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RATINGS: 517   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
badwhale (366) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Can to glass shaker. Pours a cloudy yellow with a white head that dissipates pretty quickly. Floral notes, and some citrus. Very bitter, grapefruit like hop flavor. Heavy-ish mouthfeel. Pretty tasty, but definitely very bitter. I dig it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
schlitzfaced (64) - 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 (276) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2157) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 4, 2014
You wonít be able to tell the high ABV. Nice but not overpowering aroma leads to a sharp, biting flavor that is pure DIPA. Clear golden body with nice creamy head, tons of clumpy lacing. All around winner

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paincane (157) - Georgia, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Hazy golden our with a white head and great lacing. Floral, pine aromas with a nice malt backbone that ends dry, crisp and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nasmith003 (70) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Fruity aroma greets the nose, then some hops, malt, and more hops. Hops lingers for a minute, then itís time for more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luvystypotables (655) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Aroma of malt, fruit, floral with a hint of hops. Good looking cloudy golden color. A balanced taste of fruit mildly sweet with malt undertones. Watery feel with a great fruity finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (907) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Poured from a can. Murky yellow color, medium white head. Medium fruit nose. Light body with a medium floral hops flavor and a medium flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
malkyore (178) - - AUG 31, 2014
Imagine licking a bitter flame in a glass. Burning from the merciless fusion of insane hop acid and a powerful, albeit well hidden, amount of alcohol. Itís like a well controlled blow torch full of inanity and over the top hops. I can barely drink it, but I love every sip.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Krej (91) - USA - AUG 31, 2014
I had this from my dad, in front of my mom, so it was drank out of a red solo cup. So I couldnít see the color great because they donít appreciate good beer. Itís pretty hoppy, good IPA. I canít really smell an aroma or see the color. Good IPA mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1430) - - AUG 29, 2014
Can. Light clear gold with a thick white head. Aroma is melon and oak. Taste follows and adds some spicy and citrusy hops with substantial booze. Nice vanilla note on the finish from the oak. Rich mouthfeel and long finish. A little too sweet but pretty nice.

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