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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Silver Medal Winner at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival. Bronze Medal Winner at the 2010 World Beer Cup. This ale is medium bodied with higher bitterness. The blend of English and American hops make this copper colored ale especially pleasing for pale ale lovers.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arondee (601) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Pours a brownish orange color with a thick white fluffy head and great lacing. Aroma is piney hops and sweet malt. The taste is very well balanced. Nice bitter pine hops and slightly sweet bread tasting malts make a very good beer.


3.3
kwik-lime (2012) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2017
Draft at the brewpub. Herbaceous, piney hops and quite a dry bitter finish. Nice IPA.

3.7
Iznogud (4066) - CROATIA - AUG 9, 2017
Canned 355 ml from the brewery. Pours cloudy orange, white head. Citrus, pine, quite hoppy, caramel malty background, some sweetness, lasting bitterness in finish. Medium bodied. Good.

3.4
SONOFWODEN (72) - New York, USA - MAY 9, 2017
Lunch at the brewery in Flagstaff on family vacation. Much better experience than I had two days previously at their sister Beaver Street Brewery. Waitress was informed, helpful, and seemed to have no issue with serving tasters, half pints, etc.. This IPA was enjoyable. Nice head which lingered a bit. Medium hops aroma, some sweetness in there somewhere. Medium body/mouth feel, smooth drinking which I appreciated. Very good taste with some citrus and malt. If I could get this off the shelf in New York, I’d try it again.

3.6
JohnnyJ (5569) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 28, 2017
On draft at the brewery. Clear golden amber pour, with a white head. Citrus, grapefruit, pine, grain, moderate bitterness, and light caramel. Not bad.

3.9
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a dark red almost brown color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Mild stringy lace. The aroma starts off with some sweet to bitter grassy and piney hops. Light citrusy and floral hops show a light presence over some bready and caramel malts. The flavor brings together all of those previously mentioned aromas to blend. Nice aftertaste of malts to hops. Quick dry piney finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fine sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt fine. Appropriate harshness as an AIPA. Overall, good American IPA that I would have again if I could get it.

3.4
JorgeLee (2193) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Can, brought back from Arizona by Lalitha. Hazy deep amber colour, white foam. Relatively malty for a US IPA with some slightly harsh crystal malt sweetness. Nice hop flavour and bitterness, medium finish. Slightly unusual tang to the hops, was pleasant. Overall, a bit different and ok.

3.2
ajnepple (6979) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 27, 2017
12 oz single can from Total Wine & More - Gilbert, AZ. Clear golden to orange appearance with a small head and light lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, light citrus fruits, piney hops, toffee and toasted grain. Similar flavor, moderately sweet and moderately bitter with an average body and a slightly off finish. Just a little too sweet for an IPA, IMO.

3.4
Zymurgeist2 (2327) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 21, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2016 Draught at La Palomas in Tuscon. Clear and cooper with off white head. Blend of pine and citrus hops in flavor and aroma.

3.6
smith4498 (3670) - Winter Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2016
Bomber from some random gas station in Flagstaff, AZ. Pours slightly hazy burnt orange color with off white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, and caramel. Grapefruit and pine flavors with a hint of caramel and moderate bitterness. Medium body with average carbonation.

3.5
bb (9697) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Can. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and pine lingers.


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