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RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Its been said; "Its easier to brew an extremely hoppy beer than an extremely balanced beer." And you know us, we are always looking for the easy way out, so we jumped on the West Coast IPA bandwagon and brewed this dry and hoppy ale. "Surlys a little bit of a one-trick pony, they just brew gimmick beers," and maybe we are OVERRATED, but at the end of the day, its just a beer. If you like it, great, so do we. If you only liked us when we were small, then leave this one on the shelf. Let one of the fanboys grab it.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Awktoberfest (402) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Only moderately overrated... Pretty nice ipa... Smells and tastes like a bag of hops... Definitely has bitterness that hangs around .... I feel good beers to hit up if u like this would've half acre daisy cutter and revolutions anti hero ipa... Both Chicago breweries... Good beer here though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (427) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2017
pours a murky rich gold with a generous bubbly white head. citrus hop aroma. bright citrus hop taste. Not overly bitter. Pleasant bitter-sweetish linger. Good beer!

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaltOne (351) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 14, 2017
Pint Can - Pours butterscotch copper, soft, frothy head. Citrus, slightly sweet aroma, hint of vanilla. Taste - tropical fruit, vanilla, dry finish. Palate is the standout feature... creamy for an APA, balanced, substantial (not heavy), clean, clear, bright. Overall - doesnt astonish but the balance of tropical and dry, and great palate gets very comfortable, very fast

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kyzr (1450) - Montana, USA - APR 9, 2017
Copper pour with decent white head. Nose of citrus and pine. Flavor is big on grapefruit and orange. Bitter to the end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (806) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Tasted from can. Pours a hazy orange with thick white head. Aroma is citrus forward with grapefruit, lemon also some pineapple and mango. Taste is moderate to heavily bitter. Some citrus flavor but more pine and resin along with some caramel. Overall a very nice bitter west coast style IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Percy0103 (763) - MEXICO - JAN 3, 2017
Can. A semi-cloudy golden beer with some sediments and a medium size frothy head. Aroma is of caramel, malt and some floral hints. Taste is medium bitter with some sweetness. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sdaniel90 (1076) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JAN 3, 2017
Can. Sparkling golden with a large creamy tan head and visible sediment. Aromas of floral hops, grass, caramel, resin. Medium bodied, soft fizzy carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet, medium bitter. Juicy hoppy and strong malty flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ronritter (475) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2016
Not a bad beer by any other standard but is my least favorite surly a little over carbonated and slightly empty flavor profile

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StoutBeerReviews (120) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2016
Finally got around to trying this, caramel, grass, spruce, dough, almost tobacco too for some reason. really authentic nice tasting hops coming through. not too bitter either really, but that might just be from just previously drinking a double. I am definitely a fan.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (5297) - Michigan, USA - DEC 15, 2016
Got in a trade with The-Adjunct-Hippie. 16 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 7/7/2016. Pours hazy golden amber/light orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, apricot, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, honey, light caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of bright citrus/fruity/piney hops and moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, apricot, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, honey, light caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus rind/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, apricot, mango, melon, lemon/orange rind, pine, honey, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/fruity/piney hops and moderate pale malt flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance, and minimal lingering hop astringency after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, sticky/resinous, and fairly grainy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol for 7.3%. Overall this is a great IPA. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/fruity/piney hops and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink; despite fairly aggressive bitterness and resinous dryness. Neither were overwhelming. A very enjoyable offering.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (13301) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Tallboy can from Whole Foods Wauwatosa, 8/19/16. Hazy orange, large foamy white head, good retention. Aroma of grapefruit, pith, pale malt, a bit of tropical fruit. The taste is grapefruit, pale malt. Medium bodied, simple, well balanced. Nice beer.


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