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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 133   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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The cousin of Simtra, but brewed with only Centennial and Chinook hops. Need we say more?


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4294) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 28, 2012
From a bottle at THE LOCAL Beer Bar in Eureka, CA. Pours a rich gold with a good sized beige head and light lacing. Nose a a very powerful citrus and pine. Medium plus body with resin mouthfeel. The flavor is light malts with a lot of taste mostly of pine and citrus hops. Good bitterness. The finish is long, dry, and bitter. This is a true hop monster. Loved it. .


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
katrinaez (957) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Wow, so smooth. A triple ipa? Easy drinking. Aroma is heavy with pineapple. I was told itís grapefruit and pine, thatís the taste. ..not the scent. Scent is completely pineapple and hops. Amazing. Taste is deeply better grapefruit casing, not juice, no sugars. There is pine but it isnít overt, more subdued by hops and the citrus tastes and scents. Light golden hue and clear. Would want on my shelf. Tap

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2906) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours out a mostly clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is of astringent hop oils, sweet/bitter fruit, Pine sap, some floral notes, and alcohol burn. Taste is a sharp dose of acidic, piney, resin hops, lots of bitterness, some light tangerine, evergreen, some mild sweet malt, and a moderate alcohol note. This is a big, bitter beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (10498) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2015
On tap at Caponeís. Poured a golden color with a small sized head. Citrus and pine. Nice and hoppy with the alcohol content well hidden.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (5277) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 11, 2015
650 ml bottle purchased at Redstone Liquors, Andover location. Nose is much like the Lupulin River, big pine with light traces of fruit. This has a some dankness that I didnít find in Lupulin River.

The texture on this has some hop oils with a slick texture over the tongue. The booze shows itself and it makes itself known. Which is why I prefer Lupulin River much more. Booze is lightly distracting. Still the fruit pine and sweet malts give this a certain level of drinkability.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alphadelic (2015) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Peachy Orange looks. Itís very juicy IPA, smooth, fruity and sweet. The nose is strong, almost barley winey. Smooth, light and almost tropical in the mouth. Very little bitterness, which is astounding considering the advertised 133IBU.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrhopsbeertalk (270) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Lots of chinook. Generally a hop I avoid, in this case not so bad. The Centennial adds some nice floral citrus contrast in both the aroma and flavor. A touch boozy but still easy to drink for the monster ABV.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (1610) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Tap at Apex. A: Cloudy gold color, thin white head. N: Grapefruit, mango, pineapple, biscuit, pine, orange peel, fruit loops, and plenty of residual sugars. T: Very sweet and fruity; not at all bitter. M: Alcohol heat, resinous heavy body, soft carbonation. O: A fruit bomb. Easy to drink without PtYís scraping bitterness. A different beast for sure, but one I might choose for my palate over the more famous IIIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (7800) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 19, 2015
On tap at apex. Pours a clear copper color with a small white head. A big sweet fruity resin hop nose. The flavor is big resin, oranges, sugary sweet, pine. Huge. Hot. Gin alcohol burn. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (20080) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2015
25th August 2015
Bright clear gold beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Nose of pine and resin. Palate is light and semi dry, good fine carbonation. Light malt base with equally light sweetness. Big hop spice. Resinous orange, marmalade, mild lemon. More hop spice. Touch of crystallised fruits. More hops spice. Tropical fruits emerge. More hop spice. Light hop skunk before light and hop spicy finish. Spicy tangerine linger. Itís a real gob full of spicy hop goodness but it always stays light and supremely drinkable. Hides the abv very well. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (5620) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
650ml bottle

Pours dark orange with a foamy head. Aroma of chewy caramely malts, loads of dank wet herbal hops, resin, grass and toffee. Taste is juicy, hoppy and dank wet herbal with loads of resin, grass, malts, caramel and pine. Finish is massively hoppy and resinous with some grass, pine and herbal notes. Quite hoppy.


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