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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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U.S Meets Europe S.I.P.A. - Collaborating with De Molen Brewery in the "Green Heart" of The Netherlands, we have created a wild and inventive recipe that is a unique blend of the best from both worlds! A super-charged Saison I.P.A. is born, featuring kilos of American hops to add a crazy twist to this European-style ale. The fruity, spicy flavors of this malty Double Saison are nicely complimented by an abundance of late and dry-hopping with the finest American hops.

This is the Hoppin’ Frog version, for the De Molen version go to that brewery’s page.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty bitter hoppy flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty hoppy bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6031) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 16, 2013
Bouteille de 22 oz partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréales avec une pointe d’apricot. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de céréales avec une pointe d’épices et d’agrumes. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #4673)

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 7, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, light heavy hoppy, grass, fruity, leather. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, brett, saison yeast, caramel, fruity. Late finish white pepper. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20130219]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2013
22 ounce bottle. It pours a slightly hazy orange/amber color with about a half inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. The aroma is very sweet and spicy, it smells like citrusy hops (tropical fruit, grapefruit), sweet oranges, caramel, and Belgian yeast. The taste is also mostly sweet and spicy, the brew tastes like caramel, citrusy hops, toffee, sweet spices, oranges, and a bit of peppery spice. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s creamy and slick with moderate carbonation. Overall, very different and very interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (5031) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle from Bierkompass.de, March 2013. A bit hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of orange, some soap, light spiced and some wood. About the same in the taste. Also some marmelade and alcohol. Drinkable but nothing spectacular.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6842) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2013
22 oz. bottle. Hoppin Frog version. Pours a mostly clear amber with a finger of off-white head, rising small carbonation bubbles, and small spots of lace. Aroma of rich, bready malts, mixed spices, apricot, earthy funk, leaves, and ginger. Not a lot of hop character here. Flavor of boozy bread, winter spices, applesauce, leaves, dried fruits, and caramel. Medium-full bodied, with moderate carbonation and a heavy, boozy mouthfeel. Intense. Maybe a few months past big hops but this will age for a couple more years.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2361) - SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2013
@Eddan: trevlig doft men dog ganska len. Smaken är oljig fruktig och relativt fräsch men med en liten medicintouch. Tydlig apelsin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11390) - DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Hazy amber with medium tan head. Aroma is amlt, caramel, yeast, spices and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, yeast, spices, fruit, notes of phenols, little bitter, medium sweet, and hop.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1243) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours unclear orange with a off-white head. Aroma is very sweet, tangerine, citrus, sugar, bubblegum, grass/hay, herbs and spice. Taste is almost cloyingly sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is syrupy, carbonation is soft. Finishes very fruity sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and citrus peel. Sweet and fruity flavour of hops and citrus peel with notes of spices and burnt sugar. Sweet and citric finish.


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