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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Molten is the most aggressive IPA in our little family, yet it somehow manages a great balance… while still achieving full hop overdrive. This year’s offering is stronger than the last and features a more complex hop bill, with citrus notes dominating. Dry-hopped with enormous bagfuls of whole hop flowers, which provide added aroma and flavor without harsh bitterness. Watch out, this brew is deadly!


BK7's rating

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (770) - Turner, Oregon, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle. Lots of pine balanced with citrus. Tropical sweetness in the background. Solid bitter IPA finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (2702) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 27, 2015
On Tap Light haze, orange sandy colored head. Big tropical fruity hop flavor. Plenty bitter but flavorful. Very tasty double.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arayaga2 (1859) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Cider brown with minimal head. Aroma is honey and waxy resinous hops. Taste is the same, and its neither overly sweet nor hoppy. $5/20oz

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2536) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 15, 2015
On tap at PreFunk. Aroma is all hop, leading in to a big hop smack in the chops, lots of bitterness, lots of warmth. Clear medium gold body, small wispy head, this all about the hops from taste to finish. Decent DIPA

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lightbias (230) - USA - MAR 9, 2015
The liquid pours out of the bottle a hazy amber filled with residue, and capped with a thick, dense, sherbet-white head. The aroma is strong hops, fresh, filled with citrus and pine. As I drink down the foam clings to the sides of the glass, wet and heavy; only slightly sticky, but consistent and soft. the taste is bitter, drying my gums and the underside of my tongue. The flavor is fairly consistent with the nose, drawing on that bitterness in the taste and combining the two with a malt backbone that balances fairly well. A basic IIPA with lots of hops up front and a good foundation. I wont be running out to find it, but all in all, it’s not a bad brew and I would drink again without thinking about it.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1442) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
500 ml bottle. Murky lighter orange copper, lots of unappetizing big chunks, mostly fading off-white foam. Resinous citrus hop aroma, some c-malt. Initially quite bitter herbal floral hop taste, resinous, some spice, milder c-malts behind, softens and becomes more citrusy grapefruit as it warms. Average carbonation, medium-full bodied, more aggressively hopped. DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsnicholas (310) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2014 Bottle (500ml $5.50): Golden with smallish head. Lots of floaters. Good carbonation Strong hops but will balances with not too much bitterness. Could be a regular.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1465) - Oregon, USA - AUG 17, 2014
On draught at Saraveza for 5th Annual IIPA Festival. Golden color. Aroma is caramel and sweet citrus. Taste is sweet tropical citrus with a healthy backbone of malt. Quite hoppy and herbal, yet the malts balance it all out.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (685) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Appearance was clear orangish gold with lasting creamy white 2 finger head, rings of lacing. Aromas are citrus galore of orange, tangerine, pineapple, lemon and grapefruit with soft sweet pale malts, no alcohol. Taste was hops of tangerine, lemon, orange, pineapple and grapefruit. No alcohol with crystal and pale backbone. Palate was smooth creamy CO2 with medium body, then lasting smooth fruity bitter balanced finish. Just love the juicy hops there.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2770) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bonus from a recent trade. Lots of pine and resin and grapefruit along with a thick malt body. Full bodied and viscous but them you get hot with some piney hops and are reminded that this is an ipa. Serious presence here. Much more malty but still really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CampesinoTino (798) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2014
500 ml Bottle. Cloudy orange amber colored pour topped with sudsy foam. Aroma is a blend of ripe citrus, dried tropical fruit, pine resin and toasted malt sweetness. Taste opens with a shot of leafy herbal hops bitterness and orange rind along with some pineapple, lemon and caramel malt. A little bit of mint and pine in the finish round things out. Moderate carbonation and creaminess in the body. Lots of fresh citrus and forest floor goodness from the hops.


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