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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Over 100 International Bitterness Units and a starting gravity of 1.074. This beer uses over 60 pounds of hops in a brew size of 400 gallons. 36 pounds alone in the dry hop stage. Thatís a lot of hops! Hops are: Tomahawk, Centennial, Cascade, Amarillo and Simcoe.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (23677) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2006 Draught at Toronado, San Francisco. Clear dark amber, small head. Strong citric hop aroma. Sweet with clean crystal malt profile, but this beer is dominated by massive hops that hides some sticky sweetness well. Really hoppy and megabitter. The hops makes me forget about itís drawbacks and I find myself enjoying this beer tremendously.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (23333) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2009
Draft @ Toronado, SF. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a malty hoppy bitter piney aroma with some hints of citrus. Malty hoppy bitter pine needles flavor. Has a long bitter hoppy finish with a long bitter aftertaste. Awesome!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
2nd May 2013
7.75% Cloudy amber - brown beer. Good pale cream coloured head. Palate is slightly soft and semi dry with fine carbonation. Soft caramel malt base. Big resinous hops. Bitterish pine and lesser skunk and grass. Mild hop sting. Balances well with the sweet malt. Semi dry finish. Pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Amber in color with a white head. Sweet tropical fruit, sugar, and citrus notes. Some mango, pineapple, and grapefruit notes. A hint of booze, sweet caramel, and grass. Tastes of pineapple, mango, peach, and grapefruit. A bit of floral hops, very light pine, and plenty of caramel malt and sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (15796) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2006
Slightly hazy dark amber. Massive citric, piney aroma with crystal malt underpinning. Rich and chewy, with a piney, woody bitterness. Only a kiss of sweetness for balance. Has a unique toasty quality. Drinkable for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (14632) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2011
12 oz. bottle, split with Matts_Property, pours a cloudy dark orangey amber with a medium beige head. Aroma of pungent grapefruits, piney and resinous hops, orange rind and caramel malts - quite high bitterness. Flavour of orange rinds, grapefruits, piney, citrusy hops, and just enough malt backing. While being quite bitter, it remains highly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14157) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 11, 2011
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours copper with a creamy off-white yellowish head. Aroma is sort of herby pine. Med+ body. Flavor is fairly pure pine over a very smooth caramel backbone. V. gd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ratman197 (13398) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2005
Bottle poured a golden orange with an off white head. Aromas of pine and citrus. Palate is smooth but resiny. Flavor has a sweet malt backbone with flavors of grapefruit and a hint of oranges and pine. This beer has a nice long lasting bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13309) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2009 (3/1/09, 12oz bottle, thanks SamGamgee) Medium off-white head mostly dissipates, amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, light caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, light bread/caramel. Medium-full body, some resin, low carbonation. (7/3/8/4/15)

(9/18/05, draft, Toronado) Clear amber body with beige head, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, floral, orange, melon. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some caramel. Medium-full, sticky body. (7/4/7/3/14)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12935) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
A dark golden DIPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice fruity caramel malt with smooth floral hops, resinous and piney, light sweaty notes, citrus pulp, nice. In mouth, a nice lightly sweet caramel malt with light treacle, floral resinous hops, light oxidation character, pleasant.

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