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Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 115   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Brewed with Simcoe, Columbus, Centennial and then double dry hopped. Layers of citrus and pine flavours with a long resiny finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6470) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 1, 2014
Where and how: on tap at Brewpub
Aroma plenty of mango, citrus hop juice with sweet sugars on side. Clea pleasant and quiet approachable. 8-
Appearance : 4+
Top: large fine, off-white creamy cap. Nice lace on glass.
Base: amber.
Palate : medium full bodied. Lower carbonation. Soft mid.
Taste: Bitter with slight mineral top end. Sweet mid-top. Smooth refined alcohol. Bitterness soften by smooth rounding booze.
Other notes pleasant strong double IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1110) - Canadiana, Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 29, 2013
On tap at the brewery.Fairly clear brew with a golden to light orange colour. I find the aroma muted but it is citrusy and hoppy. On the palate it proves hoppy enough with a citrus taste and pine cone finish but overall this is made in a lighter style and is a bit of a let down.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
matt7215 (2176) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
355ml bottle from jsprime. Deep orange, off white head. Hop saturation. The aroma is hugely hoppy, it’s lovely. The flavour isn’t quite as good. There is something about amsterdams base malt that I find out putting but this is such a hop bomb that it’s only minimally annoying. Really good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
probstblueribbon (2919) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
355 mL bottle from the brewery store, cold in a tulip glass. Hazy deep amber with a thin yellow tan head. Really dank, oily citrus, rich caramel, some booze, tropical fruits, stone fruits, sweet, quite hoppy. Medium+ with moderate effervescence. Big orange peel, tropical fruits, apricot, a bit peppery, resinous, lots of sweet, thick caramel, very rich in all aspects, a little booze; sweet with decent bitterness and a long, sticky caramel, and very fruity hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sudomorph (609) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2013
355ml bottle from the Brewpub brewed on Mar. 26, 2013. Pours a clear copper/caramel with an off-white, half finger head. Aroma is slightly pungent and herbal/floral with notes of citrus, tropical fruit, and resiny pine. Taste is a big bitter with a huge amount of resin and citrus throughout. Slight alcohol mixed in as well. Medium-full body with a low-medium carbonation. Huge resiny texture in the mouth but still drinkable thanks to just the right amount of carbonation.Overall this is a solid brew. Huge aroma and taste. A touch to resiny for it to be my favorite but still very nice. Cheers.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
electrotype (222) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2013
Merci à Boutip pour la bouteille!
Je ne suis pas très chanceux avec mes bouteilles aujourd’hui, semble t-il! La Fracture que je goûte présentement est belle visuellement, mais là s’arrête les compliments que je peux lui faire. Au goût c’est prèsque difficile à supporter! J’espère que c’est une mauvaise bouteille sur laquelle je suis tombée car je n’arrive pas à comprendre que cette bière obtienne une note de 95 ici, sur ratebeer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3113) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. dark amber pour, small off white head. Aroma of pine, and some solid citrus. The malts are upfront, and quite chewy. This is basically a double boneshaker, with a huge malt bill. The finish is sweet, and chewy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle: Poured an amber color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma consists of citrusy hops with light floral notes and some sweet malt y notes. Taste is also dominated by some floral citrusy hops notes with a medium sweet malt backbone. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Enjoyable but nothing to really write home about.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontbeertaster (2338) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
Tap at the ship, pours kind murky brown, aroma was piney and flavour was strong in the way of pine but it was really nice for the style and i really quite enjoyed this one

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gethinbeer (2158) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
Cheers brah. Great aroma of fruit hop, gummy goodness in a bottle. Hazy copper pour with a frothy white head and clinging lace. Great flavour of hop, citrus with a syrupy texture.grapefruit bitter finish. Lovely beer.


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