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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sdriessen (320) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 29, 2009
Wow, hoppy indeed! Aromas are dominated by a citrus rind hop, although some sweet malt, vanilla and floral notes show through. Flavours are of a zesty, grassy hops with grapefruit and a lemon rind bitterness. Finishes dry and zesty. Awesome!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kash (2) - , NEW ZEALAND - DEC 18, 2008 does not count
Loved this beer. Meet the brewer Luke at the Auckland Food Show. The beer tasted devine. The hops were amazing and its the closest beer to what I drink at home in Portland, OR. Luke you are a great brewer and I wish you every success in the future. Every Kiwi should try this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nutpea (17) - , NEW ZEALAND - DEC 18, 2008
Tried on tap, smells divine almost like citrus fruit followed by an almost grainy palate but with good mouth feel and quite bitter in the end

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thirstystirrer (15) - , NEW ZEALAND - DEC 15, 2008
wow this is amazing- big nose- bigger flavour. cant wait to have it again- shame i only got 1 bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34443) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
<b>Bottle 330ml.</b>
Clear light to medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange, grpaefruit, flowers notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (100908)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alasdair (76) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 30, 2008
grapefruit and orange aroma. Clear dark golden; disappearing white head. Citrus and rose-water flavours, with a hint of caramel. Crisp finish, with a firm bitterness, but also a lingering marmalade-esque sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kiwibt (55) - , NEW ZEALAND - SEP 27, 2008
On tap at the Malthouse. Pours clear orange/brown with meduim head. Aroma is stronge grapefruit,rose petal with some fruity esters.Classic USA cascade hop qualities. Grapefruit,rose petal hop flavour balanced with a clean crystal/caramalt background finishing with a clean bitterness. Overall a good beer, a slight increase in bitterness would make it very good. Well brewed with no technical faults.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours clear golden orange with a lacing white head. Crisp citrusy and mild peachy hops aroma. Light citrusy initially in the flavour with a light bitterness mixed with a mild sweetness. Light fruity and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet and hoppy aroma with caramel and piney notes. Sweet flavour with hoppy, piney and caramel notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2008
Bottle, 5.4%. Good caramelly and elderflowery hop aroma. Clear golden colour, very small white head. Good teaish hop flavour, some sweet caramel flavour. Nice, clean and refreshing.

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