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RATINGS: 730   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (2517) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Half finger of head. Copper colored body. Strong smell of pine, nothing else. One trick here. Medium bitter taste at first, moved to mild malt without the sweetness. Nice, simple and good. Crisp texture, medium body and lower carbonation. A solid IPA with a pine taste and smell.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1548) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 10, 2017
Restrained citrus aroma in a hazy gold pour. Hop forward balance with restrained fruity body and sustained bitter finish is spot on for the style. Youll not go wrong ordering one of these.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandon1989 (619) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2017
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a medium two finger off white head that did leave some good lacing around the glass. The aroma is pine, hop resin, not much citrusy. The flavor is more of the same. Only really pick up a soapy pine resin flavor and not a whole bunch more. Not a very balanced beer but at the same time I would not say it is bad or unenjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (1721) - - MAR 29, 2017
Bottle. Nice citrus hop aroma with notes of grapefruit and tangerine as well as floral hops and caramel malt. Pours clear amber colored with a large tan head that has excellent retention and good lacing. Starts with grapefruit and tangerine hop citrus and acidity with a little bit of caramel malt for balance. Finishes dry with floral hop flavors as well as bitter pine resiny hops that lingers on the palate well after each sip.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rustbucket0873 (441) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2017
pours cloudy dark orange with white fluffy head. the aroma is citrus, pine, resin, grapefruit. The flavor is pine, grapefruit, and citrus up front followed by caramel sweetness and a melon/pine aftertaste. the body is medium, overall leaves a nice smooth flavor and is not to unbalanced either way.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerplace (1456) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2017
650ml bottle with George in Porteau Cove. Bottled on 2016-12-28. Pours a hazy golden with a tan head. Aroma is candied citruses and caramel. Taste is tropical fruits bitterness (moderate) and caramel. Piney bitternes aftertaste. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (2566) - USA - JAN 6, 2017
Draft at Mels. Very good IPA; some sweet orange and steely fizz, with a pleasantly bitter finish. Aroma is a little dull. Ninkasi continues to impress.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (2207) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Pours a translucent golden-orange into the glass with a nice eggshell head that diminishes to a thin ring of suds that leaves window-wash lacing. The nose of fresh, wet hops and pale malt. Flavors are well-bittered throughout the pull, of fresh hops, pine-like and woody. An abundance of pale malt lends a toasted cracker essence with lemon and pepper, finishing with a nice, appropriately lingering bitterness. Although for the "novice" and "experienced" hophead alike, the balanced citrus and bitterness makes for a nice pull. The body is medium-full with active carbonation to the palate, supplying a substantial and complex mouthfeel with a relatively easy quaff. A very nice example of the Northwest IPA style, staying pretty much true-to-form while appealing a wide variety of craft brew enthusiasts of varying "levels".

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andrew196 (1761) - Katy, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2016
Pours a slightly tinted honey, sticky white head. Aroma is sweet resin, florals, pine. Nice creaminess on the tongue yields to a slightly peppery bite. A bit astringent at times. Bitter citrus and biscuit. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3818) - New York, USA - NOV 21, 2016
Quick super market grab. Burnt orange pour. Nose is herbal and citrus bitters. Tastes of orange bitters, grapefruit pith, herbal, caramel, pin sol. A bit astringent. Some caramel.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12836) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours clear orange with a small, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy herbal, dank and catty hops with cracker malt and light pineapple esters. Flavor is heavy dank, sweaty, catty and herbal hops and bitterness with crisp cracker malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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