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RATINGS: 574   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


crazyvin's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2013
Poured a nice clear amber color with a white head. Aroma had a nice mix of hops strong resin and grapefruit notes. A slight dirt/soil presence probably from the resin hops. Flavor was heavy on the hops and had great balance between both the resinous hops and the grapefruit hops with the grapefruit coming through slightly more than the resin. Nice sweet caramel malts cut through the bitterness there was a mild presence of biscuit malts. more in the flavor than aroma. Moderately dry on the finish.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
650ml bottle
8.7% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
April 16, 2015
The beer pours a slightly hazed golden orange colour with a generous off-white rocky head that lasts. The aroma is pine, citrus, caramel, and grains. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. The flavour has a sweet and sour complexity. Nice caramel notes balanced with citrus notes

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1318) - CROATIA - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml from Za Popen’t, Ljubljana. Pours hazy orange, small white head. Fruity, hoppy and caramel aroma. Sweet, caramel malty, bit piney, fruity with bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalchopz (2557) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours a clear golden-amber colour with a big frothy yellowish head that stays long and creates nice foamy-creamy lace with designs. Aromas of thick green grass with lots of citrus fruits (tangerine, oranges), all with caramel malts. The mouthfeel starts off wet, medium-bodied, and end with just a little dryness. The bitterness builds up with time. Lots of oranges and grapefruit zest in the taste over cereal malts. Goes down well, but just not my type of DIPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChtiBreizh (88) - Rennes, FRANCE - MAY 7, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2015 Golden with small head, lacing. Aroma is fruity, pear, pineapple. Taste is malty caramelised. Pine and bitter finish. Not so fruity a taste. Average carbonation. I am not a fan of it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2079) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
650 mL bottle. A tasty but unspectacular IIPA.. There is nothing wrong with it, but there are better ones out there for the price.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rommelreno (37) - - MAY 2, 2015
Espuma densa e duradoura. Aroma cítrico e algo doce. Amarga e com cítrico presente. Excelente cerveja!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1289) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
pours with a slightly cloudy pale amber colour with a frothy white head. Beautiful aroma with plenty of citrus hops and a exotic fruit, mango and pineapple. a bit of malty biscuit in there as well. on the palate, there is a bit of resin and sweetness with a caramel malty flavour but is well balanced by exotic hoppy citrus notes. I find this a very good brew even if I purchased it from the LCBO with a California origin.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RhetoricalAns (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
650 mL bottle. Medium copper pour, few fingers of fairly dense and creamy off-white head. Big grapefruit and pine profile, taste has some light malt to it as well. Long bitter finish. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Digzis (96) - Nancy, FRANCE - APR 25, 2015
Bonne petite double IPA assez bien équilibrée. Un peu sucrée, avec une viscosité moyenne, et quelques notes caramélisées derrière les fruits exotiques. Un ensemble bien sympathique.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1404) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
Nez fruité, raisins typiques du Cascade, les malts semblent en retrait ; le liquide doré présente une carbonatation importante sans être exagérée, mais les bulles soutiennent une belle mousse blanche cottonneuse. La bouche, enfin, montre un peu des dents : bonne amertume, sucre résiduel costaud, notes de fruits tropicaux. Une impériale sans vraiment de subtilité, mais bien efficace.


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