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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Just like a gambler doubling down in Vegas so is this beer on the hops. The heavy handed additions of Magnum, Simcoe, and Chinook drives the hop charge over the top. Malt, being the counterpart in this beer, is built upon Pale, Crystal, Carapils, and Munich. All this combined creates a royal flush of a brew. If you donít LOVE hops, then donít even bother!


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2012
From 22 ounce bottle. Intense grapefruit and tropical fruit flavor, well balanced hop presence. Hardly any bitterness. A really good imperial IPA.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10118) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Lots of mango, pine and other citrus fruit (grapefruit mostly) on the nose and flavor. Tastes and smells very very fresh. Clear golden orange w decent head, feel is slightly sticky. Good brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2016 Growler fill from Fred Meyer in Beaverton, OR. Clear golden pour with a small white head. Big citrus aroma. Taste is citrus and mango fruit with some pine and a strong bitterness. Medium mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Lightly hazed ruby-amber with a short a disjointed head. Aroma impression is raw malt, caramel, cereals, mushroom / mold, cedar, orange juice, pineapple juice. Itís full-bodied, rich, sticky and semi-sweet with strong bitterness and acidity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (961) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle from Safeway in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is mango initially, tropical fruits. Gets more herbal as it warms. Taste is tropical marmalade, herbal and sweet. Kinda dank and wet. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13272) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Bomber poured a clear orange with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, orange zest, dankness, grapefruit and light pine. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, orange zest, pine and light grapefruit with a smooth dry bitter lingering citrus finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (3132) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
On tap. Pours amber with moderate head. Aromas of pineapple, citrus, and other tropical fruit. Flavors of fruit gummies, bitter lemon, pine and dried melons on a sweet malt base. Smooth. N

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rblib2 (50) - - JAN 23, 2016
4ís across the board! This one is fruity & bitter and lip smacking good. Although ABV is over 9, the alcohol is offset by the smooth malt and enormous amount of hops that itís barely noticeable. Enjoy!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nerdboy19 (171) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 18, 2016
Very nice Imperial IPA. Lots of citrus, tropical fruits, mango aroma. High carbonated, medium bodied, no booze, drinkable. Great balance with bitter and sweet, the hoppy bitterness is strong but satisfying. Very good!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Poured from a bomber. Hazy orange gold pour. Aroma hits you in the face as soon as it lands in the glass. Big hits of grass and citrus, hints of tropical fruit. Taste is very tropic fruit-forward. Juicy mango and papaya. Light grassiness. Definitely sweet, but not cloying. Finishes sweet and resiny. One of the best deals on the shelf at $3/22 oz.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (731) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 24, 2015
22 ounce bottle from Taylorís Market in Sacramento. Huge grapefruit taste, thin, disappearing head.


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