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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
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This was a limited run that quickly gathered a cult following of depraved devotees. So much so that we had to start making it all year long. Big flavor. Makes other beers taste like tap water. Beer Geek Note: We started using Warrior hops in this brew in place of Chinook.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3716) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2013
On tap at Keg and Barrel. Pours a hazy orange with a pretty thick white head. Aroma of sweaty hops, citrus, tropical fruits. Flavor of sweet fruits up front with sticky, resiny hops in the finish. Not overly sweet like some IIPAs and not too heavy either. I quite liked it; despite prior ratings I found it very palatable and flavorful. 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Palme (4085) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2016
Sampled from a 0.33l bottle @ Haandfest 2015, courtesy of Cunningham. This is a nice golden looking one, a mild blurry to it and lots of off-white lacings in the glass. Smells kinda sweet and a little grainy. Mild fruity also in a way. Yeah, a nice sweetness in the taste also. Sweet pale malts and a little alco burn toward the finish. How strong is this? Thin green yeasty also. Not bad actually these few drops. 30.05.2015

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (5088) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2016
12 ounce bottle from martinvanbeer. Thanks! The beer is a clear coppwry orange with a fluffy white head of foam. Strong head retention. The aroma has notes of citrus, pine, resin, sweet vanilla. Fairly dry and herbal bitterness. Medium body, spritzy mouthfeel, higher carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (383) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 2, 2016
12 oz bottle. Poured into weizen glass.

Pours copper color. Decently carbonated. About two fingers tan head. Good retention, good lacing.

Aroma is super malty. Earthy and caramel. Maybe a touch of orange. Different than what I expected.

Taste is balanced, a little to the sweet side. There’s some hop bitterness, but they are late, they are spicy.

Palate is full bodied. Mostly sweet, a tad bitter. The spicy bitterness is really coming through on the finish. Quite sticky finish. Ten percent alcohol, where is it?

Overall, this really is a good DIPA. Different, but familiar. Oh yeah, I’d recommend this. I would buy it again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bergstaden (2332) - Røros, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2015
Thanks cunningham for the taste - Golden with a white head - Some hops in the aroma - Malt body and hops with bitterness - Hops in the finish - This was nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (11184) - Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2015
355ml bottle. Lame marketing. Bit I like this stuff definitely maltier but ppindable for the abv.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (6284) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2015
Flaske spandert av Cunningham og delt med flere 30 Mai 15. Mørk gylden. Lavt skum. God søt aroma av frukt & bær. Lettdrikkelig med sammensatt fruktsmak. Melon & syrlig frukt.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Inbreak (4425) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2015
30.05.2015, 0,35l bottle sampled @ HaandFestival, courtesy of Cunningham:
Tiny shortlasting head. Aroma is grainy, wet grain, worth, hay, grass, nuts, cereal, caramel, broth. Taste is harsh, weeds, hay, dried grain, harsh grass, bark. Medium bitterness, harsh watery mouthfeel. Meh!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (11054) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2015
355ml bottle thanks to Cunningham for the treat. Clear golden-orange coloured body. Solid lacing. Film-type layer. Leafy hops on the nose. Caramel, herbs and leaves to the taste buds leading to bittersweet finish. Well bodied. Mostly integrated alcohol. Satisfying, rather unvaried though (Drammen 30.05.2015).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10934) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ Haand Ølfestival 2015, Drammen
[Courtesy of Cunningham] Thank you very much Henrik for sharing this so I completed all US states. Pours slightly hazy golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel, malty and fruity finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tfredvik (1723) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2015
Clear medium amber body with a small off-white head. Strong aroma of caramel and overripe generic fruits. Sweet caramel in the moderate flavour as well, generic fruits and nutty hints. Moderate sweet taste with a moderate bitter finish. Mid-bodied, moderate carbonation. Feels old.
[sample from bottle courtesy of Cunningham. Bottle? What bottle? @ Haand ølfestival, Drammen]


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