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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeadyDE (605) - Delaware, USA - AUG 23, 2015
can offering..glad to see some cans from these guys..pours nice with a solid medium dark orange with a boatload of hop particles that are apparent when held up to the light..nose has got some tangerine and nectarine..slight malt on nose with a touch of dankness..medium bodied with some toasted bready character..ok all around but the mouthfeel just seemed slightly lacking...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlovell2 (1274) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Poured from growler. To be honest I was a little shocked that this beer was not rated higher. Copper color with an off white head . Aroma is big citrus, tropical fruit, pineapple, and pine resin. Tropical fruit and pineapple up front with a little sweetness followed by citrus. Finishes with grapefruit I rind and pine bitterness. Really nice IPA. Excited to finally try this beer .

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10002) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2015
12oz can. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Caramel, citrus, and pine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (11064) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2015
Draft at EBF - Pours amber. Nose/taste of cracker malt, citrus and pine - medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (16444) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Draft at Black Squirrel. Clear bright amber color, thick off white head. Aroma of haystacks. Taste is bitter bready straw.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a lightly hazy orange/amber with a medium bubbly off white head. Aroma had some caramel and toffee sweetness, nice citrusy and piney hops. Flavor was much of the same. A bit sweet, but also dried out for this 8% beer. Well done DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1596) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Some very complex flavors going on with the hop profile. Big citrus, especially grapefruit, and a strong hop spice bite. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadRobin (2415) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap 6 oz. sampler at The Bistro in Old Line Wine in Beltsville, MD. Clear, dark chestnut color with an off-white head and fair lacing. Aroma of sweet toffee, grapefruit, orange, nuts and caramel malt. Taste of floral hops, toffee, orange, grapefruit, sweet fruit and spice. Full/medium body and medium/low carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5483) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Very well done. Near DIPA in style. Red/orange pour with ok head and lacing. Boozy, with some citrus hops. Sweet adn light bitter finish. Soft carbonation. Tap at Glen’s Garden Market.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wcrpnf19971 (8) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - MAY 30, 2014 does not count
Appearance: this secret sauce IPA is only available on draft at Burley Oak in Berlin, Maryland. The imperial IPA pour transparent colors of orange, red & brown. The color slightly resembles candied yams on thanksgiving day smothered in secret sauce or the changing of the leaves in the autumn season. There's is a finger width of head but the head quickly dissipates due to the high alcohol. Plenty of carbonation and lacing on the side of the glass. Aroma: earthy, woodsy with a slight burnt or smokey campfire aroma. Also, there's a slight citrus & tropical undertone. Maybe a grilled mango or pineapple aroma. Pine! Pine! Pine with a hint of spruce leaf. Palate: on the front of the palate, sweet flavored malt with a hint of mango or a mellow flavor of puréed carrots. Definitely a lot of bitterness that carries throughout the entire palate. Mid palate is all hops. A woodsy, earthy & smokey characteristics with a hint of mango or tropical fruit coats your tongue and stay dominate throughout the entire experience with each mouthful.The beer finishes dry with flavors of pine & spruce. Food: this imperial IPA/ secret sauce screams spicy food, Asian, Chinese & Mexican cuisine or dessert such as carrot cake. If cheese is your thing. Try a sharp or aged cheddar such as gouda or cabot. *** Allow this imperial IPA to warm up for a few minutes before consumption. The true characters of the beer are released. Only then will you experience the overall liveliness of this handcrafted beer***


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