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RATINGS: 814   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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The tenacious grip of big, juicy hop aroma and character slides smoothly into rich, dark malts. This heavyweight battle between fresh, Yakima Valley hops and dark, roasted malts is resolved harmoniously as the flavors merge to deliver complex satisfaction with a warming edge. Enjoy the ‘twilight’ for the bright and brassy hops!

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3.9
Gooney (389) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2011
12 oz bottle from John’s - Left in the fridge from the CDA competition. Hazy brown. Head went away quickly, knocking down the appearance points a bit. Roasted malt flavor. Sweet...like caramel? Hops balance the strong malts quite well. Very nice one.

3.7
mistersinalin (381) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2010
I like a darker beer with a lot of hops. This is one of those beers. I was only able to get my hands on one, but wish I could have found more.

3.7
RoscoeJackson (377) - Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2010
t
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

Other
alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody

3.7
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2013
FROM NOTES: July 16, ’12
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

A: Strong malt notes and progressive pine and citrus hop notes. Sweet with orange citrus and white grape juice and supporting maltiness. It dances from malt dominant to hop dominant in the nose.
A: Clear deep amber orange, two-finger head with some lacing. This is a sexy as a Black Ale can look!
T: Follows the nose with strong malt flavors, but a lot less sweet malt than I expected from the nose. Nice hop piney bitterness, earthy, floral, with a hint of malty caramel, very well balanced.
P: Medium bodied with nice carbonation. Slightly buttery/creamy.
O: Malt bomb + Hop Monster = Yakima Glory. I freakin’ LOVE IT!

4
coolfunnj (374) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2010
a hop monster,of course but at 8.7 abv theres got to be a balancing caramel/roasty sweetness..piney aroma...nice looking good lacing easy to drink slight bitter finish..overall well balanced with upfront hoppiness on my first looking forward to the other 5

3.3
scotchzi (372) - Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Pour is a dark brown quickly diminishing white head. Smell is Roasty and piney and floral. Taste is light coffee heavy pine decent citrus.

4
machfive55 (358) - Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2009
On tap at the brass rail, the beer poured dark amber. This beer was exceptionally fresh and tasty, with a piney hop character that wasn’t overly bitter. This is an awesome and very drinkable IPA where the alcohol is hardly noticable. Very well balanced.

3.9
Scouser (353) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2010
A nice looking beer, deep reddish brown colour, with lots of cream coloured head and lacing. Nice floral citrus aroma. Hoppy bitterness with caramel, coffee undertones. A nicely balanced complex beer.

3.1
Bosco (351) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Dark cloudy brown with fine head and minimal lace.
Pine, citrus, chocolate. Low bitter, sweet.
Tones of porter/stout . Paired well with radish’s, sharp white cheddar cheese, spicy salsa and chips.
$1.99/12oz Total Wine and More

3.9
Lightrider (346) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2013 Bottle into a goblet. Pour is a ruby black with a thick head. Aroma is hops on hops with a warm malt under tone. Taste is a ipa with a fine malt ale under merge. Finish is the same first bitter then warm. A very good ipa ale.


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