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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special Release Series. A salute to the playful side of summer, we had fun with this beer! Maiden the Shade has a big robust hop character from the liberal use of 7 different varieties of hops. It s completed with a light colored malt backbone to stay in balance. Kick back and enjoy!

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3.5
Darwenus (1158) - Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2016
I’m a litle late getting this, but this bottle is delicious regardless of it’s age. It pours cloudy orange with average head and carbonation. The aroma is grapefruiit/citrus and slightly sweet malt notes. The flavor hits hard with that citrus. Grapefruit, and then a lemon meringue, sweet finish. I liked this beer.

3.4
17Beer (369) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 7, 2016
Big citrus and pine aromas. Pours cloudy ale gold with a thin white head and tons of lacing. Big hops pure grapefruit flavors. Neil carbonating and a lingering biting sour finish. Quite nice.

3.7
ljthiessen (1350) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
On tap at St Augustine’s, Vancouver. Very cloudy apricot pour with a white head. Big fruit aroma and flavour, nectarine, citrus, a touch metallic. Very flavourful, good bitterness, and not at all cloying. Nice IPA.

3.9
Roymullins (19) - - AUG 22, 2016
Nice mellow IPA Crisp and tasty My Shangri-La beneath the summer moon I will return again

3.8
bulldogops (2701) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
Rating #1876 - 2015.09.02 - Sample at Keg N Cork. Pours a deep golden yellow with a fairly frothy head. Aroma is orange peel, lemon, grapefruit. Medium carbonation, lots of assertive bitterness to complement the punchbowl sweetness. Nice.

3.4
teamsale (273) - Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a finger thick white head and good lacing. Smells very woodsy, some olive, mild grapefruit, light tangerine, a hint of rotten eggs. Tastes light and mild, citrus flavor. Mild bitterness, more medium in the aftertaste. More pluses than minuses.

3.4
beerplace (1736) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2016
On tap at St. Augustine’s. Pours a clear pale golden with a weak white head. Aroma is some hops, biscuity malt. Taste is tropical fruits and piney bitternesa. Piney bitterness aftertaste. Not bad.

3.6
NikkTwist (3251) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2016 Draft at Bru Craft. Mostly clear golden yellow pour with soapy white foam. Lots of lace. Strong tropical citrus herbal resins. Pineapple. Celery root. Tangelos. Mango. Kiwi. Apricots. Green banana peel. Tree sap. Moderately juicy. Lingering pithy peppery finish.

4.7
SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Smells citrusy with a juiciness. Taste is juicy and bitter. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Ninkasi Maiden the Shade finishes with a lingering citrus bitterness.

3.4
jhamp9 (1887) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Clear amber pour with a nice white head and spotty lacing. Aroma is floral, citrus zest, and tea. Taste is citrus, floral,earth, and grass. Light body.


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