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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Continuing our summer sun series, Spotless is named to honor our sun that has been spotless for over a year. This aggressive IPA has a rich golden color with a fruity finish. The beer is well hopped to 70 with Willamette and Zeus hops, lending the beer a bright bitterness and a rich hop flavor. Available in 22oz. bottles and draught. ABV 6.5% IBU 70

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3.1
notalush (5867) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Bomber - lightly hazy straw color - bright, fruity aroma, with some biscuity malt and copious citric hop character - flavor is much the same - crisp, crackery malts, a bit of dry, mineral character - assertive hop bitterness at first compliments the malt base, but then gets a little too much in the long term - hops become quite spicy/peppery toward the finish - long-lingering, tongue curling bitterness overstays its welcome on the palate - some good things going on, but goes downhill near and through the finish.

3.3
Cybercat (5745) - Georgia, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Aroma is hoppy and somewhat yeasty - not strong, but still promising. It pours a clear yellow amber with a fluffy white head that leaves a fair amount of lacing. Flavor is strongly hoppy with hints of grapefruit and evergreen. Texture is smooth with a lively tingle that persists in the mouth after the brewski has headed downstairs.

3.5
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Draft @ The Sushi Bar, McCall, ID: Pours a golden color with a nice white head. The nose is bright and hoppy with orange and grapefruit, light citrus and moderate malty body. The flavor is clean and light, a very pleasing IPA with a unique hop profile. I drank many pints of this over the summer at the sushi bar.

3.1
nearbeer (5372) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2010
22 oz. Clear burnt orange with a lasting quarter inch of foam. Nose is dirty butterscotch, lemon, resin, wood, and fresh apple. Flavor is soapy butterscotch, cabbage, dirty lemon and pine sawdust. Near medium body is a bit too fizzy, but well-balanced and lightly tingly. OK traditional, British-tasting IPA

3.4
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Sampled on 8/20/2010. This IPA pours a medium orange gold color from a 22oz bottle. Medium sized white foamy head, with decent retention and nice lacing. The aroma is fruity, sweet, orange and citrusy. A medium bodied IPA. Malts are fruity, caramel and sweet, lot of orange and apricot flavors. Hops are citrusy and orange, a touch floral and earthy as well. A medium bitter IPA. Nice carbonation. The hop bitterness tends to linger throughout this beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.6
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 27, 2010
22oz Bottle – Gravity Beer Market – Olympia, WA
Aroma – Big hop aroma with a nice balanced malt.
Appearance – Amber in color, clear, with a thin head.
Flavor – This was filled with fruity hops flavor. The malts where subtle this was a big IPA.
Palate – Dry finish with a Nice Mouthfeel.
Overall – Very nice IPA. Loved it after mowing the lawn.

3.3
DialSquare (4987) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Bomber - clear copper pour. Aroma of grass, lemon and citrus hops. Taste of caramel roasted malts and slightly acid hop bite. Finishes up a tacky bitter sweet. Ok - not great.

3.5
ads135 (4590) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 19, 2012
One of my least favorite Full Sail’s so far. Light in hops, some butter flavor and a bit unbalanced. Still, very drinkable. Watery.

2.8
IndianaRed (4546) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 8, 2010
Bottle, at Brewforia, pours a hazy dingy orange with a small sandy colored head. Faint fruity aroma. Peaches and apples. Dry lively crisp palatte. Not sure how this qualifia as an IPA. The bitterness is there...though I can’t find all 70 IBUs that Full Sail claims. ECM more lacking is the hop flavor. Not un pleasent, just not hoppy. I continue to be inderwelmed by their "sun" series in general.

3.1
boFNjackson (4201) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2010
Bottle... Poured orange with a white head. The nose consisted of herbs, reefer, floral, hops, and vegetables. A very earthy, vegetable-like IPA. The hops weren’t resinous or alpha-ish bitter. Just earthy, spicy and floral. Some biscuit grains and malts to create a subtle sweetness. With a dry, earthy, grassy finish.


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