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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, - OCT 7, 2012
A Sim rate (on tap at O’Brien’s, San Diego): Smells nicely hoppy with a fresh, dry-hopped aroma. Sweet but hops rather than resin in the finish. Love the sweet-bitterness.


3.6
Travlr (25267) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 21, 2017
Draft at the source. Clear golden color. Light citrus aroma. Taste is lightly bitter. Nice.

3.8
Tide (3978) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 5, 2017
Draught at Toronado. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with grapefruit, hops, resin, mango, pine, caramel and grass. Bitter finish with grapefruit, hops, mango, pine, resin and a bit of caramel. Excellent IPA.

3.6
sonnycheeba (6126) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2017 Tap. Pours mostly clear gold. Aroma is citrus, grassy, and dank hops, bready malts, and faint honey. Flavor is crisp citrus and grassy bitterness, some piney and dank notes, and a dry malt base. Medium body.

4
gyllenbock (9315) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Hazy golden with a small white head. Fresh and hoppy with grapefruit, pine, peach, some hay and resin. Nicely drinkable and with a medium bitter finish.

4.4
ansalon (3910) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2017
Pours hazy golden with a moderate frothy white head. Aromas of peach, apricot, mango, grapefruit, kiwi. Taste is very fruity and quite bitter with slight grassy notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

4.2
kryon (3599) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2017
Pours hazy golden with low white head Aromas hoppy of grapefruit , peach, kiwis, lemon, caramel, grass, pine Taste has hoppy notes of tropical fruits, caramel, resin, grass Insanely fresh!

3.8
djd07 (15107) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2017
On tap at City Beer Store.Pours a hazy yellow gold with medium white head that lasts. The aroma is citrus and pine. Medium body, grass, lemon zest, bitter finish, very good.

4.5
MetalNHopHead (2018) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - DEC 18, 2016
The Apprentice isn’t quite as juicy and candy-like as The Pupil, but you’re really splitting hairs when you need to make observations like that. The fact is, this is another outstanding IPA from a brewery that clearly knows how to make one. Light amber color - excellent head retention; a layer of foam stayed on this beer all the way to the end. There’s a lovely mix citrusy, zesty fruit presented on the nose and palate. Grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine, lemon, and lime. Oily and somewhat creamy feel. I’ll really need to pay a visit to Societe the next time I’m in SD.

3.4
User134089 (1644) - - NOV 30, 2016
Type: 6-oz. draft Glass: Tall, clear, slender glass From: Societe Brewing in San Diego, Calif. Price: $3 Purchased: Nov. 3, 2016 Consumed: Nov. 3, 2016 Reviewed as: American IPA Misc.: N/A Not a huge fan of Societe and really think they are very overrated overall, but I still snuck over after picking up something for work nearby. I had tried The Apprentice before, giving it a 3.50 on Untappd, but admittedly saying that I was sick with a cold. Time to give this one another chance. Poured a medium yellow clear color with two fingers of frothy white head when I got it. A few bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Excellent uneven foamy lacing. Very good lacing. (Sight - 4.25) First thing I thought on the smell was dry-hopped. Also got pine, citrus, resin, lemon, a grapefruit punch, Citra, maybe Cascade, floral late, lime and dish soap. (Smell - 3.75) Tasted better than the nose with resin, wet sappy pine, hints of Nugget, floral, Citra, earthy grapefruit peel, lime, lemon, dish soap and some spiciness, maybe Simcoe? Definitely dry-hopped. Pretty boozy as well, tasting stronger than 7.2 pct. ABV. (Taste - 3.75) Light body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt, boozy bitter finish. (Feel - 3.50) This was better than the last time I tried it, but still not that great. A bit too bitter and boozy, especially for 7.2 pct. ABV. Would like more balance. (Overall - 3.75) 3.76 85 B+

3.7
ajnepple (6701) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2016
On tap at Hops & Pie. Zesty, floral and herbal hops on the nose. Similar flavor, adding medium to heavy hop bitterness and minimal malt sweetness. Medium body with a crisp, clean feel and a lingering bitter finish. Pretty tasty overall.


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