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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Made with hops grown in the good ’ol USA... you’ll proudly support American farmers when you drink beer! Light copper in color, it has an intense hop aroma and strong hop bitterness. Our hopback process uses fresh hop cones to take this IPA to unexpected placed. Prepare for a mouthful of flavor.

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2.7
hman43 (1586) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2014
it pours a golden orange. It has a standard piney, floral aroma that is not too powerful. The taste is mostly hoppy floral and pine elements with bits of citrus in it.

3.3
DWestrick (758) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
bottle in OBX. Pretty decent and drinkable. Wasn’t expecting much but okay.

2.6
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12oz bottle pours a hazy gold with an off white head. More malt than anything. I might have gotten this to late.

2.9
jgb9348 (6250) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Crisp, very hazy bronze coloured body with a decent two centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of fresh grassy and bready hops with a good yeast and malt nose, some alcohol and a touch of citrus and sugars at the finish. Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and dry note up front with a good hop flavour but no malt backbone to speak of at all, just a PNW hop kick at first but nothing supporting it and no depth at all. Aftertaste shows a subdued grass note, hints of the hops but little else - no complexity and no depth here, which is too bad. Overall, a good smelling and nice tasting beer initially, but this fades fast and only a shell of a beer is left. Decent to try, but there are much better examples of the style to try than this one. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Arlington (Clarendon), Virginia on 27-July-2014 for US$2,49 sampled at home in Washington on 18-August-2014.

3.4
Sammy (12195) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle from wine vinter charlotte. Very smooth and good drinking ipa. Big retained head.

3.1
MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - JUN 24, 2014
On tap at Cedars in Penn Quarter in Washington, DC. Hazy amber with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of malt, light fruit, caramel, floral hops and light citrus. Taste of caramel, intense floral hops, light fruit and mild citrus. Medium body and medium/low carbonization. I found this to be an odd IPA. It was very bitter, but without either the citrus/pine intensity nor a tropical fruit hoppiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
ads135 (4607) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Not a big fan of this IPA. The bready malts and the metallic fruits were confusingly mingled. Tried this at the DC beerfest with Jess, Mark, and Matt in 2014.

3
solidfunk (8941) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Some citrus and some sweet malt but comes together with a tinge of acridness that puts me off. On tap at DC Summerfest.

3.7
Dal9000 (633) - Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2014
A mild taste with a mild IPA flavor. Builds in the middle with a slight pine. Finishes with a lingering light hoppy taste when you inhale. Perfect when you want more than. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.3
matte242 (3) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 21, 2014 does not count
Kind of strange, but I can't put my finger on it. Not like other IPA's that I like, but overall, just ok... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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