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RATINGS: 846   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Blue Dot is named after our planet: we are only a pale blue dot in this universe. A Double India Pale Ale made with Organic Pilsner, Rye malt and a combination of intense northwest hop varieties.
O.G. 1074, 80 IBUs.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (6825) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Taster pour on tap at the brewery pub (Portnald, OR). Pours a hazy golden orange hue, a healthy haziness through the body doesn’t deter a lively peachy apricot glow in the body. Frothy creamy offwhite head atop is sizable, firm and laces well. A thicker ring atop is large, a mellow layer supports. Aromas are big and bitter, good firm florals and bitter pine, pithy bitter grapefruit rind and oils. A gentle bready affair beneath, a biting potent bitter citric appeal strikes from a fresh and enjoyable hop profile. Fresh, bitter, and floral/pine melange support the project with a subtle melon waft at times as we settle in. Initial is medium bodied, a touch lighter as a spritzy potent bitter hop profile bites off the bat. Some richer grapefruit and lemon meet subtle sweetness, a firm potent sweep of bitter florals, earth and pine press into the backend. Jabs of lemon, bitter rind and citrus juice coat the palate in waves. Fresh, lively, just enough body without interfering. Never sweet as this one runs that gabit between fruity bitter citrus and a firmer floral and piney backend and finish. Lovely fresh stuff. A nose that doesn’t quit, a pretty pour through some firmer haziness and a good flow and richer hop profile that is fresh and potent. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pablo951 (583) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Pours a murky golden hue with a thin head. Very light in the aromatics, but the taste though, it is "very hoppy, and not overly bitter" Watch me whip, watch me nae nae

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (1425) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2015
Tap at Borefts Beer Festival 2015 Day 1. Pours a semiclear yellow with a small, white head. Aroma has floral hoppy notes, maybe some amarillo, sweet, pale malts, citrus. Taste is hoppy, sweet and very bitter. High carbonation and a crisp body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
25th September 2015
Borefts VII. Day 1. Keg. Hazy yellowish gold beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is light with good fine carbonation. Sweetish pale malts, some cream. Good citric lemon and grapefruit, lesser orange. Sweetish floral pine before a light finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9555) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2015
Tap at Borefts ’15. Pours hazy orange with a large white head. Aroma of fruits, light weeds, citrus and biscuity malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12326) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
Sampled @ Borefts 2015. Clear yellow golden color, full sized white head. Smell and taste malts, hops, quite fruity, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Solid DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (2061) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2015
Tap @ borefts beer festival. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of rather grassy hops, some orange, grapefruit, pine and weak tropical citrus fruits. a weak note of bread as well. The taste is bitter and has some orange, citrus, dan hops, pine and a rather dry and bitter end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1395) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2015
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival 2015. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aromas of fresh hops, grapefruit, pine, citrus, malty sweetness and some floral notes. Taste is malty, hoppy, citrussy, orange peel and has a slight floral note aswell.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4182) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2015
Tasted @ Borefts Beer Festival 2015. Nice imperial IPA, strong and well hopped with a decent body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3200) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2015
shared sample at bbf, poured a clear dark golden colour with a white head. nose is a mixture of fruity esters mixed with pine hops, pineapple, mango and a small notice of stone fruits, resin notes, pine hops, and cut grass, mouthfel is very creamy and full bodied. nice ipa

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