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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stash IPA is defined by the hops. 7 additions of 4 different varietals, Columbus, Galaxy, Nugget and Cascade create a hop explosion that finishes clean. A dank, resinous and enlightening hop trip. Its got mad hops.
Head Brewer Michael Waters: "The Stash is a reincarnated beast. It makes sense to go to the source, and IPA for me is defined by the West Coast. Three pounds of hops per barrel, 100 IBU, and a large dose of Columbus hops so the aroma matches the name."

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3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ozarkspops (368) - - MAR 15, 2013
Very hazy copper orange pour. Medium white head. Very dank aroma. Pine and citrus from hops as well. Medium to thick mouthfeel. Flavor follows the aroma. Dank hops come out first. Mid taste is more mild citrus hops, and finish is actually somewhat sweet given the amount of hops. ---Rated via iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsmerig (1523) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle in Austin, TX. Taste sweet and hoppy. Citrusy floral hops. Smooth mouthfeel with a balanced yet bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JakeSparks (125) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
fantastic brew! when it was first released it was one of the sappiest beers on earth, has toned down a bit in bottle

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drsordr (2531) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Great hop nose. Initial moderate aromatic hop followed by bitter, but quickly disappears. Initially no malt, minimal as warms up

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
amc528 (1) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 13, 2013 does not count
Very dank on the nose.. just a dank pine needle smell. Dankess follows though to the taste slightly.... not horrible but not the best ipa ive had light to medium mouthfeel. Poured an orange amber color into a snifter with about a finger of white head. Id drink again but dont know if id buy a whole 4 pack again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Orange and hazy, pretty good one finger head, and nice lacing. Smells a bit light for an IPA but not bad at all. Its a bit malty, with some hops aromas and a bit of citrus. Tastes pretty malty for an IPA, but quite tasty. Theres some hops and citrus, a touch of pine, and a light sweetness despite being slightly dry. Feel is light to medium bodied, moderately carbonated, and lingering light bitterness with a hint of sweetness. Id certainly be happy to consume it again, its pretty good, if not outstanding.

0.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jschmiedekamp (8) - McHenry, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2012 does not count
Very skunky beer. I very excited to open up this baby, but heart broken with I poured and found it was bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gooney (389) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 14, 2012
12 oz bottle - pale yellow with a nice white head. Floral hops aroma. Tons of hop flavor. Enough malt to back it up, but a little more would be nice. Good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 7, 2012
100 IBU? Had to try a bottle, and unfortunately amongst a drawn out bar crawl featuring mainly Lone Stars. Resiny, stanky pine hop aroma, which covers some stale, beaten down malt. Very bitter, also starchy sweet and crunchy. Heavy carpet bomber of the palate. Pretty good, but mad hops doesnt always make an IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7472) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2012
Draught at Opal Divines Freehouse, Austin, Oct. 18. Pours a cloudy gold with an average size diminishing frothy white head. Aroma of hops, quite catty, piney & resiny as well, backed by caramel malt. Flavour is all hops, piney, catty, resiny -- I love it, its all about the hops. Big, long bitter finish. Medium bodied. A great start to my Austin trip and a great IPA.


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