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RATINGS: 275   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 (2883) - 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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3469) - 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 (1156) - ’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 (6409) - 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 (3143) - 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 (3481) - 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 (383) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike5326 (660) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Cloudy orange color, medium lived white frothy head. Floral hops with a yeasty and fruity accent. Slight alchohol flavor with a nice balance of hops and great finish. Yummy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2013
3/30/2012. 22 oz. bottle. Dark amber color with a white head. Floral aromas with pine, citrus and Belgian yeast showing well. Caramel flavors with spice. Hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
66cl bottle sampled at wwt3. Thin white head. Clear golden amber pour. Smooth bitterness. Very well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClubGonzo (3509) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2013
Pours a hazy orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma is Belgian ale yeast, banana, floral honey tones, peaches, fruity hops and hints of wet grass. Taste is pineapple, carrot juice, bubble gum, pine, banana, honey and sweet syrupy perfume-like notes. Hints of peaches and figs. Cool blend. Medium body, soft carbonation. A successfull marriage story between the new and the old world.


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