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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Formerly "Trebuchet".
Somewhere there is a Belgian Monk whoís 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vogt5059 (30) - Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Poured out of 16oz can Amber to copper in color Small off white head leaves some lacing Medium carbonation Crystal clear Aroma is full of earthy hops possible noble Taste is hop forward with just enough malt sweetness to keep it interesting without being too cloying Medium body with a bitter finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9829) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Pint can. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Citrus, toasty and some caramel with the alcohol content well hidden.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hangunder (305) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Smells beautiful, very sweet, some sour notes and bright tropical fruits in the aroma. Hazy golden, long lasting huge white head. Interesting flavor, candi sugar comes through upfront in the middle and finish the tropical notes come through and finishes with a hint of sourness, belgian spices and a hint of heat. Very unique and interesting belgian strong ale/double IPA. Medium bodied and average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer (1847) - Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Tap and can. Pours amber, off-white head. Good retention/lace. Aroma of caramel, toffee, ester, floral/citrus hop. Taste is bitter, floral, ester, caramel. Palate is dry, average carbonation, slick, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cpetrone84 (1705) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Pour is a bright hazed golden amber with a fair bit of white head and medium bubbles with strong retention. Nose has a fair bit of candied sugar, very stale grain, messy yeast and a touch of lemony esters. Faint grassy hay hops. Taste is similar, sweet candied sugar up front, stale grains with a metallic note, lots if sugar mid to late palate with sweet citrus punch and a grassy bitter hop finish with moderate acidity. Finish is syrupy, a bit fizzy on the throat, coats the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (792) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Pours a hazy brown with a thin white head. Aroma is sweet Belgian. Flavor is a mix of sweet Belgian yeast and tropical fruits, with a tad bit of hops. I guess I can sort of see the IPA connection, as the can calls it, but this is a Belgian ale all the way. Not great, but itís still decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blackflag321 (565) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Poured can to pint. Hazy, brown/orange. Unusual but interestingly good. Not an DIPA, but yeah it is hoppy. Sweet candy balanced by the Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (3588) - 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 (1562) - 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 wasnít expecting this, even though Iíve 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 Iím not sure bears repeating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tectactoe (3118) - 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 Iíd 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 (13227) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Can @ Richardís 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.

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