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RATINGS: 1107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Double-Wide I.P.A. uses Columbus and Magnum hops for both bittering and aroma with Chinook hops added in the whirlpool. It is dry hopped with generous amounts of Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook hops. The resulting beer has a hop forward aroma, redolent of peach and apricot. The assertive flavor bursts with the citrus qualities of blood orange and lemon with a slight caramel malt backbone to balance the intense hop flavor. There is little restraint in the flavor of this beer; it is certainly not for the pedestrian palate.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (667) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Aroma of fruit and a trace of sour dough bread. Thickly creamy, well laced head amber colour, heavily carbonated. A lasting bitter taste without any distinctive flavor elements. Thick oily feel with a bitter palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (2236) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2014
0,355l bottle from a friend. Pours clear amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma is malts with citrus and hops. Flavor is malts, citrus and plenty of hops. Strong body, good balance. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fellebag (802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle 75cl. White layer. Dark orange color. Quite heavy body. Aroma is peach, nettles, hops and hay. Combined in liqueur. Taste is hops, rhubarb pie, sugar and peach.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1389) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2014
Pours a nice amber color. Citrus, orange, lemon, some grapefruit, and pine on the nose; all follow onto the palate. The caramel malt gives this a sweeter finish and balances out the hop profile nicely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2625) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange amber with a thick dense lacy off-white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, caramel and had some notes of light fruit. Flavor of pine, citrus, orange, subtle fruit, caramel and had a bitter dry finish. Good drinkability

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
Nice hoppy aroma with citrus some maltiness. Pours a dark brown/amber with large head. Very malty. Hops are understated, particularily in the finish. Not too bad; the aroma didn’t follow through to the flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drsandman (310) - New York, USA - APR 21, 2014
Pours a deep orange/brown, slightly off white head with fat bubbles. Aroma is full of caramel malts, pine hop, faint citrus peel. Taste is super malty, caramel, bready, quite bitter hop.. orange and grapefruit rind.. Not much fruit overall. Very high carbonation, contributes to dry bitter finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
texrx (21) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours a hazy amber color with a big 3 finger foamy head. Smells of citrus and piney hops with a nice malt backbone. Nice hops flavor w/o being overpowering. Citrus and pine with light sweet caramel malts.Semi-dry finish. Well balanced. Very drinkable for a double IPA

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoppsan (150) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours clear dark amber with medium, creamy head. Peppers, caramel and alcohol in aroma. Same notes + menthol, raisins and some resin in taste. Well balanced. Niiiiice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (906) - NORWAY - MAR 24, 2014
Pale, orange amber. Persistent head and good lacing. Good American IPA aroma with grape fruit and orange marmelade. Also sweetness and dried fruits. Similar taste, balanced with malt sweetness. Good drinkability.


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