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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special batch of Pelican IPA where a darker colored bag of malt was used as an accident resulting in this delicious dark ipa.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (9011) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 23, 2017
Bomber from Uptown. Pours a copper color with a large white head. A big caramel and toast nose. Caramel, toast, pine, medium bitterness, soft perfume. Pretty nice. A sort of throwback IPA. Smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (6052) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2017
Bottle in Cannon Beach, OR. From the CB tap room. Creamy foam, amber body. Bitter grain, darker amber malt with some dark caramel. Heavy bitter. Wet grain, not terribly enjoyable. Amber bitter. Not my IPA. But fine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16990) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2016
On tap at Bde&. An unclear dark amber colored beer with a dense finger thick light beige head leaving sexy lacing. The aroma is rather hoppy, piney and lightly citrusy, with caramel and roasted malts in the back. Its full bodied, nicely carbonated and semi sweet, with a delicious bitterness. Pine cones, citrus zest and caramel malts in the flavor. Some bread notes. Really long finish with dark malts in the back, some sweetness, and a healthy dose of hop flavors and bitterness. Nice indeed, very moreish. 161202

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14747) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2016
Bakgrden Bde & 251116. Amber-orange color with a beige head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop, caramel. Flavor is fruit, malt, hop, caramel, grapefruit, alcohol, pine, bread. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (6393) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2016
Tap @ Bakgrden. Unclear dark orange body with a small but lacing off-white head. Aroma is strong caramel malt, some biscuit, ripe fruit and hint of pine. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, bread, dry fruit, ripe fruit, some pine and quite biter. Full bodied and long lasting aftertaste with caramel malt and bitter hops. Close to what I would describe as an Imperial brown ale.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Squizzle (302) - Ashland, Oregon, USA - NOV 7, 2016
This is a pretty good IPA. Just a little dark but not by much. I admit, not only did I try it because I love Pelican brewery but because I also love Dirty Bird Records. Im sure they are unrelated but I dont care. The connection is there for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (12783) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2016
On draught at the brewpub. The beer pours a hazy reddish-copper color with a medium white head that diminishes gradually to an outer ring. Strings of lacing. The aroma consists of fruit, hops and malt. Medium body with flavors of citrusy hops, caramel malt and a bit of pine. The finish is moderately bitter with a fruity hop aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
borre_m (1625) - NORWAY - JUL 15, 2016
Pours cloudy amber. Aroma is a nice baoance of malt and hops. Taste is balanced, lots of malts, and hop bitterness finishing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 12, 2016
Caramel and biscuit malts in greater proportions than I like in the style, but enough sharp and bitter hops to more than balance that out. Would prefer more hop centric nose. 22.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samtzu (364) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 5, 2016
650ml bottle. Biscuit nose again which must be from similar malts. Light body but has a strong malt and hop backbone.


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