RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
A medium bodied IPA with an amber color originating from lightly-toasted caramel malt. American-grown hops provide a fruity, citrus-like character. Enjoy the perfect balance between malty sweetness and hoppy bitterness.

Malt: English Pale & Caramalt

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2006
Bottle: Pours a clear copper orange with a frothy, nicely-lacing off-white head. Fresh piney resinous hoppy aroma has a good earthy caramel malty backbone. Body starts fairly full and sweet with some toasty notes and plenty of sticky piney hop resin and a touch of grapefruit flavor. A nice, flavorful, balanced, and drinkable IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Terminus (3662) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 17, 2006
tap at BWW in downtown Indianapolis. burnt clear orange with a soft fluffy white head. nose of pine and metallic hops with some light passionfruit like notes. light flavors of pineapple, lemon, copper with some pine. the mouthfeel suffers here-not much substance. ends up feeling watery and thin. fuzzy carbonation doesnt help either. maybe this was an old keg? i dunno. not a bad start, but could use some tweeking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2006
Orange/copper. Insignificant head. Resiny grapefruit rind hop aroma. Same flavor with just enough malt to soften the palate. Medium, balanced body. Good session IPA. Great with pizza.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2006
Poured a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Tangerine hoppy notes in the aroma. Sweet malt as well. The flavor starts with malt with some citrusy hopps in the middle. Mild to moderate bitterness on the semi-dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3567) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2006
Pours a clear amber. This aroma is full of good orangey hops. The hops are aggressive in the flavor as well. A solid IPA with plenty of hop aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (12836) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 24, 2006
Pours clean copper with virtually no head. Aroma is floral pine hops and soap, malt (meal). Medium acidity and bitterness, caramel malt, bitter hop finish. Medium bodied and watery palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thedm (6043) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2006
This bottled brew poured a small sized head of foamy fine to medium sized mostly lasting bubbles that left behind a softly carbonated hazy dark orange colored body and a fair lacing. The aroma was mild with a mild hop and a slight spice note. The mouth feel was tingly at the start then mellowed in the finish with a mild hop slight spice malty note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrockLanders (780) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2006
Nice pour....golden, amber with a fluffy white head. Nice hoppy nose, citric, piney in nature. More malt in the flavor than I expected, but this was still big hops in the mouth. Very tasty.....nice session IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (5077) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2006
Bottle. Small off-white head that mostly diminished with minimal lacing, transparent, carbonated, and an orange hue. The nose was very hoppy, piney, some light malt notes, and some grapefruit. The flavor was some caramel, grapefruit, and very hoppy, piney tasting. Tingly, sticky mouthfeel. Medium body. Lots of hops in this one for those that consider themselves to be a "hophead".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2006
Thanks to Brock_Landers for giving me this bottle beer last weekend!

Pours a copper colored body and a tall white head. The aroma and flavor bring large suggestions of caramel; some buttered and toasted honey-nut wheat bread, a jumbo dosage of juicy pine resin alpha hops, and spicy notes of cedar wood chips Sticky palate and a dry bitter finish. YEP Its an IPA, and a tasty one at that!
Thanks, John!

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