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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Doug Hyndmanís latest and greatest hoppy war hammer of an IPA. Five types of hops, five pounds in the dry hop - thereís a theme here. Chinook, CTZ, Centennial, Galena and Amarillo join forces, devastating your palate with their bitter deliciousness. Pungent. Clean. Unforgiving. Wonderful!


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DaBearSox (7) - Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2013 does not count
ē body- med body, low-med carbonation ē aroma- floral and piney ē flavor- biscuit, resinous hops, tangerine fruit ē finish- drying hop finish

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Torysdude (12) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2013
One of the best ipas I've had. Cool little strip mall in the middle of nowhere, Colorado making some great beer. This beer is thick, rich, hoppy, and smooth. A must-try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9802) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2011
On tap at Hops and Pies poured a clear golden amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, skunk bud, orange, tropical fruit and a hint of pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, orange zest and light tropical fruit with a smooth dry lingering bitter grapefruit finish.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Denverdiv (30) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2013
12oz can Pours with a medium white head. Lacing lasts through most of the beer. Strong hop/floral aroma. Medium hop bite, near perfect carbination. Medium bitter swallow and a solid aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ordiedaddy (10) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2013
This has become a favorite. Bought their Booty Box sampler and this has stayed a staple in my fridge. Nice grassy color. Citrus and pine aromas. Flavor is full and well rounded with citrus finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie (2764) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 Started as a 3 oz taster, progressed to a pint, then ended up a growler. I canít believe this is rated a 78 on the site. You people bitch about IPAs not being hoppy enough then you score a hop monster like this low. This is a crystal-clear, straight up hop bomb. Everything from grapefruit, pine, mint, just whole-hearted real hop character saturates this beer. Malts donít get in the way. This is one of the most blatant overusage of hops Iíve tasted in Colorado and it is glorious. Very clean, very unbalanced, but sure to satisfy a hophead.
Okay, I just wanted to note that my initial tastings of this were from draft. I have since purchased a few six packs of cans, and I have to say that itís not nearly as good. I canít put my finger on it, but the hop character isnít as clearly defined and thereís a hugely bitter finish without the full depth I get when I have this from tap. I have never before experienced such a consistent discrepancy between tap and can. I still drink Modus Hoperandi and Hop Notch all the time, but Hop Abomination just isnít the same. So I retract my calling out of all you who rated this poorly, but I am leaving my initial score to reflect the draft servings.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2011
Draft at the Rackhouse in Denver, CO. Pours a cloudy golden orange color with lighter tangerine hues and a one finger white head that quickly settles into a lasting ring. Sporadic lace left behind. Sweet citrus hop aroma thatís slightly earthy and resinous, bursting with tropical and citrus fruit. Hints of papaya, mango, pineapple, orange and lots of grapefruit. Subtle pale grainy malt with hints of graham cracker and biscuit. Medium bodied with a good balance of dry bitterness and sweet citrus/tropical fruit notes. Subtle pine earthiness with lots of mango, tangerine, orange peel and grapefruit. Grainy pale malt backbone provides good balance without overpowering the hops. Very quaffable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DenverBrew (4) - - JUL 1, 2013 does not count
Tight tan head quickly falls. Cloudy amber in colour. Resin and citrus on the nose - a little floral in the end notes. Not detecting any malt in the nose. Round bittering with lifting carbonation. Earthy finish, nice lingering bite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajtrupp (245) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - SEP 7, 2013
This is how an IPA should taste if it has the word "hops" in the title. It should have punch-you-in-the-face level hops. This beer does just that. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4144) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Cask - Fresh piney skunky hops. Clear gold with a huge beige head. Pine, orange and resin. Light persistent bitterness with a nice mellow finish. Very easy drinking.


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