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RATINGS: 751   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (5712) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2016
Overripe orange, lemongrass, and ash nose, not strong. Cloudy orange, thick sticky yellow head. Sweet triple sec, vegetal, tangerine. Full body, easy carbonation, warm. A bit cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (792) - Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2016
This is a great IPA. Pour is cloudy amber with a small head. Aroma is sweet and hoppy with lite earth tones. A creamy beer hops to go around and a earthy but sweet finish that leaves you a little bitter !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steverus0 (262) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Great looking, smelling, and tasting brew. In short, this is ideal for fans of Dogfish Head's seminal 90 Minute IPA but with a bent towards more tropical than resinous hops. Great for a hot summer afternoon ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pearsonm40 (4) - - AUG 17, 2016 does not count
Really good beer. A great taste for an imperial IPA. Hoppy and citrus on the finish. Pours nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darwenus (905) - Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2016
This is a balanced but complex imperial IPA, and I really like it. It pours hazy orange, average head, with an aroma of caramel, booze, and big, dry, bitter hops. The flavor is sweet up front and then closes with a burst of hops and vapor on the back of the tongue. Finish is sweet again. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
odinstyr (745) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Pours orange with a moderate white head. Smells of citrus and caramel. Taste is balanced bitter and sweet. Citrus, caramel and bread, bit of pine and hint of mango and pineapple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (7063) - Utah, USA - JUL 19, 2016
On tap at Gordon Biersch @ DTW
Pours clear dark golden with a medium sized, some lacing. Aroma is fruity, citrus and herbal. Flavor is fruity, caramel and pine resin <br Good. Solid iipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (3816) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Pint at the Winking Lizard Cleveland Slightly hazy deep golden with a decent sized bubbly white head. Old school bready caramel maltiness with plenty of citrus and pine and maybe just a hint of tropical. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thehinge (292) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Unusual IIPA. Orange pour with thin white head. Has a strong banana taste taste on the tongue, and a bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (3010) - New York, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Pours a shiny orange amber from bottle. Grapefruit, floral, some pineapple and resin. Malt too Very good.

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