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RATINGS: 1363   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A medium bodied single hop pale ale showcasing Citra hop from the Yakima Valley, U.S.A.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WiBeerSnob (3) - Somerset, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 27, 2012 does not count
In my view, the best IPA in the country. Very hoppy with a nice mix of citrus. The way ipa should be brewed, hoppy, never bitter, easy to drink!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Reviewed 11/12/2012. HUGE thanks to Momar42 for the bottle! Unfortunately, its 6 months old, but beggars cant be choosers... 12 oz bottle poured into a beer mug. A: Pours an intensely cloudy orange-copper color. The head is a one finger white color with some fantastic retention - its been about a minute and the head is still there S: Theres no doubt this zombie is but a shadow of its former self, though it has held up well enough to be pretty good. This has a lot of papaya, mango, and honeydew melon, along with a piny brightness. I also detect a very subtle sweetness to it. T: Extremely good for a six month old pale ale. Most of the bitterness is midpalate; the opening flavors are melony and sweet, while the finish is wonderfully neutral and bready. Nonetheless, this offers a decent melange of tropical fruits. If only it were fresh *sigh*... M: This feels a LOT lighter than it looks, and goes down with amazing ease. Carbonation is perfect for what this beer is, perhaps a hair too light. The finish is surprisingly wet, likely due to the (un)dead hops. O: I really like it - but it pains me to review it in this state, given the circumstances. On the plus side, I could really see this being one of my favorite beers EVER fresh, so needless to say, Ill be on the hunt for fresh bottles of this!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobbyberbiglia (188) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - DEC 26, 2012
12oz Bottle A - Pours orange amber with a one finger peach head gives away to soap suds. Mild lacing ok carbonation S - Floral tropical fruit T - Citra is an amazing hop. Orange peel, zesty, crisp, and a nice malt structure M - medium bodied, clean, easy drinking O - I prefer this slightly more than Alpha King. Outstanding Beer!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
criley2 (40) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Wow super flavorful brew. Hoppy little sweetness and just delicious. Finest apa Ive ever tried.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip. Pours a light yellow color with a medium-sized head. Aroma is floral and hops. Taste is hops and citrus. Mildly bitter finish. I think this ones a bit over-rated here on ratebeer.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fuertecorn (15) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2012
This is one of the best apas around. Fresh juicy citrus note on the nose. The flavor is like dank, fruity hop pillow. Amazing

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ChiGuy68 (569) - Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Best aroma of any beer Ive tried and the taste to back it up. What can I say, Its my favorite beer!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kbutler1 (1378) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Draft. Pours a clear golden orange color with a nice white head. Really nice lacing. Strong hippy aroma with both fruit and floral notes. Nice fruit forward hop note that has a building bitterness. Very balanced. Can see why this is the #1 APA. Fantastic.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benfi (692) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2012
Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel, pine needles and petroleum. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel, petroleum and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Pours a clear golden body with a one finger, white head. Pineapple and grapefruit with a long, dry finish. Very good.


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