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RATINGS: 1409   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.24/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An American Double IPA, packed with over 120 IBU!


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bellco33 (534) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Poured from a one-day old pint can: Pours a hazy golden with a one finger white head and a few yeasty chunks on the bottom. Aroma is unlike anything else Iíve ever had. Floral, grapefruit, lemon rind, little grassy, pine, just wonderfully fresh smelling. Taste is incredible, so much grapefruit, hoppy, resiney goodness. Finish is clean with a little bitter kick at the end. The bitterness increases as the cans age, and the beer gets a bit boozy. Donít sit on these, they only get worse. On tap at the source this might the best IPA in the world. The only knocks I have on it are the slight bitterness at the end of the sip (really knitpicking here), and the rather chunky appearance as itís unfiltered and unpasteurized. Chunky is not appealing. Other than that, itís perfection.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbill (3598) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Can, poured into a snifter. Pours a very cloudy straw yellow with a moderate white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Very pleasant aroma of grapefruit and pine. The flavor begins with mild malt but is quickly overrun by grapefruit and pine hops bitterness. A bit less resinous than I would have liked and more dominated by the grapefruit than the pine. This beer actually gave me heartburn and required 3 Tums after consumption. A fun beer to try but falls a little below the hype for me.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
topoisomerase (12) - - DEC 26, 2013
Poured from the can - after a few sips as guided. Great, fresh hop aroma. Fantastic palate and surprisingly smooth for a DIPA. Taste is where it sings. A bit of pine but such a smooth drinking IPA you are necessarily disarmed. It's easy to see how HT has become such a favorite.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
smaynard6000 (878) - Apopka, Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2013
16oz can. Pours a hazy golden color with small white head. Intense hoppy aroma with notes of citrus and pine. This is a hop loverís dream, pure bitter hoppy flavor. Full bitter finish. Outstanding.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidobutai (577) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Not an ipa fan so this is a huge rating. If all ipaís tasted like this is like ipas! The bitterness is really understated. Smooth going down the hatch.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nasmith003 (175) - Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Heady hop aroma with a slightly cloudy appearance. Hoppy throughout with a clean aftertaste.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Luvystypotables (1294) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Complex aroma of caramel, hops, and citrus, cloudy caramel colour with a wonderful head and great lacing. A balanced taste of caramel and hops mild palate of caramel and hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1399) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Poured from a can. Hazy yellow color, medium white head. Slight floral nose. Medium body with a nice central hops flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ejcooney1 (2) - Hazlet, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2013 does not count
This was an incredible beer. Their ability to shove that much hop flavor into every ounce of liquid while not assaulting the palate is amazing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (2864) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2014 Re-rate with adnielsen: Moving this to a 4.0 from a 3.8. Previous rating: Can courtesy of bnielsen13. Thanks Brad! Pours a cloudy golden orange color with white head. Piney, hoppy, citrus, floral, herbal aromas. Hoppy, floral, herbal, citrus flavors. Very tasty IPA.


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