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RATINGS: 671   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2612) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle. Color is orange. Appearance is hazy. Thin head. Taste is medium bitter, light medium sweetness. Medium body. Aroma is orange, hops, resin, piney, wood, blueberries.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sulawang (980) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2016
Visual: Pours orangish-brown with a very small head, half-sticky lacing, thin big island retention, steady singular streams Nose: sweet whiskey’d alcoholic barley malt. (lvl-4)-pungency Attack: fine-creamy full CO2, incoming heavy malt Mid-palate: (lvl-6-sweetness), biscuity-toffee malts, tangy orange/grapefruit citrus, alcohol heavy Finish: grassy woody bitter hops, residual alcoholic barley malt sweet, palate numbing bitter. Summary: Good bold biscuity malt flavour backed by significant citrus hopped bitterness. It drinks quite alcoholic heavy, not the smoothest DIPA that I’ve had.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Perun (38) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - JUL 15, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2016 Почувст& разницу между бутылко& и бочкой. Бутылоч& на три звезды максиму& разливн& значите& лучше - легкий заводно& апельси&

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5405) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquor. Body is bold orange and medium head. Nose is hoppy, spicy, floral with great notes. Flavour also hoppy, smooth texture, pines and warming finish. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PowY (115) - - JUN 24, 2016
355 ml bottle. Pours light copper with an off-white head. The aroma is moderately hoppy (flowers and citric fruits) with distinct malty notes of cookies and raisins. Medium to full body with oily texture and soft carbonation. The flavor starts pretty sweet with a primary bitterness that increases towards the finish. Hints of smoke caramel and the taste of honey, that maybe lingers a bit to long, along with ripe mangos and grapes and overripe stonefruits.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maris (1349) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2016
From a 355ml bottle on 20//2016. Pours a murky golden with a medium head. Has a lovely aroma which is equally malty and hoppy, with lots of citrus and some floral notes. Taste wise, this is big from the get go, with sweet caramel and biscuity malt, lots of sweet citrus and stone fruit (orange, apricot). Finishes with a big, satisfying hops, with pine, resin and grapefruit all in the mix. The texture is slick, with average carbonation. Exhibits sensational malt/hop, sweet/bitter balance. Complex, chewy and delicious. An absolutely top flight DIPA. I can’t believe the comparatively modest score it has on here. Outstanding.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ngejo (883) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle. Clear, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sm89walt (1934) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle from Beer Cartel, Sydney. A deep, hazy amber with a lasting one-finger white to off-white head. Aromas of peach, tangerine, mango, pineapple, resin, pine and a little toasty, biscuity pale malt. Similar to taste with great intensity and evenness throughout. Mid-weight wth medium carbonation and a moderate to full intensity and length finish of resin, pine and grapefruit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tlind2 (1551) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle@Oljenkorsi. Cloudy amber color, frothy off-white head. Strong herbal hop aroma. Taste follows after with resiny notes and some alcohol. Full body, medium carbonation. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (470) - POLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle. Shaker. Deep amber with medium, white, semi-densed head, good head retention and lacing. Deep citrus aroma - mainly grapefruit, also some resinous notes. Taste is highly bitter balanced with strong malty (caramel) characyer. Full body, creamy texture, average carbonation, finish is malty and highly bitter. In overall nice, solid IIPA.


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