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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Here at Tap It Brewing we take a unique approach toward crafting an India Pale Ale and challenge the current status quo. The goal? To craft an India Pale Ale hoppy in flavor and aroma that goes down smooth. We utilize the avant-garde method of First Wort Hopping, the technique of adding hops to the kettle before boil. This creates a harmonious explosion of hop aroma and flavor noticeable throughout the tasting experience. Fragrances of tangerine and grapefruit entice the nose. A thick hazy rich head leads drinkers toward an experience rich in citrus and earthy flavors ending with a smooth, sticky finish. The complex floral and citrusy tones from Citra and Simcoe hops welcome you, while two more hop varietals mate smoothly with four malt varieties for an unmatched aroma. Altogether, a crisp pleasurable full bodied taste. A word of caution: Drinking Tap It IPA around friends may cause envy.
2012 GABF Gold Medal Winner for American IPA

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (2349) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
On tap at Harry’s Hofbrau in The RC. Massive grapefruit and orange aroma. Beautiful. Pours a pale gold that is clear with a full white head of small bubbles and nice lacing. Pronounced citrus (orange/grapefruit) and freshly cut grass balance well with above average bitterness and slight malt that could lend more support. Finishes slightly dry.


3.8
BuckeyeBoy (8290) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 27, 2017
Backlog entry 12oz bottle pours out a hazy golden Amber topped with a sand head. Nose is Pine caramel some orange notes along with a little spice. Taste is more of the pine some mango pineapple lemon peels and a biscuit end.

4.3
PugUglyBrewer (765) - - MAY 6, 2017
Golden copper color with a fluffy white head of foam perched on top. Distinct fresh grapefruit, cereal, caramel, bright orange citrus characters weaving in and out resulting in a mild pine finish.

3.9
La sentinelle (57) - Jinan, CHINA - MAR 23, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2017 风格:American IPA 酒精度:7.0%vol 

3.5
KikoDucky (179) - Trenčín, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2017
Golden colour. In aroma is stronger caramel tones, low oranges. Taste is caramel too, honey, dried berries, higher bitter. Sweet mouthfeel.

3.2
hatzer (199) - Nuneaton, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2016
Good fresh look to this smells good but jeepers its like a can of oil on the aftertaste.

3.9
Moaty (11) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2016
West coast "mthr fkr"!!!!!! this is classic San Diego IPA; piney and resiny with a balanced caramel sweetness. Mr trump can I get a green card? Only thing letting this down is a thin mouthfeel but that’s just splitting hairs!

3.6
jamestulloch (4276) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle at BrewDog Edinburgh. Hazy amber body with a thick off-white head. Low carbonation. Good lacing. Aroma of pine and caramel. Flavour of orange and menthol with a hint of marzipan. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. It drinks well for the strength but it’s a bit too sweet and syrupy for me.

3.4
leaparsons (10712) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2016 Bottle, Brewdog Leicester. Golden amber with an off white head. Multigrain with mango and lime. Very spicy with hot alcohol . Grass with pine. Oranges. Herbal. Nutty tea. Grapefruit and white grape. Leafy mint. Good but unbalanced.

3.5
Ron (4107) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2016
Had out on Big Sur. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma has lightly dank hops, pineapple, mango... Light to medium body, medium to full carbonation. Light caramel, lemon drops, orange and toast. Nice balance.

3.7
scottm2588 (184) - SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours clear gold withsmall white head. Aroma is citrus, piney, biscuit. Taste is piney, grapefruit, very slight pineapple, dusty, slight bread, dry finish.


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