusy and piney goodness to make me happy. The flavor is pleasingly bitter with a dry finish. Good even hop delivery in the mouth and some subtle fruity undertones are noted. I like this one. It’s solid.


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