RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (8996) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bomber at Mikeys party. Pours a clear golden/copper color with a medium white head. A sweet citrus nose with light malt. A very mellow and malty brew, some light citrus, low bitterness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of pineapple, citrus, florals, and caramel. Flavor of caramel, citrus, earth, and pine with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Bottle, orange pour, orange pith, other citrus notes, touch o peanut skins in aroma. Orange pith, some caramel malts, citrusy hops, peanut shells, medium bitterness. Decent IPA. Good mouthfeel and great drinkabity

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (16920) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2012
On tap at the Grain & Gristle, pours a clear golden / copper with a small ring of white head. Aroma and flavour of woody notes and slightly bitter hops not typical West coast at all. More woody-dominated than a standard IPA, without much of the classic piney, resinous quality. OK, but quite weak and low drinkability due to the woody quality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (4088) - Kansas, USA - NOV 2, 2012
22 oz bomber purchased at Letspour.com. The pour is a light haze golden copper with a two inch light tan head. The aroma is fresh resin pine, along with sweet caramel malt. The taste is the pine resin, softly bitter hops, on top of a thinner tasting cracker and lightly sweet cereal grain malt. The palate is light to medium bodied, with lower soft carbonation, and the resin dry pine finish. The pine really lingers. Crisp, easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (6204) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 28, 2012
650ml bomber pours a golden orange color with a 2 finger white head that retains well and leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is grapefruit and pine with some earthy notes and caramel. Taste is a bold grapefruit and piney hop bitterness with a caramel malty sweetness. A very bold and flavorful IPA that is quite tasty and highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robforbes (2233) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2012
pours a cloudy amber-orange with a small dirty-white head, a little sediment, and good lacing. smell is of citrus, caramel, grain, and dry hops. taste is chewy, hops, grain, citrus, and malt in the back. ends a little dry and some bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6158) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2012
(22oz bomber thanks to bu11zeye) clear medium bright gold, wispy white bubbles. Nose of caramel, lightly floral, honey, sweet hops, fresh juicy citrus. Smells awesome. Taste is a bit faded, caramel, light bitter, pine, biscuit, medium to thin body, wish it tasted like it smelled.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
r464 (2354) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Coppery color with a light tan head. Very floral hoppiness in the aroma. Crisp, a little bitter, with floral hops and pepper, a bit of citrus zest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (10141) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 2, 2012
Bottle, shared with mmmIPA. Hazy orange amber, persistent off-white head. Nice hoppy aroma, fresh pine and nectarine. Beautifully balance malts (more biscuit than caramel) play off delicious aromatic hops, tropical fruit and pine. Quite a juicy feel to this IPA. Bitterness is balanced, but extreme. Very very nice.

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