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You can only drink so many beers in a lifetime, so you better make each one count. That’s where we can help. Because at Epic we’re obsessed with creating big hop-fuelled beers. This takes a shed-load of skill. It also takes a shed-load of hops. In fact there are 15 crammed into this bottle. Many brewers would call that insane. We call it flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2009
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of citrus, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and citrus. The body is light. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3480) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2009
Medium head amber pour good carbonation,aroma hoppy goodness,fruity,passionfruit,citric,malt,sugar sweetness,flavour passionfruit,peel of citrus,grapefruit like,clear fresh tastes,nice fizz,the bitter tends toward tart but is still good,tooffee hints,very bright tasting all the way,finish hoppy first and bitter,malt touch,very nice indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4806) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle from Duffman. Amber with. Thin skiff. Nice moderate woody hop nose. Delicious hop flavour. Makes you want to keep drinking. Very good woody hop flavour. Delicate malt just enough to carry the hops along.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
whiterabbit (28) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2009
Aroma is wonderful with fresh green hops, I am guessing that these hops are picked earlier than in many other beers to create this aroma. Pours with beautiful off white head which lasts. Flavour is exceptional with grassy bitterness and long lasting dry finish. Possibly the best A.P.A I have ever tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - SEP 11, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2011 Big hoppy pale ale. Very true to the APA style. Lots of citrus, pine and flowers but with enough backbone to keep it in check. Medium to full bodied. A delight to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidm (1978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle 500ml. Fantastic beer. Powerful aroma of herbs, and also malt. Flavour is nicely balanced sweet and bitter, with long finish. Amber colour, with a stable medium-size head. Medium body with not too much carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2009
A Mes rate. Bottle at home.
Clean gold with a thin white head. Big fruity and bitter. Incredibly chewy and tasty. Slight mineral and sour notes. Fantastic bitter finish with great length from the Nelson Sauvin. Brilliant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stew41 (1793) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - AUG 30, 2009
Just a touch too much on the high powered hops side for my liking but the class in this beer is evident. Lots of citrus and grapefruit with a darker, bitter edge. The nose is actually quite soft and delicate with sweet passionfruit but the beer is much more serious to taste. Plenty of fizz here but probably appropriate to take the sting out of the hops and bitterness. Finish is bitter, dry, and almost a touch peppery. Stands up well on the world stage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aisha (2) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 23, 2009 does not count
copper orange with small head. Citrus, grapefruit notes to the nose. Flavour initially malty which finishes with lots of crisp grapefruit bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluevegie (3064) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 29, 2009
Clear orangey golden body with large white head. Passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus notes on the aroma. Taste is fairly similar, plenty of bitterness but in a good way with the malts just supporting this beer. Very drinkable.

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