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RATINGS: 3200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bold, spicy and menacingly delicious, this American-hopped India Pale Ale offers an aromatic punch and then follows through with a lasting, full-bodied finish.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LazyPyro (915) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear golden colour with a one finger off-white head. Aroma: fruity malts, hops, pine. Taste: same as the aroma, despite the name its the malt thats most prominent, fruity, some caramel sweetness, hint of liquorice, some bittering hops. Smooth mouthfeel. Nice but not what I was expecting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tognetta (914) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 25, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2016 mbar escuro de leve turbidez, espuma bege de tima formao e persistncia. Aroma de bastante malte e caramelo, lpulo, pinho em segundo plano. No paladar mdio amargor e dulor. Corpo mdio/licoroso, baixa/mdia carbonatao. Final de mdia durao focado no pinho e amargor crescente, perde um pouco do caramelo/dulor com a temperatura.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheKernOwl (214) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Not big hops, but grassy/musky + earth fruits (+ frankly the more interesting for it). Brings to mind Poperings Hommelbier (a good thing). There is a slight twist in the fruit somewhere between blackcurrant + blackberry sweetness may also be from malts (caramel, or lovely light pastry-esque (or white baguette bread). Quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacNJ (76) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2016
I first had this standard eleven years ago. Its no longer my favorite IPA, but it still is a solid selection. Perhaps its just nostalgia. The nose imparts a faint hop, earthy scent. The appearance is brown/amber that looks like a Fest beer. The taste is malty and pine resin; not very citrusy. It does provide a spicy bite on the finish after the initial malt flavor. Personally, I love it more on a nitro pour (I had it at Victory and the Standard Tap in Philly). Cheers!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 21, 2016
Rating #1967 2015.09.26 #CraftTakesSeattle Day 3, Beer 68 - Draught at Taphouse Grill. Pours a rich golden, small white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is grapefruity, pine, pastry dough. On the palate, similar citrus and pine zest, mild resin, mild pastry dough malt. Medium bodied and extraordinarily balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martythesmarty (246) - SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2016
Draught at twin piga. Pours red with white head. Very hoppy with a Bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (3065) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2016
Draught @ Twin Pigs. Notes of black currant, herbs and grapefruit. Just OK.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hrdygrdymn (8) - Truro, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 9, 2016 does not count
A fine exercise in balance. Full maltiness (but not too sweet) to balance the bitter. Not especially aromatic but very smooth, especially for a 6.7% IPA. Slight hint of liquorice up front with a lingering bitterness in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (9709) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2016
Keg @ Victorian Craft Beer Caf, Halifax. Glowing clear copper-amber with a head. Has a hoppy character with a notable strength and mildish toffee notes in both aroma and taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padchenko (320) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 3, 2016
Pours cloudy orange Amber with small white head. Hoppy aroma. Caramel sweetness, citrus, malty, and some hops. Very hoppy in the finish. Enjoyable


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