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RATINGS: 452   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


Kroney's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kroney (150) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Tropical, citrus hops and what kinda smells like banana bread... pours a nice pale orange with a nice frothy head. Big citrus flavor and balanced well. Not a huge hop presence at the finish, but it finishes extremely clean and drinkable. Very good beer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfuen03 (316) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 22, 2014
Copper color, good creamy, white and long lasting head. Pine, mango, peach in the strong, strong aroma. Strong body, alcohol amazingly masked, creamy mouthfeel. Low carbonation. Balanced finish. Taste is complex and deep: good fresh bitter front, smooth sweet caramel and biscuit in the background.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jur (256) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2014
Draught @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam. Clear amber, fine fading white head. Fairly sweet, caramel, traditional I guess. Dry hop finish, but bit middle of road.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (950) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Pours a hazy copper with a massive sticky off white head that leaves great amounts of lace. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, pine and a touch of sweet malt at the end. Flavour is pine, citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit, medium perceived bitterness that lingers a little and bit of biscuity malt flavour on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (6772) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle at home. High fluffy white lasting head. Hazy amber body. Dusty straw biscuit aroma. Acidic grapefruit pine flavor with a faiir amount of hops bitterness, high carbonation and a long dry and bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (517) - SPAIN - JUL 19, 2014
Botella de 35,5 cl, adquirida en Slainte. Color ambar claro. Sabor a lupulo, resinoso, ligeramente citrico, muy ligeramente amargo.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SDalkoholic (2135) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from the Boulevard: Appeared as a solid golden liquid with a frothy thick head that foamed up like shaving cream. My nose is instantly gratified with a heavy dosage of floral hops that scream of citrus fruit such as grapefruit while scents of pine and sweet onion. As for the drink, an intense flavor of bitterness takes me over and puckers my mouth and face up as if I took a bite out of a lemon along with its peel. Very strong hops dominate this beer and bring out other notable taste such as lemon/lime zest, acidic grapefruit juice and touch of sweetness from the forgotten malts used.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (5675) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2014
Draught at Taphouse. Clear amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops, alcohol, citrus, pine, malt and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
eManu (444) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2014
Pours an amber color with a nice off white head that staid a while before leaving a ring and some lacing around the glass. Aroma of citrus sweet candies and hops. Flavors of hops, malts, yeast, citrus, herbs and hints of caramels. Creamy in mouth, nice smooth long bitterness, medium to full body. the end was more of a light sweet bitterness. But somehow, tastes started to be less present around the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours golden, light pine nose, taste is juicy pine, dry toffee, bitter and sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3118) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 4, 2014
On draft at Tap 25. It pours orange with a big off white head. The aroma has candied hops, lemon, grapefruit and orange. Mild caramel malt and toast. The flavor is potent with lemony bitterness, florals and candied orange. Pretty tasty stuff.


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