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RATINGS: 1541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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An imperial IPA that was brewed to turn your world upside down. Hops have got you coming and going. Pungent aromatics up front paired with a malt balanced backbone and a smooth bitter finish. 86 IBUs.


Onslow's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Onslow (1183) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. CLoudy pale amber brew with smaller head. Aroma of fantastic hops and malt combo - floral, citrus, fruit with sweet hops under all. Taste is a little sweet malt and then fantast hops complexity. Fine palate. Excellent brew.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Weevo (35) - Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle, included in this months beer club six-pack. Pours amber with white head. IBU 86, probably a great beer I'm just not a hop-head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jh773 (142) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Yellow, little visible carbonation, thick head. Smell is mango, pineapple, grass. Flavor is caramel, tropical punch -- very smooth, not too sweet. Really well-balanced, if a little under-carbonated for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2246) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Light yellow clear body with some foamy white head, not much retention or lacing. Lively aroma of citrus, a touch of pine, resin. Taste is nicely balanced between bitter and sweet malts. Nice pop to this. Good double IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (826) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Big and boozy, with a smooth mouthfeel full of caramel malt that is perfectly balanced by citrusy grapefruit and finishes with a blast of spicy hops. Long finish. Packs a punch but this is very well put-together.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobaidan (512) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 12, 2014
From a bottle, pours gold with a bit of a haze. Aroma is lemongrass. Flavor is sweet with a lot of hop presence. Lemon and citrus with a serious hop bitterness. Finish is very bitter.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1354) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Aroma: tropical fruits, heavy ripe fruits, resin. Appearance: hazy orange, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: heavy sweet. Palate: intense heavy overripe fruits, resin, heavy sweets continue, slightly dry in the very long finish. Overall: fantastic IIPA, aroma and palate are beyond belief. Bottle at Top Hops, Manhattan.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Funknmilla (692) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2014
-12 oz. bottle -pours pale copper, light tan head -now this is an IPA aroma! -sweet hop flowers drenched in a malted hug -a creamy mouth feel -bitter citrus that that through the entire sip ends up in the finish -the citrus is good and the beer is good :) -rating from 2-9-2010

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jagad5 (68) - - OCT 8, 2014
Well, if you like IPAs this might be good. Unfortunately, the waitress didn’t know it was an IPA. Even for the fact that I don’t like IPA, I wasn’t that impressed.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niko100 (2015) - Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Hazy amber/gold color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of rich pine hops, floral, & citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, pine hops, citrus (notably grapefruit), and some caramel; Finish is dry & bitter; The alcohol is fairly well hidden; Nicely balanced; All hops - classic.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nsanders (516) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Tap at Pizza Luce. Orange with a creamy white head. Mango, caramel, resiny hops, and fresh cut grass. Flavor is fairly sweet with a lingering resiny bitterness. Body is heavier with a sticky feel.


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