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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2012
12 oz. Bottle from 4-Pack purchased @ Chuck’s 85th Hop Shop, Ballard, Seattle, WA for $11.59 + Tax. Thin lacy off whit head. Clear pretty bright amber gold color.Rich herbal floral hop aromatics. Herbal pine hop resin infused medium textured balanced sweet light caramel crystal malt body. Balanced bitter hop spice clean earthy burpy hop end. 100 IBU’s.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
probstblueribbon (2760) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
12 fl oz bottle from Potsdam, served cold in a tulip glass.

App.: Clear deep golden with a nice off-white head. Aroma: Quite sweet and fruity, lots of tropical fruits, peaches and apricots, a little peppery/spicy/resinous, sweet, crunchy caramel maltiness, quite likeable. Palate: Medium+ body, fairly full carbonation. Flav.: A lot of rich tropical fruits, somewhat peppery, darker and more severe than the nose, rich caramel and dark bread crust malt, some alcohol, citrus oil, resin, quite big; dry with good bitterness, alcohol warmth and a long, toffee and tropical fruit finish.

Strange name, nice DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (158) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle from AmmersinO, Vienna. Clear, amber body, with big, frothy, whire head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, apricot, pine, butterscotch, honey, biscuit, grass. Taste with about the same aromas, good balance between bitter and sweet. Mouthfeel is medium, oily, with a medium carbonation and it finishes bitter, dry, with lemon zest, pine, grass and candy. Seems a bit like a slightly stronger version of their Hop Ottin IPA, but less complex. The hop aromas are nice, although I’m missing some more fruit explosion for a DIPA, the malt notes are a bit flat. Overall decent, but nothing special.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (97) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Cervesa molt equilibrada, tot i tractar-se d’una imperial IPA no és exageradament amarga. Cerveza muy equilibrada, aun que por tratarse de una imperial IPA no es exageradamente amarga.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suedehead288 (257) - BELGIUM - APR 21, 2014
2014.04 - fles 12 oz. - helder koperkleurig bier, kleine verdwijnende beige schuimkraag - neus : gemaaid gras, citrus, caramel - mond : smaakt zacht, caramel, citrus, gematigde bitterheid die blijft hangen

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHANER4 (455) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle-Poured golden color with medium off/white head. Aroma-pine, banana, butterscotch and yeasty/bread. Taste-Dandelion, butterscotch, pine and apricot. Pretty nice tasting beer with this smooth creamy palate. Mouthfeel is medium/heavy and is not overly bitter. For having 100ibu’s it seems more like a regular IPA. Overall-I enjoyed this beer, not crazy good but not bad either.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dboltoned (3) - - APR 18, 2014 does not count
Could be hoppier for a double IPA. It seems to be a little smooth, which is not bad, but I prefer IPAs to have a kick to them. Definitely a mild IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jflopsu (439) - New Jersey, USA - APR 15, 2014
Pours a dark that orange with a thick white head. Has a strong aroma of pine, hops, malts and caramel. Taste is very malty to start and had citrus hops, pine, and grapefruit. A mix of bitter malt and hop aftertaste.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TylerGreenDC (209) - - APR 14, 2014
UPDATED: APR 17, 2014 Aroma of cantaloupe. Taste is bizarrely and unexpectedly sweet at first taste. Given name leads you to anticipate "lots of hops," taste ends up being kind of offy-sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2201) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
Bottle 0.335l at Leijuva Lahna, Helsinki. Thanks to FatPhil. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, pine, hops and malts. Quite crispy and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bartzilla (530) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 22, 2014
Bomber. I am glad to see this get a nice score. While typing in the name in the search I feared this would rate low because it’s reasonably priced, doesn’t break the 10% abv barrier, isn’t a special release and isn’t from one of these places that fan boys drool over with gimmicky hop choices . In fact, this is a straight forward DIPA and it’s what you want. Balanced, hoppy, little heat and very drinkable. Good stuff. Suck it, fanboy.


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