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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   IBU: 118   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Assertive and drinkable. Double IPA is California’s gift to beer lovers. Ours is brewed with four distinctly American hops: Centennial, Citra, Columbus and Simcoe, all beautifully balanced by five malts and generous additions of local orange blossom honey. An intense sensory experience — the fresh aroma of citrus, pine and grapefruit with the bold taste of hops and sweet honey. Additional Information: This beer was first brewed to celebrate American Craft Beer Week in 2010. The Double IPA style is distinctly American, and so are the flavors of the specific hops used. This beer was an instant hit (Southern Californians do love their hops!) and we plan on brewing it throughout the year whenever our production schedule allows it.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bartzilla (559) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Super delicious and fresh tasting. A bouquet of hops do a devious job of hiding the 9% abv here. Crisp, refreshing and pretty near perfect for the style.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2397) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 13, 2015
Yum-o! Great looking brew with a large, durable, cream-colored, frothy, fluffy head, loads of lace, and a clear amber color. Aroma is a volatile blend of fresh hops, caramel, & biscuits. Flavor has those characteristics plus carbonic tang, malty sweetness up front, followed by a piney, grapefruity hoppy taste that has a very long finish. Excellent palate with a little alcohol warmth. Very good drinking beer. Yessir.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
euniceradio (68) - Colton, California, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours hazy golden orange. Head is decent. Okay lacing in a pilsner glass. Might perform better in a nonic pint. Aroma of strong grapefruit, honey, pine, grass and orange. Aroma also very floral and complex. Wow. Taste is perfectly balanced between malts and hops for a dbl. Pine, grapefruit and some floral. Subtle honey on finish creates a medium-thick mouthfeel. Finish is bittersweet. Damn, that’s good!!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (819) - Ohio, USA - MAR 15, 2015
On draft. Hazy orange gold with one finger head. Honey, lemon, pine aroma. More piney on the taste, but there is still honey. Pretty interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VertBaconStrips (2150) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
Can’t recall what crap store I bought this at near Disneyland. This beer, however, isn’t crap. Sweet orange, peach and lemon, caramel and honey. Pine and more honey stuff. Mellow with a pepper bite. Just enough sweetness and a subdued tangy lingering aftertaste. orange, honey, pepper and pine, resin, caramel, multigrain crust, biscuit, more orange, more honey and more orange and honey. Stellar brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ikigai (65) - California, USA - FEB 21, 2015
2/21/15 from 22 oz bomber. Pleasant enough aroma but not strong or piney. A bit out of balance on the malty side. Needs better aroma hops and less buttering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (1066) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
B hazy golden. Citrus hops and alcohol in the nose. Boozy and floral and citrus. Sticky hops but alcohol seems too much for the base. Not bad but not the best.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2641) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Light hazy deep golden liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of lemon peel, mango, bread, light caramel, grapefruit and weed. Taste is light sweet and medium to high bitter with notes of mango, lemon peel, bread and light caramel. Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maddmatt639 (312) - Pacifica, California, USA - NOV 20, 2014
No retention and medium lacing. Very hazy, looks like a hefeweizen. Smells of fruit juice, grapefruit and malt. Tastes of pine, grapefruit and malt. Medium-bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6512) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
thanks Rey! .. a very approachable crushable double ipa .. . light gold .. medium head .. . sweet day time hops and light flowery resin .. . full simple finish .. like i said to you before, because you never listen, crushable. now go to your room.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarrettB (1166) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2014
March 3rd, 2013 - Hangar 24’s Double IPA is next in line, promising a huge cargo full of hops and flavor. And it delivers (on time, now boarding for Flavor Country.) Murky and deep orange, it looks like a geyser after the pour, bubbles venting to the top. The aroma is fresh and incredible Springy, redolent of mizuna bitter greens, miring, honey and orange - intoxicating and powerful. The flavor resembles the aroma in strength and flavor, with more bitter greens offering a vegetal permutation of hops bitterness, orange and Meyer lemon for a rusty sweetness, and strawberry to top it off with a nice dollop of dessert. Given the Spring weather and the unfurling of leaves, blossoms and winter garb here in San Diego, this beer came along in a timely fashion, delivering me straight to the tropics in luxury.


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