RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Modeled on the beers brewed for the long sea voyage from England to India, our India Pale Ale unites a strong malt backbone with a bitter and aromatic finish. Hopped at 2 pounds per barrel with Horizons, Simcoes and Amarillos, our IPA is fully prepared for the long journey from the slopes to the hot tub.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - SEP 18, 2011
A clear amber beer with a decent creamy head that sticks around and leaves lace. Smells of piney hops, a bit of citrus, and some caramel malt. Flavor is not so much hop flavor as crystal malt, with a decent dose of bitterness to finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - SEP 8, 2011
22oz bottle. Pours a murky orange color; fine-bubbled off-white head with solid lacing. Dank, sweet and orangey aroma; amarillo shows through, along with some candied sweetness and a bit of alcohol. Muddled but tasty, in a phrase. Medium-full body, modest CO2. Chewy candied maltiness, with the orange character running up against that juicy orange hop note; lightly warming, a slight coarseness in the presentation, but overall a delicious (if muddled) IPA. Seems bulkier than 6.5%, but thats mostly residual sweetness. Medium-length finish: toasty, citrusy, a bit sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thetmaxx (912) - West Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 7, 2011
This was poured from the gift pack I received from the brewery. Aroma is nice, cleanly hopped. Flavor is mildly bitter, but not overly for a regular ipa. Overall its pretty great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (4622) - Holbk, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle at Mammoth Mountain Inn. Clear golden with a white head, ok lacinhs. Aroma moderate malty, caramel, heavy hoppy, citrus, spicy. Flavor moderate sweet, heavy bitter, long duration. Medium+ body. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeTheYounger (1183) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Clear copper pour from can straight from brewery. Great aroma with lots of citrus and caramel. Strong malty backbone with nice hoppy crisp finish. Great stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2011
Can... Poured golden with a white head. Very sweet, like hop candy. Slightly floral, sweet tart-like yeast esters, malty sweetness, dry carbonated palate, hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chibuck (3513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2011
dark clear peach body, looks good, off white head that doesnt last, not much going on there... the nose changes quite a bit, very complex, but sometimes its great other times bad, the nice notes are oranges with some really mellow dank notes, other times I smells like vomit... the taste is hot dank, a bit spicy with some pine hops, a total malt backbone but its not sweet, just sticky malt, not really successful... Id pass on this

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (11035) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2011
Nice beer! Good piney hops, grassy notes, light spice, caramel, and crackers. Flavor has a pretty good hop bite, good resinous flavor, nice citrus peel, overall a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (3091) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2011
My favorite of the samples. This poured an amber with a big foamy head. The aroma was citrus with a touch of pine and sweet malt. The flavor was big on the pine and a touch of sweetness. All in all, pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMCC2181 (1606) - Newark, Delaware, USA - MAY 3, 2011
Bomber from HH22... Nice pour: Light golden orange color, decent head. Fruity, piney and tropical hop notes. Caramel malt notes. Taste is the same... Light fruitiness, light grass, light tropical notes, with a nice caramel malt base...Bitter after taste, with some alcohol noticable. Medium body. Overall: Decent IPA. I dont know how fresh this is but I would drink it again. Thanks tim

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