RATINGS: 1470   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With 78 IBUs. Our version of a West Coast IPA- brewed in the San Diego style. This massively hoppy beer gets its flavor and attitude from no less than five hop varieties including Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe and Summit.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChiGuy68 (616) - Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Tasted from a 22oz. bomber. It poured cloudy golden color with a full, frothy head. Bright hop-citron aroma. Bold fruity-hop taste.


3.8
rumproasts (6035) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2017
Bottle. Golden with one finger head. Prototypical west coast IPA. Big citrus and resin. Nothing groundbreaking, but just a very well done beer.

4.2
superspak (6015) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2017
22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 12/14/2017. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy medium golden yellow color with a 2 finger fairly dense and rocky off white head with fatnastic retention, that reduces to a large cap that lasts. Thick soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, light honey, lightly toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/pine hops and moderate bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, light honey, lightly toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine, citrus rind, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon/orange peel, citrus rind, pepper, pine, lightly toasted bread, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, bready/grainy, and sticky/resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol for 7%. Overall this is an incredible IPA. All around fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink; despite the aggressively bitter/drying finish. Absolutely spot on classic tasting West Coast Amarillo/C hopped IPA. Very vibrant and dank hops, with just enough pale malt to balance the resinous finish. A highly enjoyable offering.

3.7
nihtila (3913) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Nose is grass, citrus. Tastes dry hops, grass, pine.

3.8
Alengrin (5727) - BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2017
Bomber from Uncle Babe’s shared with Craftmember, Trevor and Ster at Gentse Feesten. Snow white, stable, tightly lacing head, ’old gold’ colour with warm amberish tinge. Aroma of pine resin, grapefruit zest, wormwood, pink pepper, lightly toasted bread, orange peel, toasted onion - classic West Coast IPA profile. ’Dried’ fruitiness in the onset with notes of dried mango and unripe banana, grapefruity hop notes subtly apparent from the start, medium carbonation, supple and bit oily mouthfeel; biscuity, lightly toasty maltiness, matching well with a firm hop finish, resiny and piney, long and bitter with pleasant cedar oil, grapefruit peel and orangey notes, spicy ending. Nothing out of the ordinary here - and this bottle was probably a bit past its prime to begin with - but in any case a very enjoyable, correct and more than decent offering if you like your IPAs classically West Coast in profile.

4
kaserov (993) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2017
Color dorado, translúcido (hasta que se añade el final, repleto de sedimento), con capa de espuma blanca de tres dedos de grosor (estilo espuma de afeitar y de muy buena retención). Carbonatación media. Textura oleosa. Aroma a pino por un tubo, pomelo, herbal (mucha resina). De entrada es casi dulce, con mucho pomelo, base de malta caramelizada perceptible pero sin excederse, toque herbal, resinosa a tope (como chupar un pino, si eso tuviese sentido). Amargor final medio (no tan elevado como dicen algunos). Seca. El amargor continúa en postgusto junto con resina. Otro bombazo de Port Brewing.

3.7
Jokestereo (364) - SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2017
Pours deep golden with a medium high creamy white head. Aroma; Grapefruit, citrus, pepper, floral, mango and pine. Taste; Citrus, bread, caramel, grapefruit, citrus, lime, oranges and pine with a bitter finish.

4.3
bjorn77 (722) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 20, 2017
Aromat: świeży, intensywny i mocny, są w nim głównie żywice i cytrusy. Wygląd: złote, przejrzyste, ładna, biała grubopęcherzykowa piana. Smak: słodkie i świeże owoce tropikalne, ananas, mango, marakuja. Oprócz tego dużo słodkich i soczystych cytrusów, pomarańczy, grejpfrutów. To piwojest słodkie ale na szczęście w ogóle nie ma nut karmelowych i landrynek. Soczyste, owocowe i pijalne. Goryczka bardzo mocna, żywiczna i grejpfrutowa, na finiszu bardzo gorzkie, trochę nawet łodygowe. Gorycz nie przeszkadza jednak, bo dobrze jest kontrowana przez owocową słodycz w piwie, bardzo dobry balans. Właśnie takie IPA lubię, piwo robione pod mój gust, udane, potężnie nachmielone i niezwykle smaczne.

4
Chadhami (179) - - MAY 4, 2017
A refreshing IPA I got on tap while out for lunch. Surprised to see the 7.5% since it doesn’t taste that strong.

4.2
erickok (6036) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2017
Shiny golden, super stable pearl white head. Super fresh hoppy, flowery, fresh grass, roses, cilantro. Foamy mouthfeel, bitter and dry. Good brew. Very nice. (Bottle from Kihoskh Copenhagen)

3.8
Faathoven (105) - Barcellona P.G., ITALY - FEB 11, 2017
Pours amber quite hazy and whitish head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, peach and mango. Same at the flavour, which is perfectly balanced between the malt backbone and the hoppy side, and nicely refreshing for a 7,5% ABV. Lively carbonation and medium body. Nice stuff for sure.


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