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RATINGS: 1096   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (1863) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 750ml pours a hazy amber with a tan head. Nice hop aroma with floral and citrus notes. Taste of lemons and hops.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolas510 (547) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
Kopparfärgad med stort ljusbrunt skum. Doft av tropisk humle och karamellmalt men inte så mycket som jag trodde! Lite trött tyvärr!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (400) - Iowa, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy brown with off white head and good lacing. Nose is pineapple and tropical fruit. Taste is sweet malt with a little bit of bitterness. Great.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Howlader (677) - - JUL 6, 2014
12oz and 22oz bottles, served in pint glasses. Very good IPA pretty hoppy - and good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (43) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours a nice reddish amber color with a slightly golden/white head. Aroma of malt, pine, and citrus. Nice sweet citrus flavor up front, followed by a grassy spicy hop finish. Great IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2049) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear copper with a medium sized off white head. The aroma has pine and grapefruit. The taste has a dry medium bitter, citrus, caramel. Solid but unspectacular.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10466) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle at the cabin in NH. Pours perfectly clear, deep gold with a large, lasting off-white froth head. The nose holds lightly spicy pine, ripe mango, mild dank citrus. Medium to big sweet flavor with lots of ripe fruits, citrus, papaya, light alcohol and moderate piney bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Warming finish, fairly resinous, with more ripening citrus, booze, mango, pine and papaya. Quite heavy-duty but not at all bad. Mild florals and berries as well. Good ripe mango character lingers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (94) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Amber colour, little head. Aroma has fruits, hops, some sweet malt. Taste is bitter and hoppy with some sweetness. Grapefruit and citrus tastes a lot. Refreshing and drinkable nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Funkatrocious (87) - - JUN 6, 2014
Beautiful amber pour from bottle with long lasting tan head. It tastes like a double and is a bit boozy. Not really for me, but solid nonetheless. Duces. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkie (457) - New York, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a handsome orange copper or brick orange color. Fat creamy head of khaki foam sits on top and last and lasts. Leaves a thick ring, a film on top and spots and sheet of lace to slide down the glass as it drinks. The nose is bright with citrus and deep with malt. I noticed lemon and lime at first. There is brown sugar and caramel , the icy sweetness of the lemon peel and a bit of cool mint in the back ground. A floral pervades and lightens the nose. A touch of grapefruit and some earth and pine.

Taste is sweet with some rich caramel and a bit of brown sugar. The citrus is struggling a bit to meet the hefty malt flavor but it does. And it’s juicy. A bit of tangerine develops as it warms. There is a distinct herbal character in this one that makes it terribly pleasant. It’s a bit of mint some sweet grass and a faint spice that’s hard to describe. it has a leafy sweetness. The mouthfeel is medium but almost full and when you realize the strength of the malt presence you then are happy at the ease of the mouthfeel. This beer keeps a delicate balance and does it rather well. The pungent herbal and the fruits all come together as the beer warms to finally outpace the steady caramel. Finishes almost dry but with a touch of sweetness and residual sugar.

Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (532) - 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.


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