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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gearhead IPA is brewed in the Northwest tradition of generous amounts of aroma hops, creating layers of citrus and piney aromatics and flavors, while managing to strike a balance with moderate malt body. This crisp and refreshing beer will provide you with complex and resinous aromas

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (43243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is light herbal to straw hops, grapefruity and pine. Bitter, light spiced and herbal. Dry and straw to light pine/resin dry finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (36442) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottled. A hazy red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, alcohol, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19349) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter finish. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 150313

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of fiulijn. Pours a hazy amber with a white head. Caramelish nose with some citrusy hops. Medium body, sweet caramel and biscuits with a lightly bitter finish. 150313

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - MAR 3, 2013
Ottima ipa, amara tanto e fruttata proprio come piace a me!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Taste of pine and citrus. It's not a bad IPA but it's nothing special. I was not that impressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Reviewed 1/8/2013. Awesome! My beer club shipment came in - thanks to Jay for the generous Christmas present! First of three bottles. 22 oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. A: From the look of the pour, it might either be a bad bottle - or it might have somehow leaked before arriving here. It pours a hazy golden amber color with a lot of ugly yeast particles in the body, but the head, well simply put, looks like I poured iced tea in a glass. Big bubbles, no real carbonation, and obviously, almost no head. Considering the bottle looked underfilled when it arrived, Im worried... S: This features a decent typical IPA aroma. Grapefruit rind, pine, herbs, and some caramel malt. Not bad, but weak given the lack of carbonation. T: Muted piny hops, some citrus in the midtaste, and neutral malty finish. Theres an okay IPA here (not fantastic, but pretty good); its just the complete lack of carbonation (and I do mean complete lack) renders it just about worthless. M: Totally flat, period. O: Its unfair to review it in this state, because it probably leaked on its way over here, allowing the carbonation to die out. Dont know if Ill ever get another chance to review it (considering the rumor that its out of production), but Ill definitely have to give this a second chance given the circumstances.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (20221) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle from CoOp Bellingham, WA
Amber color with medium sized compact head. It has a moderate aroma of malt, unmalted cereals, light aroma of earthy hops, very light chamomile. The mouthfeel is quite smooth; the caramel and cereals profile is not bad but rather simple; the residual sweetness is very low, and luckily there seem not to be traces of crystal malt; the hopping, though not impressive, has some nice traits of citrus fruits and chamomile; correct bitterness level, overall balanced.
In the beginning it seemed boring, then some more interesting side appeared.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Date: November 07, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Mail Order, Lets Pour
Appearance: hazy orange, frothy beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, crystal sweetness, peppery pine, light floral hops
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, bready, plenty of hops, light citrus, touch of fruityness, balancing bitterness leaves an earthy dryness, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (7374) - Utah, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle shared at Mikeys party
Appearance: Hazy golden with a medium white head and some lacing
Aroma: Dusty caramel and citrus
Taste: Dusty caramel and floral
Mild for an IPA but easy drinking


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