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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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No one can deny the beer climate is changing. Extreme bittering patterns and massive flavor oscillations are the new normal.

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3.3
yespr (48917) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2017
From tap. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is pine and grapefruity hoppy. Bitter, fruity hoppy. Medium dry and fruity finish.

4
Dorkenstein (564) - - MAR 16, 2017
Very floral hop aromas, some caramel, and bready malt too. Taste is sweet caramel, very floral hops, lemon lime citrus, and bread.

3.2
bb (9790) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 16, 2017
Draft. Rich amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and light caramel flavor. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and caramel linger with light pine and light cleaning solution.

3.1
Ungstrup (38958) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2017
Draft. A hazy red beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, bread, citrus fruits, straw, caramel, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

4.2
tillmac62 (768) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - MAR 8, 2017
FEB 2017. Hazy amber pour. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Outstanding nose of citrus (orange, grapefruit), pine with a good dose of spruce, light pepper and spice over a solid caramel base of toasted biscuit. Heavy medium body that almost achieves light full. This results in a smooth rich texture that is slick with distinct creamy aspects. World class carbonation / body balance that provides just the right amount of effervescence in both the middle and finish to allow flavor separation and support of the texture. The flavor profile is outstanding. The balance is world class. Separation is an on going affair that occurs over a mild bitterness that is contrasted with a perfect amount of toasted / nutty sweetness. The citrus aspects of the nose aren’t prevalent, although orange rind is present. Orange becomes more pronounced as it warms, especially towards the finish as sweetness is ascending. Caramel is also less pronounced than expected with toasted biscuit being the base. Cold, spruce / pine hop flavors are most noted. As it warms, these become more competitive with orange rind. The finish is a slow fade of blended hops over a sweet base with a touch of lingering pepper.

3.7
oobawa (1862) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 8, 2017
Solid hoppy amber, with piney, mildly citric hops shoring up the big toasted caramel malt base. Grows sweeter as it warms, bringing out the bread and burnt sugar underneath, yet the modest notes of grapefruit don’t prepare you for the unexpected bitchslap of IBUs are ahead. Never grows too bitter, though, finishing balanced, semisweet yet resinous.

3.8
OnTheTrail (605) - Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2017
Pours slightly hazy amber, big off white head . Richly hoppy aroma, grapefruit, hay, grass, spruce. Taste is pine, spruce, hints of lemon, bitterness is somewhat restrained, some malt notes.

4.1
Countbeer (6589) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 24, 2017
Can: Served in a shaker: Almost clear amber with a creamy head on top. Nose of hops, hop fruits, passion fruit, citrus, apricot, malts, light caramel, light alcohol and some corn. Flavour is also hop forward. Bready, biscuit, hop fruity, creamy fruity, bitter, malts and caramel... tasty! Aftertaste is bitter, hoppy, caramel, malts and some flowers. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, meeoum bodied. Tasty stuff! Well done!

3.2
islay (3115) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2017
12 oz. bottle, consumed on 12-7-17. Pours a mostly clear but slightly hazy amber to copper with a very large amount of yellowish beige head. Uneven head. Substantial lacing. Would look good, but excessive head is an automatic minus one point for the appearance. Pleasant, biscuit and cracker aroma. Scents of grapefruit and apricot. The lack of sophistication in the aroma becomes more evident on multiple sniffs; it does smell good, but not as good as the first whiff suggested. Pencil shavings. Toast crust. Fruitiness upon multiple sips: Strawberries or raspberries and cream. Pretty darn dry. Flat liquid in the palate, likely due to the excessive head. Easy to drink. Essentially a red IPA, it seems. My kind of beer, but imperfectly executed. The hops are fruitier and juicier than I would prefer, a problem that afflicts all too many hoppy beers these days.

3.8
CraftBeerNick (2977) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Tap at BeerTemple, 16th February 17. Pours an amber colour, good head. Aroma is hop forward, bitter, floral, kind of smells like a Sixpoint beer. Taste is hoppy, citrus, bitter, good malt balance. Pretty good.


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