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Diamond Knot Industrial India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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Essentially, the same recipe as the IPA, but with approximately 25% more grain and 3 1/2 times the hops! 75 IBU’s, 100% Columbus Hops.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (233) - California, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle pour. Hazy dark golden with small off white head. Aroma is mostly hoppy, but has light grassy and caramel. Medium body. Grass, earthy, and strong hop taste with a good bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3063) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2014
22oz bottle, hazy amber-orangeish hue, with a frothy bubbly white head, with a wet earthy vegetal floral soapy, leafy, grassy, citrus hoppy, faint funky yeast nose, with a lemon pie crust, faint pale, toasted malt, lemon marmalade, leathery accent, and a bread dough, greenish vegetable, cedary note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate, with a soft funky, bretty yeasty, dough, fruity, lemon tea Leaf, earthy vegetal flowery piney, citrus, tobacco leaf, grassy, leafy, soapy hoppy, light lemon, grapefruit peel character, with some faint coniferous, cedary, lemon pie crust, mint leaf, vegetable green pea flavours, leading towards a mild funky, bretty, dough, fruity yeastiness, citrusy, lingering leafy, grassy, piney, citrus hop bitterness finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (2300) - Hirakata, JAPAN - SEP 28, 2014
Tap at World Craft Beer Tasting 2014. Balanced sort of nose, with caramel quite apparent. and small hopping behind. Amber/copper color. Initial is much as the aroma, balanced, solid caramel backbone. Piney hopping steps up in mid palate. Medium strength hops in final. Has nice hop jump. Not over the top. Pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a medium beige head. Nose is pine/resin, caramel, citrus. Flavor is sweet up front and finishes bitter, follows the nose. Solid, I enjoyed this one, but it wasn’t as malty as other DIPAs I’ve tasted.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2410) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at the GJBF in Osaka 2014. A clear deep copper color. It has a somewhat musty resinous hoppy pungent nose. Well balanced though bitter and while not complex it is satisfying as all hell .

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syzzer (596) - Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Poured from bomber. Good mellow hops, some maltiness. Dark murky yellow color. 8.9 bd. 8.3 bobby

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (761) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 30, 2014
On tap @ Malarkey’s. Pours dark golden amber with medium-thin white head. Aroma is mild caramel malt and thin floral hops. Taste is sweet lightly syrupy dark caramel malt and piney bitter hops. Very malt forward DIPA with lingering bitter finish. Not bad, and one you can usually find cheap and easily in the PNW. Could use more flavor from the hops though.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (2731) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle, brought back from the Xmas road trip. Pours a nice caramel color topped with a monster beige head. Lots of sticky lacing follows a lumpy finger to the bottom of the glass. Nose is good, a sweet and piney blend. Good caramel malts and citrus balance the florals. Overall quite easy to drink, but potent. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagerboy (1336) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2014
Bomber. Unclear lighter orange copper, impressive creamy rocky off-white head mutes aroma of herbal spicy hops. Herbal coniferous spicy floral hop forward taste, firm sweet caramel malts, some citrus. Livelier carbonation, medium bodied, more aggressively hopped. Solid brew, but a bit tame for an Impy, which makes it: LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2439) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Draft at Mountlake Terrace brewpub. Darker opaque orange, soapy foam. Crisp hop, good malting. A little soapy in middle. Solid taster, fruity too.


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