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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
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Itís no myth that this is Green Manís most impressive and sought after special offering. A mammoth Double IPA that boasts 6 different hops, itís the one hopheads wait for. Like a cool rain after a long drought, this one will quench your desire for big flavor and balance.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle shared by b3shine during RBWG 2013. Nice orange pour with a solid khaki head. Citrus, pine, and light caramel on the aroma. Bitter hops, earthy, amd citrus and pine on the flavor. Tasty!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (3954) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Clean straw yellow pour with one finger of white head. Grassy nose with a slightly bready note . A touch of alcohol comes through as well. Weird flavor. Strong grapefruit rind and pith. Bitter and astringent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (8776) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2013
Draft... Jupiter Craft Brewerís Festival 2013... This beer rocks!Ö Deep, crystal clear, textbook amber ale with a mid-sized, frothy, white head. Great retention. The bouquet is a grapefruit bomb with a sprinkling of cat piss and other assorted, dank, earthy notes. There are also mild components of biscuit and flowers. Full-bodied and lightly creamy with prickly carbonation. The flavor features an impressive toffee, caramel and honey malt backbone, but it only serves as a pedestal for massive citrusy and earthy hop bitterness. Lengthy, bittersweet finish. World class imperial IPA!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rrauth (1115) - North Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2013
Draft. Amber color. Nice lacing. Great aroma. Nice palatable beer. Try it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10396) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2013
Bottle shared by jmborggren. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex resin, citrus and earthy aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex bitter flavor with a moderate to heavy complex bitter finish of medium to long duration. This is a standout beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5234) - Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by jmborggren. Pours a clear bright orange amber color with a small, but lasting white head. The aroma has citrus, herbal and light pine hops with an sizable toasted malt backbone. The flavor leans more toward the malt side which isnít bad, but I like my DIPAís to have a bit more assertive hop bill. Toasted caramel malt with a balanced citrus, herbal, grassy hop presence. Moderate bitterness. Tasty, but I wanted more hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (5898) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Labeled as 9.3% ABV. 750ml bottle shared with the group by jmborggren, I think. Mostly clear golden / orange color. Good thin somewhat bubbly white head. Decent lace. Awesome citrusy - orange piney nose. Smooth, light carbonation. Grapefruit in the flavor. Kind of a creamy texture. Nice and smooth. Good bitter taste, and zesty sweetness. Some kiwi. Nice bitter taste. Good sweet zest. Nice big caramel malt base. Balanced, but still assertive DIPA. I dig it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arventresca (561) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Tap. Havenít had too many IIPAís in my time, but if they all taste like this I need to have more. Nice and hoppy beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (3928) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle shared by b3shine in the lobby, RBWG. Pours hazy orange amber with a small fizzy white head. Nose is earthy, light citrus, pine, grass, toffee, caramel. Flavor is similar, like their ipa, this is much less aggressive than your typical American IPA being made these days even with the extended hop bill. Bittersweet, light boozy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5121) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2013
750 ml bottle to taster at RBWG (shared by me). Looks good; a fairly transparent orange with sticky off-white lacing. Smells and tastes solid; bitter hops with a full, malty backbone and a nice mouthfeel. Good beer.


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