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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This beer leads off with a stiff round-house punch of citrusy hops, follows up with a quick kick of bready malts and warming alcohol, and finishes with a powerful and lingering bite of complex layered hops. This popular brew was inspired by ABC founder, head brewer and spiritual leader Matt Greff whose cartoon enhanced image graces the label.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1113) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 3, 2013
12 oz bottle - pours a clear amber with orange hues . Nice white lacing . Big hop aromas. Exactly as advertised. Big juicy citrus hops followed by a bready finish and some alcohol. Overall pretty delicious . Pun intended . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
justkoehn (110) - Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Little head with medium lacing. Floral hoppy aroma. Crisp taste with fresh hop finish. Very good DIPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (11767) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Non Beer Trip Beer Trip Beer #81. Keg at the brewpub, 3/12/16. Murky orange, large creamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of pine, resin, herbal hops, pale malt. The taste is resin, pine, grapefruit, caramel, toffee. Medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (5199) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2016
Draft. Hazy copper with a white head. Grassy, herbal, pine. The tadte is dry and bitter. Medium body and moderate to low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (2329) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Bottle from Sidney OH Marathon station pour hazy copper with moderate ecru head and lots of suspended floaters. Nose lightly dank, some vegetal, sweet malt. Taste moderate bitter bite up front, then apple, fruit hop, dank, and moderate sweet malt. Light bitter finish. Being an Ohio State fan, I am duty bound to not rate this too high.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brentv (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2016
On tap at Ashley’s in Westland, MI. Hazy copper pour with white head and lots of sticky lacing. Sweet fruity aroma. Brown sugar candy and a nice hoppy bitterness. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daytonbeer (726) - Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2016
Pours orangish red with off white head and light lacing. Aroma of caramel candy apple with extreme bitter citrus & grass. Taste is the same with malty backbone that has a bite. Need alittle better balance, but stil drinkable/enjoyable. Go Bucks!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (4049) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 27, 2015
bottle @ Chief Market / Lima OH --- Hazy amber brown color, beige head cover, lace curtain. Strong caramel malt that adds carbonation on the swallow, followed by a jolt of solid citrus hops. In all of this the malt never gets lost, growing into a long finish. Big, but a very satisfying brew.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (4289) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2015
12oz bottle from Andersons on Talmadge: copper-brown pour with thin off-white and a ring of bubbles. aroma of booze, burnt sugar, citrus. tastes are sweet sticky caramel malt, burnt vibe, herbal, honey, bread. strangely watery and heavy palate. not as awful as it sounds, but a sweet rough sipper at best.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (9251) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Pour on tap at Crunchy’s, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, oxidized sugars, some orange, hints of earth, spice, grass, slight pine. Taste was a mix of orange, pine, grass into caramel, finishing slightly sweet, slightly boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (700) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a murky brown. Small creamy tan head. Sweet aroma. Flavor is of bread, toast, and nuts. Definitely taste the alcohol. Bigger palate. Hops are there, but really have mellowed. Wonder if this bottle is pretty old. If so its held out ok, but to me the flavor is much more like a strong ale then a DIPA


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