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RATINGS: 663   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
IPAsavedMYlife (344) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Nose is pine, berry, juicy fruit, some orange peel and honey. Very sweet malt. Head is about average, didnít sick around for long. Color is a hazy orange golden color. Mouthfeel is a bit slick, but full. Bold hop flavor, borderline acidic. Definitely beyond what I enjoy. Basemalt is pleasant, but a little too sweet for my tastes. You can really taste the IBUís in this one. Aftertaste is harsh, and long lasting. A bit loose compared to SNís Hoptimum. Enjoyable nonetheless Enjoyability 4/5.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strap (403) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - DEC 28, 2012
Light caramel pour. Aroma of pine hops and tangerines, very appetizing. Excellent citrus flavor, sweet on the front with a lot of cascade hops on the back side. Well done ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thetmaxx (742) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Poured from the bottle in to my Coronado glass on their coaster ;) aroma is great, floral, grassy and dank, very well rounded. Flavor is similar with a laid back malt character and bright hopiness. Burps up quite tasty with the resiny hop flavor. Palate is sticky and oily with a dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8821) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2007
22oz bottle acquired in trade with bu11zeye (thanks!). This oneís been on my wishlist for a little while. Poured a medium and cloudy amber color with a huge sized off white head. Lots of lacing left on the glass. Aromas of pine. grapefruit, melons, caramel, and pineapples. Tastes of pine, caramel, pineapples, and grapefruits. Fruity. Nicely balanced and very enjoyable - I could drink this one every day!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beaver74 (4) - California, USA - JUN 16, 2012 does not count
Intense citrus aroma that is dominated by grapefruit. Hops are dominate on the palate. A wonderful balance of hop flavor, bitterness and tad of malt character way behind. A good example of a west coast IIPA! Well done Coronado. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (3748) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle from Stirchley Wines, Birmingham. Looks, smells gorgeous. Has a very dry, bitter finish. Before the finish, itís caramelly sweet, with a blooming alcohol sweet hit. Carrott notes in the middle and peppered cabbage too. Really like it. Hints at, but isnít quite (cos not strong enough), but could almost be a US Barley Wine. Although itís the wrong colour. Great carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fr5ed (55) - Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Complex, comprehensive hop aroma from this hazy amber-orange ale - citrus, melon, floral - along with a sweet malty aroma. Balanced, satisfying, heavier mouthfeel - hop-malt synchrony - reminds me of DFH90, Widmer Nelson IIPA, Lenny's RIPA...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alexmestas (29) - - FEB 9, 2013
Über west coast IPA. Aroma is intense pure hop and solvent alcohol. Carmel taste with pronounced hop taste. Solvent after taste with some strong hints of citrus and fruit ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DylansDad (300) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 21, 2013
Like the kids say: OMG! Youíd never know this was 8.5%. Well, ok, you will know because youíll feel warm inside and the world will take on a rosy glow. Insanely drinkable. Big, fat malty pillow of goodness supporting massive hop excellence. Citrus, resin etc all the usual suspects. I canít say any more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chipper (303) - Red Lion, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Hazy amber pour with a small tan head. Aroma pine and citrus, then some bitter hops. Smooth but a little thick, so you know it?s a serious brew. But it is still smooth and dangerously drinkable.

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