RATINGS: 834   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We heap the hops into each batch of our Thunderhead IPA. A golden nectar with a striking floral aroma, Thunderhead holds a harmonious balance between its bold hop bitterness and subtle malt backbone.

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Munich 10L, Caramel, Carapils

Hops:
Nugget, CTZ

OG: 16.7

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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nephilium (1818) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2007
This is a very tasty IPA, starts off with the hint of hop in the aroma, pours a cloudy amber with a very thin head. It has a strong bitter/citrus taste, and a nice long finish. A good session IPA.


3.4
luttonm (6271) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2017
24oz draft in to a plastic glass at Safeco Field in Seattle. Dark brown-orange, nice off white foam. Chocolate malt and amber, caramel base. Some alcohol flavor and richness. This is a tasty, classic, basic and pleasing IPA.

3.1
natejgood (510) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Pours hazy medium golden with a nice white head broken up by a few large bubbles. Nothing remarkable about the aroma. It actually smells a bit lagery. This beer drinks like a pale ale but has a bit of a hop kick at the back end. The hop kick is bitter without being too bighting. Not a great IPA but a very drinkable beer.

2.4
Popoff91 (124) - Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2016 22-ounce bottle. Typical good floral IPA aroma. Not as bitter as some I have tried.

2.6
BeerRenter76 (1015) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 8/19/08. Thunderhead poured a medium yellow body, its mid level carbonation gave it a small white head. Mouthfeel was adequate, Aroma was very faint, a slight hop presence with no dominate floral or pine attributes. Taste was about the same as the aroma. Overall its o.k., however i wont purchase it again since there are so many other IPA’s yet to try.

3.2
altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle from Portland supermarket. Nice orange body with slight head. Nose is hoppy and grassy. Taste is hoppy and sweet. Not much to it.

3.1
donandres (527) - Bayombong, PHILIPPINES - DEC 24, 2015
12 ounce bottle poured to wine glass Appearance: Orange - light amber color , minimal head, minimal lacing Smell: not a strong of hops compared to other IPAs Taste: bitter fruity does not taste like most west coast IPAs Feel: creamy mouthfeel Overall: Good beer

3.2
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2015
Rating #1147 8 oz at Beer Revolution, July 4, 2014. Clear golden amber pour with a weak, white head that bubbles away to a ring. Aroma is strong with hops, roasted malt, and is quite earthy. Taste is more of the same, dry hops and roast malts dominating the flavour, with a hint of caramel. Finish is dry, but balanced and satisfying. Pretty average.

3
CacheManyHose (724) - HONG KONG - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle at Chingyi's after Momotaro. Smells of musty malt, dry, lightly spicy and woody. Taste is light spice, dry, woody, fluffy, light floral hop.

2.9
zdk (1917) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle at the Seattle airport. Not bad as an emergency IPA. Crystal malts and floral hops, tannic finish with some raisin booze

4.2
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Good IPA. Slightly sweet malt bill. Hops are more pine oriented. Sufficient bitterness.


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