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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10777) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours clear dark copper with a foamy/creamy off-white head. Aroma is floral and caramel. Full bodied. Creamy carb. Flavor is very hoppy, with a lot of caramel. The hop is herbal, earthy, floral, citrus. The flavors are strong, but mixed. Thereís hop burn. This stuff is stuffed with hops. Amazing ale. Hop wise.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (653) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 3, 2014
22 oz bomber from Full Throttle Bottles. Pours dark orangish amber with thick off-white head. Aroma is sweet nutty caramel malt and big citrusy hops - notes of orange, grapefruit, and pineapple. Taste is earthy, nutty, mildly roasty caramel malt with juicy bitter citrusy hops. Bitterness lingers through the finish, but pleasantly so. Definitely on the malty side for an IPA, but plenty of citrusy hops balance it out so this works well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Dirty amber, moderate frothy sandy head, decent lacing.   Pith, citrus peel, and musty hops on the nose.   Similar tongue, lots of pith and citrus peel.   A bit astringent.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Musty hop finish, a little green at times.   Tiz okay, but not real smooth.   Feels a little green, rough, and a bruiser for being just an IPA.   Lots of pith and citrus zest in this one.   Decent malt base at least.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanuta06 (319) - Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Full Throttle Bottles. Aroma: heavy piney hop. Appearance: average-sized, creamy off-white, initial head with good lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Hazy, dark-amber body. Taste: lightly bitter, piney, initial flavor and lightly sour, grapefruity finish with long duration. Palate: medium-bodied with oily texture and soft carbonation. Overall: excellent. Great hoppy aroma interesting taste, but not excessively bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Diller477 (2) - Washington, USA - APR 13, 2013 does not count
Pours a nice light copper color with a very nice lacing. The malt is good and strong and the hops are very floral and balanced without being over powering

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4844) - Olympia, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Dark amber in color, clear with a thin head. Big hops IPA this was balanced well in the finish with the sweet malt. Great fruity citrus hops in the flavor this was a super beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3139) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Growler pour, hazy orange with spotty white head, very light lacing. Aromas and taste of tangy hops, grapefruit, pale malt toast, pine, and other citrus fruits. Taste is slightly hot for 7 percent but works well with the bitterness. Very nice IPA. Being munsoned was a good thing in this case. Cheers

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5590) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Nose of citrus, grapefruit mostly, pine, a little caramel, and pale malt. Pours golden, nice frothy head, great lace. Flavors of grapefruit and pine, dank, pale malt notes, a little caramel, hints of sweetness. Lingering resiny hops. Nice juicy citrus and dank flavors linger. Nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - DEC 30, 2012
pours a clear light copper with a medium size dirty white head, and good lacing. smell is floral, caramel, hops, and citrus. taste is creamy, hops, roasted malt, citrus, and a little pine. ends smooth and bitter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bomber from PD. Hazy amber pour with a medium, off-white head leaving heavy lace and with excellent retention. Nose is cut grass, resin and ganja. Medium body and vigorous, fine carbonation, which along with some oiliness yields a superb mouth feel. Resin, toast, weed and biscuit. Finish is resinous, bitter, slight caramel and some toast. At 7% and with a solid body, this is very close to an Imperial. Reminds me very much of the Alpine and GF IIPAs.


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