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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 17/20
czar (7723) - 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 (6181) - 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 (5272) - 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 (1024) - 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 (1324) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1708) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Hazy apricot, small white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, and spicy hops. Flavor is tangerine, orange, mango, grass, floral hops, caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bavarian81 (148) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 7, 2014
pours a light gold pilsner color. Doesn’t quite have the aroma of a pilsner. Smells of citrus and hops like most IPLs or IPAs. Definitely get the hop bitterness right up front mixed with this indistinct fruitiness, which I assume is the kiwi. A very pleasant light/medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Pour is lightly hazed pale golden orange with a ton of tight white head. Nose is strong, presents a nice balance of assertive grains, lightly toasty with notes of bread and a touch of dough. Very strong hops behind, grassy and strong citrus and tart grapefruit. Taste is even more juicy hops, still has a solid grain bill, bread crust mixed with dough. Hops are juicy and bright, tropical fruits and some tart grapefruit, assertive bitterness through the finish. Clean airy body with strong carbonation, great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2568) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
On draught at Blue Tusk. Light amber with a creamy head. This was a bit of an odd aroma for me that combined a lager and a DIPA - pilsener, somewhat tropical with pineapple and some orange rind. Moderate carbonation and odd body, booze comes through a bit more towards the end as things dry out a bit and it becomes more bitter but this was just odd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (13266) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2014
500 ml bottle poured a hazy gold with a small lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, mango, peach, melon and tangerine. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, citrus and earthiness with a smooth dry bitter finish.

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