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El Segundo Two-5 Left Double IPA

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
A brazenly hop-forward beast of a beer, with a huge passionfruit nose. A subtle caramel character provides a malt backbone to shoulder the massive amount of dry-hopping that gives this beer its unique aroma and hop flavor. Two 5 Left is the runway that sends planes screaming right over El Segundo. We always knew we would name a beer after this local landmark and when it came to naming our first Double IPA, it fit the bill perfectly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cobaink2 (450) - seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Very light malt and creeping hops. The play on these two are quite interesting. Alcohol kinda creeps up on you. Lighter than expected but enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8464) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Bomber from ABV. Pours a crystal clear dark amber color with a medium white head. A big floral and resin hop nose. Big sticky resin, oily hops, bitterness, caramel, tropical fruit. Certainly a big IPA. Quite tasty. Sort of a throwback considering how things are going, but this is good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1572) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - SEP 3, 2016
Pours a light copper hue with a heavy floral aroma. Taste is clean, with a dry fruit rind flavor. Refreshing but the floral makeup of the beer made it less than enjoyable. Good beer for the style though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raphael (1173) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 31, 2016
Huge floral aroma, with citrus, caramel and alcohol. Flavor similar with orange, lemon peel and caramel. Bitterish finish. Oily mouth feel..

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ernest (7364) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Draft at El Segundo (Jan 2016). Head is mostly/fully diminishing. Body is light amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (caramel), moderately to heavily hoppy (resin, grapefruit), with strong notes of onion and shallot. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately to heavily bitter, unclean. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. An onion bomb, easily the worst of the sampler.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (4182) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2016
23 Mar 2016, tap at El Segundo. gold, clear, no bubbles. nose is bitter pine/dank hops. thin body and mildly fizzy. orange rind, some pine, crisp bitterness, slightly sweet. some smarties candy. nice enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zymurgeist2 (1869) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Tap at Ale Arsenal. Clear orange-gold with moderate white head. Fair amount if caramel and residual sweetness. Overt pine and resins.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12935) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 27, 2016
Draft - Leafy hops and some caramel sweetness. Clear gold with a decent white head. Sweet and a bit boozy orange peel. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (5021) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2015
(En fût à la brasserie): Très malté et résineux avec un profile aromatique simple de tangerine et de verdure. Machable et nourrissant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (455) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2015
On tap at brewery. Pours clear deep amber, soapy white head. Aroma of grass, pine, grapefruit, and some trop fruit juice. Taste is caramel and roasty malts, pine resin, dank, earth, light trop fruit and big grapefruit juice. Finish is boozy bitter. Pretty tasty.

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