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8 Wired Brewing
Brewed at Renaissance Brewing

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

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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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)


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3724) - 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 (6351) - 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 (10275) - 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 (1355) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1339) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Orange yellow in color. Honey, heather, peach, apricot, pine. Taste is mango, peach, pine cones, honey with a crisp well-balanced hop bitterness. Quite nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1961) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Pours clear orange with low white head. Almost oily texture. Aroma of mango, peach, honey, heather, light grapefruit. Taste is sweet, toffee and caramel, with a light balancing resin bitterness. Medium, oily body with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElGaucho (2201) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle from Sun Devil Liquors, Mesa. Cloudy amber. No lace or head. Rich and creamy wonderful hop. Piney with some pepper. Truly outstanding.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopRedHead (344) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours a golden orange with 2cm of sticky off-white head. Tropical punch bowl aroma, Nelson hops shining with a very resiny nose. Also noticed a slight sweet bubblegum note. Taste is huge pine and resin. Hop bitterness is big, almost a dark malt sweetness too. Lingering bitterness. Great DIPA, ticked all the boxes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2774) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 30, 2013
At ZDK’s tasting. The aroma is caramel, spicy, nice. The appearance is slight hazy orange, white head. The flavor is hop forward, spicy, caramel. The finish is citrus, pine, resin, very hoppy, and lots of different hops. Nicely done.


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