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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   IBU: 81   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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American hops and Belgian abbey beer flavors intermingle to create a spicy and assertive beer style all their own. Citrusy character from select hops dominate this assertive Double I.P.A., complimented by a unique Belgian flavor to add complexity and ultimate beer satisfaction. The result is a flavor combination that’s a whirlwind of taste sensations.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3012) - montréal, Quebec, - DEC 6, 2012
22oz bottle, pale amber-gold color, with a pillowy white head, mild yeasty, fruity candied apricot, orange peel, honeyed pale, toasted, bread malt nose, with some light honey granola bar, orange marmalade, faint orange lollipop accents, with a floral citrus, cedary, leafy hop note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodie palate with a nice yeasty, fruity, ripe apple, doughy, flowery leafy, grassy, zesty lemon, grapefruit, green grapefruit peel citrusy, soapy, minty, cedary, piney hoppy character, with some light spicy lemongrass, lemon-pepper seasoning, lemon marmalade, lemon pie crust flavours, with a faint pale, wheat, bread, toasted malt backbone, and a mild lemon lollipop, mint jelly undertone, leading towards a warming, good lemon, lime, grapefruit peel citrusy, cedary, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1450) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT 9 shared by Abijen. Hazy yellow/orange colour with a small off-white head. Smells and tastes hops, fresh, fruity, grapefruit, sweet, citrus, pine and some caramel

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1040) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle from Hoppin frog Brewery. Pours a clear golden amber with little to no head. No lacing. Very nice tones of pine, pine resin, citrus and sweet sugars. The taste was similar with the pine and citrus notes. Didn’t get a lot of Belgian except it was slightly sweeter. Crisp, slightly bitter finish. Medium light body, low carb. Great DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1025) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 23, 2014
Botella de 65 cl en el lúpulo en septiembre de 2012. Una ipa algo más dulce de lo habitual. Cuerpo medio con 8.5 vol. Buena.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6901) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle, shared at game night. Very hazy orange-gold. Pretty thick in the body, cooked pineapple sweetness from the malts, citrus and coniferous hops with an inflection of spice. Bitterness is long and strong. Yum.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4166) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT 9 shared by Abijen. Hazy orange colour with a small off-white head. Smells hops, fresh, fruity and some caramel sweetness. Tastes hops, pine, bitter and fruity. Medium body, medium carbo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1504) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Pours a golden orange unclear beer with a good white head. Smells sweet fruits, creamy. Tastes fruity, creamy and malts. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture. Too belgian for me.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8578) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT 9 thanks to Abijen. Opaque hazy light orange color, average sized white head. Aroma is malts, hops, lightly pine. Taste malts, hops, lightly pine, nicely bitter. Still, overall I’m not totally convinced. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3400) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle, Hardy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma of fruity hops, yeasty and with some unfermented sugars. Flavor is quite sweet and with a decent body. A bit out of balance though. Still well drinkable though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3836) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle @ home. Aroma is big fruity yeasty esters, strong hops. Flaovur is medium hop bitterness, fruity notes. caramel etc. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luvystypotables (710) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Slightly cloudy caramel colour, nice head. Complex nose of spice, citrus, hops and warm bread. Complex taste citrus rind, spice and an astringent finish.


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