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


on tap

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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stantheman (815) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
A 500 ml bottle from Central City Liquor Store in Surrey. A medium amber color, a bit cloudy, with a moderate whitish head. Sweetly citrus on the nose, and a big clean crisp citrus hop load over the gums. Bitterly good! Just enough malt lurking in the background to provide some balance. A bitter finish, naturally. All good. Yum!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2013
(50cl bottle) Pours a hazy burnt orange body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, caramel, bread, and toffee. Flavor of toffee, orange, dried apricot, grapefruit, grass, and caramel with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (8793) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle 50 cl at Gothenburg Beer Festival 2013 (Haket), Sunday, sampled on September 8, 2013. Label marked 8.8%.
Hazy golden color, small white head. Sweet, hoppy, alcohol, herbal scent. Sweet, herbal, bitter taste. Bitter, chili aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, high bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1778) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Light ambery orange, broken up whiteish head. Big resinous, sappy pine nose, nods down some sweet breadiness. Slight cheesy initial bitterness, bright and strong hop. Furry citrus and tang to the malt middle which makes me suspect someone sneaked a few teaspoons of Colmans into the secondary. Mouth-feel is a rinseable oiliness throughout. Flat brandy citrus on the finish, leaving too much to lift for the linger.
Weighed down a little too much for me, especially after the straight Hop Wired juiciness. Shame.

Bottle, Cornelius

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (10562) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 24, 2013
from Erzbierschof - cloudy copper-orange beer with a little persistent foam; hoppy aroma of tea, caramel and flowers, some hints of quince too; full-bodied and quite sticky, assertive, very tasty and highly bitter, very long hoppy finish showing fruity and piney tones with more tea and caramel as well- a hop bomb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013

Draught @ Craft Beer Co., 82 Leather Lane, London, Greater London, England EC1N 7TR.

Light unclear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, bread, caramel, light hoppy, roange - citrus, wood. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood- barrel, dark citrus, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130118]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4871) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Pours deep gold into a shaker. White head with medium retention recedes to hug rim. Resin and tropical fruit aromas. Soft and creamy with hot toffee upfront turning to pine in the lasting earthy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
M_Sack (403) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2013
Bright amber with minimal head but heavy lacing. Huge passionfruit aromas backed up with pine and resin. Massive up front hop bitterness, again displaying passionfruit, pine and resin. Moves into a malt sweetness that balances and the beer and a long, but not overly aggressive hop bitter finish. Brilliant beer from a great brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2013
0.5 l bottle at Timo A’s. Amber color. Very floral aroma with lemon and floral note similar to muscat wine. Bittersweet flavor with lemon, pine and floral notes, some tropical fruits. Medium to full body.Good firm taste, albeit not the most complex one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (765) - SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Deep golden orange haze with glossy off white (very light mustardy?) head. Perfect amount of carb.Rich, snappy full thickish bready marmalade bitter goodness. Quite a feat to keep all this stuffing balanced. LOVE IT.

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