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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Double Citra meets Double Galaxy

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeadyDE (604) - Delaware, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Draft offering at farmhouse tap..from notes..experimental ipa with galaxy and citra hops..fruity and barely any trace of the high abv..very enjoyable..amazingly fresh like other hf offerings..

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Franckg (526) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
Deux de mes meilleures 2ipa de HF réunis en un seul produit. Je n’en demandais pas tant! Robe jaunâtre très trouble, epais col de mousse blanc moyennement dense, une dentelle mince et collante. Arômes de fruits tropicaux. Le Galaxy semble dominer son collègue. Pêche, tangerine, melon d’eau, cantaloup, mangue. Le citra se pointe en arrière-plan, plus sucré, un effet de punch aux agrumes. Le nez est superbe, c’est doux, aucune trace d’alcool, un peu de résineuse mais rien d’intense. En bouche, encore un party exotique. Le citra prend plus de place ici. Beaucoup d’agrumes: tangerine, orange, pamplemousse rose. Le Galaxy lui se colle au palais et apporte une sensation plus sucré de pêche et melon d’eau. La finale laisse place au côté plus amer des houblon mais toujours sur un fond d’agrumes. Une agréable texture moyennement mince, un corps assez rond et une amertume juste à point, une carbonation un peu trop intense au début mais qui se stabilise par la suite. Se boit tout seule et le haut taux d’alcool ne paraît pas. Une bière dangereuse!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strife21 (259) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Pours hazy glowing golden orange with thick white head. Smell is dank hops, juicy tropical fruit, grapefruit, and pine. Taste is piney hops, resin, tropical fruit and citrus. Super Juicy and silky mouthfeel. Light body and medium carb. Citrus Bomb.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigda83 (513) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Pour from growler obtained 7-10 from the source. Poured a nice glowing cloudy orange with medium bubbly white head. Aromas of tropical fruit and citrus stand out. Flavor had mango, peach, grapefruit, orange. Medium body and a thick texture. Good carbonation and very smooth finish. Easily drinkable for what the ABV is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2015
[ 2wk growler ][ 8oz ][ Tasting ][ ? ][ Tulip ][ 04.07.15 ]
golden glowing hay, puffy white head lasts. Stinky dank nose, plenty of bright grapefruit and rind, tangerine and a little cement. Tons of bitter tangerine, oily up front with little egg sulfur and tea mid palate are only distractions, considerable pale malt with light caramel sweetness through grassy, earthy bitterness, moderate rind with reemergence of faint tangerine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ben4321 (4827) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Location: Growler from the brewery, 7/9/15

Aroma: It is tropical hop dominated, grapefruit, mango, peach, some pine, and a little greenery
Appearance: Bright, almost glowing orange color, cloudy, with a lasting sheet of frothy white head
Flavor: Tastes fruity and a little sweet, with a nice, hoppy, mid-bitterness from mid-palate to finish
Palate: Has a smooth, softness that makes it so drinkable, finishes with a perfect dryness
Overall Impression: Enjoyed this more from the growler than I did when I only had the small sample at the brewery. We are talking a jump from great to really great here, so that’s pretty impressive. Didn’t love it quite as much as I did the Double Citra, but it’s pretty close. I keep giving these beers such high scores. I’m making a point to not take the brewery name into account, but damn if the beers aren’t completely worthy of these scores. Excellent. Way too drinkable for an 8% beer. Drinks great. What else is there to say?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maddog (463) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JUL 8, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2015 Draft taster at the brewery. Fantastic! Floral, fruity, citrus, sweet malt, taste and aroma of soft grain. Maybe the best IPA that HF has.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClarkVV (4346) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 28, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2015 Draught at Armsby, 6/28/15
Not quite as steadfast head is an off-white and tops a gold-copper body with medium-high clarity. Retention is still quite high.
Straightorward citra in the nose show lemon, lemon oil, orange rind and soft grapefruit notes while the galaxy does its weird thing, though less so in combination with the citra, providing a hybrid stone fruit-tangerine thing and yet also a leafy, nearly spicy star fruit-like juiciness. A touch of dullness, maybe from yeast, maybe from hop and not quite the unendingly juicy/tropical sniffable-ness of some of the very best DIPAs (though still nothing to scoff at). Cracker and white bread provide backdrop, nicely dry and with very light suggestions of honey and wheat-like softness. No alcohol and shockingly hard to tell apart from their lower gravity pale ales.
Starchy, sparse, bready malts are very, very dry and are heavily laced with bitterness, though the juiciness from both hops shows up quickly to quell any dissension. Tangerine, grapefruit, lime, cherryskin and unripe mango all join the party, very flavorfully, while little/no trace of resin or overly bitter hoppiness ever re-emerges. Heavily dextrnous/full-bodied mouthfeel is the only thing that tips off the drinker to the higher gravity, as alcohol, sweetness and heavy bitterness are nowhere to be found.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (481) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
Dégustée sur la terrasse en ce premier jour de vacances avec Marco. Cheers buddy! Bière blonde et orangée. De forts parfums d’orange, de mangue et d’abricots émanent de cette bière. Les arômes sont fraîches et plutôt timides. Je m’attendais à quelque chose de plus explosif. La bière affiche un col mousseux blanc maculé, comme tous les produits du même style de la Maison. Un mélange de fines et de grosses bulles. Entre la première et la dernière gorgée, la même question demeure sans réponse: s’agit-il vraiment d’une IIPA? L’alcool est invisible, une explosion de saveurs tropicales envahit ma bouche sans toutefois être exagérée. Tant la texture que les saveurs me font penser non pas au fruit lui-même, mais à la pelure du fruit; un mélange de pêche et de mangue. De longueur moyenne, cette bière est fraîche, légère et dangereuse!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (8593) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Shared growler notes from Craft Ale House. Turbid straw pour with white head. Nose was hoppy, pineapple, mango, tangerine. Vermont/Maine IA flavor with spicy and yeasty hops, pineapple, papaya, mango notes, complex finish, juicy and fresh taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1722) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2015
Pour is extremely cloudy pale orange with lots of tight white head that lingers. Nose has a husky grain, a musky hop, and tons of citrus. Extremely bright. Flavor follows suit, bright, tons of citrus in back, stronger grain presence, very musky citra hop, moderate bitterness, really soft feel with great carb. Bitterness lingers slightly through the finish.

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