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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Nelson and Citra hopped IPA

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nickd717 (4495) - Sofia, BULGARIA - MAY 8, 2016
Draft at Toronado SD. Hazy straw color with a lacy whIte head. Aroma is dank as F, grapefruit, lemon, herb. The flavor is tough, citrusy, brutal. Legit. Rough feel, lots of reasons, average carbonation. Strong offering.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanhunter_4 (242) - Strathmore, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2016
Pint poured at societe brewery in Kearney Mesa. Pours hazy yellow with small white head. Smells of tropical fruit and pine. Taste is hops with citrus (seems to be common flavor in San Diego). Another great beer. Great for sipping in warm weather. Gonna miss this place.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3921) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2016
Sample, 1-ounce, draught, during the Great American Beer Festival, savoured on September 26 2015; eye: golden, clear, no effervescence, no head, no lacing; nose: tropical fruits, light Cointreau, pine, slight soap gum; mouth: tropical fruits, light Cointreau, pine, slight soap gum, good astringency, light alcohol, dry finale in pine, good carbonation, rather bitter, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANAIS chantillon, 1 once, en ft, durant le Great American Beer Festival, savoure le 26 septembre 2015; il : dore, limpide, pas deffervescence, pas de mousse, pas de dentelle; nez : fruits tropicaux, lger Cointreau, pin, trs lger gomme-savon; bouche : fruits tropicaux, lger Cointreau, pin, trs lger gomme-savon, bonne astringence, lger alcool, finale sche en pin, corse, bonne carbonatation, plutt amre, texture lgrement rpeuse; en rsum : bien

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alemaker77 (5) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2016 does not count
This is a perfect beer. My only issue is that Societe doesnt bottle or can it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3661) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Growler shared by Michael T. Thanks man! Yellow body, almost clear, half inch of white head. Bouquet of hops in the aroma. Lovely citrus fruit hop character. Soft bitterness. Really fresh and delightful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (4602) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2016
First beer of my RBWG 16 trip. Tap. City beer. Strong citra nose with light grass. A light thin malt backbone, just short of watery. Minimal carbonation. Hope come across as mostly grassy in the flavor. Decent but not grate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9996) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 20, 2016
On tap @ the brewery. Hazy light yellow, lasting white head. Hop profile is grassy and green with some gooseberries and guava, grapefruit too. Very bright, with slightly sweet pale malts, and a long bitter finish. Man, these guys make nice hoppy beers.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
Rating #1516 - 17.03.2015 - On tap at Amplified Ale Works. Pours a golden amber with a bubbly light head. Aroma is mild grass, mild pepper, mild doughy malt. Other reviews suggest a fruit bomb, my pour had a very faint hint of orange rind, but otherwise light sweet malt, light pepper, low-medium carbonation. Not great, I feel I got an offpour (end of keg, old keg?)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RoccaDarcy (8) - San diego, California, USA - DEC 3, 2015 does not count
Hazy orange pour. Hoppy aroma of fruits. Taste of floral and fruity hops and malty finish. Very nice drinkable hoppy pale

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Draft at Hamiltons Tavern in San Diego, CA. March, 2013. Pours a very hazy, pale golden straw yellow color with banana hues and a 1.5 finger frothy, pillowy white head. Nice retention, slowly settling into a thick, lasting ring. The pint is left coated with streaks of soapy lacing. Dank floral hop aroma with grassy pine and a ton of tropical/citrus fruit. Pale biscuity malt backbone with cracker, bread and light fruit. Resinous oils, dank buds and pine followed by hints of grapefruit, pineapple and lemon peel. The earthy and sweet hop notes are countered by biscuit, bread and graham cracker. Medium bodied with a crisp, spicy hop bite that lingers throughout. The mouthfeel is perfect. Light enough to pound yet a touch creamy with a complex hop profile and subtle pale malt presence. Dry, dank and bitter up front with a perfect fruit presence. Not overly tropical/citrusy like some other WCIPAs but just enough for great balance. Some pineapple and grapefruit sweetness along with subtle citrus rind. Pale malt backbone with biscuit, bread and cracker flavors that dont interfere with the fresh hop character. This is a great IPA that very refreshing and easy to drink without giving up any complexity. I would drink this beer all of the time given the chance.


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