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RATINGS: 954   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A West Coast Double IPA So mega-hopped it will take you to hop heaven. We’ve used hops in the boil, more hops in the giant hopback, and added to that, an incredible amount of dry-hopping for that cutting-edge “hop bite.” Once you’ve tasted this unique beer, all others pale in comparison. 1.072 OG Classified IBU 8%ABV


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SP23 (10) - Jurupa Valley, California, USA - AUG 25, 2008
Bottle. Pours very clear amber. Almost no head, but does lace. Does not have a heavy aroma, but has a very even nose. Just enough hops to make me happy and is very balanced w/ malt characters. Finishes clean and leaves you wanting more. Overall a great beer.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NordicV (1821) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2016
Dimmig orange öl med ett smutsvitt skum. Doft av karamell, fruktighet och tallbarr. I smaken tillkommer grapefrukt och kåda i eftersmaken. Bra balans mellan sötma och beska.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (1845) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Strong dry-hopped aroma of pine, spice and some citrus. It hits all marks, honestly. Not so bitter that it masks other flavors. Some earthiness and a mild sweetness. Decent color and weight.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zacgillbanks (4156) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Hazy, bright golden coloured with a thin white head of foam. It has a very rich orange marmalade and pine flavour with smooth toffee notes and more warming orange on the finish. Superb!

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ale_Apprentice (3) - - MAY 27, 2016 does not count
This beer had a lovely hop taste without a intense bite. The aroma of citrus greets you at first encounter. This beer is a delight, I’d recommend it to everyone.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4801) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle.My first from this brewery. Orange and clear with a small head. Hoppy and floral with a medium body. Doesn’t taste as strong as it possibly should. Very pleasant but left me thinking why is it so highly rated?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lagerboy (1857) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2016
12 fl. oz. bottle. Clouded dirty orange, loose off-white mostly fading foam. Pungent foresty fruity aroma. Juicy forest fruity taste, citrus, sweet, low bitterness, mild caramel malts. Soft carbonation, medium bodied, aggressively hopped. Excellent. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stantheman (864) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2016
Small bottle from Bottle Jockey in Burnaby. An orange amber beer with generous beige head and bitter-sweet fruity hop nose. Bitter citrus piney hops are up front, but closely mellowed by malted grains. Nicely balanced. Lingering bitter aftertaste. 4.1

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur (1610) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAY 15, 2016
355 ml bottle, bb 10 May 16, from Firma Bier. Thanks to Werckmeister!
Dark amber, hazy body, with a medium, creamy, lacing, slightly yellowish head.
Aroma with lots of citrus and pine, also grapefruit, passion fruit, pineapple, biscuit, some vanilla.
Taste follows this pretty much.
Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes perfectly smooth, medium bitter, quite dry, piney, citric, zesty, a bit malty.

Very tasty! Really surprising, even shortly past the best by date still crisp and hoppy, with wonderful citric and piney notes. Also perfectly balanced, with a lovely, smooth malt backbone and really easy for the ABV. World class DIPA, I’m really curious how much better this is fresh!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1986) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 15, 2016
hazy orange colour, large, dense off-white head; aroma of pine resin, tangerine, mango notes and biscuits, as well as caramel; taste is the same; just simply amazing! I’m really impressed

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2193) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Mrk at Mrk’s. Just passed its sell by date of may 10, 2016. Sweet malts. Sweetened orange tea. Biscuits. Caramel malts. Sugar. Honey. Over medium sweet, light bitter. Medium body.


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