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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our house IPA. A classic west coast IPA hopped with a lot of northwest hops. The beer is then again dry hopped with cascade whole hops in the fermenter at over a pound per barrel. The dry hopping produces a sharp, crisp, citrus aroma for any true hop lovers beer.

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3.2
OnTheTrail (508) - Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2017
Pours slightly hazy orange, substantial off white head. Aroma is vaguely citrus, grassy, mulch, slightly dank? Taste is resiny, bitter, with, bready malt. Light to medium mouthfeel. Their are lots of better IPad, not sure what they were going for with this. No date on the can, so maybe it’s too old?

4.1
shawnmurphy (495) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JAN 28, 2017
I’ve been to the brewpub in Lake Placid and drank this beer (and others) on tap, but was pleased to see they are canning now, which saves me an hour’s trip, so I picked up a six-pack. Pours clear orange-amber. Two-finger white head dissipates after a few minutes to leave behind some lacing. Aroma is of blood orange, pine needles, and fresh-baked bread. Taste is hop-forward with the above-mentioned aromas becoming flavors. It’s medium-bodied with great mouthfeel; the hop resins coat the tongue. There’s a long, lingering bitterness. If I had to re-categorize this beer, I’d call it an amber IPA because there’s a fair amount of malt, too.

3.9
Drake (13738) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 3, 2015
New England Bucket List Trip #170. Keg at the brewpub. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a large creamy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of citrus, tropical hops, pale malt. The taste is tropical, piney hops, pale malt. Medium bodied, moderate lingering bitterness.

3.3
Slipstream (2626) - USA - FEB 22, 2015
Draft at pony bar. Nice amount of green hops in this fairly light bodied IPA. Lots of lace on the glass. Some mint and fennel in the flavor.

3.7
kraddel (8130) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2015
Pours unclear amber small white head. Smell is pine fruity. Taste is straight rather intense bitterness, earthy hops. Nice and intense. Fi ish is bitter, bit earhty. The fruity hoppy character is rather hidden in the taste

3.8
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2014
On tap at brewery, which calls it an ipa, not s pale Yale. Pours orange with white head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, some dank, nice. Taste is light, dry, hoppy, citrus, tangerine, nice bitterness.

3.4
Ron (3961) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2013
On tap at the Brew Pub. 2nd day with Patty. Poured golden with a white head. Nice aroma of citrus like hops. Good body with the citrus hop flavor. Slight bitterness. Enjoyable.

3.3
Jvezp (86) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
Une bonn ipa, west coast pas sur, pas assez crisp mais neanmoins une bonne biere dans un minuscule brew pub. une belle decourverte dans une petite ville.

3.8
Mfaczan (5) - - OCT 21, 2012 does not count
A great pale in the style of a good west coast pale ale. Just the right hoppiness. Hopheads will like! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
User134089 (1644) - - JUL 9, 2012
Great Adirondack Brewery in Lake Placid, N.Y., on June 28, 2012. Draft into pint glass. One finger of head when I got it. Pale, see through color. White frothy lacing with good retention. Smelled lemon citrus hops. Wet cascade lime. Pine and soapy. Tasted similar to the smell with more bitterness. Lemon, cascade, wet, icy, pine. Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Smooth, bitter finish. Somewhat refreshing. This beer had its moments but wasn’t too spectacular overall.


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