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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This mythological beer emerges from the depths of our brewery every winter. Made with Cascade, Centennial and Simcoe hops and six organic malts, “A-Bomb” has a complex floral, spicy and citrus hoppiness backed up by just the right amount of malt sweetness. 7.3% ABV, 17 deg. Plato, 70 IBU.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (20303) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Can. Clear golden amber color. Aroma of lightly spiced caramel. Taste is toasted spiced butterscotch. Decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (18423) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 10, 2011
Draught at Alibi Room, Vancouver
Hazy amber color. Very nice aroma of fruity hops. Good caramel flavor, malt, quite dry in the beginning; strong bitterness with some bitter orange fruitiness. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2012
Tap at Hopworks Bike Bar, Portland - 07/11/12. Clear mid amber with a thin off white head that clears to the edges. Pale malt nose, light pine, some hops. Tastes of caramel malt, pine, hops, light grapefruit tones. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Above average, drinkable but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (14963) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2011
Golden-amber. Earthy, caramellly with lots of earthy, piney hops. Earthy and piney on the palate as well. Slightly strong-tasting (boozy) winter ale, but for the most part has nice balanced and is quite clean.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13734) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours copper with a foamy off-white head. Strong hoppy aroma - but it’s like crushed cactus or something. Med body. There’s malt, and then there is "complex floral, spicy and citrus hoppiness ". Sort of twists my mouth around. Bomb it is. You could probably use this for industrial cleaner. Wowser!!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (13504) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Can. Pours gold white head. Nose and taste of pine, lemon, florals and alcohol toast. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (12996) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2010
22 oz. bottle, pours amber with an off-white head. Nose is full of hops, also with bready malts / cereal, citrus and potent floral notes. Flavour is full of floral notes and citrusy hops, with a bit of fruitiness. Long lingering citrus and hoppy finish. Low in complexity and the body is not overly dense, though quite decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12594) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2011
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a small tan head. Aroma of citrus, bread, herbs, and florals, Flavor of orange, caramel, toffee, florals, and butter with a dry, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12075) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Can. Amber color. Hazy. Citrus, tropical fruit and caramel in the aroma and flavor. Melon, mango. Malty sweetish. Hint of licorice. Nice Refreshing ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11247) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2015
[2/26/15] Draught at Hopworks BikeBar in Portland. Clear amber. Malty aroma with caramelly, biscuity, a bit fruity, with some hops. Sweet malty flavor, caramelly and biscuit, with some fruitiness and bitter citric and piney hops. Medium-bodied.


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