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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 268   ABV: 8.95%
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Apex: The highest point, the culmination or climax. In racing, the apex of the turn is approached differently as conditions dictate but always with a forward looking mindset. This beer is the culmination of years of brewing and drinking hop forward IPAs. We reserve the right to move forward, to advance the style to the next Apex. 2009 California State Fair - Silver 2009 The Bistro Double IPA Fest – Bronze & People’s Choice 2009 Night of the Living Ales Cask Festival – 3rd Place & People’s Choice


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beaver (1309) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2014
22 oz bottle. Pours clear golden orange with a big big pillowy yellowish head that retains well and leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is tropical fruits, sugary malts and a some resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet bready malts with lots of tropical fruit and some dank, resiny hops with a lot of bitterness. The mouthfeel is a little thin.

Overall, a solid DIPA.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (522) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Mostly clear slight pearlescent green gold, with a light head. Big piny hop aromas . Big pine and backed up by a grapefruit bitter but it rinses with light lasting bite but so smooth for how big it is.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fr5ed (55) - Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Clear dark gold. Bold grapefruit and pine aroma. Aggressive hop bitterness, but not overwhelming. Subtle malt flavor with lemony citrus notes. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sitzds (299) - - MAR 22, 2014
22oz bottle poured into shaker. Slightly hazed golden body with a thin sticky white head. Aroma is citrusy, dank hops and caramel malts. Taste has more pine than the nose but is still citrusy in its strong hop bitterness. A touch of sweetness is all that comes through. I’m getting a little band-aid phenol, too. Medium body, creamy texture, moderate carbonation, and a dry, bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
S_Side_Smitty (467) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Pours orange-amber with a thick off white head. Aroma is sweet pineapple & tropical fruits - fruit punch. Taste is sweet tropical fruits up front followed by really nice bitterness for a long finish - there’s a faint hint of honeydew in the finish too. For a DIPA, this one seems really well balanced. Alcohol not present at all. Good job!

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swright752 (18) - - MAR 22, 2014
Golden in color with fruit, citrus & pine in the nose. Sweet beginning with a bitter wash coming in the middle and lingers for days. Overall a good DIPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4030) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 22, 2014
22oz bottle in a teku. Pours copper with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of citrusy and floral hops, pale and caramel malts, and some dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not the best double IPA but not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (6293) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, picked up at Supermarket Liquor. Clear orange pour with white, lacing head. Aroma brings big dank notes with pine, weed, grass into some nice grapefruit juice, orange, some hints of biscuity, bread notes. Taste is a mix of herbal, grassy, dank notes into some orange, grapefruit, earthy notes, nice biscuit, caramel, finishing with more grapefruit, slightly sweet almost but fairly bitter as well. Nicely done, nothing amazing but great level of flavor and balance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (907) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Light gold pour Nice hoppy aroma of spruce and citrus, and flavor is just as big and hop forward, with citrus notes. Another great IPA from BR

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (319) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Pours hazy amber with full tan head out of bottle. Floral aroma with hint of citrus. Flavor full of pine hops with citrus on the back end. Excellent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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