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RATINGS: 764   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
Our take on the West Coast-style Double India Pale Ale, The Oracle places hop intensity first & foremost, making only the slightest concession to malt & balance. The fireworks start with the floral aromatic punch of two separate dry-hop sessions with Amarillo and NZ Pacific Jade. Resinous, citrusy hop flavors mixed with aggressive bitterness from a massive kettle addition deliver on that aromatic promise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thegreenrooster (4034) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Pour is a hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma is honeydew melon with some sweet earthy malt. Flavor is pine, earthy malt, melon fruitiness and there is a slight sweetness but not as huge as I thought it would be. There is also a very noticable alcohol which gets bigger as the beer warms. This is a solid old school DIPA. A little malt heavy with some west coast pine/grapefruit hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dorkenstein (433) - - AUG 19, 2016
Aromas of mango, pineapple, grapefruit juice, and pine resin. Taste is sweet mangoes, pineapple, sweet dough; then it shifts to bitter grapefruit peel and pine tar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2843) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Bright golden color with a diminishing white head. Aroma contains pine, oranges, grapefeuit. The flavor is bitter but well balanced. Iím getting a ton of oranges and grapefruit. This is a big beer but hides alcohol well. Overall nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5841) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 12, 2016
Aroma is grapefruit, citrus/fruit and a hint of metallic. The flavor is citrus/fruit, grapefruit, biscuit malts, slightly funky hop resin, sugar/candy and an alcoholic/bitter/slightly sour finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coachd (599) - Missouri, USA - AUG 12, 2016
Heavy pineapple in the aroma, mango, peach with pine hops showing through in the background. Dark yellow/bronze with a long lasting bright white head. Has way more balance than the description suggests. Starts with honey tropical fruit sweetness, then an onslaught of sharp hops. Aftertaste is dank and earthy. Slight alcohol presence. Highly carbonated but not watery. This is almost as good as Hopslam.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Darwenus (908) - Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2016
Bellís Oracle Double IPA doesnít have quite the complexity or polish of some of the best extreme IPAís... such as RuinTen or The Waldos... but I have to go to that level to find something to compare this beer to. Make no mistake, The Oracle is really outstanding. It pours hazy orange without much foam, the aroma is some sweet notes, honey and candied pineapple, and big, boozy, strong hops. The flavor is dense and strong and very bitter. Sledgehammer pine and citrus hops atop some caramel and a little vapor that belays the 10% ABV. Very heavy mouthfeel. This is big boy beer, and I love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OrthoDoc (188) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 11, 2016
Aroma of citrus, sweetness, and malt. Even smells a little boozy once warms up. Taste is a huge- piney, bitter, and malt heavy. This is a pretty boozy beer once it warms. The bitterness lingers. Heavy, thick mouthfeel. Like Ruinten but maltier. A real sipper. To much for me. WBA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyScallywag (307) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2016
This starts out with a slight sweetness and the mild bitterness fills your mouth. Not really an impressive tasting IPA, but the fact that it covers the 10% so well is more so. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mrnoluv (306) - long beach, California, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Gorgeous golden blonde color, citrus, hoppy smell and the taste...the best IPA I have ever had! Better than Pliny, Stone....the citrus, hoppy, bitter, malty rich flavor with that heavy ABV really blends perfect. The hoppy/sweet blend increases after the swallow, itís a beer like I have never had before.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (859) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Bright hazy gold color with small white head and messy oily lacing. Aroma is piney and resinous with slight tropical hop notes. Flavor is very piney with bitter grapefruit. Definite hop bomb. Light alcohol presence. Thick, bitter grassy finish. Very good overall.

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