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RATINGS: 829   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (11858) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2007
Draught at Charlies. Creamy white excellent fully lasting head. Yellow colour. Very powerfull and flowery hoppy aroma. Nice strong flowery flavor (please try to say this) Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11612) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2006
GABF -pours an offwhite head with gold color. Taste is citrus with bite, not far from an IPA, faint malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (11589) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2007
Tap. Pours a light golden yellow with a fine head. Aroma is woody and sweet. Flavour has some pine and a caramel sweetness - it seems a touch unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (11566) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11516) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, dank bud, earthiness, pine and grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, pine, grapefruit and light earthiness with a smooth dry moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (11373) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2006
Cask. Lightly hazed golden ale with a thin creamy white head. Nice dry hoping with notes of oranges and pineapples. In mouth, a citrusy IPA with noes of blood oranges, mint, berries. Short bitterness, but well balanced. Light alcohol in finish. The Real Beer Expo - Rochester, NY, Oct. 21, 2006.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (11246) - , 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10909) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is mango, peach and floral hops, biscuit malt, pear and apple esters. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, supporting sweet malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2008 Just had it again. Very fresh, crisp and hoppy. Loads of citrus, pine and flowers. Is a better beer than I remembered. Draught @ Fynske Øldage: Orange coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. Sweet, flowery and hoppy aroma. Flavour is herbal and hoppy. Sweet and fruity and quite fresh. Is well bodied. Nice bitter in the end. Refreshing and dry. good one. Was told by the tender, that it was Brooklyns Douple IPA, which sounds right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2010
Name: Blast!
Date: October 12, 2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, GABF
Appearance: hazy dark yellow, fine white head
Aroma: sweet malt aroma with spicy citrus hops
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice spicy hops, lasting sweetness balanced by a nice bitterness

Name: Blast!
Date: May 16, 2010
Mode: draft
Words: tmac kennesaw
Appearance: hazy orange, creamy off white head, sticky lace
Aroma: sweet fruity candya aroma, malty sweetness, citrus fruityness, touch of orange
Flavor: flavor starts off sweet and fruity, a big blast of bitterness kicks in to balance the sweetness, touch of orange citrus, bitter citrus rind leads to a long astrengent bitterness, light spicyness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4

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