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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial IPA
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Challenger,Saaz and Dryhopping with Amarillo Called Amarillo until 2014, changed to this new name in 2015


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 13, 2013
bottle - Pours very hazy orange with a huge off white head. It gives off very gassy aroma that takes a long time to dissipate and lends a bandage like character to the flavor. Over carbonation I guess. Once it finally settles down there’s a good resin and citrus hops flavor with substantial bitterness, a medium to full body, and a lingering bitter finish. Good. I would rate it higher if it weren’t for the off smell and flavor that lasted quite some time after the initial pour.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (3486) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2013
1 year old bottle at Monk’s Café, Sveavägen. Pours clear amber with a dense white head. It has aged well, the pungent hop aroma expected from a double IPA has turned into a sweet dried fruit aroma, raisins, figs, plum, citrus, resin, malts dominates. Taste is sweet dried fruits up front and a medium finishing bitterness that is a bit too sharp based on the taste, had it been fresh the bitterness and hoppy taste would have been more balanced but it’s still a very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (4496) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2013
Clear amber golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, American hops, orange peel, tropical fruit, strawberry and marmalade. Hop bitter flavour, light sweet. Bitter hoppy finish, sweet honey.
Nice
(From 33cL bottle at the DMT @ Tim’s living, Gent. Shared by tderoeck. Thanks, Tim!)

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2013 30/XII/12 - 33cl bottle from Biernavigatie (online shop, NL) @ home: De Molen & assorted beers tasting - bottled: 2/IV/12 (2012-1430)

Clear deep dark orange beer, very big irregular yellowish head, stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet malts, sugary, bit fruity, citrus, some exotic fruits, strawberry jam, bit soapy. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: pretty fruity, strawberry jam, citrus, little bitter, syrupy. Aftertaste: some grapefruit, sweet, bitter hops, little medicinal.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (3020) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle from realale.com shop on Richmond Road, Twickenham. A hazy orange/amber coloured pour with a healthy fluffy off white head on top. Rich tropical fruit aroma. Tastes incredibly rich, quite sweet, tropical fruit, oranges and lemons, slightly tart with some bitterness. Really like the Amarillo hop. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (1394) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2012
33cl. Bottle. Poors hazy orange/amber with tiny white head. Aroma citrus, floral, malts. Taste mild citrus bitter, fresh, some sweets. Mouth-feel dry, thin, medium carbo. Very good double IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9006) - Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head that disappears quickly. The aroma opens with a burst of citrus and later adds some floral and herbal hops with a splash of caramel. The flavor has a nice citrus burst featuring orange, clementines and a hint of lemon zest, florals, earthy notes and caramel malts. Mild bitterness to the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fejez (46) - ITALY - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (5478) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2012
(draught) pours a hazy deep golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of tangerines, caramelized popcorn, mango, light white chocolate and herbal hops. flavour is mostly the same, lots of popcorn and yeast, with a very light tropical fruitiness, herbal hops, a hint of sweet spices and a slightly alcoholic light-bitter finish. medium to heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndySnow (6713) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2012
Bottle @ Monk’s Sveavägen. Cloudy amber colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citric. Falvour of malt, fruit, slightly bitter.


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