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RATINGS: 630   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
An unfiltered, 100% bottle-conditioned, super-pungent imperial I.P.A. clocking in at 9% ABV and dry-hopped with Palisade, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, CTZ, and Willamette hops. The beer will come out in June of 2009 in a handful of eastern seaboard states. It will only be packaged in 750ml champagne bottles. Seek it out... and hoard it from the non-believers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2657) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - APR 26, 2016
Poured from 750ml bottle. Very slightly hazy, gold color with a 3-finger ivory-colored head and very good lacing. Aroma of pungent tropical fruit, grapefruit, lemon, tangerine, pineapple, biscuit and sweet pale malt. Taste of pungent tropical fruit, citrus, floral hops, pineapple, biscuits, caramel and abundant complexity. Full/medium body and medium/high carbonation with a rich mouthfeel. Balanced and complex. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (378) - - APR 24, 2016
Served on tap at Moor Pat. Clear red Amber color with an off white head. Tropical fruit citrus hops sweet malt aroma. Sweet citrus honey grapefruit pine hops. Lot going on with a nice balance. Heavy sticky body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
MacBoost (1682) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 24, 2016
750ml bottled about a month ago. Pours shitty. Smells shitty. Tastes shitty. This is easily identified as a 10 year old IPA recipe. No.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjohnny (462) - - APR 22, 2016
Pine. Citrus. A hint of sweet. Cloudy dark honey gold with a thick foamy white head. Thick Velvety mouthfeel. Very smooth. Orange. Grapefruit. There's a fruit in there that I can't place. The bitterness on the finish is mild but just there. Nice warmth at the end. Very well balanced. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsporrer (415) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2016
Poured from a bomber bottle. Pours a deep orange amber with a massive white head. Light carbonation and lots of lacing. Aroma of pine resin, sweet citrus, and corn syrup. Light syrupy texture. Taste is juicy and slightly bitter. Flavors are not very bold. Not too harsh. Finishes with a nice warmth. Reminds me of Lagunitas Bitter Oats but not quite as good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DWestrick (596) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 17, 2016
bottle. very impressive and tasty imperial ipa. a very good beer that does the style proud

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tstamba (665) - Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2016
Taster... Golden yellow with white head. Nice balance of pine and tropical fruit on the nose and palate. Dry bitter finish... Very good!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorkenstein (314) - - APR 16, 2016
Juicy pineapple and mango aromas, papaya too. Pine and alcohol aromas take over after the beer has warmed. Taste is mango, pineapple, biscuits, and alcohol. After the beer has warmed the flavor shifts to pine needles, peaches, and alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (2060) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 16, 2016
Draft to pint from Cappy’s pours light gold with thin white head. Nose light dank hop, pine, and some sweet malt. Taste moderate bitter bite up front, grapefruit, then some grainy malt mid palate. Light tropical fruit late. Mixed malty and dank hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2399) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2016
Draft at Moriartys. Hazy dark yellow gold with some off-white foam. Few splashes of lace. Complex (but balanced) mix of caramel malts, amber fruit, dark citrus and drying spice. Notes of mandarin. Pineapple. Apricot pits. Autumn leaves. Fresh oak. Green banana peel numbness in the finish. Medium body. Nicely done.

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