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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Double IPA utilizing citrusy mosaic hops and an immaculate west coast style malt backbone.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrhopsbeertalk (172) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 21, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 Very malty aroma leads into a boozy malty vaguely bitter flavor. I find the flavors rather harsh and overly boozy. Where are the hops???

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11823) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 2, 2015
22oz bottle. Large off-white head atop murky amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some pineapple, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, pineapple, some grapefruit, mango light bread. Medium body, fairly clean with light resin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arminjewell (7036) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Pour on tap at Happy Gnome, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of nice orange juice, grapefruit, mango, slight peach into bread, biscuit. Taste was a mix of orange peel, grapefruit, mango, nice resin, pine into a bit of biscuit, more sweet fruit, finishing dry and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EyeAmBaldman (339) - Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Pours a cloudy amber with a thick off white head. Aroma is malty with citrus. Taste is spicy with heavy bitterness on the tongue. Notes of citrus, malt, and spice. What an interesting beer. It is a double IPA so it’s got a ton of hops, but it’s still pretty smooth on the backend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1734) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Deep amber pour with an off-white head. Aroma is citrus/fruity hops/. Taste is a finely balanced beer. Malty upfront with citrusy hops in the end. Sweet and creamy. Lacing indicated with each sip taken. Very tasty DIPA for under $6.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gbgbrouge (256) - SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
Sampled at tasting. Pours amber with medium smooth head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, pine. Taste is bitter fairly well balanced and some bitterness in the finish. Expected more from this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (1978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Great beer, lots of fruit, caramel, nuts... in the nose. Taste is quite bitter at the start, but lingers gracefully.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zymurgeist2 (1157) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 13, 2015
On draught. Moderate low citrus hops and slight caramel. Light copper-gold with sustained white head an amazing pattern down the glass. Flavor has more citrus than aroma and resinous. Moderate high bitterness. This beer is well balanced and hides the alcohol well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TattooJack (191) - Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2015
I have purchased a bunch of these bombers in the last month or so and every time I either forget or get too drunk (or both) to leave a review, so this last one I wrote down a few key points. "Very different, weird, fruitty, IPA taste. Cake definitely seems appropriate in the title, like an IPA cake, very strong, I just fell down. So there you go.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (649) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2015
(Bottle sample at tasting, VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Jan 26, 2015) Pours hazy medium orange gold with a big lacy white head and lace. Aroma pretty malty, lots of really bitter orange peel and spruce, coconut? I thought of Sorachi at the time, tasting without knowing the hops. On the palate, caramel malt with a bit of grain, spruce, bitter orange pith, again a bit of coconut. Pretty blended hoppy bitter finish. Astringent bitter aftertaste. Little alcohol heat on the finish. Moderate body and average carb. This is a pretty good DIPA, stylistically I prefer a brighter and fruitier, tropical style but no real knock against it. Different strokes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leini (1066) - SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2015
Sample at a tasting event. Amber body with a minor head. A solid tropical fruit bomb.

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