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Central Waters Illumination Double IPA

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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 108   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Can you say Palate Wrecker? This double IPA comes in at 108 IBUs. As hoppy as it gets with a mouthful of citrus flavors. Grab one today and illuminate your tastebuds.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2222) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle shared with hakes drive at club w.. dark orange pour with thin white head.. bold apricot and pine, good double over all

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (2761) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2015
12oz bottle from Dan! Pours hazy amber in color with a finger of foamy off white head. Aroma full of ripe pineapple and caramel. Taste of malty caramel, grass, booze, and hints of citrus zest and pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nsanders (888) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Tap at Pizza Luce. Amber color with a sticky white head. Pineapple, cantaloupe, caramel and slight resiny aroma. Opens moderately sweet with a bigger bitter resiny flavor that lingers. Medium body with a sticky feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ron (3279) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Bottle. This beer poured a medium caramel-tan color with a medium sized creamy tan head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was tangy and sweetish pine. The flavor was tangy and sweet pine, resin, a bit of grapefruit and floral hops. Medium length tangy and sweet finish with lingering pine and floral hops. Moderately full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (7754) - Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2015
12 oz. bottle from backlog. Pours a hazy orange golden color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have bigger orange and grapefruit citrus character, some resinous hops, sweet malts, caramel, the thing that gets me is this claims 108 IBUs, but doesnít have much bitterness for an imperial IPA, good, but I like more bitterness pop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (8299) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 12, 2015
On tap at Map Room. Pours light amber with a clinging beige head and a tfloral aroma. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor with huge hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gmku (296) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Solid double IPA. Sharp and hoppy with just enough malt to keep things in check. Great bitter, hoppy finish keeps me interested. I always look for this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO (5153) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Dark golden color with a taller, fluffy off-white head. Larger isles of lace as the head subsides. Big hops aromas, with resin, pulpy citrus, and zest. Hints of pale malts and butterscotch in the backdrop. Fairly full in feel, that thins out slightly with the acidic hops. Light sweet start with pale malt and light fruit. Lots of resinous hops, with pine citrus, zest, and lightly floral qualities. Finish is light and crisp with a bit of acidity. Finish has a mild return of pale malt and light fruit (peachy). I seemed to enjoy this one much more while not thinking about it (the first two I tried last night). Still a very good IIPA. 3/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2015
draft at Moor Pat & Blue Monk, WNY. burnt orange pour, fuller mouthfeel. resiny hops, sweet malty backbone, citrusy forward, pineapple. pretty good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TattooJack (406) - Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Poured from the 6-pack of bottles, sharp, bitter, and hoppy. This one goes down way to smooth to be 9% but after drinking 4 of them Iím pretty sure thatís accurate. Grab it while you can get it cuz itís gonna be popular.

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