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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 126   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Foothills’ first high gravity beer may have you Seeing Double. The hops are balanced with just enough body to craft a highly drinkable brew. Expect a full body and a hint of citrus from the seven varieties of hops added to the brew. IBU: 126.


Jlo7399's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jlo7399 (218) - Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Pours deep golden/ruby. Aroma is sweet fruits and floral hops. Taste is fruity and sweet, yet well balanced with a good hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and a nice bitterness left on the tongue. Thoroughly enjoyed.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinsenn (1854) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2016
Bottle from Trader Joe’s. Resin and pine and citrus aroma. Sticky sweet peachy resiny piney taste. Full sticky body. Bitter boozy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4526) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2016
22 oz bottle. Amber in color with an average cream colored head. Aroma is of caramel, citrus, pine, and resin. Taste is of caramel, resin, pine, herbal, and malt.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4725) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle. The look is clear, orangish in color, off white head. The taste is real fruity, sweet, caramel, hops, resin, and good. The taste is hops, fruit, alcohol, grass. Big and bold. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kayres (739) - , Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Very clear orange with a thin cream colored head. Dull hoppy nose. Full bodied and smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2755) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle share from bob. Thanks bob! Very well made. Nice balance appearance and feel. Caramel and citrus dominated.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeffreylee (17) - HHI, South Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Very good high gravity IPA. I’ve enjoyed several Foothills brews and really like the dlouble IPAs so I’ll compare this to Dogfish Head 90 (a most excellent brew). The aroma is a bit heavy on hops, but very pleasant. The appearance is more gold than amber with just a bit of bubbly. The pour was good with just enough head but not too foamy. The taste is remarkably smoothe for an IPA, yet still hoppy and full of flavor. The pint+6 is also a great size vs. 2 twelves. I’ll probably stick with the Dogfish Head 90, but this is just behind.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiveacestx (904) - Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2015
On tap - deep orange with a wall of lacing. Pine, grass and light syrup. Slick mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8037) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange with medium frothy off white head that lasts. The aroma is floral hop and grapefruit. Medium mouth, grapefruit, pine, nice bitterness, resin finish, very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy, pale golden orange color with a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting cap/ring. Splotchy lacing left behind. Slightly earthy citrus hop aroma with dank buds, resinous, grassy pine needle and tropical fruit notes. Floral grass notes and pine needle followed by hints of mango, pineapple, grapefruit and lemon peel. Surprising citrus/tropical fruit character countered by subtle bread and biscuit malt. Medium bodied with a blast of earthy bitterness that lingers over the sweet tropical/citrus fruit notes and pale malt backbone into a dry finish. Sticky, dry and bitter with grassy, piney hops followed by grapefruit sweetness, pineapple and orang zest. Malt backbone is a touch stronger than expected balancing things out but doesn’t interfere with the hop flavor. Some toffee, biscuit, bread and graham cracker flavor in the finish. Well balanced and easy to drink with subtle alcohol heat in the finish yet the abv is well masked. Nice beer from foothills.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcr (2492) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle. Deep gold/orange body with a dense off-white head, slowly diminishing. Aroma of citrus, orange juice, resin, pine, grapefruit, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Full to medium body, velvety texture, moderate carbonation. Lingering bitterness. Resin and pine balanced with sweet orange and citrus. Chewy with green, leafy, earthy hop taste on top of sweet, caramel malts.


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