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RATINGS: 788   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Brewed with 8 different hops and dry hopped with whole cone Cascades. Its more powerful than our Islander IPA and even the most intelligent have become "idiot" after a few pints of this super hopped up beer!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (1457) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
28.3.2014. Pines, fruits, grapefruit in aroma. Promising good. Smooth, piny, grassy, grapefruity. Fulfills the expectations of aroma. Surprisingly fresh and not heavy.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlassBrass440 (246) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 12, 2015
pours a clear redish gold with soft white head. Hops jump out before even sticking in my nose. Tons of citrus. Orange, grapefruit, tangerine. Some dank/woody hops too. Flavor is surprisingly restrained compared to the massive aroma. Some grassy hops, alcohol, very light caramel sweetness. Orange makes a late appearance. Sticky, almost numbing mouthfeel with a strong bitterness and some astringency. Short finish but the bitterness stays forever.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bphicks123 (23) - - MAR 10, 2015
One of my favorite IPA’s. Very healthy dosing of hops with 8 differenent varities, love the dry hop touch as well. Super hop heavy, while still balanced and tasty.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (123) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Awesome hoppy beer, peppery spicy hop aroma, last for ever. Taste light malts some alcohol, excellent bitter hop flavors. An awesome xxipas.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (125) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Aroma: bread, resin, grass, Appearance: golden, clear, white foam, Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (1075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Thin head with a light gold color. Lots of lace. No aroma and the taste is little muted. Finish is nice, Citrus, grapefruit and caramel. Medium mouth.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mtu71 (225) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Tap. Small ivory head, small bubbled lace. Misty orange. Shyish hoppy aroma. Fruity hoppy taste, grass, grapefruit, mango, wood. Dry oily palate and bitter dry aftertaste. Very tasty and well balanced. One of the best of the style.

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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (1018) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. Light golden pour with a white head. Pine, citrus, juniper, hop, resin. Medium to full body. Long well balanced bitter finish. Really good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fantti (773) - FINLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Hana @ Leskinen. Kaatuu tuoppiin oranssinkultaisena ja kirkkaana, tiivis ja pysyvä vaahto on noin sormen paksuinen. Tuoksu on alkun melkoista trooppisten hedelmien (mango ja päärynä ainakin) sekä sitruksen tykitystä. Sen jälkeen tulee makeampaa vohvelimaisuutta ja hiven havuakin. Maussa iskee heti katkerot puumaisuuden ja havun muodossa, jäljessä tulee hieman sitrusta ja karamellista vohvelia. Suutuntuma on katkera, hyvin kuiva ja hyvin suussa säilyvä. Hieno hieman vahvempi IPA, jossa katkero ei hyökkää, mutta katkeropotku on todella pitkäkestoinen. Havuinen kokonaisuus. Näin humalointipainotteinen olut maistui kuitenkin enemmän IPAlta kuin DIPAlta.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1580) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Draft. Clear, Rick gold color, tall foamy white head. Medium body, malt comes through to balance the hop. Strong finish.


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