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RATINGS: 1535   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 112   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Founders most complex, most innovative, most feared and yet most revered ale produced. Massive in complexity the huge malt character balances the insane amount of alpha’s used to create this monster. More IBU’s than any brewery has documented, more than you would believe and dry-hopped for twenty-six days straight with a combination of 10 hop varieties. Dangerously drinkable and deliciously evil. We dare you to dance with the Devil. 112 IBUs


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
phikus01 (112) - New York, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Very drinkable. Sweet nectar. This is too well balanced, the hops don’t stand out. The IBUs don’t stand out, but at least its not astringent.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ilovedarkbeer (2436) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Pours a deep amber color with a foamy canvas colored head. Nice sticky mouthfeel with a long finish and not too much heat. Notes of candied apricots, brown sugar, pine, flowers, and brine.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (230) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Draft. Color is a ruby amber with a small head. The aroma is floral and a hint of citrus. The taste is strong alcohol, stone fruit, pine, caramel and general malt sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zeke626 (447) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle, dark amber body with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts, sugars, floral and piney hops, and a hint of citrus. Taste is all malts/sugars upfront and then hop bitterness. Long bitter hop finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotchzombie (417) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Clear amber with a huge foamy tan white head that hangs with you. Aroma is intense and wonderful caramel malts and dank resin. Taste is... whoa. An onslaught that hits you right away. Very upfront. Booze, bitterness and a caramel malty bed. Very tangy and active on the tongue. Some pine resin and slight citrus and hops. This beer has a bite and is not to be taken lightly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenDover (216) - Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Pours a deep amber, with a half inch of very dense off-white foam. Aroma is floral and piney with a bit of citrus fruit. Taste is like a highly hopped barleywine -- lots of flavors going on here -- malty sweetness, orange and grapefruit, hops and hops and more hops. Somewhat oily going down, in a good way. Did I mention the hops?

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (725) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Sampler tap at Giant Eagle in Shadyside, Pittsburgh. This was quite good -- well balanced and not overly hopped qualities makes this quite exceptional. Really liked the creamy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markducommun (370) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Deep orange-marigold, crystal clear, light tan head. Deep pine resin, intensely floral, light honey. Pretty bitter, good malt backbone. Very heavy, very oily, lots of acid. Long finish. Quite good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkinWell (365) - - JUN 23, 2015
Pours a amber, orangish in certain light. Frothy off-white head, nice lacing. Hops, brown sugar, caramel on the nose. Creamy, slightly oily mouthfeel. Butterscotch, toffee, caramel, resin. This is a great triple IPA. Hoppy bitterness and malty sweetness complement each other.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savage_Night (85) - California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Pours a vibrant amber with a khaki head with a very slight sage hue. Head retention is ok. AROMA: caramel, candy sugar, hibiscus, slight cinnamon spice, tangerines, floral hops, malty, red wine, mellow peppercorn, light orange zest and boozy. TASTE: herbal hops, sweet citrus, peppercorns, alcohol zing, caramel, malty, earthy, candy sugar, orange zest, spice, pine bitterness and a light sea salt. AFTER TASTE: peppercorns, bitter citrus, alcohol and hop oil spice with an oily feel and boozy warmth. Absolutely great. I would like to thank my friend Zachary from MI for the brews. ????

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beeratarian (160) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Just like Batman! WHAM! POW! SMACK!. This is huge! Pours a hazy darker copper with thin and quick to fizzle head. Bottled on 5-5-15. Aroma is boozy and a bit subdued for the onslaught about to happen. Flavor is huge, in you face hops, soy sauce and garlic. The amount of hops used here has to cure some form of cancer! Damn good if you like it bitter and big. Not too sweet. $21 a 4 pack is steep though.definately one of my favorite insane IPAs


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