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8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Blenheim, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.88%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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)


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2265) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Pours golden with a big white head. Notes of berries, grapes, grapefruit, vanilla, popsicle and citrus. A bit dry. Great balance!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3289) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2013
16.9 oz bottle. Hazy golden brown with a thin head leaving spotty lace. Nose is caramel, tangerine and peach with slight musk. Medium to full body with a buzz followed by a bitter clench. Taste is candied lemon peel, gin, peach brandy and pine needles. Rough and earthy with a crunching hop bite. Bring it on.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10420) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
Sample at CBC. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter wonderfull flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5659) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2013
Draught @ CBC. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grapes, tropical fruity hops, citrus. Flavor is malts, tropical fruit, peach, mango, citrus, pine. Medium body, soft carbonation, bitter finish. 040513

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5953) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Sample @ CBC’13.
Pours clear copper color with a small head. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus fruits, floral notes and resin. Flavour of resiny hops, caramel malts and exotic fruits. Nice balanced brew.
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3682) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013

Pours clear golden with a large foamy head. Aroma of sweet exotic fruits, some lemon, citrus and grassy hops. Taste is fruity, hoppy and malty with some exotic fruits, citrus and lemon. Finish is sweetish and malty with loads of bitter hops and exotic fruits. Quite nice DIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Plovmand (6320) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2013
Tap. Pours clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma is loads of peachy and citric notes and has a good sweet malty backbone. Flavor is sweet malty and huge fruity. Notes of peach and passion fruit. Great!!!!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sumonation (94) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Visual: Clear golden beer with a small fine white head. Aroma: Fruity (grape, citrus) floral. Taste: Hoppy fruity flavor, very bitter, grapefruit, floral, citrus, warming alcohol. Good DIPA. Visual: Aroma: Taste:

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (10117) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Clear golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Fruity hop aroma, citrus, grass, floral, grapefruit, grapes, mango, pine needles. Hoppy fruity flavor, really bitter, grapefruit, floral, citrus, mango, pine needles, hay, some warming alcohol. Really good DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1333) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Pours amber with low white head Hoppy aromas of tropical fruits, citrus, honey Loaded with hoppy taste. Resin, pine, tropical fruits Well balanced nice long bitter ending ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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