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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Double IPA using Falconer’s Flight hops (8% abv, 78 IBU)


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beersearcher (2295) - Glendale, California, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Kern River knows IPA. Though this isn’t a double at all. Very aromatic. So smooth. Citrus everywhere. Mostly grapefruit. A nice hearty bitterness here.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4080) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Draft at bruery anniversary party. Medium gold pour with a slight haze and white head. Citrus, pine, resinous hops, grapefruit, tropical fruit, lightly malty and floral. A very nice fresh DIPA, tropical hop bomb, tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (9921) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 31, 2011
A: The pour is a nice golden amber color with a rather large, fluffy whot head. Lots of sticky lacing to go with it. S: Intense nose of pine, grapefruit, tangerine, and orange peels. Almost no malt character to it at all. There is a nice floral quality to it as well. Perhaps even a bit of perfume. T: The bitterness almost dominates the flavor. There is a nice grapefruit flavor to it and plenty of pine, too. A decent enough citrus character and a light floral note. M: Medium in body with a medium to high carbonation and a lingering bitterness. O: This was slightly disappointing. It was certainly good, but it didn’t blow me away.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAY 30, 2011
Sample at the Bruery 3rd Anniversary. Rating #4. This was one of the top 3 beers of the day for me. Lots of citrus, big floral aroma and a real nice well balanced flavor, very well done. (1756)

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (884) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Poured from a 22oz bomber. Pours a golden orange with some nice white head and decent lacing. The dank aroma hits you right from the start and doesn’t let go. Pine, pineapple, citrus, all there. The taste is "just outstanding"x2. Pine, extremely light malt and some orange flavors mixed in with the overly hopped explosion. This is how a DIPA should taste! Fresh hops make this beer and I sure hope it isn’t left out too long and mellow/malt out for anyone in the future. Drink this in the next month or not at all.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7788) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle. Pours with a hazed golden body and a very large, foamy, bone hued head. Great lace and retention. Aroma is hoppy...nearly outrageously so. Full of citrus, lime, lemon, grapefruit, orange, papaya, mango, a touch spicy with a hint of pine. A hint of a candish note. Malt is lightly bready and toasty. Light esters. Flavors are pine, citrus, grainy, light dill notes, tons of citrus, grapefruit. Apparent alcohol. Malt is bread like but hidden. This beer is about the hops, with some alcohol. Light fruity esters. Drying. Obvious warmth. Medium to lively bubbles. Quite enjoyable! Honestly at its freshness right now it is about equal to a 10-14 day old Pliny bottle (in quality and price). A feat by itself.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IrishBoy (3752) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAY 17, 2011
Bomber bottled on May 12th from Country Club Liquors. Nose is tons of ivy and piney hops that waft out on you as you open the bottle mixed with a very light malty sweet aroma. Hazy copper orange with a medium beige head. Flavor is moderate bitterness with hints of pine and a lightly sweet backbone. Finishes lightly bitter. I agrre with my son in law who calls it Double "Just Outstanding".


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