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RATINGS: 455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Robust. Brewed with a “heelch” (that means “a lot” in Boontling) of Columbus, Chinook, and Cascade hops, our double IPA has a palate pleasing bitterness that is artfully balanced with a full-bodied malt foundation. With a deep color of polished brass and a nose that sings of pink grapefruit and redwood needles, the rich biscuit-like malt flavors are intertwined with hints of vanilla, mangoes, and peppercorns leading to a deep, warming finish.

MALTS:
Pale Two-Row, Victory

HOPS:
Columbus, Chinook, Cascade


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4843) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Sampled on draft this beer poured a dark golden color with a medium sized foamy orange-white head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was sweet and tangy pine and grapefruit. The flavor was sweet and tangy pepper, bread, grapefruit, pine and resin. Medium length dryish pepper, grapefruit and pine finish. Moderately full bodied. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (1950) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2013
From a bottle. Pours hazy gold. Tastes like mild citrus, hints of floral hops, slightly sweet with hints of caramel. Complex flavor. Smells nutty and malty. Medium body and low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3382) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours bright amber with a slight haze and thick, creamy off-white head; decent retention and spare lacing. Aroma is biscuit and cereal malts, grapefruit, lemon, floral and spicy hops, grassy notes, and light toffee. Flavor is dry, bready malts forward with a hint of sweetness and supporting light fruit esters, and mild hop bitterness. Medium body and low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is malt, grass, peach and citrus. Flavour is malt, citrus, grapefruit and peach.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding. Pours clear golden amber with a medium, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has peach, pine, light oak, citrus, oranges. Medium carbonation, nice creamy and dry mouthfeel. Flavour is nice, sweet malts, caramel, biscuits, citrus, pine. Grassy. Very bitter. Nice elegance.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2199) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. Hazy amber with white ring. Pine and delicate perfume aroma, piney, dry and very bitter taste, medium body, fizzy, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (1013) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 17, 2013
~Strong hop aroma of citrus lemon, orange, and grapefruit with piney and floral notes. Bready biscuity malt character. ~Pours a hazy yellowish orange color with big long lasting fluffy white head. ~Surprisngly malty bready flavor up front and throughout with a huge blast of citrusy and piney malts. ~Heavy bodied, with medium low CO2, creamy, long lasting hop bitterness. ~Enjoyable beer. Not really a fan of this style as they tend to be too sweet in attempt to balance out large hop dosing. This is one of the better ones that i’ve had. Doesn’t give me a stomach ache.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6588) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2013
355 ml bottle. 4258/9. BB 2/9/14. From bierzwerg.de.
Clear golden amber colour with an average sized foamy off-white head. The aroma is very nice with fruity and piney hops, moderate bitterness and some maltiness. Balanced it seems to be. Let’s see. The flavour is rather nice and balanced. There’s piney and resiny hops but not that overwhelming. Biscuit maltiness and moderate sweetness. The bitterness is balanced. Enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
driver76 (40) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 15, 2013
Unfiltered gold colour. Nose hoppy but very slight for a Double IPA. Huge hop flavour up front, lingers a bit and then sweetness from the malts comes out in the finish. Bitter hops dominate the aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (5674) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 14, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. Hazy yellow. Aroma of malt, slightly honey-ish, and hops, citric, floral and kinda stale. Sweetish malty flavor with a bit of caramel and honey and a bitter finish with pretty stale hops. Medium-bodied. Seems past its prime.


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