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RATINGS: 1497   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.24/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An American Double IPA, packed with over 120 IBU!


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4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
1more4dessert (334) - Upstate, New York, USA - JAN 20, 2012
in the glass is looks like a heffe with a big rocky ledge on top. I’d like to see the expression on one expecting a wheat beer. How they can pack so much pine and citrus into the nose? There is some sweet amphora like tobacco in the nose as well. Taste is all about the hops, enough malt to hold things up but not get in the way. This is the single best iipa I have ever had. Very dry and lingering hop presence which loves you all night.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
obguthr (5589) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Pounder from a friend. Thanks Major Tom! Oak, pineapple, overripe grapefruit nose. Cloudy amber, medium head, good retention, some lacing. Grapefruit, pineapple, pine, oak, thistle. Medium body, easy carbonation, resinous. Extremely hoppy, nice sharp bitter bite. I would have liked a maltier balance, but that’s the most trivial nit pick. Yeah, it’s worth the hype.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnicolaescu (1937) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 23, 2016
Sample at a tasting. Fruity and quite dank. Light malt sweetness with dank notes and a somewhat harsh bitterness. Not up to the hype, I am afraid.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Der_Biermann (8) - - AUG 20, 2016 does not count
Hazy, straw color, Aroma is good, Hoppy but not too much, well hidden. But when taste it, the hoppy flavor comes very strong. Very complex but well balanced. Piney... Dry finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
LKay (157) - Maryland, USA - AUG 14, 2016
They definitely say drink out of the can for a reason. Great , difficult to find, beer. Refreshing, bold, soft... it's great

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1072) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Can, courtesy of Casp. Finally getting the chance to try this! Nose is clogged, but I hear that is not important for this beer anyway. Thick, heavy, fruity, intense. Very, very tasty. Some pines, some tropical stuff. Long fruity mango finish, very nice. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4467) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2016
Can from the brewery, less than a week old. A completely opaque straw gold with a juicy sweet fruity hop bouquet of orange blossoms, prickly pear and mild pine. Med-full bodied with a relatively soft mouthfeel and a super dry finish. The taste lives up to the hype with tons of juicy hops playing all over the spectrum from fruity to peppery to piney this is good stuff but wasn’t mind-blowing or anything.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
LupusHead (1) - MEXICO - AUG 8, 2016 does not count
Unas de las cervezas mas completas que conozco, bomba de lupulo sin ser necesariamente una bomba de amargor, gran balance.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cobaink2 (416) - seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Can via facebook trade. Thanks Javier. Poured from can like instructed. On first sip was a bit underwhelmed however on second the flavor becomes a little more apparent. Peach and melon and a bit of light resin on the backend. A little onion to round things out. Nowadays there are plenty local double IPAs that would stand up to this. It's nice but maybe a bit over hyped. Between this and pliney the elder I would take pliney. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (1332) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2016
16 oz can @ Idletyme Brewing. Pours hazy pale yellow golden with thin white head. Aroma is juicy lemony fresh hops, earthy light caramel malt. Taste is clean light caramel malt; big earthy hops - lemon, grapefruit, and grassy notes stand out. This is excellent, but honestly overrated.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rarbring (2246) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2016
Overall: Floral, citric notes, pine, resin. Oily and smooth. A modest fine bitterness.
Note: Can 355 ml at home. Reviewed 2016-08-02.


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