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RATINGS: 820   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Lupulin Rapture Incarnate! As fervent devotees of hops, we found ourselves on a quest to create a transcendental IPA capable of quenching our voracious lupulin desires. Our mantra became ďunity of bitterness, hop flavor and aroma.Ē Enlightened, duganA IPA was born: A brutally bitter, dank, piney and resinous ale designed for those seeking a divine hop experience.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gregwilsonstl (1255) - Missouri, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Dark copper. Thin white head. Lots of complex hop flavor that seems to change as it lingers on palate. Piney. Amazingly delicious.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3148) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2015
Wow, I can?t believe I?ve never rated this... Candi sugar, brown sugar, citrusy hops. Deep gold color, clean complexion. Malty and more sweet than hoppy, orangey citrus, a bit of bubblegum; alcohol fairly hidden considering the alcohol. Medium to medium full, smooth. Seems like this might be the precursor to the new IPA/Trippels that seem to be all the rage now.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hman43 (493) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2015
It pours a cloudy golden orange with an off white head that leaves considerable lacing. It has aromas of dried fruit and caramel. It has a sweet taste that features caramel, dried fruit, and some citrus. It is bitter on the palate, but not overwhelmingly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7561) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 2, 2015
Bottle. Dirty straw coloured body, lasting off white head. Piney hops with earthy undertones, straw like malts, long bitter finish. A bit rough in the finish. Not something I could drink a lot of.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (94) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Aroma: mango, spruce, Appearance: golden, clear, tan foam, Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: full body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter fnish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (646) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Just didnít like it much. Funky nose and taste. Maybe it is just due to the cold that I have.

4.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JFParnell (52) - Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2015
This is one of my favorite Imperial IPAís. No bitter or grapefruit aftertaste, which is a major requirement. Not quite as good as Omegatex, or Ruin Ten, but definitely worth a bottle or two when they go into production.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1623) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2015
On tap at Brass Tap with Audrie, pours a light gold color with s nice head. Nose is hoppy. Taste is deep pine and resin with a good amounting bitterness. Finished in the same tadting notes , with a moderately long bitter finish. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blackmetal (165) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
Bold hoppy bitterness mixed with nice fruit notes. Nice creamy taste, very nicely balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (279) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle pour. Cloudy golden with large off white head and good lacing. Citrus, grapefruit, and light pine aroma. Creamy medium body. Pine, grass and a light bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ccex (1022) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2015
22 oz bottle pours a clear golden orange with large white head and good lacing. Aroma is full of citrus hops, mango and pine resin. Taste is bitter but thankfully not too dank. There is only a slightly sweet malty backbone in the middle. Body is much lighter than I expected from a DIPA, with average carbonation and a slightly soapy mouthfeel. This one didnít take as long for me to finish as I thought it might. One of the more refreshing DIPAs Iíve tried, and one Iíl come back to.


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