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RATINGS: 1462   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
badwhale (345) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours a cloudy yellow with a white head that dissipates quickly. The malt flavors stand out to me more than bitter hops. Pretty tasty. The hop flavors are that of orange peel citrus.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmanzardo (3) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
On tap at Ashley's in Ann Arbor. Not quite getting the aromas and flavor that others have experienced so a little disappointed. Still a very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
moonine (1) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
resin, spruce, citrus, golden, sparkling, frothy, very bitter, full body, sticky, lively. Wonderful imperial IPA packing a wallop of hops that you can smell and taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (279) - - JUL 7, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear light orange color with 1" of white head that fades to a wisp and light lacing. Aroma is citrus and hop bitterness. Flavor is citrus, particularly grapefruit and tangerines, and fresh hops with a solid malt backbone. Slight booze in the finish, but not unpleasant. A great DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (582) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2014
Flaska@Monks Sveavägen. Bärnstensfärgad grumlig vätska. En tät och ljuvlig doftvägg möter en, där citrus, mango och tallbarr spelar på första raden. Balanserad smak där varken sötma eller beska drar iväg. Fyllig munkänsla. Oj då, 9,4%. Det märks inte.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
JanVah (101) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2014
På flaska @ Monks. Mörk gul i färgen utan skumkrona. Luktar blommig sommaräng Smakar av sött och beskt i en välbalanserad kombination.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Godofthecellar (649) - NYC, New York, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Draft at Pennings in warwick. Hazy orange pour with thin layer of head. Smell and taste was juicy, citrus and mild hops. Well balanced and delicious

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mindwarp (35) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2014
12oz poured into a DFH Ale IPA glass---Pours a pretty opaque gold with a real small head. Has that citrusy aroma we all expect and love. Taste is rather complex and I haven’t ever said that before. Bitter, citrus, piney, dry and maybe hoppy alcohol at the end I have 4 bottles to drink during UFC 175 and I’m going to enjoy them.. The warmer it got the more citrusy and tastier it got had to up the score.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoot8726 (9) - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA - JUL 4, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Beautiful golden pour with a nice head. Big floral notes and lemon on the nose. Taste is citrusy, picking up lemon zest, Orange peel and maybe some grapefruit at the end. Great finish that stays with you. Fantastic brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jstonerock24 (106) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Aroma is of tropical fruits. Flavor is of tropical fruit and floral citrusy undertones. Finish slightly bitter with a sweet aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
thicksuds (408) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 2, 2014
wow, solid dipa, light and lively but intense at the same time, a hop bomb, with a fruity/piney flavor, dangerously drinkable, abv not detectable, have at it...one of the better i have ever had


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