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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14599) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Draught at Alibi Room, Vancouver, January 2012, 7.1% ABV
Red-amber color, with creamy head. Some caramel aroma, with light fruit touch; more pronounced caramel flavor; the aroma is a bit sweaty, and the bitterness is correct, although the announced "big hop" is MIA; there is some residual sweetness. Lack of fresh and aromatic components.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11079) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours translucent copper with a slight creamy beige head. Aroma is mostly roastly caramel. Like barleywine. Full bodied. Flavor is hop burning citrus but thereís still that barleywine malt aspect. If I didnít know, Iíd put the ABV around 9%. Not cause of heat, cause of the barleywineness of this beer. Itís bitter and malty. Great combo. Iím thinking this is seriously underrated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8141) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. This brew is a dark orange color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, pine and sweet malt. Medium body with a moderately bitter resiny hops character with malt and fruit in the background. The finish is somewhat bitter with a piney hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle:   Reddish amber, fiery, sediment floats about, moderate frothy off-white head, fairly nice lacing.   Soft pithy and citrus peel nose.   Same on the tongue, a bit brighter, citrus peel and pith with mild bitterness.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Soft sweetness finishes this one off.   Very nice, solid example, bitter yet not biting, with a nice sweet balance.   Well done!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (6129) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2012
22. Pours a clear very dark brown with a thin loose tan head and light drippy lace. Big pine and iced tea nose. Creamy medium body with moderate carb. Toasty mid palate with caramel presence, lots of pine and iced tea. Big and very acetic iced tea and pine finish. A little on the dry side near the end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Iced tea, caramel, light pine, light dank. Mostly caramel and tea. Awesome. Pours amber golden, thin white head. Flavors of iced tea, caramel, light pine and bitterness. Straightforward with the malt, not much of a hop presence. A good amber I guess.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewDad (4996) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Big hoppy IPA. Loved the aroma and flavor. Amber in color, clear with a htin head. Very tasty IPA nice hops citrus flavors blend well with the big malt build. Very good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4689) - Utah, USA - DEC 31, 2012
22oz bottle picked up at JBís in Spokane
Appearance: Pours clear amber with a medium sized off-white head and good lacing
Aroma: Dusty caramel, sweet malts
Taste: Caramel, dusty and some mild pine resin
Decent, but with a name like "Big Hoppa", I expected it to be a big hop bomb!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2012
650ml bomber pours a pale amber color with a thick white head that retains well and leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is pine and citrus with some caramel. Taste is a piney and citrusy hop bitterness with an underlying caramel malty sweetness. A well crafted IPA that is worth trying at least once.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maxwelldeux (3665) - Everett, Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a moderate light tan head on it. Nose is a little grassy, but not all that strong, unfortunately. Taste is actually a little citrusy-sweet, which is somewhat off-putting. Not a lot to this, and not really a fan.


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