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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
Brewed with 195 pounds of Amarillo, Cascade and Centennial hops, this hopped-out beast had hops added at every point; mash tun, first wort, kettle, and dry hop. Huge spicy and citrus hop aroma, flavor and deep bitterness with an alcoholic bites. I see it in your eyes, take one drink and die, the only thing you see, you know itís gonna be, The Ace Of Spades! 9.2% ABV 21.5 Deg Plato 100+ IBU

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcoDL (3697) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
Bottle at tasting. Golden pour. Aroma of caramel, malt and peach, not a good sign. Watery taste of caramel, malt and peach as well. Where are the hops? Where is the bitterness? This was a bummer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1107) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2016
Sampled at a tasting. Clean golden pale pour with a small white head. Smells of honey, grapefruit and tropical fruits. Crisp and refreshing, with taste notes that include grapefruit, pine and some tropical fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (911) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAR 23, 2016
Slightly hazy orange color with off-white head. Aroma is slightly dank and resiny, west coast style. Taste starts hoppy and bitter up-front, earthy, piney with grapefruit on the finish. Medium body and carbonation. Well made, classic west coast style DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (5110) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle shared at the return of Old Spice tasting. 10cl sample. The aroma has pine, citrus, light biscuit tones. Bit hazy, golden coloured beer with a slight off-white head. The taste is moderate bitter, has pine, citrus. Medium bodied. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3212) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2016
sample from bomber bottle. slight hazy light golden colour with a white head on top. slight crisp malt notice, citrus, bitter grapefruit, zest, slight west coast pine, sweet fruit notice, peach, tropical, medium bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Idiosynkrasie (5960) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2016
650ml bottle. Slightly hazy, yellow-ish golden colour with average, thick, frothy, fairly lasting and lacing, off-white head. Piney, resinous and citrusy hoppy aroma, notes of grapefruit, orange, lemon, some pineapple, additional fruity hints of yellow stone fruit. Taste is dry, bitter hoppy, resinous, piney, citrusy, notes of grapefruit, orange, lemon, hints of pineapple, some mirabelle, nectarine and peach, a floral touch, staunch pale and caramel malty basis adds humble sweetness. Very well balanced, stable malty basis withstands the hop bitterness without being too sweet an interference. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorisPPattyn (9165) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2016
Medium, lightly yellowish head over finely carbonated clear orange-golden beer; shards of lace. Intense grapey nose, grapefruit, orangepeel, bitter & fresh aromatic vegeatbles. Intense bitterish, flowery and of course fruity hopflavour; citrus, citruspeel, unripe stonefruit (nectarine, peach,...) unripe banana, lunaria, lupulin≤. Severe, but excellent. Astringency from the hopoils, quite creamy feel too, medium bodied, good carbonation. Prime example of a top Westcoast IIPA. Great to be able to find this in the Lowlands....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
1st March 2016
Light haze on this gold beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is light, mildly dry and has good fine carbonation. Very light malt base with a nicely judged light creamy sweetness. Hops bring a lovely nectarine and orange start. Fair dose of hop spice ensues with sweetish pine and a generic tropical fruit burst. Peach and mango resolve. Mildly sweet floralness before a light and hop spicy finish. This is my kind of DIPA. Light malt base, showcasing the fruity hop characteristics. And a nice way to raise a glass to the great man - Lemmy Kilmister. Super duper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
atrox (611) - Krakůw, POLAND - MAR 2, 2016
Clear, golden color; great, white head. Sweet and fruity aroma. Lot of fruits, citrus and sweet. Medium-sweet taste, gentle caramel, also fruits, high but short bitterness,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (2466) - Kaarina, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2016
A light orange beer, a head is medium and blond. Aroma is sophisticated from the bottle. In the glass, grapefruits, some tropical fruits, caramel and wood. Not fresh anymore. Taste has fruitness, citrusfruits, grapefruits, caramel. The bitterness is strong but balanced. Age of the bottle is mystery but itís not a fresh, unfortunately. Medium bodied, slightly too heavy body, but thatís not a bothering. More fresh bottle should be tasted, now itís difficult to say to overall performance. Tasteful anyway. Nice and long lasting bitterness but now the aromatic nuancees are too mild.

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