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RATINGS: 4056   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, can, and keg: Filtered
Launched: August 1997
Hops: Magnum, Chinook & Centennial
By definition, an India Pale Ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale ale-and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy flavor and hop aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13660) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2007
Bottle as shown. Pours a light amber color with a little white head that last with nice lacing. The aroma is very hoppy with hints of wheat grass. The flavor was also hoppy but smooth and a great finish, reallly enjoyed this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (13549) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 33 cl. bottle. Clear orange colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, hops and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (13525) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2011 December 2003: Very nice resinous, floral hops aroma. In my mouth there is a marriage of hops and ,malts, with some citrus dancing around.... very good! 7-3-8-4-15

Double Dry Hopped version on tap at Oregon Brewers Fest, July 31 2011: An orange amber IPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, pungent and fragrant floral hops, resinous, with a bit of catnip. In outh, a good biscuitty malt with very resinous pungent hops, mentol, coniferous, quite nice and challenging. 8-3-8-4-15

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (13336) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2007
Cask-GBBF. Yellow with a small white head. Hoppy aroma with pine, grass and peach. Bitter and dry, with a long hoppy aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (13301) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 3, 2008
Bottle from Whole Foods Charlottesville. Clear orange pour with a large frothy head. Oily pine and floral hop aroma. Very fruity hop taste. Nice and bitter. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (13054) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2008
Bottle from Lithy, thanks! Orange blonde color. Malty perfumed grapefruit aroma with pineapple. Sweet but oily hopbitter, perfumed flavor. Mint, grapefruit and pineapple. The perfume spoils the fun a bit, this would have been a great beer otherwise.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2003
(Bottle) Pours a golden amber color with a medium white head. Flavor is hoppy with a bountiful aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (12836) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Bottle. Pours golden brass-bronze with a foamy off-white head and lined lacing. Pine grapefruit resin fragrant floral hop bouquet with caramel sweet malt background. Acidic bitter rind grapefruit hop flavor with a malt and yeast body. Medium bodied, dry and fizzy crisp palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12578) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2002
Tasted at the Barrelhouse Brewing Company Microbrew Fest on November 9. I didnt think this stacked up to Ruination but it is still a contender. Dry, biting hops keep it interesting but it is still easy to drink. Keep em coming Stone!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bov (12530) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 13, 2001
woaahhh !! bronze colour, fine lace, very deep hop aroma and flavor, fantastic bitterness, very long aftertaste - please, give me more of this stuff !


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