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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hopheads crusade on a heroic quest for the holy grail of India Pale Ales. The subconscious composes paradisiacal scenes of malty waves crashing on a ripe lupulin landscape cascading hop flavors and aromas in profuse abundance. With humble confidence we offer this brew as fantasy made reality. Balanced in every detail and gushing resinous, exceptional citrus flavors and aromas that collaborate with soft bready notes surrendered from premium English golden malted barley, this beer is a tropical dreamscape. Epic.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
timrappelton (11) - - APR 17, 2015
Absolutely amazing, big bold flavor, with a nice clean bite on the finish that invites another sip

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vir4030 (602) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Pours a cloudy apricot with a well-sized white head. Aroma is sweet, hoppy, and delicious. Flavor is also very hoppy and well-balanced. This is very good flavor - very smooth and very nice. Good pick-up if youre in the Madison WI area.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gmillerstl (20) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Pretty fantastic ipa. Piney and citrusy and delicious. A new favorite for me. A perfect example of this style.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KillerMoran (25) - - OCT 27, 2014
This beer is very citrus infused both in taste and smell. Almost as epic as the packaging ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TXBadger (2763) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Pours a cloudy/hazy yellow-gold with white head. Citrus, lots of citrus, some pine, and some bread on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more citrus. Just fantastic.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ronaldtheriot (1888) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Karben4 Fantasy Factory IPA has a thin, off-white head, an initially clear, golden-orange appearance, which gets very murky, once the brown sludge at the bottom of the bottle is swished and poured in. The aroma is of tropical fruit, hop resin, flower nectar, and rather intense hop resin. Taste is of sweet, white bread, sugar crystals, lightly browned bread crust, hop oil, and pine. Mouthfeel is medium, and Karben4 Fantasy Factory IPA finishes dry and drinkable. RJT

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tmj399 (24) - Green Bay, Alabama, USA - MAR 1, 2017
Love this beer! Packaging is great, a nice easy drinker. Not too bitter or hoppy. Solid hazy color. Citrusy aromas. Well balanced. Frequently grabbing 6 packs of this, and glad its finally on draught in the market!

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
duchowbob (9) - Windsor, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 21, 2014 does not count
Classic ipa with resiny citrus/ fruit piney-hop aroma --balanced with clean maltiness - excellent balance...BRILLIANT

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Phil142 (1) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2015 does not count
Love the hop blend, and the taste. It is slightly cloudy, although as a homebrewer you can easily forgive that. While there is malt, the mouth feel is somewhat watery. All in all this is one of the better IPAs I have tried!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
parkerj (51) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 28, 2014
The first thing that hit me with this beer was a great citrus aroma. The taste followed very well, with a blast of a very refreshing citrus flavor. Im really liking this one...surprising that its not rated higher, but I guess they used to use different hops?


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