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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiosna (291) - - DEC 17, 2014
0,5 pullo@ Valtteri. Hitusen samea kullankeltainen. Tuoksussa raikasta hedelmää, humalaa, sitrusta, kukkaisuutta, hiukan mallasta. Maussa humalaa, sitrusta, kesäyön metsää.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (2487) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 17, 2014
0,5l bottle from Bauer Wine & Spirits, Boston. Pours cloudy yellow with a medium head. Aroma is very crisp hops with fruits and malts. Flavor is malts with plenty of hoppy bitterness and some fruits and alcohol. Sturdy palate. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1392) - Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle: Pour is cloudy light golden, with a frothy stark white head into this glass -it retains well, with sticky lacing present - The nose is bright, citrus, bready, florals, with that tangerine earthiness from the new zealand additions. I’m not sure which one I like better (Mass or Kiwi), and while I didn’t have them quite side by side, I’m leaning towards this variant. It’s juicy, citrus, bittering, with more sweet bread and earthy notes, and yet the finish is clean, floral, with a hint of cream - I suppose I’ve yet to have better -

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (683) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Pours a clear gold with light white head. Has a grainy and citrus hop aroma. Taste is a mix of a pilsner and IPA with grains, citrus hops, pine and light malts. Lingering taste of bitter hops and dry grains.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (2073) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle 500ml. Thanks Tommy. Pours clear blond with low-medium white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of pepper, citrus, tropical fruits, pine, resin. Taste is of pepper, citrus, tropical fruits, bitterness, alcohol, pine, resin. Palate: Medium-full bodied. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Awesome. Drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (4769) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 1, 2014
bottle from tom10101, may thanks bro! pours almost cloudy yet bright yellow with a very nice white head, good retention and lacing. fragrant citrus, grapefruit, clean fruitiness - in fact it is very fruity and juicy - melons, fat white grapes, chardonnay-like, fruit salad; gently polished lightly doughy honeyed malts, clean yeast, ginger, pepper. light carbonation, medium body - oily and not too heavy, balanced spicy-citrusy finish. excellent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3656) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 1, 2014
500 ml Bottle with a date of 10/30/2014stamped on neck, yes!! Thanks Jacks Abby for the date! Shared two ways. Slightly hazy gold with lasting foamy head in a pilsner glass. Aroma is lots of citrus with grapefruit upfront and a ton of grassy, Saaz type hints.

Moderate level of pilsner malt body in a highly hopped profile. Massively grassy, mildly citrus fruits with a nice lingering hop bite. Imperial Pils that drinks like a well hopped IPA. Light crisp body makes this a beer you can chug. Get this brew fresh it rocks!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3162) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle (500 ml). Slightly hazy bright golden with a medium easy to revive fluffy off-white head and good lacing. Aroma is really hoppy with intense fruitiness (citrus, tropical fruits, papaya) and major floral presence too along light sweetness and doughy cereals. Taste is moderately/medium sweet with grapefruits, floral presence, doughy cereals and medium bitterness. Medium body. Moderate/medium carbonation. A tad oily mouthfeel. Dry and bitter finish. Sticky aftertaste. Intensely hoppy. Quite tasty, but not the easiest to drink from Jack’s Abby. I liked it though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (792) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle from shop in Burlington. Drank from bottle, like its my job. Aroma is strong hoppy aroma, like melon. Taste is the same, hoppy, some citrus, strong melon, finished fruity sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
halfonit (1192) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy light golden color with a crazy thick white head which is very bubbly. Aroma is loaded with hops right up front. Pine, grapefruit, malts, a little skunk and burnt hair (I know it sounds weird) also come into play. This head seriously took close to 5 mins to subside! Oily and heavy palate. Flavor is of citrus, hops, pine, slight booze, a little sweetness in the background, and some more hops. Very fresh hop balanced. Leaves a nice hoppy finish. Much better tasting than what I was expecting. Complex. Good stuff.

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