Brewed by 8 Wired Brewing
Style: Imperial IPA
Warkworth, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.88%
Bone dry and ultra hoppy Double IPA. Brewed with 80% more hops than our already extremely hoppy HopWired IPA.
Hops - Lots and lots of New Zealand and American hops
Malt - Golden Promise, Pilsner, Caramalt, Pale Crystal
Yeast - Wyeast 1272 - All American Ale
IBU - 90
SRM - 6 (Pale)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerfest5 (1206) - Cloneen, IRELAND - FEB 8, 2014
Not terrible by any means, but was definitely hoping for more from such a highly rated DIPA. Perhaps it had sat on the shelf a little too long because the hops weren’t the freshest in the world. More bready malt than I would like, this was more of a supped up English IPA than a true hop bomb.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rangamike (28) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2014
Tap. Pours clear amber, thin head with reasonable lacing. Hops, hops and more hops. High ABV and bitterness keep it in check.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (1295) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Pours amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma strong of pine and citrus hops plus a good amount of caramel malts. Flavor about the same, really hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
monoroc (49) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 14, 2014
Pours cloudy golden / amber color with a minimal off white head. Malty hoppy nose. Tasting malt, caramel and pine with a broad but balanced hoppy bitternes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer-yum (989) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2015 Tropical fruit aroma in a golden amber pour. Taste is surprisingly laid back for the strength and style with a surprisingly balanced flavour (rather than the in-your-face hop forward/bitter balance expected). An excellent example of the Antipodean take on the style (albeit not the benchmark).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angelkostvo (969) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 12, 2014
Dark orange colour, small off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, cream, toffee. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet. Very flavoursome. Medium body, creamy texture, soft to average carbonation.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WeissGary (286) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Keg at BrewDog Glasgow. One of the best beers I have every had. Simply amazing. Golden red body, tropical hop aroma, sharp wet hop fruity taste. This sweet beer with inviting hops is absolutely amazing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1839) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
500ml bottle from Brewdog online store. Orangey amber colour, off-white foam head leaving some lacing and aroma of caramel, orangey citrus hop & pine. Taste is sweetish malt caramel with fruity tangerine, orange, pine, hoppy resiny earthy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry lingering bitter finish. Very drinkable DIPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle, Brewdog.com. Poured a hazy amber colour with with a small white head. Nose was tropical fruits, hops aplenty, caramel and citrus. Flavour delivered the goods with nice fruits and a gratifying hop kick. Steady rolling bitterness. Excellent DIPA that was well worth flying half way round the globe.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
Pours a cloudy orangey - copper with a small long lasting white head and decent lace. Aroma is nice pungent pine, resin, citrus and some other light tropical fruits. Flavour is strong pine, citrus, resin, spicy, some alcohol, fairly dry finish and med-high perceived bitterness though I have a feeling the actual IBUs are pretty high.

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