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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
OliverJ1990 (4) - - JAN 23, 2015 does not count
IT’S AWESOME!!!! If you are a fellow hophead, and are stuck at your local liquor store on whether to buy this or not; do yourself a favor and buy it. I recommend drinking it alone reflecting on some great night you just had, with a side of toffee covered peanuts. If you like hops, you’ve found your beer!

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 (39) - - MAY 11, 2014
An American double pale ale that comes strong with hops and citrus, nice thick and dark Carmel color..very nice beer.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sderenne (3) - - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
Just tapped a 5 gallon keg of this.It was kegged 52 days ago. Love the aroma.nice head that laces the glass well.Like most of knee deeps beers this is very hoppy reminds me a lot of pliny the elder. The last 3 kegs I have got were all knee deep and all vey enjoyable.

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 (590) - 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

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
unitypunk (3) - California, USA - OCT 26, 2014 does not count
Hoptologist is a delicious orange good with a light white head, poured in a goblet. this double ipa is a real treat. Has won awards and put the brewery on the national beer map!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4770) - 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.


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