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RATINGS: 1339   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.24   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
An American Double IPA, packed with over 120 IBU!

dogfishho's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2012
The aroma is full of grapefruit, resin, and pine resin. The flavor is spicier than expected but mostly dominated by sweet malts. Very bready and full of caramel. Great balance. Fantastico!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHIG (3968) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Can: Poured a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is strong hops galore. Taste is super citrus hops and lingers all the way through.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1251) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Drunk from a bar in Vermont, weekly drop. Sure it’s fresh and dank but I find it a bit too dry and it was murky as hell when I put a small sample into a glass. The taste is there but it’s just too damn dry. The tropical fruits are excellent but I find this overrated compared to other IPA style kings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fraternie (916) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2015
A big, aggressive, malty IPA, with tons of roasted caramel above its floral citrus and strong hop undertones. Balanced and lingers long, a monster for the style.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Franckg (526) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2015
En canette. Robe orangée trouble, col de mousse dense et moelleux. Arômes de punch aux fruits tropicaux. Orange, mangue, pêche, pamplemousse rose sucré, tangerine. Le tout sur un fond de résine de pin et de sucre doux. En bouche, trop de choses en même temps. Du jus tropical, un malt caramélisé juste à point et amertume résineuse superbe. Le tout dans un équilibre presque parfait. Mes papilles sont servies. Une finale fruitée de tangerine, pêche et pamplemousse et juste assez amère. Une texture peut-être un peu trop épaisse mais un corps bien rond. Haut taux d’alcool imperceptible, enseveli sous cette montage de saveurs. J’avais essayé le produit en fût mais je doit admettre que cette bière en canette est superbe.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Przemek1992 (66) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Wywar z chmielu i to dosłownie. Tak buchajacego chmielem zarówno w aromacie jak i smaku piwa jeszcze nie piłem. Kapitalne pokłady cytrusów mango, owoców tropikalnych o wysokiej ale swietnie ułożonej goryczce, przy tym wszystkim zabojczo pijalne. BOMBA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Savage_Night (145) - California, USA - AUG 19, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2015 Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Head retention is good. AROMA: tangerines, spice, malty, orange, herbal hops, pineapple, citrus, spruce, grass bitterness, tropical fruit, "dank", peppercorn, caramel, yeasty esters, slight peach, lime zest and melon. TASTE: tangerines, hop spice, malty bitterness, pineapple, herbs, caramel, tropical fruit, peppercorn, yeasty, orange, melon, grapefruit, spruce, alcohol, lemon drops candy, spice, grassy bitterness, citrus and slightly tart. AFTER TASTE: hop spice, grapefruit/citrus, malty bitterness and bittersweet tropical fruit with an oily creamy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewGoblin (565) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - AUG 18, 2015
No lies, this beer was fantastic. It wasn’t my favourite IIPA ever but I would recommend it, buy it again and enjoy every sip. This is a smooth one right here and not to be messed with at a hearty 8%. Fresh citrus hop flavour abounds and begs he enjoying to enjoy further. This yellow and cloudy king is a treat and a wonderful afternoon sipper for such a potent pleasure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ffaoe (338) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Strong citrus aroma. Golden in color with light head. Slight malt flavor but overly hoppy with strong citrus and slight piney flavors especially present at finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malkyore (286) - - AUG 6, 2015
Finally, the illusive, the illustrious, the.... illuminating, Heady Topper! The beer that needs no introduction! The beer we’ve all been waiting for. As far as beers go it’s an IPA’s world, and as far as ipas go this is one of the greats! But... Maybe it was it’s reputation that kind of made me expect a little more out of this beer. I mean don’t get me wrong this is a reasonably balanced, solid, intense ipa. I think I just set my sights a little higher than anything could ever be and then made myself disappointed...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
magsinva (1005) - Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Can split with diarmaidBHK - pours golden orange with a white head, nice lacing. Great piney aroma but not a lot of bitterness. Finally! An IPA that I like!

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