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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A pale ale hopped to the extreme! This beer starts out as a nice pale ale until it reaches the kettle. Throughout the course of the 90 minute boil four massive hop additions are made which transform this beer into a hop-head's dream come true. Both Chinook and Tomahawk hops from the Yakima valley are added in extreme quantities for the maximum bitterness, flavor and aroma.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HH (165) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2002
Had at the brewpub in Centralia. This is some seriously hoppy beer!! A good over-the-top hoppy IPA. I think 1 pint of this has more hops in it than an entire case of Budmilloors. Being a hophead, I liked it. For others, this could cause hop overdose. From the beer menu at Fred’s Rivertown Alehouse ’On a hop scale of 1 - 10, this is an 11’. A fine example of an IPA that WILL ROCK YOU. SISSIES BEWARE.. HOPHEADS PROCEDE AND ENJOY!!! (This is claimed to be 94 IBU..)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 9, 2005
This is a mighty tasty IPA! Beer pours a transparent copper color with a tight and fluffy head. Aroma has sweet notes mixed with grassy oranges. Taste abounds with hops - tingy and zesty, bitter and DRY. Lemon peel and grass with a slight orange character. An interesting thing about this beer is the aroma is sweet and the flavor is profoundly bitter - it lingers nicely on the tongue. I like this beer - poo poo to those who brand this one dimensional!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2010
Dick’s Brewing Company Dick’s IPA--Refreshingly Bitter--2009 Release--22 oz. Bottle--5.50% ABV--55 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0) IPA--Sediment hint. Initially thin develop rich lacy white head .Clear bright thin rich amber color. Rich earthy floral hop front. Mild creamy doughy cloying mellow sweet smooth mild earthy pine caramel malt body. Balanced clean hop spice mild citrus refreshing end. Sampled 10/15/2009. $3.69 Each

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - OCT 30, 2002
Aroma is fruity/hoppy with a touch of yeast--very inviting...The taste: impressive layered hop attack--powerful but not strident; the fruitiness discerned in the aroma re-emerges in the finish...There is enough malt presence here for a conventional ale, but I’m not sure it is enough to balance the powerful top-end of this brew! Still, flavor carries the day here...Hopheads rejoice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2003
Medium amber color,small white head that lasted for a nice amount of time.Hoppy grapefruit aroma.The taste was light malt but very well done on the hops with a nice fruity taste of grapefruit and even a slight juicy fruit gum appearance.The finish is quite good being nicely hoppy with a good bitter after taste of hops and grapefruit.This was much better then i expected and one of there better brews so far of the collection i purchased.Very much worth trying if you can get it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9808) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2006
Bottle poured a hazy copper with a small creamy and lasting off white head. Aromas of citrus, grass, light carmel and a bit of woodsy earthiness. Palate was light bodied and dry. Flavors of orange, tangerine, light carmel and grapefruit rind with a smooth lingering bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2007
Tasted 11/30/07. 12oz bottle. Filtered with a descending dark to light, amber to golden hue. Citrus grapefruit aromas. Slight caramel malt flavor. Medium bodied with a ton of grapefruit and piney hops. Bitter big and dominant. Total west coast IPA. Good drinking. A diverse and abundant hop palate. Really nice. Above par as expected.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phildorsey (159) - Fort Carson, Colorado, USA - SEP 4, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2011 12oz. Bottle. (From my blackberry). Pours golden/amber, clear with a thick and frothy head. Taste is very refrehing, bitter and lively. Very good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 5, 2004
A somewhat nebulous deep amber to copper color as it sets in the glass, crowned by a majestic head that is light tan in color and semi-creamy in its consistency with a fine sheet of lace to seal off the glass. A pleasing hop floral aroma greets the nose, citrus or maybe lime like a better description, crisp and clean to the senses with a sweet malt tone also noticed, front is sweet, loaded with malt and the top fair to middling in its feel. Quite a big hop bite at the finish and the carbonation light with the hop floral flavor lasting long after the beer is gone, a pleasing to the palate beer, and a fine representative to the style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 20, 2008
Has a nice hop aroma. Flavor has a good hop bite. Sustains throughout. Quite bitter but overall pretty good.


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