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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A freakin’ hop bomb. Bright, multilayered citrus hop aromas and flavors blow up your face, with just the right amount of hop bitterness to back it all up.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4151) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 7, 2013
650ml bottle pours a golden color with a finger and a half of white head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing behind. Aroma is grapefruit, pine and tropical fruits. Taste is a grapefruit and piney hop bitterness with a tropical fruit and malt sweetness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A nicely done DIPA that just lacks a bit of complexity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1824) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2013
22oz Bottle. Clear amber color, medium frothy off-white head. Aroma of biscuity malts together with piney hops, some grapefruit. Big bitterness, piney again. Quite typical american DIPA, pretty straightforward. Quite dry in taste, big bold bitterness and a typical malt base. Lacks a bit complexity though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WheatKing (1296) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2013
Pours amber, white head. Nose is pine, citrus, earth. Flavour is quite bitter, resinous, earth, pine, caramel. This is the first Double IPA my regular drinking buddy really fell for, which surprised me because it really is on the bitter end. She brought out a Lucky (discount pale lager) afterward and announced that it was awful, so thanks Gigantic for wrecking her palate; now she’ll stop buying that crap.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BK7 (731) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Bomber. Starts off good with some grapefruit and pine. Middle is bitter and spicy with sweet malty background. Brew becomes off-balanced and the finish is a bit off.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stizz19 (59) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 20, 2013
Poured from a 650ml bomber. Floral smell. Taste has a decent balance, a little acidic. Overall a pretty good beer from Gigantic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3899) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle - Rich grapefruit, resin and a dark malt background. Clear dark copper with a rich off white head. Dark malts with a candy like sweetness, piney with a hit of bitterness that has a long finish. A little booze and burn in the finish, but otherwise a nice IIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ccex (921) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Nomber pours a cloudy orange amber with a decent tight eggshell head and some lacing. Aroma is full of orange, grapefruit, pine resin as well as some toffee malts. Taste is Initially sweet until a big bitter finish. Body is medium with average carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. Alcohol is not obvious. This one is exactly what I had hoped for when I spotted an IIPA I had never heard of before today.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1737) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear copper with full head. Aromas of piney hops, grapefruit, toasted malts and light toffee. Very strong pine flavor with a bit of candy. Quite bitter and acidic. Expecting more based on the nose.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Poured from 22oz bottle. Cloudy orange pour with a ton of white sticky head. Peach and citrus aroma. Very hoppy taste but great balance. Floral grapefruit taste. Excellent IIPA

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonkeyBra (3345) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2013
It’s hard to judge a beer like this, one that travels across the country into a store I frequent and then into my fridge. It pours a amber orange color with a medium off white creamy head. Big citrus aroma. Lots of orange and grapefruit peel. Flavor is big and bitter, strong citrus notes, notes of sweet malt and sugar cookie. Finishes with a resin and citrus hop note. Medium bodied, easy to drink. Pretty solid, albeit unspectacular.


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