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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Chicagoans like hoppy beers, so we obliged by brewing a mean Double IPA. Then we asked artist Joey Potts to design a label of equal intensity. Generously hopped with Falconers Flight, Zythos, and Cascade, Sinister is brimming with juicy, tropical flavors of mango and pineapple. Don’t expect back rubs and mixtabs from this beer-- Sinister won’t even remember your first name.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6229) - Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Draft to snifter at 18th Street. Looks good; a cloudy orange with foamy off-white head that dissipates slowly. Smells hoppy and equally malty. Tastes like it smells with some discernible citrus and tropical fruit. Fuller-bodied. Good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (1730) - Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bomber. Citrius and bitter. Smooth. Really tasty stuff. Dont think it’s as good as I remember deal with the devil or grapeful dead. But another really good IPA from Drew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1232) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2014
22oz bomber pours a hazy orange with a white head. Bit citrus mango and tropical fruit aroma. Taste is the same.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (8492) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draft. Orange malt and grapefruit peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet tangy tangerine malt and moderately bitter orange peel/quinine flavor. Nice balance.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11582) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Tap sample. Poured cloudy orange copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex citrus hop and earthy malt aroma. Medium to full body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy smooth bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration.This is a solid beer and exceeded my expectations.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
On tap at 18th Street. Pour is burnt orange with a medium off-white head. Aroma and flavor is heavy on the tropical fruits with notes of bitter resin, honeydew, mango, peach, toasted malt, and slight booze.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1954) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2013
From Beer Temple. Very herbal spicey hop mixture for this one. Decent malt backbone. OK. Serving: Bottle

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5030) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with small off white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is tropical fruit and spruce. Medium mouth with nice juicy hop, light bitterness, very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Tap at brewfest. Orange pour with white head. Smells of slight malt and a ton of hops. Good fruity hop flavor with bitter finish. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4514) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Draft: Orange/amber with a small, off-white head. Caramel, syrupy fruit aroma. Orange malt, pine and peel bitterness. Sweet, then an easy, bitter finish. Very nicely done.... Smooth transition from sweet to bitter.


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