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RATINGS: 777   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - SEP 17, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours orange with a big fluffy head which paints the inside white with lacing. Aroma is hoppy with a zest of orange peel. Flavor taste like orange marmalade. There is a slight delay and then BAM the bitterness hits. Just like when you take a bite out of a red chili pepper and you wait those few seconds before the burn hits. Nice creamy mouthfeel. Good DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evergreen0199 (2251) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2011
Keg at Euston Tap, London. A golden/amber coloured pour with a decent off white head on top. Fruity, hoppy aroma. Tastes malty, tropical fruit, hoppy, grapefruit and some bitterness. It was served too warm IMO and was certainly not what I expected. Need to have this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AshtonMcCobb (3493) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2011
355ml bottle. Pours a cloudy orange colour. The nose has sultanas with an earthy, malty background, The taste has initially some grapes going into apricots, then earthiness and spice - parsnip and beetroot come to mind. The palate is medium in structure, which continues through the texture and an extremely bitter finish. Overall, great for the hop-heads, but slightly too bitter for me to want more than one. It’s got a lot of taste going on, but that doesn’t mean it’s very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2832) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2011
Pours golden with well retained white head. Big hop aroma. Taste has quite a strong malt backbone, big juicy hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2978) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2011
355ml bottle. Pours dark orange with a large head. Aroma is bitter marmalade, orange malt and a little mint. Taste has bitter orange to start. Alcohol and bitter orange finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotchzi (302) - Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Pour is light and golden with decent thick lasting white head. Smell is very piney and floral. Taste matches great hop charchteristics. Taste like fresh flowers white pepper and a sweet white corn body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear orange amber, pale yellow highlights. Two fingers white bubbly head that gradually fades. Nose is big orange peel, marmalade, fresh pineapple. Taste is big juicy marmalade sweetness with a big hit of boozy hops that takes over almost instantly, right through to a long bitter linger. Lovely rich DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 25, 2011
(On draught at Hungry Monk). Pours a clear copper color with creamy off-white head that shows some nice lacing. Active carbonation. Aroma has some pine, resin, orange, grapefruit and a bit of dank hops. Taste is sweet malt with some in-your-face bitterness. Medium bodied with an oily texture. The head adds a creamy element to the beer and helps to tone down the bitterness a bit. Pretty nice DIPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brownyonder (266) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2011
Light copper. Medium head and low carbonation..Zesty citrus aromas. Fruity, citrus and strongly hoppy flavours. Bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - AUG 8, 2011
[Bottle] Clear copper appearance, good head formation. Fruity hop aroma, grapefruit and apricot, piney and mildly spicy, caramel malts somewhat hidden but present. Creamy caramel malts appear right away on the palate but grapefruit bitterness and spice jumps in fast. There’s some tropical fruit towards the end but grapefruit dominates the aftertaste. Readlly good DIPA.

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