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Heavy Seas Mutiny Fleet Big DIPA (-2012)

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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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Big DIPA – Double IPA
Hops: Centennial, Amarillo
Malts: American 2-Row, Crystal, Biscuit
ABV: 10.6%
IBU: 75.5

Big DIPA – Double IPA, is the first in the Heavy Seas Special Edition Series due to be released in mid June. Hopped 3 times in the brewing process, Big DIPA has an earthy hop aroma. In keeping with the Heavy Seas philosophy we’ve made a big beer with a surprising balance. The best part is that you’ll hardly notice it’s 10.6% ABV (est). The label artwork was created by Kurt Krol, one of our brewers who also helped to develop the recipe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ chrisos Back In The UK Tasting.

Clear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus - orange, dried berry. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dreid fruit, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100522]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
22 fl oz bottle, courtesy of CaptainCougar. Pours almost clear and golden deep orange with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and light pinewood hops aroma. Citric and peachy flavoured wodden note. Dry bitter and light wooden flavoured finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2009
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, caramel, hops, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, caramel, bread, and malt. Thanks CaptainCougar for coming to Denmark and sharing this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of CaptainCougar. Clear amber golden with an off-white head. Spicy hop aroma of peaches and pine. Medium body, sweet caramel and fruit with an amazing alcohol burn. Some fine aroma hops. 300809

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Golden amber colour with a small head. Aroma is fruits, some bready malts, mild sweet malts as well as some grassy notes. Flavour is quite much the same with also a bunch of toffeeish notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2011
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2011. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2011 22nd May 2010.
ChrisOs ’Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia’ tasting! (Early hours of the morning rating). Clear amber beer. Light crisp palate with an alcoholic snap to it. Sweetish malt base on which sweet piney hops come to the fore. Finishes dry and with more sweet hops. Nice! Original rating 3.7

5th August 2011
GBBF. Cask. Hazy deep amber beer. Residual off white head. Amazing nose of intense marmalade, orange liquer and tangy fruit. Light palate, semi dry. Taste follows the nose to a degree. Caramel malt base. Trace of red friuts. There is an overall sweetness to the beer despite the hop attack. Finishes semi dry with mild aniseed aftertaste. Very tasty!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14195) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2010
bottle at Chris-O ... copper ... sweet toffee malt nose ... rye ... toffee hop ... some fruits ... litttle bitter hop and american pale ale malt

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13599) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle at Chriso’ Blue Mountains of Virginia tasting. Copper colour, clear. Thin beige head. Lovely big piney hop aroma. Rather toasty, some good hop. Bit of cheesy big hop. Good though without a wow factor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13373) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks to CaptainCougar. Clear amber - white head. Nice hoppy, toasted, berries, caramel, sweetness, sweet malty, light alcoholic, sharpness, earthy, light mould, wood - forrest. Very nice.

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