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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 248   ABV: 8.25%
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This Double IPA finishes at 8.25% ABV, and has a bitter bite at over 100 IBUs. As far as the dominant hop goes, three pounds of Centennial hops per barrel give our double IPA a slightly punishing yet entirely pleasing bitterness that dances on the tongue.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4609) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 16, 2011
Bottle. Hazy dark amber that catches the light with a nuclear waste glow. Aroma has a big malt base and an in- balance woodsy outdoor hop scent with citrus representation. Initial impression is alcohol, syrupy body and a lingering hop presence. Gets more enjoyable as the alcohol sinks into balance. Overall still thick, high in ABV and only moderately citrusy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Pours a hazy deep orange. Thin white head that doesnít last long. Aroma is hoppy but has a nice mix of caramel malt as well. Plenty of citrus in it. Flavor is hoppy throughout, but not overly bitter. Very crisp refreshing bite on this one!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2011
It sizzles on your tongue, and itís a strong double IPA, but there isnít the annoying grapefruit tang that often gets in the way of other doubles. It has a red-copper tint and a resin-loaded aroma. Wait for the brown sugar and caramel flavors to soak in for a while when you have a sip. Iíd definitely buy this again. Also, some trivia on the name - itís the Ale Asylum GMís former band name from his time in Sheboygan, inspired by an adult movie character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Thanks to GhostFace for this one in trade. Cheers, Neal! Pours a hazy amber/ orange with a white head. Nose is caramel, peach, orange, apricot, bits of honey, and tangerine. Flavor is caramel up front quickly followed by a citrus hop assault: orange, apricot, and peach mainly with pieces of astringent hops in the finish. Drags its nails a bit as it goes down. Medium in body and pretty smooth IIPA overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6092) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Tap at the brewpub. Semi-opaque reddish-amber pour with a super soapy white head. Sweet grapefruit and floral nose. Full bodied. Beautiful floral hop flavor balanced by malt and a creamy body. Brilliant.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7302) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2011
12 oz brown bottle. No sign of a date. It pours slightly dark for th style, it is an orangeish/reddish/copperish brown with golden highlights. The head is large and off-white, it is frothy and takes a while to recede leaving some decent lacing. The smell is caramally, boozy, and pretty hoppy as well. It has a bit of citrus and pine in there that smells candied with the sweetness this beer carries in the smell. The taste is a bit weak for a dipa. It has lots of grain and malt flavors, a hit of caramel and some smooth nicely flavored hops that donít provide much bitterness over the top of all that. My main qualm is that it is a bit watery. It is merely okay, one of the lesser DIPAs in Wisconsin. Very drinkable though, if you want a summer DIPA that you can just suck down on a hot day this would work. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-19-2010 03:31:52

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1224) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Bottle from Sonoma Cellars. Pours a toffee color with a small head. Aroma is grapefruit, some pine, and sugar. Taste is sweet candy, caramel, bitter fruit and some raisin. Medium body that finishes somewhat bitter. Alcohol well hidden. No real defining flavor or hoppiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7954) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2011 Bottle at Bodega in La Crosse. This beer is a clear amber color with a thick off-white head that burns away slowly. Patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops and malt. Medium body with a resiny hops character that has floral and earthy notes, plus some malt. The finish is hoppy with a lingering bitterness left behind. Above average overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spilledpint (345) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Notes from Monday, July 05, 2010 Ar: Piney hops along with some citrus, particularly grapefruit. Ap: Hazy copper with a 1" head; beautiful color. F: Lots of citrus with a light caramel backbone. Light alcohol on the finish. P: Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (4854) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2010
Sample at the brewpub on 10/16/10. Clear reddish copper pour with a medium tan head. Orangy hop nose with sweet malt. Flavor is orange and tropical fruit with a bit of sweet malt before a bitter finish.


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