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RATINGS: 1173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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It’s Old Man Bitter

A mix of citrus and pine that will remind you of the time you went on a vision quest with your Native American cousin and you woke up in a pine grove full of grapefruit trees.

An American-style India Pale Ale with a deep golden-orange color. Bitter and hoppy, with a surprisingly smooth finish.

Modus Hoperandi, an IPA sitting at 6.8% ABV and 65 IBUs.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (6296) - Wauwatosa, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Bright rudy tinted amber color. Taller near creamy light taupe head. Big grass and grapefruit aromas. A hophead agreeable nose. A light toffee scent seeps out eventually. Smooth feel. Acidic even in the start, with light unripe fruit and pithy citrus. HInts of grapefruit and sweet grass in the middle. A mild pine sap and herbal in the finish. LInger has a touch of vanilla. Rather unbalanced and rough in many areas.


4.2
Brix (714) - Roedovre, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2018
Tasted 2018-01-13. Pours clear amber with off white head. Aroma of sweet bread, pineapple and hops. Very balanced taste leading to a moderately bitter finish.

4.5
Jbruzan1 (1) - - DEC 29, 2017 does not count
Good IPA with a great history. Taste is strong but still desirable. I find myself enjoying this IPA outside on a cooler day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Maverick34 (3389) - New York, USA - DEC 26, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2017 canned. pours orange clear with white foam. strong hop aromatic. grapefruit resin and some malt. pretty good.

3.4
ManVsBeer (11103) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2017
Can from Booths Supermarket, Media City. Golden-amber with a small head. Has a full-bodied full fruity tropical fruitiness, but with a clear strength about it. It's citrus based but a palatable one with a lowish citric bitterness. Has plenty of nose.

3.4
simontomlinson (673) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2017
Creamy beige head stayed on a hazy caramel coloured body. Bitter, hoppy aroma. Medium to full bodied. Creamy on the palate & prickly on the back. Cloying. Well balanced with a malty fore followed quickly by a bitter, tangy, hoppy kick with plenty of pith, grapefruit, pine & citrus hints

3.9
sephyrott (271) - - DEC 8, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2017 355ml can at the North Star. Hoppy and piney. Extremely bitter, malty, great finish slightly citrusy but not easy drinkable

3.4
Block (3222) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - OCT 1, 2017
Backlong entry. This beer is close to style with typical flavors. Well rounded and clean. Nothing too outstanding or unusual.

3.2
OminouSC2 (966) - Mora, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2017
Orange color, small beige head. Aromas of citrus, grapefruit, pine and grass. Bitter taste with citrus, pine and resin. Medium bitter finish.

3.6
explosivedog (1809) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 26, 2017
355ml can. Pours orange. Grapefruit, orange, caramel, strong bitterness. Pretty tasty.

4.2
GustavJ (67) - Drammen, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2017
355 ml can. Deep golden-orange. Nice white head. Aroma of grapefruit, peach, caramel and spruce. Very smooth. In tast American hops of spruce, grapefruit and citrus fruit meet sweet caramel and flavorful honey. Tasteful, aromatic. Excellent balance. Both mild and powerful.


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