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RATINGS: 1571   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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11653) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 17, 2009
(12oz bottle) Medium off-white head that leaves nice lacing atop clear light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, pine, grapefruit, light peach. Taste is moderately sweet, intensely bitter pine/grapefruit, some alcohol. Soft medium-full body, some chewiness. Not bad, but more maltiness to counter some of the alcohol would really improve this one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 9, 2012
A: A standard golden color with perhaps a hint of orange and a fluffy white head. S: The grapefruit and lemon rind hops, along with a burst of pine and pineapple, make this one a real pleasure to sniff. T: A moderate bitterness on the palate followed by some really juicy fruits. The grapefruit, lemon, and pineapple flavors are quite fresh and delicious. M: Medium in body with a pleasantly tingly carbonation and a lasting bitterness. D: I never would have known this was almost 9.5%. Really easy to drink and incredibly flavorful without any perceivable alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11530) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 27, 2009
Bottle from Archer Liquors. Hazy ripe peach color with a bubbly, creamy white head. Lots of floral and citric aroma. Medium body, or slightly less, with quite creamy carbonation. Flavor is burning [citrus?] hop. I think there’s a malt backbone. The edges of my tongue get a tingly burn. It’s really fresh. Some resin comes out. It’s smooth. It’s bitter. It’s very, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11504) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2012
Bottle at The Rover. Somewhat hazy golden, Hoppy grassy aroma, dill notes, floral, fruity. Fruity flavor, grassy, hay, grapes, apples, dill, perfume notes. Fruity malty finish with hops, grass and metal notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11390) - DENMARK - FEB 13, 2010
12 oz bottle. Golden body with small off-white head. Flavour is hops, citrus and fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11280) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
Cloudy orange with a small white head. Perfumed citrus and pine aroma with a little orange peel and some biscuit maltiness. Sweet malt and juicy citrus flavour. The hop flavour is really intense and there is a lasting bitterness. Some alcohol is showing

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11259) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2009
Bottle, bought @ Řlbutikken, Cph.
Pours pale golden with a slight haze. A bit of a coppery teint to it. Fair, small, creamy head that stays. Lovely fresh hoppy aroma. Peach, resiny, bitter, grapefruit, grassy and apricot. Light malty backbone. Low carbonation, lovely creamy and very dry mouthfeel. Flavour is lovely hoppy. Relatively fat maltiness to balance the heavy resiny, apricot hops. Some grass and grapefruit as well. Long, lingering hoppy and bitter aftertaste. Nice and very easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11230) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 3, 2011
Bottle. Dark golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, peaches, citrus. Flavour is hop, peaches, pine, malt, citrus, caramel, grain. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11227) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2009
on tap @Capones–pours a white ring for a head and yellow color. Aroma is pine/resin, some medium malt. Taste is pine/resin/metallic hops, secondary medium malt-syrupy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11093) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2009
Bottle from Belmont Party and draft at the Dilly Deli. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Heavy sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium to full body with slick texture and flat carbonation. Heavy smooth bittersweet grapefruit flavor with a heavy bittersweet finish of long duration. This is a standout beer and more complex as a draft.


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