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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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.

tiggmtl's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - JAN 31, 2012
There’s nice cookie-dough-like malt sweetness beneath strong orange and grapefruit citrus hops in the aroma. Clear brown body is topped by a decent, off-white head that recedes to a lasting cover with some lacing. Strong malt flavours offset by strong bitterness with plenty of citrus hop flavours and some resiny notes. Sweetness comes out in the finish but the slightly harsh bitterness really lingers. Medium body with soft-bubbled carbonation makes for a very nice mouthfeel. Tulip glass. Cellar temperature. Bottle from the BCLS at Hellsgate in January 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Can. Love the art work! Poured an amber color with a small sized off white head. Toasted grains, floral, citrus, and a lighter caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BooRadleyRed (10) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Bomber. Such a nice drinking beer for the winter. Love the hop forward taste and interesting aroma. The higher carb scores points with me as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Madsen1635 (238) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear brown pour with offwhite head. Aroma has lots of perfume. Almost artificial. Taste has sweet malts and medium/low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Wasn’t sure on the style here, guessed IPA, I was wrong. Hoppy, lots of citrus hops, floral and great. I get very little malt from this, really enjoyed it though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3194) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pour is a hazy brown with a average white head. Aroma is oily hops and sweet caramel malts. Flavor is a decent dark malt with some resin hops. Finish is toffee caramel malts with pine and a bit of mint. Decent winter warmer but I was expecting something even hoppier then I got. It’s still a hoppy ale with lots of malt backbone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miked1969 (6) - Oswego, Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2014 does not count
Clear amber color, light head, aromas of caramel, nuts, roasty, floral, citrus, earthy, medium sweetness, Clean, citrusy finish, light bitterness, does not seem like 7.3 ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1775) - portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Mostly clear amber with an inch of tan head. Taste and aroma are nutty with mild citrus hops. Standard northwest red. 2.5/16oz

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2079) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Wonderful citrus/grapefruit aroma. Clear amber with thick fluffy head. Mildly bitter (again with more grapefruit) melds perfectly with the malt. This is a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
epruittftw (18) - fort worth, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2014
In 16oz can at solstice in hood river. A great winter ale. Not heavy like most winters, had mild fruit finish, not heavy. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (2382) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Redish amber with a full tan head. Lots of hops and IBUs big malty profile. Bitter bite at the end.

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