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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Seasonal; Autumn - Released in November.
This is an intensely hoppy and strong lager that we refer to as a Double India Pale Lager. Over four pounds of hops per BBL of New Zealand hops (Kiwi Hops) were used in progressively larger hop additions throughout the brewing process. Four kettle hop additions, whole leaf hops in the hop back, and multiple dry hop additions infuse an intense floral and citrusy aroma. No kiwifruit or kiwi birds were used in the production of this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
voyageurmike (283) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Sampler at the brewery. Golden yellow, hazy with lots of carbonation. Very fruity hops aroma. Sweet flavor up front leading to a lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhatB420 (838) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Pint.9 into a glass. Pours a solid marmalade orange. Medium white head, no real lacing retention at all. Aroma of orange peel, orange, wheat, hops, grass, pineapple, grain. Taste of juicy citrus fields, melon, grape, hoppy grass cuttings, soil, zesty peach. Excellent for a lager, quite drinkable, faint booze bug, so relaxing. Winning

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (838) - Jamestown, New York, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours a bright, mainly clear yellow with a big foamy white head. Aroma had citrus, tropical, and pine notes. Flavor had grapefruit, orange, mango, pineapple, and pine. Very solid brew. Medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter bite on the finish. Not a big lager fan, but Jack’s Abby makes some great ones I enjoy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1488) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2015
500ml bottle pours slightly hazy orange with 2 finger head. Big nose with tons of tropical fruit, mango, orange, grassy citrus and light pine. Palate holds all the notes of the nose with nice bitterness level and just a kiss of light malt toast to back it up. Finishes bitter with long lingering piney tropical fruit, melon, and citrus. Awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (5071) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 13, 2015
Une robe dorée et sa mousse petite mais intéressante pour mon œil. Des parfums concentrés de fruits comme une salade exotique arrosée par un sirop légèrement mielleux. Au goût, la base maltée est double tandis que les cultivars apportent un réconfort fruité, gazonné et floral. En bouche, le liquide est plutôt rond, pétillant et huileux. La finale est modérément amère, très fruitée comme une bière qui exploite ses houblons de glorieuse façon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1965) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2015
Une bière dorée ayant une mousse baveuse qui laisse des traces communes. Un nez houblonné et fruité; particulièrement pas l’ananas cuit, chauffé avec des élans sucrés. Le goût et aussi fruité, il est crémeux et on a l’impression de dessert, de gâteau, de sucre et fruits confits. L’effervescence aide au transport du liquide, la rendant facile à boire. (1672-031215)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (7612) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 26, 2015
This is a great beer. Huge pine and pineapple aroma. Some citrus peel and grapefruit. Pours golden with decent lacing, some initial head. Bitter finish. Light sweet malt. Great balance. Tap at Lord Hobo.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
musinj6 (500) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 14, 2015
pours a pale golden with 2 finger head that lingers, leaving mild/moderate lacing. Prominent citrusy hops with some pine and hint of resin in it. toasted malt. heavy bitter hops, but very pleasant & juicy. moderate mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. long bitter finish. this is excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
echudy (151) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Strong citrus and hop aromas, golden with a nice cloudiness to it. Strong hops at the front, with citrus after taste and a bit of alcohol note to the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2738) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2015
Bottle from SJ. Notes of Lemon, Citrus, pepper and bread. Hoppy finish...not bad at all.

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