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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Knuckle Sandwich DIPA is an American Style Double IPA. This is a beer that truly lives up to its name! Brewed with copious amounts of North American hops, this Double IPA has a colossal hop profile and an aggressive aroma. Helping round out the floral and citrus notes is a huge malt backbone that provides a great mouth feel to this heavyweight hitter.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
toxichop (597) - South Gate, California, USA - APR 2, 2011
Bottle from the brewery. I open the bottle and the aroma just blows out with citrus and cut-grass. Pours a very dark copper with a nice head. The taste is of citrus, hops, and vanilla. Its is very well balance and very easy to drink. Theres a little bit of a bitter aftertaste but not very much. There is no punishment of the tounge when drinking this. Which was a bit of a dissapointment. It is a bit to easy to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2011
Really fantastic brew. The aroma is super hoppy. It’s like taking a handful of hops and smelling them. Pours a golden red brown with a nice off white head. The taste is quite tame for a DIPA. It’s pretty sweet. Theres a pinch of dryness and then it mellows out to a smooth finish that isn’t offending at all. Nice body. Lots a malts. Really great. I think they balanced this so well you’d just never guess it’s 10% or a DIPA. Oh yeah...not hot whatsoever. great job.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - APR 1, 2011
Super clean aroma - cut grass, sauvignon blanc grapes, tangerine - just dynamite. Flavor is equally dank - very light sweetness with tropical fruits and a good herbal bitterness in the finish. Great stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chibuck (3507) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2011
650ml bottle poured into my Narke glass...A super dark ipa, dark copper bordering on a shiney brown, semi clear. A huge tope head of about five fingers emerges77, a fluffy head that looks great. The retention is good and lacing is awesome, literally coats the whole glass. Stunner...An equally impressive aroma that instantly reminds me of a stronger Daisy Cutter. Grassy hops with caramel, no hints of alcohol or pine typical in a DIPA, love it! A unique hint of vanilla on the finish...The taste matches the muted dipa notes on the aroma, but they take it a bit too far. I like that its not an alcoholic pine bomb, but then again it could use more flavor overall, just pretty light. The front is very malty, caramel, and again some vanilla. Pineapple shows off some great notes as well, especially as it warms. The finish is a very smooth pine resin taste and sensation, not overly bitter, doesn’t attack the senses...Mouthfeel is ok, lighter for a dipa, especially on the finish...Incredibly easy to drink for 10%. A huge and positive surprise. An easy to drink malty dipa that I really enjoyed.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6442) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2011
bottle, golden colored pour with white foam, aroma is light citrus, flavor leans toward citrus and pine with lesser malt caramel

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
En rigtig kraftig IPA. Korn, græs, halm(varm af sol). grape, træ, fyrrenåle, harpiks, rødlig, hvidt, tæt skum, meget sød og meget bitter, olie agtig. livlig.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ Trade by JohnC ]. Clear medium to dark amber orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel, heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grapefruit, apricot, orange. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, caramel, sweet orange, apricot. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110315]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8090) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Bomber shared by Eric. Pours a cloudy orange/ruby color with a medium tan creamy head. A wonderful Cali IIPA nose; fruity hops, pine, oranges- akin to Pliny. A very nice flavor; fresh oranges and light bitterness throughout, some malt background. Spicy, almost rye-like at times. Some heat, but not much. Smooth and very tasty. A nice creamy palate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwm1034 (753) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Shared bomber with SIL...thanks! Pours a beautiful orange...can smell the nose even before you pour it out....very citris / grapefruity...an excellent portent of what’s to come...taste is as an IPA / DIPA should be....bitter with lingering aftertaste...very enjoyable....if I ever stumble on one again I will definitely try another.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1271) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 29, 2011
22oz Bottle as an extra in trade with romwarrior. Thanks! Pours a dark amber with a big white head and nice lacing. Nice grapefruit aroma. Medium on the patale with nice carbonation. Nice hoppy flavor with a malty finish with some bitterness. A very nice DIPA.


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