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Formerly "Trebuchet".
Somewhere there is a Belgian Monk whos head is spinning. A Belgian brewer would never put this much hop into a beer. However, we are not Belgian are we? We can do whatever we want. This is an unconventional beer. Belgian candy sugar, classic Belgian yeast, and a boat load of hops, plus some dry hopping in top of that. A very unique take on a Double IPA that will make it stand out in a crowd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2626) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 12, 2014
canned. golden appearance. 3 finger fluffy head. Nose is peach fuzz, cream soda, pine oils and a touch of citra. interesting taste actually. sweet mellow very approachable. good mouthfeel, has a doughy yeasty backed with grapefruit acidity and a sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1222) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2014
definitely truth in advertising, in that there is a Belgian candied sugary flavor that is quite prominent. Not reading the label beforehand however, I wasnt expecting this, even though Ive had quite a few Belgian IPAs previously. Usually in this style you get Belgian yeast in the malt bill. Therefore, high marks for originality, but at the end this is an interesting experiment that Im not sure bears repeating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (1890) - Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Can: Translucent caramel, burnt orange body with a slightly soapy, off-white cap that wastes no time settling down to a modest ring. Aroma starts very grassy & pine-forward but with a little coaxing (& warmth), you get big-time sweetness notes of Candi sugar coated grapefruits, honey covered orange flesh, & dripping wet, sticky sweet citrus notes. Apparent Belgian yeast, moderate estery & earthiness, a hint of gum & coriander. More caramel aromas as time passes. Quite a sweet taste, too. Sweet & fruity. Grapefruit, orange marmalade, pineapple, lemon, citrus, maybe even a little papaya. All very sweet, sugar coated, candied, & layered with light caramel glaze. Belgian yeast adds a modest spice aspect with some undertones of grass, clove, & slightly medicinal esters. Slightly sticky, pretty sweet finish. I do not enjoy this as a DIPA; it is far too sweet. However the heavy Belgian yeast keeps it from being a complete train wreck, & the sweet fruitiness of the brew makes this a decent "Belgian Strong Ale" or whatever. Not bad at all, but not something Id really ever reach for (especially if I wanted a Double IPA).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10955) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Can @ Richards Tasting. Copper colored pour with a white head. Fruity, sweet aroma of grape, peach, and apple. Lots of caramel and brown sugar. Light floral hops and some mild citrus. Very sweet on the palate. Overly so, in fact. Bubblegum, caramel, and brown sugar. Ripe peach and white grape juice. Light hop bitterness along with some flowers and orange peel. Not good as a double IPA, but as a sweet Belgian beer, not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Petkus331 (265) - Redford, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2013
A nice hoppy floral aroma of flowers and mild grapefruit. A very brown sugar flavor followed by a balancing grapefruit bitterness and sweet belgian yeast esters. A nice palate that is fizzy but not syrupy. Overall, a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16719) - Malm, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2013
Can @ yespr. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2013
Can at yespr. Clear orange-red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops, spices and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles and citrus. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2013
Can. AN amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops, mat, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, caramel, and alcohol, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2013
16 fl oz can. Pours clear and golden orange with a huge white head. Aroma is grapefruity and peachy. Smooth fruity, peachy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity, peachy and grapefruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14044) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2013
Can @ yespr tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are nice bitter hops, caramel, malt, fruits, pine and has a nice bitter finish.

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