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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (892) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle pours amber with big head. Aroma is big juicy melon and citrus. Taste is very fruity with a nice semi sweet bitter finish. Great double

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (3127) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle cracked by Bill, pours amber orange with small to medium head and lacing. Nose is juicy pineapple, grapefruit and pine. Flavor was sweeter than the scent but still decent enough. Some bitter hops and caramel malt. Mellows out as it warms. Not too bad ehh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tongan77 (115) - Ventura, California, USA - FEB 8, 2014
From bottle to glass! Pours dark orange with a thick head. Aroma is fruity of citrus. Taste is citrus and hops with a smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (1155) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Cat urine aroma or semico. Not sweet. Not bad after sits a nice west coast ipa. Nice head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8382) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Americo shared bottle. Reddish mahogany colour with lace sheet. Aroma is big citrus . Lots of grapefruit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13284) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle at Mikkeller&Friends - Thanks to Andreas. Clear amber - white head. Caramel. Fruity. Buttery fatness. Ok fresh hoppy. Cheese hoppy notes. Ok bitterness. Light chocolate. Barley notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ADfan (539) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Beer has an orangish color with a nice head. Aroma of lemons and pine with some mild sweetness. Taste has a nice bitter taste up front with grapefruit, fruit zest and hops which provide a good balance. Nice finish, good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rick_91709 (149) - USA - JAN 4, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear, reddish-copper with a foamy, off-white head. Citrusy aroma. Fruity taste with a lot of bitterness. Maybe some grapefruit in the taste. Improves as it warms a little. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1682) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle, courtesy GT2, thanks! Amber/red pour. Big yellow head/good lace. Nose is citrus hop, butterscotch, toffee. Taste is moderately bitter, sweet, pine, resin, butterscotch, pine. Palate is average carbonation, sticky, sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8242) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 22, 2013
651mL from La Bodega, just arrived in the store. I wonder if it was handled well in transit? Clear amber red pour with good yellow foam. Good lacing. Nose is sweet tea, butterscotch, toffee. Taste is stickier, more dessert like with big toffee and butterscotch. Rich, malty, pretty sweet but not cloying. Not too abrasive. In a way it hits more like a barleywine than DIPA.


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