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RATINGS: 2296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
after4ever (7272) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2008 Bomber. Light copper with a raging dirty blonde head: it froths all the way to the bottom of the glass when poured from a height of a couple of inches. Maybe the best-smelling IPA this summer; rich with bitter floral hops--a real earthy snap there. Thick sweet bread dough notes underneath. Creamy body with some carb tingle but perfectly balanced. Plenty of sweet malt there, but mostly a beautifully modulated hop ride: floral and tangy on the palate, crisp and clean on the finish. Great stuff. Other than the ABV, one of the best drink-all-day beers around.
UPDATE: Draft at the Parkway’s Day of IPAs. KInd of a snooze on draft, at least with this first sample today.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeMac (185) - Wyandotte, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2006
Poured a hazy straw yellow mice fluffy white head. Aromas were grapfruit hop and citrus. Flavor reflected the aroma with grapfruit and citrus with a piny like flavor as well as a earthy note. well balanced flavor quite simple and good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
STEPHENDR (478) - California, USA - JUL 21, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2007 12 oz. bottle- color of Honey, with a lingering off white head - nose of hopps , grapefruit , some lemon / lime , and floral – taste of bitter hops , citrus , sweet , and malts – not that hoppy for a double but a good taste for a ipa - body is silky , low acidity , and medium to low carbonation – aftertaste of citrus , grapefruit , and semi sweet

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2006
Excellent stuff. Poured orange with a big white head. Aroma was terrific pine and rind. Flavor was an assault of tart, spicy, floral hops and a good amount of sticky sweet candy malt.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jake65 (3236) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JUL 16, 2006
Medium amber in color, thick whiteish head. Great malty and hops aroma with a subtle sweetness. Taste is much more intense with hops (powerful hops), citrus, and florals. A crisp and dry finish. Well balanced flavor and one of my favorite IIPA’s from now on.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1553) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2006
22 oz bottle. Poured clear light orange with a white foamy head. Aroma is my favorite in this, like putting your head in a hopsack, with pine being predominant. A little bit of bitterness at the end, but not what I would really expect of an imperial, but very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChazMania (662) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 13, 2006
Wow, I love this! I have been drinking IPA all week as their has been a local "festival" of sorts. This Maximus is a bottle. Very fresh, full and balanced. Lots of citrus, pine and floral flavors. I wish this wasn’t a limited release.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3718) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2006
Cloudy orange amber,small beige head. Small scarce bead.Scotch alcohol nose.Starts malty,medium strength lasting hop finish,molasses notes. Medium alcohol heat. Thick and chewy Not one of my favorites

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2006
poured an orange-amber hue with a frothy white head mostly pine notes on the aroma, but a touch of sweet oranges. Flavor was hoppy yet fruity. dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tcruicks (282) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2006
Clear orange color, with a small/medium white head. A great aroma!! I would love to have a shampoo that smells like this I think. Its just a soft and malty, lightly fruity, almost sugary, flowery, hoppy aroma. The flavour is similar. Sweet, big hops, even some caramel, with a bitter finish. Almost creamy in consistency.


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