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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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Beer Style: XX India Pale Ale
Hop Variety: Bravo, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade
Dry-Hop Variety: Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade
Malt Variety: Two-row barley, Honey malt, Gambrinus Dark Munich
Yeast Variety: Wyeast 1056
ABV: 9.7%

What else? What else would you expect from us, a bunch of severely hop obsessed brewers, to celebrate such a glorious occasion? Anything other than a massively hopped IPA would be an affront to our rich history of loving excessive use of that beautiful flower, Humulus Lupulus.
1993-2013. 20 years of brewing excellence. To all who have played a part in creating such a vibrant and quality conscious culture, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts and pint glasses!!
Availability: Bottled in May 2013. One and done.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhilJackson80 (254) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 18, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 22 oz Bomber. Beer pours to an orange slightly cloudy color with a medium head. The aroma is very strong with citrus & grapefruit notes and a slight alcohol smell. The taste is light with a small bitter finish and a little alcohol on the end. Overall an excellent DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmohno (1022) - Iowa, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Clear gold/orange. Some head,mildly frothy,some lace. Unfortunatly this is 4 months from release- but Ill take it! Aroma is hoppy with pine resin dank,fruit,chewy sweetish malt,with toastyness.Somewhat subdued hop aroma but at the same time still resinous/dankish but fading some. Taste is good,medium malty,general hoppyness more piney that fruity strong but mellow in flavor.Caramel, good balance of sweetness malt and hops,not over the top bitter. Pretty mellow quick bitter. Very good double ipa drinks easy for one. Pretty nice reminds me of some Lagunitas stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
unclemattie (4039) - Georgia, USA - SEP 15, 2013
22oz bottle, bottled in May 2013. Orange color, slightly hazy. Tall tan foam. Nose of hops. Sweet sugary scent. Taste is very sweet. Cloyingly sweet, tastes of sugar. Followed by hops bitterness, flavors if citrus & pine. A bit too sweet, although it had loads of flavor. Finishes with a light grain taste, hidden under the sugar. Heavy mouthfeel, finished medium bodied. Not sure if I like it, too over-done. Needs a bit longer fermentation I think. (3820)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scoth (466) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours clear copper with a medium cream colored head, very fine lasting lacing. Floral, grapefruit aroma, with pine, caramel, hay, and toast. Medium body, smooth and creamy, lightly dry. Mild to medium sweet with a medium bitter finish, lingering peasant mild bitterness. Well balanced, complex, and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (343) - Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Pours orange with yellow highlights at the edge of the glass. Fruity alcohol smell. Juicy mouthfeel with semi dry tannic finish. Strong melon and tea flavors throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thebeerbitch (5) - - SEP 9, 2013 does not count
Gold-Orange color, big white head. Big hop aroma of citrus, flowers, slight pine, juice, a little caramel malts. Nice malty flavor balancing out the big, citrusy hops. Medium bodied. Slight booze in the finish. All in al, very nice citrusy IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (137) - Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Medium hops upfront with a lingering hoppy aftertaste. Amber color with a long lasting head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2013
bottle. Golden with small head. Mild malt base with big hops and light booze. Decent IIPA, but nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Indra (2571) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - SEP 6, 2013
22oz. bottle. Aroma of fruity, piney hop and light malt sweetness, with notes of lemon, grapefruit, pine, honey and resin. Remarkably clear medium golden in color with a fine, slight, lasting off-white head and matching lace. Flavor profile is suitably hoppy throughout, with a touch of mild, honeyish, lightly sweet malt up front, growing substantially more bitter and citric, with plenty of citrus, hop florals, tropical fruit, leafy herb, spice and pine on the finish. Smoothly effervescent, slick, oily and dry on the palate, body is medium-full. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (1615) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2013
From a bomber. Pours hazy copper with a frothy off white head. Smells like rich sweet caramel and hops. Nutty, rich aroma. Tastes like sweet caramel and citrus. Like banana but then finishes with a dry tobacco flavor. Medium body and low carbonation.

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