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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The IPA style can be a powerhouse of flavors and impressions. But what is vital to you? What commands your taste and attention? We packed our Vital IPA full of fresh, crisp and fruity notes driven by whole flower American hops and robust German malts. You’ll find it bright, delightfully aromatic and complex, leaving you with dry, spicy satisfaction. Taste Victory in these flavors Vital to your senses.
Malt: Pilsner, CaraPils
Hops: Simcoe, Citra, Chinook
ABV: 6.5%
Flavor - Aromas of pine, tropical fruits, and stone fruits precede intense, yet refreshing flavors in this light bodied, golden IPA.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (805) - Camp Hill, - NOV 17, 2016
355 ml can. Slightly hazy golden with a tight white head that leaves nice lacing. Aromas of lemon, pineapple, peach and a little pepper. Lots of fresh tropical fruit up front in the mouth followed up by some citrus zest and pine bitterness. Clean finish leading into a lightly bitter finish.


3.8
imdownthepub (15638) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2018
Can, 355ml from Sainsbury's in Banbury, Oxon. Gold with white head. There is a hoppy aroma on opening this with a promise of floral sweetness. The beer has a crisp and fruity citrus character, sharp grapefruit then a resinous hints. All the flavours you would need from an IPA all on a light, biscuity body. Very pleasant and easy drinking.

3.8
DruncanVeasey (8585) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2018 1) Can, week 43 2016. From Asda I guess. Bright high stacked foaming gold. Soapy bathfoam, flowers, citrus herb, lemon zest and galangal aroma. Lavender and shrub taste with underlying biscuit and lemon zest. Lean, pale and hop-forward for a USIPA, which I applaud. An almost wheat ale delicacy. But solid bitter hop clout. Good. 2) Determined to hate this as I purchased it, full price, from an immoral bunch of cunts and my erstwhile employers, breaking a lifelong boycott. Such is the desperate thirst of the ticker. Lemony pale haze with an unfiltered gauze of condition. Immediately likeable zest of soapy lemon peel hop freshness and boiled sweet peach counterpoised with punchy bitterness ruining my bad mood. Nose slightly bilious with Southern Comfort, lozenges and more soapy lemon gratings. That's more like it. Drinks dangerously below its proclaimed pungency with a cask English-like balance of mildly abrasive citrus and softening biscuit. What's not to like? 638415.

3.4
DiarmaidBHK (6168) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2018
Taster at brewery. Pours yellow with a white head. Leaves trace lacing in the glass. Super malty on the nose and tongue with a hint of pine. Finished clean. Not bad.

4.2
thebeerbandit (54) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2018 1/10/18 With Abby while trying unsuccessfully to watch The Snowman. Poured from can. Slightly hazy gold with a substantial 2.5 finger foamy head. Light in color for an IPA but looks good and the can is very attractive. Smell is piney/resinous hops with a bit of tropical fruit. Very hoppy nose. Taste is more pine/resin but I can definitely make out some of the Pilsner malt. Tastes like you added a crap-ton if hops to a (good) macro beer. Some tropical notes as well. It’s really good and even better as it warms. Pretty bitter without much sweetness. Soft body with a disappearing carbonation. Lingering hops on the finish. Overall an excellent IPA. They nailed their concept getting the “vital” hoppy aspects without too much else in the way. Another stellar beer from one of my favorite breweries!

3.9
Gary (2100) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2017
330ml Can. In a brewdog teku glass. Nice groovy green can. I could see this zesty piss being awesome on a summer morning while doing redneck things..really smooth, citrusy and chuggable. Loads of fucken aromatic marmalade.. Could slam a carton in a day kinda vibe.

3.7
cnkenlee (3) - CHINA - DEC 17, 2017 does not count
特别之处是用德国的皮尔森麦芽和美国的三种酒花进行酿制,所以酒体颜色比很多浑浊型的IPA显得透澈,金黄

3.3
mabuzzer (980) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2017
12oz can from Asda. Clear, golden with a large foamy white head. Pineapple aroma, flavour is pine, citrus with solid malty base and a peppery finish

3.7
rosenbergh (12016) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2017
Draft at the Tommyknocker Craft Beer Bar, Helsinki, Finland. Enjoyed on Nov 25 2017.
Clear golden color with a medium size white head. Fruity hoppy aroma with some bitterness and malty notes. The flavor is fruity and sweet hoppy, moderately bitterness and malty balanced. What a nice surprise.

3.2
Cakes (500) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2017
12 ounce bottle. Pours clear golden color with a huge most good lasting off-white head. Aroma of mild citrusy hops, lemon rind, quite bitter hops.

2.6
SilkTork (5945) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2017
I have notes on my phone, but I didn't note where I drunk it or bought it, just this: Hoppy pale ale, creamy, not aggressive. OK, but not my thing.


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