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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A Double IPA featuring local hops for extra Wisconsin-ness. We are embracing the reemergence of regional hops in this citrus forward/fruit-finishing beer. As the name implies, there is enough Cascade and Mt. Hood hops jammed into each pint to warrant breaking out the pruning shears. Luckily the big body will be enough to soothe any scrapes or scratches that the Full Thicket might inflict.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (11350) - Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Surprised at the hate this gets. Had it on draft. Def took about 3 sips but then wow, a complex ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Golden amber with a creamy nitroesque white crown. Aroma of bready malts, caramel, floral hops and a hint of honey. Floral hoppy with mild citrus, caramel, mild woodsy hops and strong bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (509) - Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2014
I usually wonít buy a beer that doesnít have the alc% printed on the label, but I was building a sampler 6-pack and there were 3 of these left in the rack. The label did boast double ipa so i figured what the heck. This beer poured "big foam", has a nice smell, was fairly easy drinking, and had some good ipa characteristics. Iím taking away points for the secrecy on the alcohol level if this beer was 8%+, the grade would be 4+. Donít call it a double if itís the same alcohol as a high end single, especially if you arenít going to tell me what the % is up front.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4869) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Hazy copper/orange color with a small head. Strong earthy, spice, and pine hop aroma. Strong bitterness. Solid pine, vegetal and caramel. Full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2013
Tap at Old Fashioned. Filtered orange-tan. Steady creamy off-white head. Floral, fresh citrus tones, but very balanced by the smooth golden malt. Straightforward, cool, crisp. Good beer, but not such and exciting IPA for 2013. Somewhat delicate, not piny or harshly bitter. OK. Forgettable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (676) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Pours a pale orange color. With an off white head. Light hop, pine aroma. It's like a more subdued Cascade aroma. Taste is more hops and pine than expected from the smell. Good malt balance but the hops cut through. Slightly bitter finish, full bodied. Brisk, yet woodsy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1957) - Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Clear, orange amber. Medium frothy white head. Lots of sticky lace. Aroma is sweet, citrus, tropical, orange, peach, grapefruit. Flavor doesnít quit live up to aroma. Flavor adds some pine. Medium body. Sharp bitternes with a long finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nsquishee (638) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Dank hops and semi-sweet malt. Not very thick or syrupy like I would expect. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brigadier (3550) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2013
12 ounce bottle
Despite the high overall score this is a middling IPA at best. Somehow better than the sum of its parts I would still not go out of my way to pick up a six pack. Even in the Madison area I can think of six to ten better alternatives from local breweries. Donít buy it unless you want to try every Furthermore release possible.

Aroma / Appearance - The caramel bronze base shimmers with a thin offwhite head. Deep and murky, it contains a blend of caramel, grapefruit, and sweet malty tea. The result feels like an English style IPA left a bit too long in the cask. This is less imperial IPA and more old ale.

Flavor / Palate - A malty imperial IPA is more bitter and dry than anything else. Rather than the strong hop profile I expected it is more like a steeped tea. While drinkable the outcome is not overly remarkable. Save your money and buy something from Ale Asylum, Lake Louie, or New Glarus instead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle from Bob, dark gold pour with a bit of white head. Aroma of light piney hops and earthiness. Taste is piney bitterness and malt, it's ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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