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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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At over 100 IBUs, Therapist is surprisingly easy to drink. Big, bold hop aromas and flavors of citrus, tropical fruits and pine are bracketed by light malty sweetness that does not overpower. A healthy addition of wheat in the grain bill adds to the body and mouthfeel.


joeneugs' rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (4305) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
On Tap at Tap 25. Iím growing very fond of this brewery. I donít think Iíve every had a bad beer by them. This one pours a clear gold with an off white head. The aroma is stanky and spicy with mild caramel and tropical fruit sweetness. The flavor is dank, spicy onion, only a hint of caramel on a full, oily palate. Nice finish. Great mouthfeel. A touch more aroma would have put this over the top.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2015
dank and piney aroma and flavor with notes of citrus as well. A little on the malty side, but doesnít take away from the beer. Pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jefcon (1514) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Really balanced for so much malt and so much hops. Pine resin, earth, maple, grapefruit. Long, dry, pleasant finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5624) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Bomber from Hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. Clear amber gold with a nice beige head. I smell citrus fruit, pine, and toast. That pine and citrus are tasted along with some big malts. Toast and pale malts. Tangerine. Bitterness does not come close to 100 IBUs and is actually very moderate. Mid glass I taste a little caramel and toffee. This is generally sweet and is smooth. Not quite a classic anything but it is good. Still, I look at the ABV and think how much more this could be.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3777) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Pours a clear copper with an off-white head. Nose of citrus and stone fruit. Medium and somewhat resinous body. Smooth mouth feel. Flavor is the stone fruit, smooth light malts,, and citrus. Finishes dry with low bitterness. Very tasty and enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2613) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. A golden color with a white head. A citrus pine aroma whit a sweet fruity finish. Bitters, strong and robust flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (795) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pours a clearish gold with a short white head and lacing. It has a nice pine, resin, and malt aroma with a similar flavor that is bitter resin up front with a not-too-malty backbone and dry, bitter finish over a heavy body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rblib2 (27) - - MAY 16, 2015
A true hop bomb. Bitter with a high ABV and stone fruit flavor. If you are looking for big hop flavors associated with a kick then look no more. I like it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavidWoodruff (433) - Windsor, California, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Dark orange/gold with white head. Huge hop aroma with loads of pine resin, eucalyptus (cat pee). Same hop characteristics dominate the flavor profile with malt being barely able to make a showing. A bit too hop forward (Let alone the 10.4 abv) to have more than one at a sitting.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madchemist83 (172) - USA - FEB 27, 2015
Grapefruit, pine, caramel, tropical flowers and dank in the aroma. Pours clear copper with huge white head. Super smooth with light bitterness bite at the end. Balanced well with alcohol a bit dominating.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ikigai (74) - California, USA - FEB 18, 2015
2/18/15 from bomber. Nice piney hop aroma. Kind of a pine grapefruit almost oniony taste with a definite alcohol bite to it. Very good and still drinkable even at 10.4% ABV but a little too bitter for my taste. Not my favorite but worth buying again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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