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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Fresh Hop IRA
Mother Nature is a wonder. Each year she decrees what her bounty will bring, regardless of what we think it should be. Thusly, Sodbuster Farms in Salem brought us two varieties of fresh hops; Perle, and Sterling. The consortium of these hops provides the Killer Red with aromas of blood orange, pineapple, and forest. A healthy malt bill balances the top end and lends candied fruit, biscuit, and caramel character to the tongue. When life hands you hops, make fresh hop beer!.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (2236) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 19, 2016
Rating #2156 - 2015.11.09 - Draught @revolutionyyc. Red-amber pour with a weak, white head that bubbles away to a ring. Aroma is strong with hoppy overtones, piney, lemon zesty and cookie dough malt. Taste is more of the same, dry piney citrusy hops and pastry malts dominating the flavour, with a hint of sweetness. Finish is dry, but balanced and satisfying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sulawang (1027) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
Visual: Pours reddish brown with a nice 1.5cm dissipating head, sticky lacing, a thin layer of retention, lost of slow steady streams. Nose: citrusy pine hops, toasted malt backdrop, light boozy (lvl-6)-pungency Attack: creamy-fine, crisp Mid-palate: (lvl-5-sweetness), more creamy CO2, sweet light toasty barley malt, apple, orangy hop oils Finish: soft green grassy piney off-dry bitter hops, malty sweet finish. Summary: Solid malty hoppy profile with a very nice creamy mouthfeel. It’s just a touch too dry on the finish for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rejtable (2309) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2016
Tap at underground. Pours clear Amber lots of foamy head and tons of lacing. Nose is bread and fruit. Flavours of raisins, pineapple, some grapefruit. Taste med bitter med/light sweet. Full sticky body lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (318) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle into IPA glass. Pours a clear copper colour with off white head. Aroma is pine and orange. Taste is orange and pine with a pithy bitterness. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (4612) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle in Seattle. Copper brown with a creamy, lacing head. Fresh pine hops and metallic, crisp malt. Rich body, some good hop bite and a rounder amber malt body. Heavier abv than I’d expect leads to a heavier, not entirely pleasant body. Good flavor but something doesn’t add up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (9538) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Deep orange with an off white head. Sweet malts, ripe papaya, medicinal crushed aspirin bitterness. Imbalanced, bordering on harsh IMO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brigadier (3535) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2015
500 ml bottle
A reasonably nice seasonal feels like a beer with a limited shelf life that, if it still exists on any shelves, is a shell of itself. At the price here in Ohio I imagine that might be the case although if this were on draft I’d have no problems ordering a pint (depending on the other options). If higher gravity IPAs are your thing this West Coast style version should be right up your alley.

Aroma / Appearance - Caramel colored liquid swirls like a glass full of melted Red Vines. A rough vanilla head bobs up and down like whitecaps. Spruce, grapefruit, and some tropical notes brighten the mood. Overall this has a sharp focus but it doesn’t have that hook that catches your full attention.

Flavor / Palate - Oranges, grapefruit, and melon tickle the tongue en route to a clean bitter transition. After a few seconds it carries into the throat where it melts away with traces of resin and pine sap. If I had to choose one beer that shows what Double Mountain stands for from this limited flight it would be this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1528) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2015
Aroma is roasted malts, tart,caramel, earthiness, slight rye and clove. Taste is dark roasted malts with honey and a relatively deep hop profile with an earthiness, lemon grass, clove , passion fruit, yeast and tart. Smooth finish. Appearance is a slightly hazy red with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1804) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2015
Draught to pint glass Grassy hops, caramel, some spruce, and grapefruit. Light amber with a frothy white head and great lacing. Taste is grapefruit, with a hint of passionfruit, a hint of pepper and decent bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2015
500ml brown bottle. Orange, a bit hazy, nice looking creamy foam and wide bands of lacing in the glass. Aromas of caramel malt, mixed tropical fruits, grapefruit, pine and light weed. Taste - some caramel sweetness, citrusy, fruity. Medium lasting bitterness and some bitter citrus notes lingering. Medium bodied, good smooth carbonation. Good beer, not as intense in the finish as I would have liked, but worth drinking.

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