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RATINGS: 1123   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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eladerman (82) - Newburgh, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2013
An excellent DIPA. A wonderful citrus front-end along with fresh grapefruit combined with the right amount of Malt backbone along with the nice alcohol punch makes this a very good brew Thumbs up!!


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SotallyTober (19) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Pours a murky amber with a thick egg shell head that left lacing throughout. There’s a citrus, apricot, and pine aroma. The taste was very well balanced, not too sweet or overly bitter. Flavor’s of citrus, apricot, grapefruit, pine, and caramel. Medium body that was creamy and chewy on the palate. Overall a very satisfying DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jrwhitney6 (324) - - NOV 14, 2014
Pours a hazy amber with a thin film. Nose of citrus and pine. Taste is somewhat sweet - lots of citrus, pretty smooth (would prefer slightly more bitterness), and a little syrupy. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinVanBeer (95) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Another delightful smokestack beer. Citrus and perfume aroma. Lush body with notes of tropical fruit and subtle toasty malt. Easy finish with a touch of sweetness. A surprisingly easy drinking DIPA that still has a lot of flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bartzilla (548) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Strong. Hoppy and syrupy. Tasty and dank. I don’t get much peach or apricot. Just delicious hops and malts. This is a delicious palate destroyer. As it warms up, the malts become thicker, almost chewy. I like this beer a lot. I will buy it again. It’s a tankard.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CopterScott (148) - Kansas, USA - NOV 1, 2014
thick amber color with a two finger creamy head, aroma is pine and citrus hops. flavor is citrus hops and other fruit flavors with sweet malts.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (393) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
Deep hazy amber color, golden head. Biscuits nose, brown sugar, caramel malt, resin, dried fruit. Grapefruit taste, resin, caramel, brown sugar, hint of alcohol, moderate bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Arcadia (22) - DeLand, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2014 12oz bottle from ABC. Pours a beautiful golden brown with a frothy, robust, super long-lasting head with fantastic lacing. Aroma filled with piney hops and a slight touch of orange. Body is a deep, dark brown amber. Flavor is sweet and bitter, but not too much of either, with a similar finish. Medium body and a wonderfully creamy texture that sticks around after every sip. Acquire. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2333) - New York, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottled. It?s pretty much exactly like the Brewers description on the label. Formidable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bork (315) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Flavorful brew with pine, orange, malts and a wee bit of citrus in good proportions. Long pleasant bitterness that does not take over. No alcohol in taste, although undoubtedly strong.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike67 (819) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 28, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours hazy amber with creamy, off-white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of citrusy hops, orange marmalade, caramel and ripe fruit. Body is full, creamy and tangy. Caramel malt, citrusy hops, ripe fruit nicely balanced on the palate. Finish is long and bitter. Excellent brew.


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