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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Eight miles high and when you touch down, you’ll find that it’s stranger than known." This Double I.P.A. is made with Falconer’s Flight, a proprietary hop blend showcases citrus, pine and herbal hop notes.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2031) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 31, 2014
On tap 5 oz. sampler at Franklin 's Restaurant, Brewery and General Store in Hyattsville, MD. Clear, bright coppery orange with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of pine, orange, tropical fruit, caramel and grapefruit. Taste of pine, orange, caramel, tropical fruit and grapefruit. Full body and medium/low carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Orange pour with a white head. Aroma is citrus pine spicy hop overload. Good showcase for falconers flight. It’s a nice blend. The taste is similar but leans a little heavily towards the astringent side. Not bad, but not great.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (8684) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Tap at Franklins in Hyattsville. Pours clear orange amber. Weak head. Good lacing. Nose is salty, sweaty, pine. Taste is quite aggressively nutty, pine/spruce, waxy nut skin/shell. Very bitter. Some astringency and thicker body. Long, drying out bitter aftertaste. Biting and sharp. Too astringently bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lamas (1368) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Draft on 11/09/12. Showed up at the table a hazy copper with a thick beige head. The pungent aroma featured lots of resiny pine, grapefruits, zesty citrus rinds, and plenty of caramel in the background. Went down medium-bodied and just a tad sticky. The taste started with a fair amount of caramel. A biscuity presence followed. Grapefruits and zesty citrus rinds finished things off. There was a fair amount of alcohol warmth throughout. Great stuff. This also seemed more like an I2PA to me as well.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11590) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Draft. Hazy dark amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some orange, mango. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some mango/orange. Resiny medium-full body that lets the alcohol bleed through, low carbonation, some stickiness. With the stickiness and noticeable alcohol, I’d consider this more of an IIPA.


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