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RATINGS: 847   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
We brew our beer in New York, about halfway between the hop fields of the Pacific Northwest and the hop fields of Kent, England. So we use earthy English hops to build the foundation and bright citrusy American hops to bring the noise in the rambunctious IPA we call BLAST! British Maris Otter and German Pilsner malts lends solidity, balance and bready flavors to brace up a beer that’s beautifully hoppy, strangely quaffable and oddly compelling. Minerally hop bitterness is followed by a shock wave of flavor and aroma. You won’t even know what hit you.

Malts: Scottish Floor-malted Maris Otter, German Pilsner Malt

Hops: Willamette, Magnum, Cascade, Fuggle, Aurora, Zythos, Bravo, Simcoe, Sorachi Ace, Amarillo, Experiment 6300

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
procraste (304) - FRANCE - JUL 27, 2015
Robe orange. Bulles abondantes en bouche / étonnant comme quoi le plus anodin comme le plus sympathique se côtoient chez Brooklyn. Celle-ci est pas mal du tout avec de jolis arômes fruités tout en douceur, il faudra que j’y revienne ... ....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (3593) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle. Sweet tropical fruity and biscuity caramel malt aroma. Hazy honey gold with a small off-white head. Sweet caramel malt, orange/grapefruit, and herbal hops flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
johndoughty (4587) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle.Bronze with a small head. Unusual nutty and slightly sweet flavour which makes it stand out from the crowd. In many ways this is quite stunning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
echudy (119) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Excellent citrus and some other sharp scent. Color is far too weak for a double IPA. Very hoppy and sweet flavor, solid after taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (1159) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Odense ratebeer summer gathering 2015. Pours golden with almost no head. Aroma of deep malts, barley wine?. Taste is caramel, dild, malts, sugar. Not an imp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (1163) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: 8-oz. glass From: Whole Foods in Albany, N.Y. Price: $10.99 for a 4-pack Purchased: July 4, 2015 Consumed: July 8, 2015 Misc.: N/A Poured a golden, pale, clear color with two fingers of frothy, white head. Good foamy layered lacing on the sides. Great retention. (Sight - 4.25) Smelled wet Cascade, Citra, orange rind, pine, pineapple, tropical and soapy notes. (Smell - 3.75) Tasted Citra, tropical, nectarine juice, pineapple, mango and pine. (Taste - 3.88) Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt finish. (Feel - 4.00) This was a pretty good IIPA. The next three will be nice to have as well. (Overall - 3.88) 3.88 87 B+

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Helsdon (319) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2015
Brought back from Buffalo for my by my lovely wife. A cloudy ice-tea amber-yellow with some lumpy white head. Nice malty nose with tangerine citrus, and caramel. Nice creamy,malty mouthful with a lot of citrus, some mild bittering hops, a touch of hop resin. Great beer, but sadly just one bottle to be had. Le sigh. Damn you LCBO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14916) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle @ Odense Summer Gathering, 2015. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Caramel, bread, vague alcohol and faint hops, Sorachi ace still. Bubblegum and dill. Well crafted and quite sippable BarleyWine

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
e303 (283) - - JUL 14, 2015
Caramelly, fruity aroma. Really soft sweet bread with earthy hop balance. Least bitter DIPA I've had. Nice balance. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bulk_Carrier (3016) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUL 13, 2015
This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a soft hazy bronzed orange color with a soft level off white foamy head that dissipated within less than about twenty seconds. The smell started off with some fresh melon, light sweet lemon, and glosses over light notes of sweet fresh cut grass. The taste was mainly sweet having a light bitterness coming about to balance. Sweet melon aftertaste leads to a semi-wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation seemed good for the style and it has a light creaminess running over my tongue. Overall, decent DIPA, I could see myself coming back to.

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