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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Strong, smooth, and full of hop flavor.
2012 vintage - 8.4% abv
2013 vintage - 9.5% abv

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (37019) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is dense hoppy, light malty note. Thick malty, orange fruity and dense grapefruity. Smooth and fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20445) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2008
Draught @ WABF 2008. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Hoppy malty grapefruit aroma. Very malty and hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Long malty hoppy bitter finish with a long bitter aftertaste with hints of grapefruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle from Happy’s Market, Ellensburg, WA; no ABV on bottle
Hazy amber color, medium sized head. A good American Barley Wine, as it’s well malty, noticeable from the moment you pour; sweet, rich, with nice hopping, lowering bitterness, but still good fruits and hop resins.
Very good, but probably not fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12959) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 4, 2008
Bomber from Bottle Trek. Hazy red tinged amber color with minimal beige ring. Aroma seems to be hugely grapefruit, but there is a hint of malt. Medium body with rather creamy carbonation. It’s mostly hop over a little roasted caramel. Pretty much grapefruit rind with some floral aspects. Finish is pretty dry, but there’s still enough sugar to call it balanced - maybe. Pretty hoppy brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12501) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2004
Hazed amber with minimal off-white head. Aroma is quite sweet, grapefruit/orange, alcohol, barleywinish. Taste is much the same, malty barleywine. Full sticky body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy orange body with a large rocky beige head. Aroma of florals, grapefruit, and orange. Flavor of flowers and caramel. Chewy with bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (11766) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Bomber poured a clear copper with a small lingering light amber head. Aromas of earthiness, carmel, pine, orange peel, mango and grapefruit rind. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, orange peel, mango, light pine and a hint of grapefruit rind with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.
Amaziung IIPA considering I was’nt that impressed with Mongoose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2007
pours an off white head and gold color. Aroma is mild citrus/lemon zest hops, medium malt. Taste is sweet mild citrus/lemon zest hops-slight bitter, medium malt. Mild carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Date: 08/26/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade

Appearance: muddy orange, frothy cream head requiring a careful slow pour,
Aroma: sweet carmel malt aroma with floral hops,
Body: body has lots of carbonation,
Flavor: big bitter hop flavor with a long astrengent bitter finish, only a hint of sweetness but not enough to balance, not sure if it is infected or just overly bittered, more ipa than imperial

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 2/10; Palate: 2/10; Overall: 5/20
Rating: 1.9/5.0
Score: 4
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (10568) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2010
On tap at Bottleworks, pours orangey amber with a white head. Wonderful aroma of piney hops, caramel malts (just enough to balance), grapefruit and mango. The flavour is no less hoppy, with citrusy hops, balanced perfectly with caramel malts. The palate is fruity and leaves a sweet caramel finish. Delicious - really well-made.

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