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RATINGS: 718   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!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2009
Bottle 65cl. @ Chriso’s pre GBBF Shindig ’09.
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus - orange, pine. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090801]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2008
RB US-CA#300: 22 fl oz bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours hazy orange with a huge white head. Dense hoppy and peachy aroma, classic So-Cal and inviting. Smooth and fruity to a light bitterness in the flavour. Dry apricot note and dry yet also fruity hoppy flavoured. Hoppy and dry malty into the finish. Smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29482) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of straw and hops. The flavor is sweet matly with notes of grass, hops, and fruit. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2008
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of bu11zeye. Hazy golden with a dense off-white head leaving a neat lacework. Fresh citrusy and peachy aroma. Medium-bodied with sweet malts and caramel and a very distinct bitterness all the way through. 311008

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
Draught at Hamnmästaren. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and hops with notes of bread and grass. Hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20619) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2009
Bottled. Hazy yellowish colour, small white head. Aroma is hops, fruits, grass, mild caramel and toffee Flavour is quite much the same. Excellently balanced brew. Pleasant stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19667) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2013
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Hazy deep golden, mid sized head. Rich grapefruity nose with a buttery backdrop and a whisper of alcohol. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Quite intense minty grapefruit, slight notes of syrup and caramel. Long bitter finish. Solid, but one-dimensional.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy bitter greapefruit aroma. Sweetish malty and very bitter hoppy grapefruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish with a long aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
20th September 2009
Hazy amber beer. Frothy white head. Rich hoppy nose. Very slightly soft palate. Deep rich orange marmalade and grapefruit hops well joined up with a little creamy malt and aniseedy alcohol. Easy drinking rich IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2009
<i>Tasting at Papsoe</i>
Hazy golden color; big head. The strong hop aroma is resiny and a bit fruity, piney. Good toffee flavor, dry mouthfeel, because of an extreme hopping, very resiny and piney. Very good.


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