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RATINGS: 685   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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An Imperial IPA with huge hop flavor.


sfontain's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (795) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Draft pint at The Tap Room, 6/19/2013. Pours light orange with a thin white head; huge copious monstrous lacing. Nose mostly pine and citrus but some floral in there. Sweet but sharply bitter and possibly even bordering on unbalanced hoppy for me. Very good, still.


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
malkyore (167) - - JUL 26, 2014
This beer is great! Hops out the wazoo, that’s what an ipa should be, and this definitely delivers! The issue arises afterward, where some ipas have a crisp finish, this has a syrupy lingering hop taste.... This is worth it. Buy it, try it, but make sure you have a glass of water handy. Because you’ll need it...

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Krej (82) - USA - JUL 26, 2014
Really good. A great thickish amber color. Tastes hoppy bit not bitter. My ideal looking beer. I want my flagship beer to look like this.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
samsmith33 (355) - - JUL 23, 2014
Appearance: clear yellow. Big white head. Aroma: urine. Yes, really, urine. Funny i’ve drank several of these as this is the last of a six pack,but only now did i take a reAl whiff. Smells like piss. The hops and pine are way behind the abhorrent pee smell. Yuck. Taste: Ashy, dry. Not awful, amazingly. Feel: dry, if that could be said about a beer. Low carb. OVERALL: pretty bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8047) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle from Oak Tree. Pours clear gold white head. Nose/taste of perfumy hops, lemon, caramel malt, bitter orange peel and dank grapefruit. Medium body. Touch of alcohol in finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (612) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Amber orange color with small rocky white head. Sweet tropical fruit malt nose has notes of duck sauce and butterscotch. Flavor upfront is toasted malt with more butterscotch and notes of mango. Mid taste has notes of resiny hops and sweet alcohol. This is a big brew that drinks small, as DIPA’s go!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (265) - - JUL 13, 2014
amber color; piney, citrusy hop flavor with tropical fruit notes and a medium-bodied, bready, caramel malt base

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
8th July 2014
Very light haze on this gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and slightly viscous, semi dry with fine carbonation. Smooth malts precede alcohol dryness and spice. Little resinous pine and citrus. Mild hop spice. Light finish. Clunky but passable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strife21 (121) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours cloudy amber with half a finger of frothy head. Smell is pine, resin, citrus and lemon. Taste is citrus, floral hops, pine and lemon. Light body, medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RussianDragon (339) - - JUL 10, 2014
On tap at Whole Foods. Pours a clear golden color with active carbonation. White head leaves spotty lacing as it moves to the rim. Aroma is bright citrus, lemon and lime zest notes. Flavor is citrus hop bitterness, with a pleasant balanced sweetness in the finish. Active carbonation, medium bodied, sweet ale yeast finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wittales (627) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Thx from Local trade with JBruner Appearance was clear orange gold with creamy off white diminishing 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are soft honey, orange marmalade, lemon, grapefruit, hints of alcohol. Taste are grapefruit, orange, tangerine, lemon, and soft pine, warming alcohol. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with medium body, then lasting balanced soft slick finish. A wonderful DIPA, need to try fresh though for better raring.


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