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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big flavor, intense pine and citrus aroma. We keep the malt profile clean in this Imperial IPA to let the love lights shine on the fine Northwest hops.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1673) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2015
On tap at Hop Valley in Springfield. Pours a clear golden orange with a white head and aroma of citrus and pine. Taste is of hops, pine, citrus, and caramel with a dry, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2780) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUL 29, 2015
This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a soft semi-hazy bronzed orange color. No head nor lacing appeared. The smell started off with sweet onion running into a floral to grassy to citrus hoppiness. The taste was mainly bitter with a light sweetness from the onion part. The grassiness comes back slightly sweet and damp. Lingering sweet onion to floral grassiness starts in the aftertaste and runs into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light and leads to a damp smoothness to it. Overall, a bit different to me for a DIPA, what may lack in appearance (no head nor lacing) makes up in smell and taste. I’d probably have again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (1314) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2015
650 ml bottle shared Appearance: light hazey golden with a film white head. Leaving quite some lacing on the sides. Aroma: Nectaruines, Tropical fruits, grapefruit and resin with some grains. Taste:Sticky sweet, Nectarines,, pine and grapefruit, zest balanced out by grains. Quite resinious bitter. Long finish. Finishes long. oily texture, above average body, below average, but not soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomekk1978 (925) - Ząbki, POLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Aromat: przyjemna kompozycja cytrusów, owoców tropikalnych oraz żywicy, które wspierają zbożowe, ciastkowe i lekko karmelowe akcenty słodowe. Słodycz ściera się z nutką alkoholową. Wygląd: barwa złota zgaszona do zamglonej. Żółto - biała piana, drobno pęcherzykowa, umiarkowanej wielkości i niezbyt trwała. Smak: wyraźna karmelowa słodycz, wsparta solidną chmielową goryczką z owocowym posmakiem chmielu oraz alkoholem. Balans wyraźnie po stronie chmielu. Bardzo wysoka, ostra i długa goryczka na granicy zalegania. Krągła do tęgiej pełnia, wysokie wysycenie, nieco szczypiące język i chmielowo- alkoholowa końcówka.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2688) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Bomber. Curious Hop, Otley. Gold, with a light haze. Film of sticky, white head. Sticky, and resinous. Peach skin, and peach stone. Well balanced grainy malts. Taste is sticky sweet. Turns peachy, stony, resinous bitter. Silky, rich, juicy palate. Finishes long, oily, zesty bitter. Big beer. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hesoo (77) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Jeśli jakieś DiPA zrobiło na mnie wrażenie to właśnie to. Idealny balans między alkoholowością i słodyczą i ziołowością z chmieli

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1371) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2015
650 ml bottle, pours hazy gold, small white head. Good malty base of caramel and biscuit, piney hop. Citrus and spice. Light medium body, oily texture. Finish is long and bitter. Carbonation is soft.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dathzo (23) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2015
Explosion of hops when opening the bottle. A bit harsh on the bitterness though. A bit dissapointing

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
euniceradio (211) - Colton, California, USA - JUN 26, 2015
22 bomber. Pours cloudy gold-orange. White soapy head. Aroma of caramel, trop fruit, and pepper spice. Taste is same with nice sweet, yet boozy finish. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (2284) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy orange gold. Sweet aroma - caramel, trop fruit. Medium body, medium carbonation. Mango, caramel, pine, pineapple, orange, lemon, grapefruit... Juicy, not too sweet. Nice balance. Tasty.


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