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Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Squamish, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A high gravity India Pale Ale brewed with 100% barley, six varieties of hops, water and yeast. Extra barley malt nicely balances the huge volume of hops in this brew. Produced as part of the John Mitchell Series. Turn around bright eyes! 17 Plato.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8571) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of resin, grapefruit, burnt toast and grain. A touch harsh in the bitterness in finish. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JesseMartineau (87) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2014 One litre bottle, pours deep Amber, slight haze. Very hoppy, which I love, and a very long bitter finish, also what I love, so for me it?s really good.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tformby (4) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013 does not count
Lovely malt forward with strong hop finish. True to English style. Very well balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1048) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2014 Rerate - @coopwinespirits February discovery bag - I need you more than evahhh! Rating #784 - Nov 26, 2013 - 1L swingtop from Coop.. Clear golden pour with a bubbly white foam, spotty lacing. Citrusy sweet, mild floral hops on the nose.. Mouthfeel crisp, mild alcohol warmth, low-medium carbonation. Taste is sweet orangey lemony notes with the spicy tang and hoppy bite lingers into the finish. I need you now tonight.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (159) - - DEC 7, 2013
IPA. Pours cloudy orange. Smells of fresh fruit, citrus, watermelon. Taste is malt forward, malt sweetness. Finish is bitter lingering sour fruit. Not bad. Could use a little more balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2699) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle, from Triangle Wine. Ok aroma, sweet. Cereal malt. Little citrus, grapefruit and orange. Cloudy brownish orange color, good head and lace. Bitter sweet flavor. Thicker body, creamy mouthfeel, bitter finish. Well. It’s a big sweet iipa. Never like when the description says balanced IPA. It’s sweet, hops aren’t a mix I seem to like. My fear is it has travelled too far, but it is what it is to me...ok

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
piscator34 (1974) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 28, 2013
Draft sample at Barley Bros. Hazy orange in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas of orange, white grapefruit, dried leaves, and caramel syrup. Dank C-hops and pine upfront followed by a pale and caramel malt base. Finishes with an odd heavy + leafy bitterness paired with a heavy sweet malt note that doesn’t quite balance out.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1803) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 23, 2013
A fairly decent DIPA. Hoppy aromas and flavors. Sweet and malty up front with a bitter finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2246) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
On tap at Barley Brothers Winnipeg. This was quite a bitter IPA, and didn’t have the malty balance that you normally expect with a double IPA. Still, it was quite enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2013
1 litre bottle. Pours a dark amber with medium head. Aromas of brown sugar and over-ripe fruit. Flavors of dried candied fruit, light toffee, and bitter hops.


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