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RATINGS: 581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenOver (161) - SLOVENIA - NOV 19, 2014
Pours with a lot of head. Smell is very hoppy and refreshing. Taste is strong and sweet with a bitter finish. An excellent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hub66 (214) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 17, 2014
couleur dorée; petite mousse blanc-crème; arômes fruités (grapefruit); goût houblonné; l’alcool (8.7 %) ne se fait que très peu sentir; finale très amère et réchauffante; une bonne bière pour les soirées d’hiver

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielecamo (739) - ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
Alla spina all’IBF. Birra in cui non ritroviamo la luppolatura che richiede una duoble IPA, che probabilmente è calata col tempo. Rimane una birra sbilanciata, dolce con finale amaro ma senza i classici sentori luppolati

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pepinis (81) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 3, 2014
Cerveza de coloración dorado intenso y reflejos anaranjados. Presenta una ligera turbidez y una buena formación y estabilidad de la espuma. Su aroma está muy condicionado por los lúpulos apareciendo notas cítricas y afrutadas que recuerdan al mango, melocotón o albaricoque. En segundo plano aparecen notas maltosas y ligeramente dulces. En boca tiene buena correspondencia con el aroma, el alcohol está muy bien integrado en el conjunto y no destacan sus 8,7%. De cuerpo medio y buena carbonatación. Su amargor es intenso pero de persistencia media. En el retrogusto se perciben notas picantes, un final seco y un suave dulzor residual. Botella 350 ml.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (1451) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Aromas of citrus fruit, orange candy, some caramel. Clear red-orange, mostly lasting white head. Some initial sweetness, orange rind, good balance. Medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3548) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a hazed copper with a beige head of foam. The aroma has notes of pine and earth. The taste is mellow fruit and wood. Mild bitterness. More subdued than I would expect. Sticky mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (961) - Lille, FRANCE - NOV 1, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2015 Bottle shared at home from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: clear amber beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: hoppy domination, grassy and herbal notes. Taste: high bitterness and hops domination. Aroma hops with notes of grass and high viscosity. Aftertaste: high bitterness and small alcohol taste.
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On tap @ Zeitgeist, San Francisco - CA. Color: clear amber beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: hoppy domination with resin notes and grassy finish. Taste: nice high bitterness, resin and grassy with hoppy blast. Aftertaste: high bitterness. Resin finish. Better and fresher on tap!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 30, 2014
12oz bottle - It really wouldn’t surprise me to find out that this is a reproduction of their 20th Anniversary IIPA because it had many similarities. A balanced approach to the aroma and palate was well served. Aroma of orange juice with pine needles. Flavor of grapefruits with white sugar...bitter but sweet enough not to be harsh.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Bediddleby (13) - - OCT 28, 2014
On tap at Flying Saucer. Any other flavors are overpowered by booziness. Harsh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1044) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 26, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2014 330ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Pours a slightly hazy orange color. Forming a big and creamy white head. Great retention and lots of lingering lacings formed and left in the glass. S: Strong notes of caramel malts and tropical fruits. Grapefruit, pineapple, mangoes. Pine and citrus hops profile. A must. T: Slightly sweet upfront. String malt backbone. Strong notes of tropical fruits in the mouth too: Grapefruit, pineapple, mangoes. Notes of vanilla and sweet cake. Great bitterness. Amazing balance. M: Creamy and smooth heavy body. Medium carbonation that fits to the style. Great sweet malty and fruity AND hoppy aftertaste. O: Excellent drinkability. Magnificent IIPA.


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