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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Do you find yourself constantly seeking your next "alpha acid" overload? Are you just not satisfied with the hoppy bite of your run of the mill IPA? Well look no further. Hop flavor, hop aroma & hop bite! Brewed for hop heads, by hop heads.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (667) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip..pineapple/orange color with 2 finger white head..aroma of hops,citrus,pine..hoppy,bitter..alcohol up front.. good but there are better options at same or lower price.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jb (2508) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Growler from one stop. Clear dark gold lots of billowing white head leaves thick lace. Pineapple and tangerine nose is fresh and exquisite. Lush thick mouthfeel with caramel and tangerine up front and tangerine lingering. Outstanding.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5515) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a vibrant golden color with a large creamy orange-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was bitter, sour caramel, pineapple and a bit of tropical fruit. The flavor was sour caramel, tropical fruit, pineapple and perfume. Very long finish. Moderately full bodied. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dagimp (829) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2015
From a 12 oz into a pint glass. Pours a very golden color with thick head. Dank aroma. Mouthfeel is thick but not sticky. Taste is just bitter. Slight grapefruit but thatís about it. eh, not great.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (3397) - Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Got in a BIF from beerloserLI. 12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big tangerine, pineapple, apricot, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, honey, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity and balance of big citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of big tangerine, pineapple, apricot, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, honey, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good sized pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, pineapple, apricot, mango, lemon/orange peel, citrus rind, pine, honey, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of big citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate malt sweetness; with a nice bitterness/sweetness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a very resinous/sticky and moderately slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is fairly well hidden with only a light-moderate warmth lingering after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Triple IPA style. All around great robustness, complexity, and balance of big citrus/tropical/piney hops and moderate malt sweetness; and smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (7859) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazed golden amber orange with a large white head. Bold hops on the nose, melon and citrus, with a thick malty backbone. Medium bodied, malty and sweet, big warm alcohol and spicy hops. Warming alcohol on the finish, long spicy grapefruit. Very big, very malty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2431) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. Moderate roasted and caramel for the malt, heavy pine and grapefruit peel for the hops, light soap for the yeast, with dried light fruits and a hint of sulfur in the background. Head is small, frothy, white with good lacing and good legs, and is mostly diminishing. Color is slightly hazy amber. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly to moderately sweet and heavily bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, oily, with a fizzy carbonation and a moderately alcoholic and lightly astringent finish. Definitely more powerful than an average DIPA, and full of all things hoppy.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Homebrewing365 (3) - California, USA - MAY 20, 2015 does not count
Rich golden color with nice white head. Aroma is there but not overbearing. Hop flavor pushes through and well outshines the bitterness, which I like. Medium body with good drinkability to it for a big DIPA. Not my favorite of the night but definitely not the worst. I would order again.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Voodoo (430) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Pours a deep amber with a medium dense white head which lingers......aroma of citrus, orange peel, melon.....taste is dense bread, booze, slight heat, syrupy mouthfeel but finishes very clean with little hop taste and slight bitterness. Either very well rounded or missing something, not sure which.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scouser (297) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Pours a yellow gold colour with nice white lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit and malt. Mango and citrus hops, quite a nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ben4321 (4744) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 5/10/15

Aroma: The aroma has some orange/citrus, a bit of stale hop, and notes of rubbing alcohol
Appearance: It pours a rather hazy orange color with a thick foam of off-white head and heavy lace
Flavor: Tastes much the same, lightly sweet, slight alcohol, and moderate to strong bitterness
Palate: This one is medium bodied, with a soft carbonation, and a long, dry finish
Overall Impression: This one sort of missed the mark. The hop strength and depth of flavor just donít come through well enough. Hey, at least it is a great looking beer. Iím generally a fan of Captain Lawrence, but this was a miss for me.


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