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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
Brewed in the style of a west coast Imperial IPA, this daring brew is built for the bitter-loving hop fan. Brewed with an abundant blend of Northwest hops, this big ale begins with a crisp hop burst, both floral and bitter, yet settles into a surprisingly smooth ale.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebshiff21 (174) - Skippack, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Sticky piney fruity in the nose and palate. Pours pale orange with clinging white head. Nice bitter finish, could be a little better balanced, but very nice and crisp hop profile. Nice beer.

drostj (113) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 29, 2017
Bottle. Strong hop flavor with a nice bitterness. Also some pine and spice. Very nice beer.

Aggiebob (1256) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - NOV 16, 2016
Draft at brewery. Dark gold in color, poured with a thin white head and lace ring. The aroma is floral with some dankness on the backend. Moderately bitter finish.

Foxbush (2088) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle at Dream lake in Alabama The ale poured an amber color with a small head . There was citrus and pine resin on the nose. The ale had a medium body with soft carbonation. The higher alcohol may have muted some of the hop bitterness. The bitterness does become more pronounced at the end. This was the first beer enjoyed after fishing for large mouth bass all day.

Travlr (25863) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Draft at the source. Cloudy amber color, huge off tan head. Aroma of pine resin and grapefruit. Taste is bitter pine and citrus.

snoworsummer (5961) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Draft at the Huntsville Brewery. Pours clear copper with a fizzy white head. Tastes like musky cereal malt, butterscotch, and bitter hops. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells musky, creamy, buttery, light pine and citrus.

DiarmaidBHK (5716) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Draft at taproom. Pours light orange with a half inch of khaki foam. Leaves some lacing in the glass. Big pine on the nose. Big pine on the tongue. Finishes with a lot of bitterness. It’s basically like French kissing a pine tree. Not a lot of balance here. This is probably my record for most sentence fragments in a review. I find the description of being a surprisingly smooth ale really deceptive since my sister made a straight-up bitter beer face while sampling this.

Malaclemys (464) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Rocket City Brewfest, hazy light copper with a white head. A: resin caramel, hoppy. T: resin caramel. Medium body with a bitter finish.

Nero55 (947) - Nevada, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at Rocketcity Brewfest. Cloudy copper with thin beige head. Moderate aroma of resinous hops and caramel. Medium body with heavy resinous hop bitterness, caramel, and a bitter finish.

BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle. Poured amber with a thin off-white head. Light floral aroma. The flavor found a floral and caramel blend. Medium body and smooth. Mild bitterness upfront and a light sweet finish.

jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Draft at Leroy’s.  Pours light orange with zero head.  Aroma of floral hops.  Extremely thin.  Looks like tea. Taste of light, muted hops.  Tried but did not succeed.

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