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

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BlackHaddock (7954) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2017
12 oz bottle: BBD 23rd Mar 17. Drank at my Son-in-Laws (in California) on 25th Jan 17. Really enjoyed it. Golden amber body, off-white head. Hops rule the roost with an unequal measure of citrus and piney aromas and flavours, light malty undertones help to balance out the beer nicely.

john44 (3454) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2017
Bottle. BBE date Oct 2016; Drank Sept 2016 - Hazy Orangey Gold in colour. Large foamy off-white head. Fantastic lacing. Very Fruity; zesty grapefruit and orange citrus, peel, rind. Hoppy; resinous piney hops, dank and rather herbal. Spicy; mildly peppery. Malty; bready malts, caramel/toffee. Good fruit/hop/spice/malt balance. Bittersweet citrus fruity hoppy throughout. Assertively bitter fruity hoppy and dry into finish. Excellent considering so near to BBE date. Enjoyed this. Good stuff. Solid IPA! (2016-09-29)

McGarnigle (656) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Can. Beauteous beer in the copper-orange vicinity. Also nails mouthfeel and aroma. The flavor brings the less grapefruity side of citrus, and I’m getting only a touch of pine. Doesn’t feel like 80 IBU to me either, but maybe I got an older, faded can. Almost too easy. Nice enough malt body though. Pretty good, and it is nice to see Utah get in on the beer action.

Niko100 (3012) - Chicago, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2017
Hazy amber/orange color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, nice citrus hops, floral, & caramel; Flavor of slight sweet malt, citrus hops, caramel, some pine, and fruit; Finish is slightly bitter; Nicely balanced; Solid.

visionthing (5595) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2017 35,5cl bottle from Alko Arkadia, Helsinki. Pours clear deep golden to amber with an off-white head. Rather intense hoppy, dominated by citrus, pine and herbs, some fruity notes, malt and hints of grass. Moderate to medium sweet with quite intense hoppy flavours and an almost harsh bitterness. A bit over the top for my case, but fair enough,

Marduk (8622) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2016
355ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Clearish dark amber color. Small size, white head, stays. Sweet, malty, farty, bit of alcohol in aroma. Sweet, alcohol, malty, caramel in taste. Alcohol, sweet and malty in aftertaste. Messy brew.

FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2016
355ml bottle (Alko Arkadia, Helsinki)
Ewww, stinky harsh hop aroma, sweet malts too. Tastes similar, stale over-stewed black tea. Harsh bitter palate, sweet and sticky too. Highly unpleasant beer, nothing right about this at all.

martjoobolut (5337) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle (thanks fatphil). Pours golden-amber. Aroma is sweet, caramel, fruits, citrus. Flavor is sweet and bitter, hops, citrus, caramel. Finish is sweet and citric bitter. Overall: drinkable.

Nicke80 (851) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2016
33 cl bottle from Alko Helsinki. Pours hazy golden with big head. Fruity aroma with sweet citrus and hoppy tropical taste.

TBone (18547) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle (355 ml Alko web). Orange color, small white head. Citrus and resin in the nose. Medium-bodied. Citrus, fruits and resin in the flavor. Standard ipa. Could be freshier.

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