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RATINGS: 525   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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The name is a tribute to the hop shortage a few years ago. A imperial IPA aged on oak using Columbus, Centennial and cascades as the bittering hops and dry hopping with Simcoe, Ahtanum, Amarillo, and Cascades.

Nephilium's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1445) - Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Nice clean hop aroma. Pours a clear amber, with a huge white head. Much sweeter start then I generally prefer. Im able to pick up the oak, and I will say this is probably the best interplay of oak and hops Ive had in a beer. The hop punch is a bit missing from this beer in my opinion. Nice slick mouthfeel, and overall, Id say its a solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Matt_Foran (73) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Very nice hop forward aroma and even more so on the palate. Very little malt taste on this beer. Finishes crisp on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (712) - Burlingame, California, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Pours a hazy gold with a white head. The aroma is spicy hops and lots of pine and resin. The flavor is lots of resin and grapefruit with a bitter finish over a surprisingly light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (302) - New York, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Canned. Pours a yellow golden hazy color with a prominent white head. Aroma is super floral and aromatic. Tons of citrus, grapefruit, a little bit of dankness, distinct biscuit cracker-like maltiness. Really nice aroma. Flavor is super hoppy, lots of citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, a little boozy, maybe a touch of that oak? Little bit of malt backbone. Really good this. Nice carbonation as well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thewade (340) - USA - OCT 9, 2014
Wonderful IPA. Alcahol hidden well. Very balanced and crisp hoppines. Aroma is beautiful. Floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lectvay (170) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Luminescent bright golden, enticing aroma of pine, wood, lemon. Bitter, smooth, bright hoppy flavors. This is good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2570) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2014
9/25/2014. 12 oz. can. Amber color with a thick white head. Big, piney aromas with tropical fruit, caramel and spices. Bitter hops all the way, dried spices, resins. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6286) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
4 week old can practically dripping with tropical fruits and pine. Light in color, not in character. Really enjoyed this dank offering - probably the best Ive had from 21st ammendment. Only monks blood is even close."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Radek Kliber (6572) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Where and how: can 355 ml , GG
Aroma wonderfully rounded, juicy hop feel. Mild sweetness, gentle alcohol dryness. Good malt backing. Late feel of vanilla..
Appearance :
Top: medium, fizzy, off-white top. Sparse lace.
Base: golden.
Palate : medium plus bodied.
Taste: pineapple, sweet sugars on lips. Mid semi-dry. Plenty of citrus paired with drying alcohol.
Other notes very nice, easy going considering size.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
schlitzfaced (74) - Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Pours a light hazy yellow with a medium head, leaving a nice lacing on glass. Aroma is pine, citrus, alcohol. taste is bitter with the alcohol coming through. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (386) - New York, USA - SEP 6, 2014
12 oz can poured into a tulip glass.golden orange pour with fluffy white head..aroma of hops,grapefruit,pine..tastes like it smells..ABV well hidden..solid DIPA.

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