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RATINGS: 1078   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braastad (315) - FINLAND - JAN 22, 2014
Fresh aroma of pine and grapefruit. Little malty. Flavor is pleasantly light but round, enough caramel malts to balance the piny, even soapy hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
MattyKakes (65) - Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
There’s something slightly different about this double IPA. Boulevard’s smokestack series have brought a number of inspirational tasty beers, with that German/ Belgian edge. This brew is finomonal. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Changed (340) - Ithaca, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Draft at Brewer’s Art. Orange amber pour, tons of white head. Lacing is fantastic. Aroma is sweet DIPA hopiness, stonefruit. Flavor is the same, but not in a bad way. Complex, drinkable, resinous aftertaste. Another really good beer from these guys.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hockeybeerguy (893) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Pours a super golden amber and leaves more of a slightly bronze looking colored body with a one and a half finger white foamy head that rises to a sort of rocky looking lumpiness that wants to overflow but nicely maintains a classic awesome sustained head that just hovers over top of the glass (wow, what a nice show); the aroma has an initial smell (actually smokey, but quickly goes away, unsure where that came from and unaware if that was intentional), anyways, it leads into a the "typical" DIPA smells of citrus and pine coming through in a nice sweet sort of way followed by a slight bitterness; the taste is mainly sweet (there’s an element that wants to be slightly bitter, but it really comes across mainly sweet through the citrus/pine aspects). A very citrus-like aftertaste, dry malty finish and comes across pretty combined - I like it; on the palate this one sits about a medium on the body with a semi-sessionable aspect to it (as far as any DIPA really can be), carbonation comes across like a good DIPA (there’s the harsh bittering pounding on the mouth and tongue but still not overdoing it just to let the malty aspects show their face); overall - I say this is a good DIPA that I would have again, good job Boulevard, I’m certainly glad to have finally tried this and would certainly be glad to have it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (1952) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Hazy amber/toffee colored pour. Big off-white head. Tons of lacing. Big malty nose up front with some muted notes of hop. Malty taste. A little carbonic, but not overwhelming. Sweet finish. A little corked as this sample was a few years old. Aged well, like a nice barleywine.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartzMimic (50) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Pours from the bottle a hazy amber with a big foamy head. Medium lacing. Piney hops and citrus predominate the smell. Those follow through to taste with lingering bitterness. Very floral. Medium mouth with a fair bit of oil. This is a very nice DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmill527 (63) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Pours a nice syrup colored brown with a medium head. Nice hoppy finish and aftertaste. Solid DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle - Bought Aug 2013; BBE Dec 2013; Drank Nov 2013 - BCA; heavily sedimented; lots of floaties. Deep Dark Gold in colour. Mega-Hoppy; piney resinous hops; nice hop bite. Very Fruity; juicy apricot and peach, orange and lemon. Malty backbone; caramel, toffee. Good hop/fruit/malt balance. Bittersweet; intense bitter hoppy fruity meets sweet malts. Enjoyed this. Excellent Double IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wittales (564) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Appearance was cloudy deep caramel *#%^ with lasting off white creamy 3 finger head, lacing throughout. Aromas are citrus, pine, spicey herbal floral hops with slight sweet pale, crystal malts, no alcohol. Taste are solid mild sweet malt backbone with spicey onion herbal,grapefruit, lemon, orange, pine, woody and alcohol well hidden. Palate was creamy smooth CO2 with medium-full body, lasting smooth citrus, piney bitterness. A solid DIPA, get it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (289) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2014
12 oz bottle. Dark bronze pour with a yellowish frothy head. Nose is full of floral, some apple and bread. Taste is very bitter, some apples, malt and hints of grapefruit.

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