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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The descent from the top of the mountain to the bottom should be exhilarating. Whether its a gradual descent or a screaming race that gets you to the bottom, this beer is created to help you enjoy the experience.

Life is loaded with peaks and valleys, where we associate the valleys with the reward post ascending the peak. Like the flow of the stream slows in the valley, put the cell phone away, sit back and relax with this IPA, and enjoy the journey.

This beer is a hop lovers dream that has balance you will appreciate. We created it for you so you can take time out from the rigors of life and descend to a valley full of hops sounds good, no, great!

Malt: NW Two Row, Bonlander Munich, Melanoidin, Crystal 60, Carafoam
Hops: Centennial, Chinook, Cascade, Galaxy, Warrior

Brewed with a process called "Hop Bursting," resulting in a beer with a balance and quality that you will not forget!
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10765) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 13, 2014
very nice hop complexity in this beer that made it a step above the average IPA. Having it fresh at the source doesnt hurt the hops either :)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (10368) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at the Watford tasting 26/07/14. Thanks to Ed. Translucent bright orange with a Ricky white head and good sticky lace. Aroma is big nice big resinous, pine needles and some dank orange. Flavour is sticky resin, orange peel, pine hop. Decent base malts, light caramel. Palate is lovely sticky resin and mouth filling carbonation. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9747) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 2, 2015
On tap @ Manito, Spokane. Our final destination after hitting 12 breweries on the NW Ale Trail for TvMs bachelor party. Medium orange, hazy, with a lasting off white head. Powdery citrus hops, mildly sweet crackery malts, long bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9592) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Earthy hop resins and their citrusy buds develop dank, grassy greenery within this India Pale Ales caramel malt profile.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the cloudy amber.
-The hops also share plenty of geraniol.
-The flavor profile could be tighter. There is a lot going on, but it is a whirlwind. Albeit, a nice whirlwind to parasail through.
-The soft natural carbonation increases drinkability.

Bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8884) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Bottle. Amber beer with a dark cream head. Grapefruit and light pine aroma. Grapefruit and light pine flavor with light caramel. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and light pine linger with light caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (8669) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2013 12 ounce can. Pours a clear copper color with a medium sticky white head. A sweet lemon and biscuit nose. The flavor is smooth citrus, tangerine, lemons, caramel, crystal malt. Very smooth and sweet. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (8318) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
can. pours hazy light golden with a small creamy off-white head, some retention and lacing. spicy citrus, pine, doughy and biscuity peppery spicy maltiness, caramel, floral and earthy undertones, fruity - small yellow fruits. moderate carbonation, light body - oily, balanced spicy-citrusy finish. slightly above average ipa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7727) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 24, 2012
22. Pours a hazy burnished dark amber with a dense and pillowy whitish head and lots of eggy lace. Mild piney nose--clean and present, but not the most forceful aromatics around. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toast, caramel, and pine on the mid palate. Ive had this beer from 500 breweries by now, but its always a pleasure to drink when its made this well with good fresh ingredients. No revelations here, but a worthy drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (7215) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
Bouteille de 22 oz partage lors dune dgustation Ratebeer Montral. Arme: Odeur dhoublon rsineux avec une pointe dagrume. Apparence: La couleur est orange opaque. Prsence dun moyen col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de pamplemousse avec une poite de pin et de citron. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrire got lgrement houblonn. (Rating #5296)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (7210) - Utah, USA - SEP 12, 2015
12oz can from The Grapevine
Pours cloudy golden with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit and oranges. Flavor of grapefruit, oranges and lemon
Very tasty ipa


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