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RATINGS: 683   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.


haddon90's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1435) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a thin, tan head. Strong caramel aroma with hops in the background. Very good tart flavor with an excellent balance of caramel and hops. Alcohol is masked and this is a very good beer.


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 (7976) - , 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 (603) - 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 (255) - - 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 (14454) - , 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 (118) - 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 (327) - - 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 (620) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidS80 (14) - - JUL 5, 2014
Pours a golden amber with hints of ruby. Aroma is sweet and resiny. A bit of a malt backbone, slightly sweet. Bitterness up front that lingers.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jh773 (81) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Slightly pale golden yellow with a scattering of bubbles and a thin head. Smell is caramel, roasted barley, hints of pine and vegetable. Taste is orange marmalade at first with a big hop kick - lots of pine and citrus peel. Thick, pleasantly syrupy body but fizzy on the tongue.


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