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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The beer formerly known as Ultra, our double IPA. A nice malt backbone and warming alcohol, take a supporting role to the massive hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. Distinctly American, with Cascade, Simcoe and Columbus hops, 6 different additions during the boil and then the hot wort is strained through 15# of fresh whole hops. If you like hoppy beers give it a try, if you donít you can probably use it to degrease your engine.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - DEC 27, 2011
Clear amber color with okay head. Strong flavor with lots of licorice and some spicy raisinich flavor.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ContemplateBeer (1548) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Aroma: Malty. Caramel and a bit of butterscotch. Fairly fruity in the nose as well; hops are more muted, but have a little citrus character. Appearance: Hazy dark copper pour with a foamy bone head that settles into a skin. Flavor: Pretty much matches the nose; malty and fairly fruity with not much hop character, besides some light bitterness toward the finish. Would make for a nice barley wine. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, very soft carbonation, slightly bitter finish. Overall: Nothing to write home about these days.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2173) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Half pint at 3rd street location. Nose is pine, resin and caramel. Sip intensifies nose. Fairly bitter. Decent. Medium to watery body.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
JStax (3073) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2014
Draft pour at the source. Clear copper with a white head of foam. The aroma is pine and herbs. Taste is chemically and astringently bitter. Not able to take more than a few sips.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (6082) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2014
2/28/14. On tap at the brewpub. Amber pour with a small khaki head. Butter all over this one. Ugh. Butter on the aroma, creamy, some hops popping through, but mostly tons of caramel maltiness. Butter on the flavor, hop bitterness but not much character, tons of maltiness and caramel. Bleeegh.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewMstr (90) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Pale color, strong taste, and hoppy. At >10% ABV, substantial without being overpowering. Light on color, heavy on taste!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5551) - Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2014
750 ml bottle from notes. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor had orange citrus and resiny hops with an abundance of malts. Caramel, bread, toast with mild bitterness to the finish. It wasnít bad, but I like to get more hops and bitterness from a DIPA.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (5755) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
No date on the bottle, so I can only assume that this is a brand new, fresh batch and it will be rated as such. Orange pour with a white head. The aroma is very malt with some toffee, caramel and orange citrus notes. The flavor is similar with the addition of some pine. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5592) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2013
(750ml bottle) clear gold, creamy offwhite head. Nose of chlorine, exceptionally malty, pine, odd tartness, not a fan. Taste is malty, bitter, weird, very unbalanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4048) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Lexington Fest of Ales. Malty. Big pine and resin presence. A bit sticky. Little too malty.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
njager246 (343) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 11, 2013
On tap at bbc, good aroma and taste, but a very thin mouth feel... good beer just not the quality of highend dpaís


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