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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship IPA is a classic Northwest IPA that is generously hopped with Amarillo, Centennial, and Ahtanum hops in the kettle, hop-back, and dry-hop. This judicious use of hops is balanced by hte finest organic malts available, namely Canadian organic Pilsner malt and German organic Munich and Caramunich. 15 degrees Plato Original Gravity 2.7 degrees Plato Terminal Gravity 6.6% Alcohol by Volume 75 International Bitterness Units

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2009
Name: IPA
Date: August 29, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy copper, creamy off white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: huge citrus grapefruit aroma, lots of sweet tangerine
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, lots of citrus, touch of grapefruit rind for balancing bitterness

Name: IPA
Date: September 21, 2009
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
fruityness is a bit more subdued on draft allowing more of the citrus and bitter rind character to emerge

Name: IPA
Date: September 21, 2009
Mode: cask
Words: horse brass
Appearance: clear copper, frothy off white head, heavy lace
Aroma: big grassy fresh hop aroma
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice citrus, fruityness is very sumdued with just a touch of sweet orange, bitter rind character is also subdued leaving it mild and very drinkable liquid hops

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10126) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
2013-10-11. Hazy dark pastel orange with a modest off white head 3+ sweetish orange citrus and resiny hops, mild fruit. Flavour is similar, nice fruity citrusy hops, resiny hops and moderate bitterness linger. Smooth average plus body low carbonation. Decent. Hops are starting to fade a touch. Bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9910) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2010
GCBF 2010, tap. Hazy honey gold. Intense tropical fruit aroma, more pine resin in the flavour, a little stemmy/woody. Very bitter finish. Fantastic!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9778) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Pint at the brewpub. Pours a clear lighter amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma of piney hops, orange citrus, caramel malts, and tea. Flavor of orange and grapefruit citrus, caramel malts, pine resin, tea, and grass. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a bitter, resinous mouthfeel. Solid IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9741) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2016
1 pint can @ Timo A. Canned on 06.10.2015.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Sweet orange on the nose, slightly stuffy grassy notes, herbs and malts. Flavor is also sweet malty and fruity with mostly orange, spice notes and some yeast. A bit stuffy but good.
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9726) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2010
22 oz. bottle from kenb. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a medium sized white head. The aroma had quite a bit of orange and grapefruit, crisp resiny hops and mild caramel malts. The flavor is a nice blend of caramel dipped biscuity malts and the nice grapefruit citrus hops. Other flavors include resiny hops with a hint of herbal spiciness. Medium bodied with a dry bitterness to the finish. This is an enjoyable IPA especially since it is organic which I usually have more issues with.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9703) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 4, 2014
Tap at Marciero. Deep blond color. Lots head, slightly cloudy, orange tints. Nose of peach, mango, melon, bread. Interesting nose with lots of stone and tropical fruit but not much citrus notes. Bready, fruity flavor that got nicer and nicer as it opened up and warmed. Original and tastety.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9679) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 11, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours golden amber with a decent beige head and a pine aroma. There is a nice caramel malt flavor that is overwhelmed by hop bitterness. Though somewhat unbalanced, it is a very pleasant and tasty brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (9408) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2009
Golden-orange pour with a thick, sticky white head. The nose is quite lovely with lots of bright noble hop character. Zesty and lightly lemony with a touch of herbal character as well. There is a fairly dank, piny aroma and a little bit of pineapple fruitiness. The hops are fairly fresh with a little bit of herbal/grassy notes throught he middle. Warming brings up a kiss of orange and tangerine citrus behind the bright zesty spiciness. This is a pretty nice, zesty IPA. Nice assertive bitterness and pretty solid really. Some lingering pine character.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (9296) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2013 Draft at the brewery in Portland. Hugely pungent + fresh hop nose - big Cascade and Amarillo, fresh, green, dank, awesome. Grassy cannabis and fresh, vivid, dry-hopped character, straight hops, pure, assertive but not caustic or corrosive. Peppery but smooth. Awesome pure hop bomb.


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