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RATINGS: 218   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


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wegro (331) - Fresno, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
what a fun beer. Super hoppy through and through. Resinous hop aroma. resinous hop flavor, big fat bitter lingering finish. sweetness is moderate, malt is subdued, huge hop flavor, a little citrusy and tropical, and a big bold lingering finish. and the label is funny, too! cmon, it’s a mad scientist guy with a hop plant for a head. that’s gotta be worth some points.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3664) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 20, 2014
bomber, off, malt water and pennies, sweet and boozy, this sucks, no hop flavor or aroma. is it old? DATE YOUR BOTTLES!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Amber with white head. Aroma is very resinous, pine. Taste is very resinous with toffee. Full body with a bitter finish. Decent

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle in field at cropredy 2014... Copper... Big white head... Soft floral lime.. Sweet toffee fruit nose... Juicy fruits... Soft sweet oily lime fruits...little of tge crystal toffee malts... Dry roast... Sweet lime peel

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1628) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Tap and bottle. Another excellent hop oriented brew from KD. A tiny bit more tame than some of theirs, but still piney and citrused out like crazy. Good stuff!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7349) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle consumed at Cropredy ’Fairports Annual Reunion’ Festival, Cropredy, Oxon, Thursday 7th August 2014 Big malty hoppy beer, it is a touch sweet but as you might expect it does have a good hoppy bite. Drinking this alongside a 2.7% Sun Dancer a great comaprison beer, however it really is a case of I don’t know which I like best. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov15 3.7 .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3338) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2014
The Sampler, NYC tap: Pours copper with a white head. Aroma is very fragrant hops: plenty of cannabis, pine, resin, and some citrus. Taste is very hoppy, but not overly bitter. Nice oily and malty backbone, but there is no question that this beer is hops first and everything else second. Slightly sweet. Quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopDirt (6) - - AUG 7, 2014 does not count
I love this beer and the blend of hops and malts! As for additional comments, I agree with SpongeRuiner and VinegarStroke below:

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2603) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
Flaske: Orange let diset. Duft af sød malt og masser af amerikansk hume. Lækker drikbar øl med en sødme der matcher humlen. Dejlig øl.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6152) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Pour on tap at One Eyed Betty, clear straw yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big dank, pine, weedy hops into a bit of orange and grapefruit. Taste is a mix of onion, garlic, resin, hints of grass, touch of slight orange, finishing bitter, dry. Eh, the vegetal hop notes ruin it a bit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (981) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Alcohol present and overt resin and earth hops. Lots of dank. Clear orange with a full white head that lingers. Taste is grassy and dank. High bitterness. This does not work as well as most of their awesome hop explosions.


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