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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WisconsinBeer (705) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep orange with a thin head. Moderate malts, medium body. Hops are herbal and pine like, and seem to be balanced nicely with the overall brew. Finish is somewhat sweet. A respectable offering.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdInSaltLake (639) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Aroma: Resinous, citrus/melon, bitter
Flavor: Citrus/melon and peppery hops. Resinous. Light sweet, caramel malt. Lingering sweet fruity flavor. Moderate bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2287) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2014
On tap. Pours a deep amber color with a clear body. Notes of burnt bread, fresh orange citrus, brown sugar, and earth. Not all that complex. Alcohol is well hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (245) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Solid beer....very easy smooth drinking...a little more hop flavor would make this really good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Clear gold. White head with lots of lace. Loads of fruity hops, honeyed malts, very light bitterness. Quite tasty and very easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhamp9 (1050) - Corinth, Texas, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Tap. Slightly hazy amber pour with a nice lasting off white head. Really nice tropical fruit, peach, pine, and caramel aroma. Taste is resin, pine, and grapefruit. Bitterness dominates and makes it a little one note. Lasting pine aftertaste. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2602) - Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2014
12 ounce bottle into snifter, best before 10/29/2014. Pours lightly hazy deep orange/amber color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine, caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with juicy citrus/tropical hop notes with moderate malt sweetness; and good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of resinous pine/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity and balance of bright citrus/tropical hops and moderate malt sweetness; with a nice crisp malt/bitterness balance and minimal cloying bitterness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice DIPA style. All around good complexity and balance of bright citrus/tropical hops and moderate malt sweetness; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2818) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Awesome DIPA. Strong caramel malt backbone on aroma and flovor. But also, assertive hoopiness, citrus, grapefruit, flowers. The finish was lingering sweetness, pine, citrus. Medium/thick in body. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11842) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Clear deep golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma of huge pine and citrus. Taste is juicy, sticky pine. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackfrost9p (265) - California, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Decent, but lacking the overpowering hops and bitterness of a typical double IPA, in my opinion. Drinks more like an IPA. However, thats not a bad thing and the beer is still very good.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1513) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Muted hop aroma, with some alcohol. Dark, clear, amber color. Too much like many other DIPAs. Routine head.


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