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RATINGS: 1047   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Hop Notch. Wonderful complex flavos, like no other, simply a great tasting IPA. Its balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (8526) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2016
Sample at SBWF 2016. Hazy dark golden with a white head. Hoppy with grapefruit, grass and malt. On the sweet side with a medium bitter finish. A decent one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fsbw21086 (481) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 7, 2016
high quality but not outstanding. fresh and clean flavors but nothing outstanding. wouldnt purchase again but would take over many others out there.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (9214) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2016
Draught at Lucky Pie & Pizza. High lasting off-white head. Hazy brown bod. Sweet fruity caramel aroma. Relatively hoppy fruity caramel flavor. High carbonation. Long bitter sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
canary dog (748) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - SEP 22, 2016
I really have trouble writing reviews for these IPAs because they all, relatively, taste the same to me. High quality, fresh-tasting IPAs are a dime a dozen and very few examples are doing anything dramatically different or re-inventing the wheel. At least not the ones I am drinking. And theres nothing wrong with that. This is another fine tasting IPA I would qualify as high-quality.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmohno (1564) - Iowa, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Gold orange. Creamy head. Strong fruity candy, powdery resin. Nice aroma. Same taste, with pine citrus. Mild malty but clean and hoppy. Strong bitter. Good balance.Full body, nice character, all around nice IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - SEP 11, 2016
Can at the Lincoln Wine Bar. Pine and fruits: peach and grapefruit. A little fizzy to me--I dont like it as much as their Detour, but a solid beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gonzin (185) - ARGENTINA - AUG 27, 2016
Probada en Mugs Alehouse, Brooklyn. Agosto 2016. Muy buena IPA. Rojiza, con fuerte aroma y sabor a pino. 7/10. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBrain (161) - Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle to glass, off white head, clear orange amber. Nice caramelly pine citrus aroma. Flavor is caramel, citrus, herbal, conifer, smooth medium body, strong bitter finish. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (23669) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2016
20th August 2016
Hazy orange - gold beer, good cream colour head. Palate is slightly soft but there is still decent fine carbonation. Fluffy malts, light creamy sweetness. Very nice orange and tangerine hop. Touch of citric peel bitterness. Spicy pine finish. Citric peel linger. Really like the juicy rich citrus here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14777) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2016
Sampled from bottle @ ChrisOs after GBBF Day 1. Clear light orange-golden color, medium sized white to off-white head. Aroma is malts, again a bit old hops, hops, old a bit stale fruityness. Tastes about the same: malts, old hops, a bit stale fruityness, bitter. Decent body, medium carbonation. Decent but fresh it could and should be much better.


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