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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With about 6.0% ABV, this one will surely warm the olí gullet during a cold central Texas winter - both days! Our India Pale Ale (IPA) is light in color and strong in hop character. Dry hopping with Cascade hops, gives this winter favorite a delicious citrus note reminiscent of a Texas Ruby Red. Yes, itís warming but you donít need to be huddled around the furnace to enjoy this one! IPA fans really love this ale during a beautiful Texas winter on the porch or indoors. Available December - April.

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2.7
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2011
On tap at the Highball in Austin. Out of season, apparently. Amber pour with a small white head. Aroma is a little citrus, grain, and a little bread. Taste is earthy, bitter, a faint amount of fruit, and a little grass.


3.9
lownote (585) - Austin, Alabama, USA - MAR 15, 2017
Nice resin and citrus aroma. Not super intense but pleasant. Super clear with a white head that fades a but fast. Nice malt flavor, lots citrus hop flavor, and just a bit of bitterness for balance. Good beer that feels a bit more pale ale than ipa.

3.5
rgf001 (324) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2016
Too bad the brewery needs to pander to the IPA crowd. Stick to the great German beers.

3.1
BiddleBrau (1221) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2016
Hazy gold white head. Crisp hop bite follows the citrus aroma. Finishes pretty clean. Fit my mood well at the moment

3.2
Bronzan (158) - Windsor, California, USA - JUN 27, 2016
At Meddlesome Moth, Dallas. Seemed more like a Pale than an IPA. Not as earthy and hoppy as I generally prefer. Medium bodied. Not terribly memorable.

3.2
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - JUL 16, 2015
rated based on notes taken 11 aug 2012 -- pretty good solid ipa. enjoyable and pairs well amongst dinner.

3.6
AirForceHops (7140) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Draft @ The League Kitchen & Tavern, Austin, TX. 22 oz mug. Cloudy gold/ orange colored beer with lasting frothy head. Some lacing. Smell is a nice bold floral hops with tones of pine. Bitterness was long lasting with a big floral presence.

Body is medium with a nice bone dry texture. This paired really well with my homemade burger and fries. Truly a nice bone dry IPA. Enjoyable.

3.1
NachlamSie (3467) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Pint at Shady Grove. Pours cloudy orange with a small head. Aroma is grassy, caramelly, with weird rubber-hose type notes. This actually smells and tastes a lot like the last pale ale I made. Curious to dig on the recipe and see whatís going on. The flavor is decent, grassy citrusy hops on a sweet malt base. Itís got that same rubber/bandage type quality, though not egregious. Itís not quite as hoppy as your standard American IPA.

3.8
deyholla (11503) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2014
On tap. Pours a clear amber gold with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of citrus with a touch of resin and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has sweet citrus with a bit of bitterness and a grain backbone.

3.1
Terminus (3679) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Tap at BJís in Austin, TX June 2014. Pours bright orange with a fluffy white head and some sparse lacing. nose is sort of dull and mutted. some signiture citrus in there mostly cascade grapefruit and some off-notes (not really diacytl, but something is bad here). flavors are pretty mutted as well, mostly signiture cascade grapefruit rinds and some bitterness. pretty dull ipa however, i dont think this was fresh.

3.1
yngwie (17038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2013
On tap at Yard House Houston. A clear one, dark golden in color and with a finger thick, dense, off-white head. Some curtains. Mostly hoppy aroma, like dipping your nose into a bag of citrusy American hops. Some pale wort too. Itís almost full bodied, quite dry, and with a nice carbonation level. Bitter, hoppy flavor with some malty notes in the back. Lasting bitter finish. A pretty pleasant one, although tasting too much like wort, excluding the sweetness. 131112


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