RATINGS: 722   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Flagship Series. Total Domination IPA has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, and big hop flavor balanced with a richness imparted by Carahell and Munich malts. This beer is a big flavorful Northwest IPA that maintains its drinkability, and as such, has garnered great admiration from the novice craft drinker and the seasoned hop-head alike.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - SEP 20, 2011
Bottle and on tap. I have been enjoying this IPA for a while now. The beer starts off a little weak but picks right up and finishes with a great bitterness that sticks around untill the next drink. Total Domination is especially good on tap fresh at the Ninkasi Brewery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2011
Poured into a snifter. 4.0 A: Lightly hazed medium orange color. Three fingers of creamy/frothy off-white head. Retention is average and lots of non-uniform lacing is left. 3.0 S: The aroma is surprisingly subtle. Bready malts with a touch of crystal. Hops offer a slight orange and grapefruit. Fairly simple and tame. 3.0 T: Like the nose, this is tame and unassuming. Orange and grapefruit again with a strange sourishness. Bready malts with a good bit of crystal sweetness. 3.0 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lightly creamy. 2.5 D: Not horrible, but unimpressive on every account. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-02-2011 19:39:56

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devilben02 (281) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 30, 2011
Pours a sparkling amber-orange color, with a thick, billowy cream-colored head. The aroma is bursting with bold, citrusy combination of orange and grapefruit. The flavor is likewise jammed with grapefruit, with a juicy, lingering, pithy bitterness that is only partially balanced by a light caramel sweetness and some earthy undertones. The texture is light and smooth, yet the sticky, resinous hops dont readily fade away. Overall, although the flavor isnt a rot-your-molars kind of bitterness, it is certainly substantially hopped, resulting in a wonderfully bright and flavorful IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nbondi (203) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2011
On tap in a plastic cup at Safeco field. Awesome. Amber with giant off-white head. Citrus with lots of pine. Resin, juicy mandarin orange, cream. Lasting hop bitterness. Medium body, good balance. Very well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 24, 2011
(22oz bottle from BevMo! Scottsdale). Pours a hazy apricot color with off-white head. Active carbonation. Aroma has some orange, grapefruit, and pine. Taste has a semi-sweet malt backbone with sharp bitterness. Medium bodied with an oily texture. Bitter finish. Ok, but a little unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syzzer (644) - Oregon, USA - AUG 9, 2011
Great as an IPA, the hops was initially assaultive then quickly dissipate. There is a bad bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
k9coug (108) - USA - AUG 8, 2011
I love a bitter beer, but not when it seems that the beer is steeped in grapefruit. I wish this bewery would change their label. Its from the northwest but most people would thinks its Japenese.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ulfada (257) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Pours a slightly hazy color, nice floral hop aroma. Thin white head with good lacing. Excellent hop flavor, massive citrus and some pine. There is a little bitterness at the end that finishes this beer off nicely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shakesbeere (219) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
12 oz. bottle. Pours a light gold with a white head. Smells of strong citrus and hops with a very light floral note -- the aroma feels very light in temperament. Tastes initially very crisp and citrusy before blooming into hoppy bitterness. This is followed by a wave of malt and floral characters, which subsides into the hoppy finish. Despite the name, there is exceptional balance throughout between hops and malt. I like the domination of citrus over floral characters in the smell and early flavors -- really gives a light, crisp feel at the onset. Doesnt come close to the extreme on hops; rather, it achieves a very nice soft and smooth hop character, which still retains some punch. What it does, it does very well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBunn (2749) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Bomber. Pours a nice orangish amber with a medium-sized head and aromas of citrus, tropical fruit and pine. Looking forward to the first sip, I wasnt disappointed. This was sharply hoppy and bitter with a lot of resin flavors in the mid to late finish. Malt balances nicely against the hops presence. Im happy to be in Oregon for a while if this is whats in store!

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