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RATINGS: 889   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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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
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15230) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (14938) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2007
Draught at Københavnske Øldage 2007. Clear golden - white head. High hoppy, fruity, flowery, grass, straw, pine, hay, sweetness, syrup. Dry. OK-nice but not fantastic !!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (14732) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2008 Draught. Very nice aroma. Dry-hopped? Almost clear, golden colour. Small white head. Very nice, dusty maltiness, and some very nice, aromatic hoppiness. 8 3 8 3 17

Cask at GBBF08. Good caramelly aroma, a bit of cabbage. Car flavour. Quite dry with veg. 6 3 6 3 13

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2007
Draught, Moonraker
Cloudy beige-straw colour. Very heady hop nose (lime, resin, kumquat, grapefruit). Somewhat full and yeasty body. Kumquat, pine and seabreeze notes are almost cologne-like. Both sweet and hoppy...a fairly unique characteristic. Distinctive, and extremely American.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (14132) - DENMARK - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle @ DØE. Hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, peach, hop, caramel and citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, caramel, peach, citrus, medium sweet and medium bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (14044) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
Leicht trübes orangegelbes Bier mit ordentlicher leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig malzig, reife Früchte, exotische Früchte. Geschmack sehr kräftig malzig, sehr fruchtig, reifes Obst, kaum bitter, minimal alkoholisch.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13804) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2010
On tap at KØ-2010. Aroma is sweet, apricot, peaches, grapefruit. Flavour is sweet, apricot, peaches, grapefruit, citrus, alcohol. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (12997) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2006
Draft at the Dilly Deli. Poured cloudy copper with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate complex citrus hop and sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium bitter finish of long duration. This is a standout beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (12848) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours orange gold with bone white head. Nose and taste of florals, perfume hops, grapefruit pith and malt. Light pine. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12818) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2010 (draft, 3/22/08) Rocky off-white head atop lightly hazed light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapfruit/herbal, some pine, berry. Taste is medium sweet, pine/herbal, berry, some spice, alcohol. Medium body. (7/4/7/3/14)

(draft, 1/19/10) Medium off-white head, lightly hazed apple juice body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some pineapple, catty. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pineapple, some cattiness. Smooth medium-full body. (9/4/7/4/15)


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