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RATINGS: 461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
On a beautiful summer night in July while peaceful Danes rocked at Roskilde Festival and sipped wine in their picturesque summer retreats, an apocalyptic tidal surge flooded the famous ōlbutikken in Copenhagen and drowned thousands of precious beer Ė Hop Flood is a bitter tribute to the heroic bottles that didnít make it.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigwesticle (37) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Appearance is probably my favorite part of the beer... nice reddish brown pour with an almost pinkish head. Good hop smell initially but the roasty malt comes through as well as it opens up. Smells like Stone SSR. Roasty bread and subtle hops, mostly caramel malts. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (3324) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is rich caramel malt, biscuit, hops, pine resin, toffee, ripe fruits, bit toasted. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet and nicely bitter. Long bittersweet finish. Body is above medium. Nicely bittersweet Barley Wine-ish hoppy Amber Ale, good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ehaak26 (74) - - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle into glass. Pours hazy amber with medium tan head. Aroma is strongly of hops with a long, strongly bitter finish. Probably the most bitter beer Iíve enjoyed to date.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
polo_marco (313) - milton, Vermont, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Sweet malt some wood scent and smells of dark fruits. Dark reddish brown color with small off white head bit of lacing. Taste of sweet malts dark dank fruit with super bitter finish. Medium body with light carbonation. Very sticky for elder ale but love the complexity and itís something different. Nice work.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rayaron (1343) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting at troublesís place. Hazy brownish-copper with beige head. Sweetish aroma with notes of dried fruits, caramel and date honey. Bitter flavor with notes of caramel, very hoppy, dried fruits, sweetish, a bit stale. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (1589) - ISRAEL - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting. Hazy amber with a big head. Aroma of caramel and fruity hops. Flavor is malty, notes of caramel, some fruitiness, honey, biscuit, bitter finish. Medium-bodied, oily. Probably better when fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeliriumT (481) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 22, 2016
Pours dark brown. Aroma hits you in the face with dank hops. Very sweet bouquet. Flavour is full but very full on. Not perfectly balanced. Quite bitter but very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11468) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at troublesís place. Thanks zvsn & rayaron. Hazy amber. Aroma of malt, caramel, and stale hops. Sweetish malty flavor, with caramel, a bit of toast, and bitter hops, piney, slightly stale. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2740) - SPAIN - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle 33cl. @ Zombier, Malaga, Spain. A: Hazy brown. T: Malt, caramel, hops, raisins.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (4613) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Muddy brown color. Sticky White head. Absolutely delicious. An amber ale filled with hops. Best beer Iíve had this last 2 months in China.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (1428) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 2, 2016
June 20th, 2014 - The writers back at Eviltwinís Brewery are doing top notch work on these labels, setting an environment and attitude for the beer before the head is even pierced by a top lip. And once out, the aroma tumbles forward with all the classic double IPA scents, heavy and sweet, but leaning more towards pine and oak. It is even more robust than many double IPAs in my review archive, and I like it, strong but poised. The flavor is a little less balanced, with a much more bitter approach. The bitterness takes over after a quick puff of sweetness on the front, and stays there, slightly stronger with each sip. I would have preferred a slightly tweaked balance, but for $3.55 I am pleased.

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