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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Part of the MEPS series. An American Double India Pale Ale that packs a punch when it comes to hops. The aroma and flavors will give you citrus and pine with a slight malt sweetness that finishes dry.
Malts – a blend of Canadian, German, Chile and United Kingdom malts
Hops – Cascade, Citra, Columbus, Magnum and Hersbrucker


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Shadallion (534) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Huge mouthfuls of sticky, resinous hops. Not a malty IPA - like Sculpin, say - but still sweet somehow - how do they do that? Incredibly hop flavor: citrusy, piney. Balanced mouth-feel. 9% alcohol but this drinks down like water to me. Need to do a side-by-side tasting with Pliny to crown a king of IPAs, but this is a contender. HOPHEADS: FIND THIS BEER!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mililani (24) - - MAR 4, 2014
Really good west coast style IPA. Reminiscent of Pliny the Elder. Although, a bit more bitter. Just had one that was bottled less than a month ago. Awesome.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
prettyham (27) - California, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Aroma is very strong citrus, piney, and little earthy but mainly citrus. Very smooth finish and excellent balance of hops:bitterness and malt sweetness. One of my new favorites.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RobertLiley1 (15) - - MAY 11, 2014
An American double pale ale that comes strong with hops and citrus, nice thick and dark Carmel color..very nice beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Bomber Bottle from Total Wine Tucson. A very Big beer. Golden think pour with a fluffy head. Nice balance of favors. Lots of great hops and citrus. Very nice.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dhunter151 (523) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - APR 20, 2013
Pours amber with a white head. Nice hop aroma. Pine, grapefruit, bitter at finish. Very good DIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4508) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Smells excellent, hops and piney citrus. But surprisingly pours pretty flat. this is a pretty darn tasty beer. Plenty of hops without being as dry as the knee deep in powder. A good finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adrosson (148) - California, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Liked this ipa. Good flavor with a nice malt backbone. Nice aroma. 22 at whole foods. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopsythe (46) - - SEP 16, 2012
A very interesting DIPA. The aroma is very light and floral. Taste is citrusy with a hint of tropical. Loving the huge bitterness at the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
crossovert (6988) - Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2013 Man this one really stewed me up. IT is pretty tasty, big maltiness but enough hops and an interesting flavor.


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