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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Copious amounts of piney, citrusy American hops make a light malt sweetness their bitch in this full-flavored Belgian IPA. Aggressive bitterness, massive hop flavor and super fruity Belgian yeast.

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Tony3248 (1) - South Elgin, USA - APR 25, 2013 does not count
I love this beer. It’s the perfect balance of hops with a slight sweetness. SOB - make some more!

4.6
jstraw (1967) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Draft at Jerry’s. Cloudy yellow with good, creamy, white head / Bright, full nose of cut pine, banana, and citrus / Medium to full body, hoppy with good bitterness, some sweetness, beautiful balance and finish / Flavors of pineapple, banana, orange, lemon, cut pine, and honey / More great stuff from this newbie.

4.5
Vir4030 (603) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Pours an amber Orange on tap at lady Gregory’s. Head is thick and creamy, aroma is a bit sweet with Apple. Flavor follows slightly but more earthy with a bit of roasting but it compliments the flavor well.

4.1
deyholla (11605) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
On tap at Bangers and Lace. Pours a near clear orange gold with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a nice combination of grapefruit and citrus witch a hint of pine bitterness. Flavor begins with more grapefruit but mellows to some bitter pine with a bit of citrus.

4.1
trumpetskid (106) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2012
On tap at the Publican. Terrific citrus hop aroma. Same with the flavor. Very crisp, refreshing and smooth. I could drink this all night. Terrific beer from a great new brewery.

4
msante79 (2225) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2012
On tap at Bad Apple. Pours clear golden with white head. Aromas of fresh citrus, grapefruit, and light malt. Flavors of grapefruit, citrusy hops, fresh bitter hops. This is a reall nice belgain style IPA.

4
rubbishystuff (2538) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2016 At Bavarian Lodge. The belgian yeast and hops come together nicely and don’t seem to be competing. Quite fruity and florally hoppy. Mellow citrus a little too. Warming and quite drinkable. A notice a strange resin/metalic flavor in the first sip but never noticed it again so not sure what that was about. Serving: Tap

4
kaser (6312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Draft at barrelhouse flats in Chicago. Orange pour with fluffy white head. Pine and musty aroma. Floral and citrus flavors. Perfect hop bitter and fruity balance. My wheelhouse IPA

4
jlruthven (612) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Tap at SO taproom. Soft orange pour, fluffy white head and lacing. Big, beautiful hop nose: citrus, candied grapefruit and orange, light caramel, touch of Belgian yeast influence. Full mouthfeel, touch of tropical fruit. Could be a little drier, but a winner overall.

4
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2015
tremendous. Hits your mouth like a bolt of lightning. Thought it was fresh and new and dance around your tongue.


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