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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coreyvan (15) - Fridley, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Smooth. Bitter. Strong grapefruit after taste. Very dry finish. Another one and done. Too rich for drinking all night.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firstsip (335) - Michigan, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Tap. Dark copper. Very tiny amount of lingering head. Sort of boozey nose. Great hopping paired with a sweet alcohol quality. Heavy, but good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3102) - Montana, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle pours a golden orange brew with a white top. Nose of pine, fruit and caramel. Taste is sweet with some citrus notes. Some notes of tea are unpleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1613) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
A great double IPA. Beautiful orange with terrific lacing. Fresh green hop aromas. Flavors are a touch sour then a bracing hop bitterness. Really liked this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (714) - USA - JUL 8, 2014
Light copper, clear, off-white head. Aroma of biscuity malt with a touch of caramel, resiny-citrusy hops are slightly restrained for a double ipa. Flavor: neutral malt with some caramel, pronounced resiny bitterness, citrusy hop flavor, all in good proportion. Not as dry as some like their double IPAs, but it is very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4636) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Rich light copper and amber coloured body with a thinnish one centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of fresh hops, malt, alcohol, earth and a bit more hops - but nothing crazy. Medium-bodied; Assertive PNW hops with a hint of grass and hay noticeable, some subdued sugars and an overall good balance of bright hops, rich malt and some piney notes throughout. Aftertaste shows some alcohol flavours, a hint of light sugars and a bit more of the aforementioned hops. Overall, not seemingly an Imperial IPA to me, just more of an IPA or even an APA. I’m usually a big fan of Alaskan beers and IPAs, but this was more of a ho-hum beer for sure. I sampled this pint on draught at Mellow Mushroom in Denver, Colorado on 08-June-2014 for US$5,00.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (500) - truckee, California, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Mostly clear full amber brown with thick frothy head. Cat piss bitter hop aromas. Hops and grain hit about the same time much smoother then expected but still full flavors. Lasting grainy hop left behind.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a orangey gold . Huge citrus aroma . Medium bodied . Lots of citrus up front with a hint of lingering pine . Definitely can't taste the 8.5 % . Solid DIPA . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2288) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Shared 12 oz. bottle poured to snifters, showing a clear, orangey amber hue, was a fair layer of off white, bubbly head foam, and dots & dashes of lacing. The nose was lightly dank, with light grain, and citrus as grapefruit & orange. The taste offered moderate, citrusy & rindy hop bitterness that lingered with some subtle malt sweetness, and complementary alcohol, into the finish. Not wowed, but a decent DIPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4785) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Sampled on draft this beer poured a hazy orange-caramel color with a small soapy white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was bitter with notes of pine, fruity hops and a bit of toasted caramel. The flavor was very bitter with caramel, strong pine, resin and vague fruity hops. Long hoppy finish. Moderately full bodied. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7586) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2014
On draught at Yard House Denver. The beer pours a clear bronze color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily, Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, citrus and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of citrusy hops, pine and roasted malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a lingering grapefruit and hops aftertaste. Above average overall.


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