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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Lot #6 Double ipa: think of this as our Lot #3 on performance-enhancing malt and hops. 8.5%abv, and all kinds of tropical fruit and citrus notes. Tommy got very nervous when he saw all the hops going into this one. 18.5°


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2010
On tap at Frisco Grille, Columbia: Pours a transparent deep golden bronze with a stringy-lacing white head. Aroma of fresh abundant resiny grapefruity hops with some pale malty sweetness underneath. Starts with good fullness and a nice light caramely sweetness with lots of assertive citrusy bittering and flavor hops before a drier, crisp bittersweet finish. Very flavorful, yet well balanced and quite hoppy hiding its alcohol well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (5592) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 14, 2013
Tap. Nice full citrus aroma, orangepeel, lime. Cloudy amber, lacing head. Mellow, light oily mouthfeel. Medium resinny hops, ok balance for a dipa, nice citruspeel aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5250) - Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Pours a clear amber color with a medium plus sized white head. The aroma has earthy, resiny and mild citrus hops with some caramel and mild fruit notes. The flavor is similar; resin and dank hops, mild citrus, toasted malts with a splash of caramel and a touch of fruit. Decent, but something kept it from being a standout.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kramer (4857) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear light copper body with a small fizzy white head that faded to a thin ring and a small island. The nose is a little too heavy on the crystal malt sweetness for my tastes, light to moderate citrusy hops. The flavor is lightly bitter with a huge amount of crystal malt sweetness. The hops are so dulled by the awful sweet malt base that they really don’t have a chance to shine at all. Very light bitterness for a DIPA as well. Medium bodied and a bit sticky with hard fizzy carbonation. A pretty awful DIPA. I had their Lot #3 IPA and it was pretty delicious, this is a 180 degree turn from that one. The sweetness on the finish just lingers on for ever. Yuck.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (4702) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle. Nose is big on nice tropical fruits, rinds and all, with a firm pine base. Pours clear amber with a dense and rocky off-white head. Taste medium-strong bitterness, some cool astringent and highly resinous notes, but sweet with a faint amount of booze seeping through. Light body (again, something I didn’t like about the small, not souped-up original of which this is a variant) but with nice cleansing soapy character and lighter wood. some of the woodier and spicier notes from their IPA are toned down here, but I have to give it to them, they make clean and refreshing beers.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jgb9348 (4628) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Rich deep hazy copper coloured body with a bright orange and peach coloured glow with a massive, four centimetre tall tan head - very nice. Aroma of resin, alcohol, pine, grapefruit, a lot of sugars and some noticeable malt. Full-bodied; Super rich flavour of grapefruit and resin up front - this is a pungent and potent beer. Aftertaste shows a great variety of hop flavours with floral notes spanning to pine and grapefruit and everything in between. All with a lot of malt behind for a great balance, but still a strong beer. Overall, a nice and deep imperial IPA that has a great flavour profile, is strong and pungent and served in a small format bottle. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Total Wine in McLean, Virginia on 02-April-2013 for US$2.79 sampled at home in Washington on 08-May-2013.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pours a lightly hazy orange with a medium creamy white head. Great hop aroma. Lots of orange with a touch of pine. Flavor of fresh American hops, loads of orange, some pine and a touch of caramel malt

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle courtesy of jcartamdg. Cheers, Jason! Pours a hazy orange with a white head. Nose is orange, some caramel, some light red and white grapefruit followed by some mild floral hops. Flavor starts with mild caramel and goes quickly to citrus explosion with white and red grapefruit coming into the mix. Light to medium in body with some mild booze toward the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4409) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a nice dark, vibrant amber color with a head. Aroma is pine resin, mangoes, bitter hops. Flavor was nice malts, mango, bitter hop notes, pretty balanced and tasty. Alcohol was pretty mild. Enjoyed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4292) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2013
Bottle. Cheers to Adam for the generous pour. The appearance is deep orange with a tiny head. The nose is strong pacific citrus hops. Some general grapefruit and orange. A bit of sweet captain crunch cereal and honeyed bread. The taste is more citrus fruits. Grapefruit. Some menthol cigarette. Grass finish. Pretty chunky malt profile. A bit syrupy. Some caramel. Heavy body. Fine carbonation. Overall, decent. Sort of flabby.


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