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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This American IPA is brewed with nothing but base malt and the highest alpha acid hops available. Special release, pilot batch brewed in early summer, and served on tap at the brewery in July 2010.

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3.3
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from Reading BF 2016. Deep gold colour slight haze lasting white head. Fresh leafy hop aroma with some toast. Attractive. Malts are still not up there with the cask conditioned beer I have had today. Some sweetness. Yes some US malt but a huge hop presence too which is fun. Some heat from the alcohol good hops

3.5
saxo (18302) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2016
Tap @ Fairbar. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste grass, straw, fruits, malt and hops. Nice bitter finish.

3.3
TBone (17535) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle at Ravintola Kirjakauppa. Golden color, steady white head, lace. Citrus, grassy aroma. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Grassy front, then citrus and some fruity notes. Dry citrus finish. Simple but pk.

3.6
chrisv10 (17435) - DENMARK - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle, 7.5%. Clear golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, little tropical fruit, little earthy and grapefruit. Flavour is malt, hop, grapefruit, notes of tropical fruit, medium sweet, little harsh, little dry and medium bitter.

3.3
FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 21, 2016
330ml bottle (Alko Arkadia, Helsinki)
Very sweet caramelly aroma. Full palate, sweet, but OK carbonation. Sweet caramelly malts and extreme bitter bite. Finish bitingly resiny and bitter. Modern strong IPA, works just about.

3.7
Benzai (15608) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2016
Bottle shared with Joes. Lightly hazy yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, hops, quite piney and firm hop bitter. Decent to medium body and carbonation. Very nice.

3.9
Ratman197 (14838) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle poured a hazy gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of biscuit, skunk bud, earthiness, grapefruit, tangerine and light pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit and pine with a crisp dry bitter lingering grapefruit finish.

3.4
Scopey (14730) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-Christmas Tasting. It pours clear golden with a thick white head. The nose is fresh, floral, green, grassy, herbal, lemon verbena and lime. The taste is crisp, bitter, spicy, grassy, floral, herbal, dirt, green hops, green tea and mild acidity with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Pretty novel and enjoyable.

3.6
Borup (14501) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Hazy golden colour with s white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, citrus, pine, peach, hops and bitterness.

3.9
Tmoney99 (14490) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2011
Draft nitro. Poured hazy copper color with an average creamy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy creamy hop aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture with soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy bitter flavor with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of medium to long duration. Very good brew.


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