RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A complex, layered hop mixture makes this a well rounded IPA with strong grapefruit and pine flavors with a hint of pepper. This beer has great head retention and strong hop aroma.

Brewed as Rio Grande Brewing Company, Moriarty, NM.

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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (2379) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 29, 2011
caramel, bread, floral, pale, hazy, minimal head, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lively, bitter, long finish, Pretty average IPA.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (7373) - Utah, USA - SEP 30, 2016
12oz bottle from Total Wine in Reno
Pours clear golden with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, dusty malts and pine. Flavor of grapefruit, pine with a lemon bitterness
Decent

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2016
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear orange body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, florals, and earth. Flavor of bread, orange, caramel, and light grass with a dry, bitter finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (11460) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 9, 2015
pretty boring ipa, bordering on just plain bad. HINTS of grapefruit and pine, but mostly cardboard malts and a peppery finish. Not my cup of tea.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (14360) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle poured a hazy orange amber with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread,earthiness, light grapefruit and light yeast. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finuish. Flavors of bread, earthiness, light yeast nd light grapefruit with a smooth dry moderately bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 11, 2014
bottle shared wih hakes at club w, orange pour with thin white head, mild hopps, some bitter zest ending, nothing special, but not bad

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (4146) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - DEC 4, 2014
It poured a light brown color with an off-white head. The aroma was of herbal hops, citrus and pine. The taste was of moderate hop bitterness, caramel and grains. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerdedDave (1536) - Beckley, USA - AUG 28, 2014
on tap at ABQ Brewpub; amber color; citrusy, floral hop aroma; a fairly light bodied IPA with floral, citrusy hop flavor on a dry, bready malt base

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maltman53 (468) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Some nice flavors coming through, but overall, a totally out of balance beer: too much malt and too little hops coming through.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (5318) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
bottle. Amber with small head. Medium malt body. Rather bland, flat hops. Below average IPA.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Erzengel (8441) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 14, 2014
Dark golden and hazy in the glass. The nose is floral and grainy. The beer starts rough, unround. The mainpart is sharp, floral hop aroma together with a sharp maltiness and bitterness. Not really fitting. The aftertaste is sharp, not really well balanced and sharp-floral-bitter.
Not one of my favourite IPAs. --> 7/10/6/7


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