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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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An Our mission for this Imperial or ’Double’ India Pale Ale is to overload the beer with hops for an intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma while still being balanced by a big malt profile, resulting in a hoppy beer with more dimension. This beer is light copper in color with some hop haze from overloading with dry hops as well. World Beer Championships Award: Bronze Medal 2011


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1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (7721) - Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2013
ft at sugar maple. Man this beer is awful, totally underattenuated, flat, soo malty and oxidized, baffled by the reviw below.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (775) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12oz can - pours a deep rusty copper color . Aromas of pine and burnt caramel . Taste is mostly pine , some caramel malt with a moderate lingering bitterness . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2831) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Pours a golden amber color with a tall soapy head. Aroma of resin, caramel, biscuit, and grass. Intense flavor with heavy resin, biscuit, and caramel sweetness. Good lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ACHops (733) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2014
On tap & Chuck’s 85th. Pours cloudy reddish copper with very thin off white head. Aroma is dark caramel malt and tart dark fruit on the back with just a hint of floral hops. Taste is somewhat heavy sweet caramel malt, light tartness, and bitter hops on the finish. Not bad, but no reason to recommend this either. The tart notes seem wildly out of place. The first disappointing effort from Destihl I’ve had.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5916) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2014
12 oz CaN, bought in New Orleans, shared with the Noodle Crew .. . pours a deep orange .. medium foam .. . dark grass and molasses sap, some mud too .. . a decent double but happy i shared the vessel .. . .

It’s all good.

Me, at beer tastings.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiercepanda (593) - Missouri, USA - OCT 1, 2014
A hazy amber beer with a small off-white head. The aroma is sweet grain, floral, resin and citrus. The flavor is similar.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
HughConway (805) - Washington, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Can. Pours amber, white head. Aroma is malt, slight hops. Taste is sweet malt. Almost a barleywine.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salmoniform (949) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Poured from can to glass. Golden hue with thick off white head that lingered. Great lacing. Aroma is cucumber, peppercorn, ethanol, straw, grapefruit, grassy. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is sweet initially with a hop bitterness throughout. Overall this is a so-so brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Can from DeLaurenti, Seattle
Red-amber color with small head. Mild aroma, some vanilla, biscuit, malt, vegetables. Good body strength; some malt and caramel flavor, light vegetables, some woody tannins.
Strange.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6876) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
12 oz. can, pours a clear amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma of candied sugar, resinous hops, caramel, and floral notes. Flavour brings out loads of woody resinous hops, earthy notes, and light candied sugar. Quite earthy and woody, with a nice balance. Finishes hoppy, with low astringency. Very nice stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Getbetter (880) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - SEP 7, 2014
From a can.The pour is a dark orange with a white lace.There is a lot of grapefruit and caramel with some lime .


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