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


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RATINGS: 752   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
Challenger,Saaz and Dryhopping with Amarillo Called Amarillo until 2014, changed to this new name in 2015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
McDear (40) - Napoli, ITALY - NOV 6, 2012
Una birra di gran classe dal profumo delicato e deciso. Intenso il profumo floreale misto ad una agrumato presente e mediamente persistente. Molto elevata la carbonizzazione tanto da non riuscire sempre a dominarla. Il retrogusto Ť amaro con persistenza di arancia e resina. Nel complesso una birra molto raffinata con un bel colore biondo ramato.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gfro (11) - Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2012
Looks like itís been scooped out of the Mississippi until itís held to the light when the amber glows. Got a wiff of citrus and hemp but it was poured with a big head, so not a lot to write home about..... until I had a big gulp. Like my buds were bitten by an amarillogater. Bitter, fruity, creamy and oily. Then itís gone, leaving a lovely lingering taste on my tongue and aroma in my ítash... and a fuzzy head. Like a sordid one night stand. Sssh. Donít tell my wife.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5213) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 28, 2012
11.2oz bottle in a snifter. Pours amber with a fluffy, cream-colored head. Aroma of citrusy and floral hops plus a little caramel malts and some light spiciness. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer, but not the best of the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3731) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2012
Tap at the Molen,Bodegraven: Hazy orange coloured brew with fine tropical fruit taste and good hoppy bitternesh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HermanW (1063) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
33 cl fles @home. een geur van een onkruid wat ik nog niet goed kan thuisbrengen. beetje veel koolzuur.smaak niet fantastisch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (3014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Shocked that I can pick this up in AZ! Amazing! Juicy, flavor-packed, citrus-filled brew. Bright, floral nose. Grapefruit is pungent. Orange peel, lemon zest, and tangerine rind all present. Surprising ABV...not at all distracting. Yum.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Temptation (257) - - OCT 4, 2012
Great beer, very sophisticated, complex -not difficult- and original, with the hop as the absolute main character. The first you feel is its voluptuous and fragrant aroma: fruity, with pineapple, lychees, maybe grapes and jelly baby touch, warm and full. Impressive, really. The head, froathy and white, is the perfect complement to its magnificent colour: beautiful golden with orangish glitters.In mouth, you can distinguish two phases (maybe itís the only drawback: the change is too abrupt): the first, very brife, is spicy, citric and slightly sweet; immediately the hop gets in and dominates the overall. Very bitter and longlasting flavour, refreshing and dry, with a peculiar texture between sticky and rough. Anyway, a very original, personal and interesting beer. Great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
scyllaface (6) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2012 does not count
Heerlijke imperial ipa met een goede hopbitterheid, een lekkere alcohol warmte, volle smaak en erg lekker afdronk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (2177) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
Aroma: Fruity smells, peaches, grass, pine needles.
Appearance: A clouded light amber brew, an off-white head, little lacing, and some curtains.
Taste: Very sweet, syrup, bread, tropical fruit marmalade, lemon peel.
Palate: Little carbonation, soft, smooth and sticky, slightly dry.
Overall: Very nice DIPA, a dessert in it self.
Note: Bottle 330 ml, at De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2012-02-11.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 26, 2012
Pours transparent golden orange with a thick white head. Nose is citrus, grass, pine and rock candy. Taste is well bitter. The malt that usually accompanies a bitter is non existent. I don't know whether to count that for or against it. This is more of an IPA. It's excellent. Mouthfeel is crisp and coating. Light body and a long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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