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RATINGS: 146   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 it’s gonna be, The Ace Of Spades! 9.2% ABV 21.5 Deg Plato 100+ IBU

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloth (2717) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Large lasting off white head with good retention and lacing.Hazy, orange colored brew. Soft nose of tangerines, spices, resin and a lil booze. Body is fully medium, oily with a soft carbonation, coating and pleasent. Big hop flavors, oranges, citrus with some orange nehi, lifesaver type shit goin on, very tasty. Malts are dry and laid back. Finish is dry, bitter and fruity, juicy. Nice fuckin brew! Props to 5K for the bomber! An easy quaffer for a 9%er. Thats the way i like it baby!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShivanDragon (2791) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Fles gedeeld @Benzai’s Carnaval Tasting.
gouden met witte kraag en lichte floaties. aroma van hop, den, hars, gras. smaken evenzo, lekker fris bitter maar niet extreem, redelijke verse smaken, kruidig, enorm smaakvol, grapefruit, den, prima

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caesar (6170) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle @ Benzai’s crazy carnaval, small sample. Clear golden color, short frothy head. Piney, grapefruit, some biscuity malt. Medium bitterness, clean, crisp. Just the way you want your DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (11827) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle @ Don’t want anything to do with carnaval tasting. Clear golden color, average to medium sized white head. Aroma is malts, resin, citrus, pine. Taste malts, hops, piney, spruce, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Nice one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DutchDrebus (5275) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle @ benzai’s carnaval. Clear golden yellow with a small white head. Smells hops, fruity, fresh. Tastes crisp, fruity, fresh, resin, pine, bitter. Medium to full body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (8470) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2016
65 cl bottle (8.6% abv) @ Timo A. Bottled on 07.10.2015.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma is piney and resinous hoppy, mild caramel, some pale malts, faint peppery notes, maybe cheese. Flavor is oily hoppy, resinous, piney, some orange and citrus, mild apricot notes. Thick oily palate, bitter. Nice balance. Alcohol stays hidden. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (5603) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2016
650ml bottle from Firma-Bier

Rated while listening to Motörhead - Ace of Spades. RIP Lemmy - Pours clear dark orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of resinous grassy hops, pine, herbal notes, hints of age, biscuity caramely malts and citrus. Taste is crisp, resinous hoppy and herbal with some grass, biscuity caramely maltiness, pine and citrus. Finish is resinous, sweetish and caramely with some grass, pine and herbal hops. Pretty generic, but balanced resinous west coast DIPA. Surprisingly good despite the bottle is probably not very fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (1463) - Lille, FRANCE - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: superb golden blond beer with small carbonation and medium white foam. Perfect appearance. Smell: grassy and hoppy domination. Resin and well balanced with grapefruits and mango with passion fruits. Very fruity and with resin balance. Taste: full body with hoppy blast, grassy and exotic fruits domination. Peach, mango and grapefruits, lime finish. Caramel and sweet balance. Good attenuation. Aftertaste: lime and grapefruits, finish resin and wet bitterness. Amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KW92 (864) - ❤ WARSZAWA ❤, POLAND - JAN 3, 2016

WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, klarowne z niewielkimi drobinkami. Piana drobna, średniej wysokości, krótka. Nieśmiało oblepia szkło.
AROMAT: Intensywny. Cudny cytrusowy zapach (grejpfrut, bergamotka) przemieszany z nutami karmelowo-ziołowymi (cukierki ślazowe). W troszkę z tyłu owoce tropikalne (melon, mango). Ogólnie rzecz ujmując w pewnym stopniu przypomina aromatem Earl Grey.
SMAK: Bogactwo smaków. Zioła, karmel, grejpfruty, żywiczność, nuty herbaciane. Rozgrzewający ziołowo-alkoholowy posmak. Goryczka wysoka, krótka. Ekstremalnie pijalne.
OGÓLNIE: Brak słów - fenomenalne piwo!

Pushing up the ante, I know you’ve got to see me,
Read’em and weep, the dead man’s hand again,
I see it in your eyes, take one look and die,
The only thing you see, you know it’s gonna be,
The Ace of Spades, The Ace of Spades!

R.I.P. Lemmy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (6504) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle at the Return of Old Spice tasting, Dec 2015, Den Haag. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a thin whispy white head. The aroma is big yeast, nettle citrus hop, The flavour is moderate to strong bitter with a nettle, woody resin hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2344) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle at THT. Clear golden with white head. Flowery, light lemon and tropical fruits, light leaves, sweet malts, touch of nuts, some fresh cardboard. Medium sweet and bitter. Over medium bodied.

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