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RATINGS: 740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
Issue a small craft advisory: this South Bay Bessie-inspired brew unleashes a beastly hop attack amid torrid tropical flavors.

drunkenpolack's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2012
This monster pours a amber color with a finger sized head. Lacing is everywhere on this one. Not a section of my glass didnít have some kind of lacing on it. The smell was pretty damn nice. Very sweet malt aroma which I wasnít expecting. Grapefruit and citrus. Alcohol is very present and it just says that Iím not a beer to mess around with. This is a very malt forward Double IPA. I thought it was a good mixture of a East Coast and West Coast Double IPA. While the malt is pretty big in the taste, the hops come through big too. Itís a very fruit taste. Grapefruit, citrus, melon, and slight grassy. The only thing that might of gotten in the way slightly was the alcohol taste. While not overbearing, it was still a little to noticeable in my mind. If they somehow hid the alcohol just a little bit more this would be just killer. The mouthfeel was thick, nicely carbonated, oily, and juicy. Itís so hoppy at times I felt the same way I did with Pliny the Younger. Felt like the enamel was coming off your teeth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheWoolyBooger (9) - Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2016 does not count
Meh...Description begs for something more bitter and hoppy but is more on the malty sweet side. Wasnít impressed with this offering. You can taste the alcohol also. Would not buy again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PanMarek (86) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Reddish, golden pour with moderately dense white head. Rich (malty) and piney nose. Moderately bitter with biscuit at the outset and malt at the end. Malty, slippery mouthfeel with moderate fizziness. The finish has some bitterness, but tends toward the malty. The description led me to expect something much stronger in flavor with more prominent bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BudgetDrunk26 (4) - Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2015 does not count
Absolutely outstanding brew ...$11 drafts, so it better be.. Im not even a big grapefruit fan, But this beer is delicious...Very hard to find yet the brewery is an hr north of me...wish they sold this locally. ..after 3 16oz drafts I definatly had the "yup..im buzzed" Grin..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1626) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is fruity malt. Sticky sweet mouthfeel. Flavor is sweet tropical fruit up front with mango. Sweet malty base. Finish is citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (884) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 21, 2015
355 ml bottle. Pours an orange colour with a small head. Aroma is hops, floral. Taste is similar, some bubblegum, pine. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (3124) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 13, 2015
Clear orange body white head some lacing. Sweet hoppy fruity bubblegum resin aroma. Taste it rich only slightly bitter but really nice and flavourful. Really unique and nice double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (2254) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Strong, but not overpowering. Pine and resin, grapefruit and hops. There is some floral note, plus a light bitterness, but the finish is long and rolling. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pkbites (857) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2015
On tap @ 3 Cellars, Franklin, Wisconsin. High alcohol content is undetected. Pineapple, koogin, and a bit of pine. Some grapefruit in the backdrop. A lovely pour. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (4006) - - SEP 27, 2015
bottle. hazy orange. sweet overripe peach aroma. flavor has notes of stonefruits and pineapple with some residual honey, grainy, malt sweetness. somewhat low bitterness with deeper hop flavor. doesnít strike me as 9.1%. an enjoyable beer thats different from the typical dry west coast version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vandc01 (316) - North Branch, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Poured from a 12oz bottle with a enjoy by date of 10/4/15 Poured into a tulip glass. Nice golden orangish color. Very enjoyable beer with a great lingering taste.

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