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RATINGS: 1518   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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An imperial IPA that was brewed to turn your world upside down. Hops have got you coming and going. Pungent aromatics up front paired with a malt balanced backbone and a smooth bitter finish. 86 IBUs.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2009
Bottle. Golden yellow body. Frothy, white head, mostly diminishing. Big aroma of grapefruit, citrus, orange zest, pine with a hint of caramel in the background. The flavor is moderately sweet and moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately to heavily bitter. Tastes of bitter grapefruit, lemon, tart grass. The bitterness starts early and lasts long after you swallow. Medium body with a smooth texture that turns sticky in the finish and lively carbonation. Really good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wickster (85) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2009
Lots and lots of grapefuit in this puppy, almost too much...could almost have it for breakfast, but I think that would mean I have issues. Great hopiness to this as well, overall a beer well worth a second buy!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Acknud (1078) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - FEB 22, 2009
Nice hophead beer. Sticky lacing, small head and copper in color. Citrus hop nose and an abundance of grapefruit in the mouth.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
railcat1 (685) - Hammond, Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2009
On tap FFF this poured a nice crisp golden color with hints of grapefruit,citrus and a nice hoppy finish overall not a bad IPA.CHEERS!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (3938) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. The smell is grapefruit, hops, piney, and spicey. The look is golden in color, clear in look, with a thin white head. The taste is a nice hop bitterness, fruits, hops, pine, spices, pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (3441) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Out of bdigi66’s growler. Golden color with a thin white head. Big hoppy nose of sharp hop resin and some alcohol. Huge hoppy taste with tons of resin, peach, apricot, orange juice, grapefruit syrup. Long grapefruit rind finish. Really nice hop head beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
keepersj12 (2679) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Yes, good, good, yes. For a South Jersey Piney, this is heaven. Just a notch below Troegs Nugget Nectar. Great pine aroma and flavor. Very bitter, clean finish. More more more. Only a four pack. I want more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2009
(12oz. bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours a clear yellow body with a moderate white head. Aroma of pine, earthiness, and citrus. Flavor of hops (strong pine, floral, earth) and caramel malt with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ilovedarkbeer (2279) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. Pours a golden yellow color with a small off white oily head. Nose is skunky and catty but also kind of dank and resin like. Taste is pine and citrus which turns into a good spicy hop bit. Sticky resin mouthfeel and long finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3715) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. Pale gold and cloudy with a medium sized white head. aroma is of straw, hops and grass. Taste is very spicy with grass, grapefruit, and hops.


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