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Craft brewed in small batches with tons of hops. This will make you silly with hOppiness, like the jester on the bottle. The hop types remain a secret, but wouldn’t you expect that from a hermit?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (2023) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle - hazy gold with sparse white head. Hoppy, resinous, juicy aroma. Similar in the taste, orange, grapefruit, resin, tropical fruit. Medium body, oily-ish mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. Long bitter finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padron4KM (690) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 11, 2015
500 ml bottle. Hazy burnt orange, dense off white head, sticky lace.
Aroma is all hops, dank, floral, tropical.
Flavor is much like the aroma, all hops. Pine, floral, grapefruit. A little malt sweetness mid-palate tries to keep it balanced, but it’s mostly one sided. Body is a little thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4181) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Crazy hoppy beer. Orange clear pour from bottle at home. White head. Ripe tropical fruit flavor. Vanilla, orange, grapefruit, pine, and just a huge taste to it. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dyetube (1336) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle at Mellow Mushroom. Pours a golden copper with a thin white head. The aromas are grapefruit, citrus, musk. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter with a medium body and good carbonation. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2015
2nd February 2015
Earl of Essex. Keg. Mild haze on this gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Smooth palate, mild fine carbonation. Quite thin for the abv. Semi dry malts, some bitterish floralness. Tangy dried fruits. Light semi dry finish. For a DIPA this is pretty non descript, no thrust to what little hop there is. No off flavours though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1378) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
500ml bottle, pours golden brown with a white head. Nice hoppy aroma, piney and citrus, grapefruit and, most prominent, lemon with peppery spiciness. Light to medium body, texture is resiny and oily, with soft but lasting carbonation. Finish is bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2694) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Hazy, pale amber. Film of sticky, white head. Fusty stuff, this. Mandarin. Peach stone. There’s some plum type fruit to it. Some pine. Sweet, grainy malts at the back. Taste is full on, piny bitter. Palate is oily, and carbonation is soft. Finishesostly big, long bitter, with a little sweetness on the lips. Slightly weird Toilet Duck thing going on, but I didn’t mind this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackafholmes (713) - - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle from hop hideout, sheffield. Slightly Hazy orange with not much head. Aroma is strong dry grain, grapefruit and hay. Taste is very bitter. Prickly with alcohol warmth. Didn’t really enjoy it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"Hmmm. There’s a reason this was on sale. Mostly misses from this brewer, but I’m all for second (or 9th) chances. This one may have been around for a bit too long, but who knows. No bottle date. The sweetish malts play a more dominant role than i;d prefer with some grapefruit like bitterness and a decent flavor, but a pretty lacklustwer aroma for any kind of ipa, double or not."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9651) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Sample at Tied House. Hazy amber color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Small patches of lace. Hops, pine and malt in the nose. Medium body with flavors of resiny hops, grainy malt and slight citrus. The finish is moderately bitter with a spruce and hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

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