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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - FEB 10, 2009
UPDATED: APR 15, 2009 This beer is Fantastic. It is my favorite beer It won the 2003 Alpha King Challenge a competition to find the hoppiest most balanced beer. Which is the competition for "Hop Heads" So balanced, clean, flavorful and drinkable. Pungent sweet hoppy aroma with toasty caramel notes. Clear shimmering medium amber very enticing. Flavor is perfect. Bitter, piney, sweet caramel malty. Seek out and find this beer you will not be sorry. If you want to grab this beer on tap with me send me an email.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RogerB (2) - Morgan Hill, California, USA - SEP 4, 2006 does not count
WOW...he finally got me to try some of the "Deuce" and I actually liked it much more then their regular IPA. Very good flavor....well worht the price.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drawde (115) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 3, 2007
Wow, this oneís a kick in the ass. Think powerful IIPA; clean palate; big shot of grapefruit hop on top. Kick ass. Holds up well even at Toronado.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HighWine (940) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2009
Tap. Hazy nutmeg color with beautifully-laced head. Nose is floral and citrusy. Taste is delicious with a great malt/hop balance. Itís like eating my favoriate breakfast cereal and drinking my favorite beer at the same time. Palate is malt that transitions into an admirable malt hoppiness.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
auto (163) - California, USA - DEC 31, 2005
tangy fruity nut aot lavour. very good flavour and good aroma. small head. havent had a good beer in a while. i liked this one.. . .

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MacDouglass (88) - Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Aroma: you can tell that this is going to be one hoppy beer, citrus almost to sour, and tons of hops; Appearnace: hazy tan, with maybe a bit of red, medium white head upon pour that quickly dissipates; Taste: very, very standout Imperial IPA, tastes just like it smells, a ton of hops, followed by fresh citrus, maybe Iím trying too hard, but I can pull out lemon, orange, and grapefruit, thereís also something else that stands out after a swallow, something almost nutty or bready; Palate: one of the most bitter but enjoyable beers Iíve ever had, its bitterness is on par with Sierra Nevadaís Torpedo IPA, but this one tastes better over all and has more to offer with all of those citrus notes, good carbonation; Overall: I think that this is more of a Double IPA than an Imperial IPA, nevertheless, I wish I had bought more than one, it is absolutely wonderful, one of the bettter IPAs Iíve had in a while

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Matts_Property (831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2011
Bottle split with mcberko from Saraveza Double IPA festival, Oregon. Pours a cloudy brown/orange with a lasting white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, resin, citrus, pine, caramel, honey, orange peel. Flavour of the above mentioned hops, backed very nicely with the caramel sweetness. Full bodied, well rounded, nicely bitter. Beautiful.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mpersinger (336) - , California, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Thanks for the share, kmweaver. From bottle procured from brewery. Burnished golden with off-white 16th inch head. Pine and agave syrup aroma with gigantic pine resiny flavors layered with simple syrup, crystal malt and light cinnamon. Medium body, balancing alcohol, slight drying, long flavorful finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (451) - California, USA - APR 26, 2008
A- Golden in color with a small eggshell head that fades and leaves a little lacing. S- Smells extremely hoppy. Grainy pine scents dominate the nose. T- Piney hops are prevalent from start to finish with a bitter kick. Grainy bready taste masked beneath the hops. M- Thick and chunky with a blast of carbonation that compliments the hoppy bitterness perfectly. D- Definitely a sipper but certainly very drinkable for a double ipa.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (15493) - 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!!


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