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RATINGS: 1088   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An American Double IPA, packed with over 120 IBU!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LoFi (1557) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2012 Can. Opaque dark golden with a white head leaving lacing. Fresh and hoppy aroma with apricot and peach. Taste: tropical fruits, nectar, honey, grapefruit, caramel, medium bitter, pine needles in the finish. Medium-bodied. Very nice and drinkable.
Edit: after having fresher cans I just have to raise the score from 4.2. This is great stuff!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ceebs25 (503) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Pint can (thanks Pawola22 for this treat!). Wow. That about sums this one up. Iím blown away from the start. Tropical fruits galore here in the subtle, yet eye-opening aroma, with the acidity of the tropical/mango/passion fruits adding a nice degree of complexity. The fresh fruity hops, oranges, bananas are balanced out very well with a milder grain profile of rice and mixed light cereals. It poured with a light yet thick white bubbly layer of starch white head, a hazy through vibrant medium-heavy appearing, golden-orange body. The palate is probably 6/5 if that were possible. An incredible drinking experience with a deep and powerful palate, yet with a smooth, tart, acidic, and properly bitter balance. The notes in the aroma and flavor go hand in hand, though bolder in the flavor, and more delicately balanced in the aroma. Also, probably a bit more grass and herbal hop qualities, as well as more cotton candy and caramel sweetness in the flavor. This lingers so wonderfully with bitter, tangy mixed tropical fruits. Oh my. So much to ponder here. I didnít want it to end. Nearly perfection.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2490) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2012
Canned. Pours hazy with a medium sized off-white head. Leaving a good lacing. Nose of citrus fruits, especially grape fruit, pine and caramel notes. Sweet flavor with again citrus fruits, resin and caramel. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. Ends up more dry and nice bitter. A great 2xIPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rbrazell (1593) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2012 Can generously given to me by my buddy Matt! Not going to pour it into a glass, but I bet itís a unfiltered deep copper color with a white head. Crack of the can presents strong resiny, dank citrus hops, pineapples, mangos and peaches packed in there. Flavor is the same lovely tropical fruit with no trace of sweet malt that I hate in double IPAs. Ends bitter with a gentle touch of alcohol. No hype, this is fucking delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Pint Can. This was sure a nice wake me up for my palat. Full flavors like pineapple and grapefruit. Nice fluffy head. Excellent palat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
17thfloor (2429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Well... this kicks ass. Excellent beer. Can thanks to Beermefitz on BA. Huge orange and tropical aroma, some pineapple, lightly vegetal/cheese. Flavor follows, super hoppy goodness, bit of toastiness, not entirely dry (seemingly), slightly chewy, fluffy carbonation, chalky full body (even though itís probably actually very dry), some wheat?, bitterness lingers with the orange, really lingers... packed with flavor. At first sip I was impressed, and still am, but might need just a bit more balance of this tongue bruising flavors. Alcohol is actually fairly big on this one even though itís only 8%. Borderline 9 on aroma, 5 palate, 18 overall... I know fresh this beer is probably pure fire!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3237) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2012
0.5l can from ōlbutikken. I donít care how many times they print "drink from can" on the can, sorry, Iím just not doing it! Pouring a light cloudy honey-"looking body packed with unfiltered particles and floaters. It also has a small but quickly sidesticking off-white head. The aroma in this one is just fantastic! So hedgy and hoppy-bitter that itís almost like walking in to a newly cut hedge! Not as fruity as I had expected, or hoped, but itís just dang amazing hedgy. I also get some apricots mixed with sweet orange zest and citrus. It has a nice slick texture and itís average carbonated. Not fully as hedgy and hoppy, but still pretty darn fresh and delicious. More fruity in the flavor. Lotís of medium-sweet peaches and passion fruits, also a small mango tone as well. Ends light mouthdrying and bitter all the way in the back of my neck. This is a really tasty one, and I would not hesitate to buy a new one it it only were available. 09.06.2012

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HighlanderOne (989) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Poured from 16oz can. Aroma of grapefruit hops. Cloudy IPA lookin gold, white head. Packed with lots of grapefruit, pine and floral hoP flavors. Not much else to talk about - there is some malt but its overshadowed by the hop barrage. I donít even taste the alcohol. Some citrus notes toward the end. This is really well done - an unexpected surprise.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Duke13 (9) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 30, 2012 does not count
This is by far the best beer I have ever tasted. The only thing I don't like about it is that it is a four hour drive to get it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (1918) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2012 Can at Craft Beer Co. (Poured a few ounces for the purpose of this rating). Pours a cloudy yellow / golden colour with some floaties. Bubblt white head. Aroma is a bit piney with tons of tropical fruits, pineapple and grapefruit. Taste is bitter with grapefruit and pineapple again. Soma resint hops as well. Mouthfell is medium to full with good carbonation. No signs of alcohol. Overall, a good IIPA from the glass becomes world class from the can. DRINK FROM THE CAN!

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