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RATINGS: 2032   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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At the height of the heat in the heart of the summer, we felt that the only cure was a raging mouthful of fresh hops and malt. Caution: May remove enamel from teeth. This is Lagunitas IPA pumped up by about 30%!
IBU: 72.41

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2005
One of those beers I was shocked that hasnt been rated. Almost a semi dark amber color. Very enticing hop and pine aroma. Leads to a big citrus flavor. I think the hop character was nicley subdued. Like the three bears it was just right. Mouthfeel is smooth with a nice touch of malt. Ends with a nice lingering bitter taste, outstanding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigrond (1459) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2005 this was an excellent example of an imperial ipa. althought it loses points for not being stronger in alcohol. Great balanced hops flavor start to finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jigglyjock (161) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2005
Mostly diminishing, creamy, off-white head. Extremely hazy amber/brown color which I can’t see through even when put up to light. Aroma could be stronger for such a big beer. I detect a small amount of piney hops which is accompanied by a medium maltiness, and a hint of orange citrus. The flavor has a light orange citrus sweetness. The bitterness is very strong, which I very much like, but doesn’t have that piney bite which makes it well balanced. Body is more thick than watery, but not as thick as I would prefer. Overall, a execelent IPA, but I would call it a one and a half IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2005
Bottled. Pours a dark golden with a white head. Aroma is very hoppy, slightly malty. Taste is malty, and very hoppy. Long bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2005
(Bottle 65 cl) Beautiful, clear amber with a creamy, thick head leaving some lacework. Distinct aroma hops in the nose. Flavour of sweet caramel malt with a very solid, hoppy finish. A very typical Double IPA with a routinely touch. 221005

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2005
22 oz bomber. Golden orange beer, thick, fluffy tan head and sticky lace. Hoppy aroma, fresh, lightly grassy, moderate resinousness and a massive sweet citrusy aroma. Orange and a bit of juiciness. Some pale malt aroma backs up all of the hops, but doesn’t interfere with it. Flavour is quite a bit sweeter than the aroma would suggest. Light caramel, cookie dough and biscuity malts underneath a juicy citrus hop flavour. Moderate bitterness up front but presents a lingering bitter palate. Nice, easy-drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2005
Bottle. Light hazy amber colour with a medium tan head. Sweet very floral, fruity, hoppy aroma and a sweet very hoppy, bitter taste. Medium body and a sweet bitter dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pernille (518) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2005
Amber color. Small head. Strong, hoppy, fruity aroma. Very hoppy flavor. Some fruits and a very bitter palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fluids (364) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 21, 2005
Pine and citrus aroma (not as much citrus as other offerings - kind of muffled.) The taste has the grapefruit rind. More rind then grapefruit so it has a bitter component fue to extra hops (I guess). Dry but well balanced not too hoppy for an IPA above average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - OCT 18, 2005
Sampled @ GABF- Pours a clear golden color, small white head. Aroma is citrusy, lemons and such fruit. Flavor is somewhat thin, astringent body with pine needles and light fruit notes. A slightly floral dry finish.

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