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RATINGS: 2093   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flemdawg (532) - Naples, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2005
Hazy orange body with small particles. A foamy white head and spiderweb lacing all the way down. Citrusy hop aroma with a slight twinge of sweet malts. Slight bitter taste like grapefruit rind, but not over powering. A sweet malty carmel taste near the end. Slighty thick and clingy in the mouth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SRBMOJO (6) - ALISO VIEJO, California, USA - APR 13, 2005 does not count
perfect balance between malt and hops, very hoppy but not overpowering like many IPA’s. nice head good lacing, all around a great brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PullMeABeer (203) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2005
Bottle. (bought on 10/7/04) Paired with Basque Shepherds Cheese. Pours a heavy golden/amber, with some floaters, and a thin but dense creamy white head. Nice stream of bubbles emanates from the beverage. Aroma is pale/caramel malts nice balanced with sweet honey coated citrus hops. Less overwhelming in the hops department that I expected from the beer, but very good nonetheless. Nice sweet ripe hops flavor. Great medium body and high drink ability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schultsc (572) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 11, 2005
A good IPA with an interesting yeast character in addition to the typical aromatic, citrusy bitterness. Malt character is excentuated by the alcohol content. A pleasant beer overall which most closely resembles an extra hopped American strong ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edden (926) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2005
4/9/05: Bottle
Flowery hop nose. Body is a golden orange color and head is off white. Medium lace. Flavor is hoppy and plays with honey, lemon and tea. Clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - APR 6, 2005
Bottle from LoweredSixth. Nice copper orange color with a dense off-white head which lingers and coats the side of the glass with lacing. Aroma is nicely floaral and citric. A touch of caramel malt sweetness pulls through also. Very nice job with balancing malt sweetness and hop bitterness. Body is a touch watery. Taste is initially malty and balanced which gives way to a slow hop bitter buildup and finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rajendra82 (958) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - APR 1, 2005
From BA warriorsoul, this came in a 22 oz. brown bomber with a paragraph of musings on the edge of the label. The beer was poured into my trusty tulip, and looked very nice, with an orange body that contained a touch of haze. The head was perfectly proportioned at two fingers thick with a rocky, foamy, creamy appearance. Patches of clumpy lace clung to the side of the glass as the beer was consumed. The aroma was grassy and herbal, and not as overwhelmingly hoppy as I had presumed it would be. The alcohol was poking its head through the hops as well. The taste was where the hops showed up in a more assertive way. The bitterness was up front and center, but as the tongue adjusted, biscuit like caramel malt made an appearance. The finish was grapefruit and floral with a peppery tang. Medium mouthfeel was closer to a single IPA than a DIPA I think. The body lacked the heft that other beers from the style typically possess. Nonetheless, the beer was mouth coating and satisfying. Aftertaste was bitter and dry, but a little short lived. Definitely a notch above the run of the mill IPA, and very drinkable, but not quite a DIPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2005
Clear, golden pour. Typical Lagunitas style slw of west coast hops, with strong hop presence offset against malt. Alcohol was too visible, destroyed the balance. I very much prefer their Hairy Eyeball if I need a strong IPA. Disappointed by this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - MAR 4, 2005
So not an Imperial IPA. Nice beer very drinkable not a standout in any area. I hope they really ramp this one up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2005
Bottle: Clear orange-amber with a small white head. Aroma: sweet honey, hops, fruit. Taste: sweet malt, citrus, lemon, grapefruit. Has a crisp, bitter finish.

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