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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This super seasonal IPA is a Two Beers tradition not to be missed. A brewery-wide road trip provides us with some the first hops of the Yakima Valley hop harvest. The result is a intoxicatingly aromatic IPA that’s new and exciting every year.
OG: 1.064 SRM: 20 Malts: Base Malt, Crystals, Munich, Vienna, Carapils Hop varieties: Simcoe, Amarillo, Columbus, Centenniel, Cascade, FRESH HOPS!

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3.5
WABeerFiend (413) - - JAN 18, 2015
Poured from a bomber into a tulip on 09.16.14. A: Strong grapefruit and orange. Very citrusy. A: 1 finger head that recedes to a ring of bubbles with nice lacing. Cloudy orange body. T: Grapefruit, orange, and hop resin dominate. Pineapple is subtle. P: Creamy with a crisp back end. O: The hop resin is super strong as it should be. This is my first fresh hop beer and it was very interesting to compare against. It has a green plant-like flavor. It was very enjoyable.

3.9
sunevdj (4102) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
On tap at Devils Craft. Pours a clearish golden with a white head and lacing. Crispy dryness with lots of C-hops aromas... spruce and grapefruit. Some pale malt notes. Medium bodied. Medium to soft carbonation. Nice and fresh hoppyness in the finish.

3.8
TimE (6067) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 14, 2014
Light golden amber color. Huge grapefruit tropics fruit nose. Superb clean hoppy beer, full on fresh hop character. Really lovely stuff. Mildly hoppy finish.

3.8
KyotoLefty (10599) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 13, 2014
Tap at 39. Lovely fresh hop nose, grassy, lemon, light bready malt. Huge hop flavor, fresh,good bitterness. Full body. Great.

3.5
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2014
65cl, exclusive American brew, thx alot to Secret Santa!, complex bitter brew, malty/bitter and slightly fruity/woody, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew, yet expensive!

4
fiulijn (21022) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2014
Draught at 192 Brewing Lake Trail Taproom
Cloudy golden color, creamy head. Very fresh hop, citrusy and resiny, with lean body, balanced.
Excellent.

3.8
sherm1016 (1274) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 29, 2014
22oz bottle, received as an extra in trade, thanks Ben. Pours a clear, deep Amber color with a white head and some lacing. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, orange, some pine, medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, some cereal, some caramel, pine hops, grapefruit, tangerine, with a light, citrus, bitter hop finish. Very tasty. Wish this was in my distribution.

4.5
maxwelldeux (4374) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draught at a beer festival. Pours a clear light amber color. Nose is very floral with some grapefruit and resin elements. Taste is light and fresh, and slightly bitter. Really pleasant beer with an amazing aroma.

3.7
cobaink2 (765) - seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours a golden hue. Lots of hops on the nose and transfers well to the taste. With slight resin and vegetable notes. Really great fresh hop. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
mcnealc31 (255) - Elida, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2014
The huge hoppy aroma and gigantic head are the first things that stand out. A delightful mix of pine, citrus, and grass. This carries over to the flavor with a blend of fresh Simcoe, Amarillo, Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade hops. Thankfully, they didn’t ignore the malt as the backbone stands up to the hops. Biting and bitter, as an IPA should be, this celebrates hops without being heavy handed. Although it does pack 70 IBUs and 6.2% ABV. It’s really, really good.


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