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RATINGS: 643   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Brewed with three different malts and four hop varieties. Hop Czar will have a deep malt background with enthusiastic citrus and floral notes paired with uber hop bitterness. 7.5% OG 17.9 IBU 87


frankenkitty's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankenkitty (1990) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2011
Dense "old penny" copper body under a long-lasting, creamy off-white head. A lot of lemon in the nose with additional citrus, tart grapefruit and sweeter oranges... which is nice. Afterthoughts of acetone and homeless man’s bedroll... not as nice. Deep, sharp, tart flavor that kinda grabs at the back of my throat and doesn’t let go. Predominantly citric but there is a piney lick as well as a mild honey sweetness. A piney/peppery burn lingers. Pretty good, but I see Two Hearted is on tap today so I’m going to turn it down a notch. ~~~~~~~~ Draught pint, B.J. McMahon’s, Oak Lawn, IL


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
swillguzzler99 (185) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - MAR 18, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Pours a light copper, particulate matter and turbid. Nose of orange and a hint of pine. Taste is somewhat of an acrid bitter that coats the tongue with slime. Not the best.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
SirLimpsalot (3453) - SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2016
@ Bridgeport brewpub 16-3-10: en imperial ipa som saknar det mesta. Lite sötaktig malt och klorat vatten.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (6899) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2016
On tap at the Brewpub. Hazy orange with a white head. Hoppy with grass, malt and some grapefruit. Also warming alcohol. The finish was really bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Capa (2556) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Medium orange with a tall pillowy head. Heavy malts over this bitter orange and citrus hopped DIPA. Some light floral notes. A bit sweet, fruity, and bitter. A slightly off-putting finish, however, makes this not one I’ll be coming back to very often. Still, decent enough.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ahuth (205) - - NOV 21, 2015
Bottled. Cloudy copper. Has a upfront hop taste. Grassy piney hops. After a couple drinks a orangy flavor pops out but mostly the grassy hops. Decent

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (9178) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Tap at the brewpub. Slightly hazy light orange pour with a clingy white head. Citrus rind, bitter. A little underflavored and under-aroma’ed for big IPAs here in 2015 - this one needs a new coat of paint.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
snoworsummer (4264) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle. Tastes very malty and boozy, nutty and like stale grapefruit. Light/medium body and low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1700) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle. A: Cloudy orange with an off-white head. N: Pineapple, orange syrup, pine, cracker, cracked peppercorn, earth, leaves, some coriander and floral elements. Hefty minerality. T: Goodly bitter and big sweetness. Well balanced. M: Medium body, very dry, prickly carbonation, no alcohol. O: Decent IIPA. Very fruity and dry. A bit on the artesian well side, though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DenverLogan (996) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle into a Saxo stem glass. Pours apricot gold with head and lace. Aroma of straw hops and malts. Significant carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of bitter field herbs, roots, straw hops, hay, grains, slight malts. Overall big, bold, bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (15214) - San Leandro, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap @ Bridgeport. Clear orange colored beer with a dense white head. Fresh grass clippings and huge weed nose. A bit of the sweet caramel malt thing coming through. Maybe some apple, which I could do without. The bitterness is really intense. A ton of grass, citrus rind, pine, and weed. A little too much for me.


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