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RATINGS: 2024   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a gaurantee built right into the name!


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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
happy4hops (376) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2009
Purchased @ Jim’s Bottleworks in Hickory,MD.Really nice IIPA or beer in general. Definitley reminiscent of 3 Floyd’s Gumball head a little in the aroma.Delicious Fresh hops in the aroma and flavor.Citrus heaven.Very smooth with hops blasting lightly like a quick firework that isn’t all that it you thought it should be, but is so damn enjoyable.Dry finish. Really great work esp considering the hop extract and all.Great price!


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (1213) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Tap at olutexpo. Clear deep golden color, white head. Nicely malty, hoppy, fruity and balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1242) - SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Bright hazy golden and a nice dusting of filmy head and soft lacing. Zesty tangerine and treacle soaked grapefruit. Tense sweetness throughout but masked by a dangerously pithy bitterness. Grapefruit, of course, but a herby spice and silky solid carbonation. Finishes not too gritty, bitter citrus and puckering sweetness on the linger just makes the next sip even easier.

Keg, Hanging Bat

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (2209) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2014
From a bottle. Pours clear bright copper with a thick bubbly off white head and decent lacing. Tastes like nutty caramel, dry pine hops, grapefruit, earthy, doughy malt. Dry feel, light/medium body, and low carbonation. Smells like sweet nutty caramel, earthy malt, and grapefruit hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3613) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with thick, frothy off-white head. Aroma is caramel and cereal malts, floral and lightly spicy hops, light mango, faint pineapple, and faint toast. Flavor is heavy floral and grassy hops, toasted malts, faint caramel, and some light fruit esters; hop bitterness through the finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (1292) - , Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
(bottle) bright amber colour with a medium tall off white head; aroma of citrus, longan; balanced flavour with a long medium bitter finish

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5983) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2014
"the look was nice, and what is expected of the style...ich thick foam resting atop a golden orange body. Even the cap smelled of resinous hops. the aroma is quite appealing...good mix of hops here, some spice, pine, and citrus. mouthfeel hides the alcohol well and goes down smooth. flavor is good, grapefruit & pine resin, with a touch of spice and alcohol. Overall, a very good brew, especially for hopheads. Similar to Anderson Valleys, but better. Reminds one a little of the fresh aroma of a Lagunitas Imperial Red or IPA - hopefully this one isn’t plagued by consistency issues like those 2. "

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pictoman (552) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Poured from 1 pint 6 fl oz bottle. Clear, light orangey yellow with full white head. Aroma of caramel malt and strong grassy and grapefruity hops. Same flavour. Excellent balance in sweetness and bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1365) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Aroma: intense resin, flowers, some grass. Appearance: hazy gold, big, creamy, white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: intensifying bitters, massive flowers, overripe fruit, resin and grass. Overall: incredibly nice IPA, an explosion in aroma and palate. Bottle at the Freakin’ Frog, Las Vegas.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veronneaupy (148) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Rating pour une Lagunitas Hop Stoopid. Au nez, c'est le caramel qui sort en premier et l'amertume par la suite. En bouche, le caramel amer frappe nos papilles. Le houblon n'est pas présent a par avec son côté amer. La finale très amère et assez dépourvue de subtilité. Goûte la Lagunitas standard mais plus amère. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LeRoytheAlien (19) - - OCT 9, 2014
Golden Orange color, with fluffy white head that leaves beautiful lacing. Aroma is sticky hops, a bit of caramel. Taste is dry, citrus, resin, nice bite from the hops balanced with subtle malt. Overall, this was my first 100+ IBU beer the first time I had it and after enjoying this so much I became a hop-head. Still one of the best DIPAs you can buy.


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