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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
A highly hopped, yet still balanced, double IPA. 6 hop varieties, emphasizing Citra Hops, were used. Weíre loviní the tropical goodness of this hop variety! July 2010: Even more Citra hops! Extreme tropical, melon and peach.

Ingredients: 2-Row*, Munich* and Wheat* Malt, Citra, Chinook, Nugget, Cascade, Centenniel and Columbus Hops. 9.7% abv. Seasonal- Spring

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomhenderson (166) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Growler from Growlers, Hilton Head. Pours coppery-orange with thin off-white head. Aroma is sharply hoppy with essence of grapefruit, mango, and hints of resin, along with a fairly prominent toasty malt presence. Taste is wonderful and along the same lines as the aroma, perhaps with even more maltiness to support the significant hops. This is a keeper!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (4006) - - SEP 21, 2012
tap at The Griffon in charleston. cool place with $ all over the walls. probably the best place to get craft beer on top in this town. muddy gold pour with a small, stable creamy head. tropical aroma. medium-full bodied with apple notes and pineapple flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (1115) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bomber into pint glass, thanks to Notacommunist for sharing this. A- Color of orange marmalade, thin head S- Somewhat muted, a bit boozy, a bit of citrus T- Sweet, taste of C hops, some sort of weird spice, onion or garlic or something. M- Somewhat thick, a bit undercarbed O- Decent overall, doesnít really stand up to the wide array of great DIPAs available. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 06-09-2012 04:04:00

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14617) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours apricot with white head. Nose/taste of tropical fruits, grapefruit, freshly cut grass, pineapple, caramel malt, citrus, pine and resin. Finishes dank and resin pine. Bitter. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2012
22 oz bottle. Misty brown with a spongy white head. Nose is lemon, orange, musk and toffee. Juicy medium body, resiny with a tingle showing some heat. Taste is catty lemon peel, juniper berries, pastry dough and grapefruit peel. Sticky finish with honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie (3231) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2012
Bomber bottled on April 12, 2012. thanks to Amber. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma is solidly hoppy with lots of citrus and mango. Plenty of citrus in the flavor too. It doesnít explode on the palate like some of the best west coast examples but there is plenty of hoppy goodness to go around. Pineapple, mango, pine. Malts are right in line. Pretty fatastic and refreshing to a certain degree.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
carolinakev (6) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 9, 2012 does not count
Poured from a growler from COAST brewery. Poured nice orange hazy hue with about a 2 fingers head. Sweet malty aroma with pineapple, mango and pine hints. Taste is very citrusy and follows scent; pineapple grapefruit and more piney taste. Small hint of alcohol present. Mouthfeel with medium body and moderate carbonation with nice lingering bitterness. Overall my favorite, I would love to do a side by side taste test of maharaja, Hopslam and boyking. For now, this is my favorite DIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KickInChalice (860) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2012
From notes. First reviewed 8/8/2011. Poured from a growler into a tulip. At long last I am finally getting to try a growler of this. When poured into my tulip, Boy King has a dark, but still translucent, caramel color with a cherry tint. A full creamy white head rests elegantly on top, leaving lots of lace all over the glass. Sweet caramel, grapefruit, spruce, and candied pineapple give this a sweet, fruity, and bitter aroma. Fairly standard and pleasant for a DIPA. The flavor starts out with a caramel sweetness, which turns into a resiny pine bitterness. A little earthy, spicy, and herbal flavors come through in the middle, with a good amount of citric hoppiness and a dash of pineapple as well. Not surprisingly, this 9.5% DIPA is full bodied. I would classify this as being smooth, although there is a slightly grainy aspect to this, as well as a little bit of oily resin. The hop bill was full, giving this a solid bitter presence, but the malt could stand up to it fairly well, which I like in my hoppy beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2012
From a growler - Boy King pours a golden orange color. Huge 3 finger head arises and sticks around with great retention. As you drink this lovely DIPA, lacing is seen everywhere. As soon as I opened up the growler my nose was blasted by tropical fruity goodness. The citra hops used in this brew comes in nicely. It seems they added more citra hops for the latest batch. Follow that up with the other fruit, peach, mango, grapefruit, and you have quite the barrage of aroma. The malt is there but itís just sitting behind the wall of fruit. Itís just amazing. The taste isnít as fruit forward as the smell is but donít get me wrong. The maltier side comes out more here. Itís still amazing and juicy though. All the fruits come back. Mango, citrus, peach, and grapefruit. It also has a sugary kind of taste and I also picked up some dry hopped taste and feeling. There is a really nice bitterness from start to finish and it lingers nicely on the aftertaste. As if the look, taste, and smell of this beer wasnít great enough, the mouthfeel is fantastic. Full bodied, slick, and sticky. Slight carbonation. This beer is 4 for 4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Boy King
Date: July 25, 2010
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head
Aroma: sweet citrus aroma, big piney sweetness
Flavor: lots of hop flavor, big bitterness, nice citrus, peppery spicyness, long bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

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