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RATINGS: 2330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   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


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
harmfuldrunk (288) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2007
drank out of jesusís grail, this ipa has a light lasting foamy head, malty and citrusy aroma taste is light hops periody malt a little taint as well. goes in sweet ends dry, a decent beer. drinkable just not amazing nor one of the better ipas ive had

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zug4abby (287) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 13, 2005
the beer poured a rich copper color and i have no idea about the head or lacing (wasnít paying attention and it was poured into the biggest chimay glass ever!) flavor is easy with hints of pine, hops and malt (which creates a nice balance). very slight citrus/bitter flavor towards the end as well. i enjoyed this more than their ipa.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bosco (287) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Orange amber, quickly disappearing thin head and decent lacing. Citrus peel, resinous, earthy. A bitter wallop up front with even more bitterness on the wash. At 8.2abv and 72.41 I.B.U. this is some serious brew. More great stuff from Lagunitas. $10.99/12oz bottle sixer at Publix Boca Raton Florida.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
backdaft (286) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Bomber. Pours a golden-orange-amber color with a nice white head that leaves little lacing. Aroma is citrus, and really piney hops. The flavor is of pine resin, caramel malts, and some citrus. The alcohol is still present at 70 IBU, though not too overpowering. Medium body malty mouthfeel with a nice dry finish. I would like a little more bitterness and a little less sweetness; just like Lagunitas Hop Stoopid!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adavis234 (286) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2008
From a 22 oz bottle. Orange-brown pour with a one inch cream-colored head. Strong citrus aroma. Thick, slightly sweet body with a bitter, acidic aftertaste. A Decent effort.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoot (286) - Anaheim, California, USA - SEP 17, 2003
Pours a hazy gold color, minimal head. Aroma is unsurprisingly, hoppy. Flavor is hops hops and hops with small but detectable alcohol taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cable (286) - SE, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 7, 2005
Sampled from magnum bottle. Maximus pours clear copper with a dense, frothy, off-white head with sheets of lacing. A great looking beer. Its aroma is bursting with American hops, but the malts are present and accounted for as well. Flavor is nicely bitter, but a big malt presence adequately disguises the 72.41 IBUs. Caramel and peppery, piney hops dominate the flavor. Its nice, but really simple. Full-bodied, moderately-carbonated with a lingering, bitter finish. Very well made!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2012
12oz. Deep golden pour with a towering head. "Smack in the face" says piney hops! A hefty caramel malt note and some grapefruit linger. Damn can you taste the hops throught this. More and more piney/citrusy hops dominate the palate. A hoplovers dream here. Slightly heavy body and maybe a "one and done" for the night beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazbion (285) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 10, 2015
Pours beautiful clear amber with big creamy off-white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, caramel and light floral. Taste is bitter and sweet, light alcohol. Medium body, soft carbonation, bitter hoppy finish. A great double ipa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (284) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Floral hoppy aroma. Clear light Amber color, with light white color to head. Flavor is a little citrus, with light pine. Medium body. Very nice DIPA!


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