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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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 20, 2012
355ml bottle (Systembolaget, Stockholm)
Sweet caramelly biscuity malts in the aroma, and lots of fruity hops too. Smooth slick palate, but crisp carbonation cuts through that well. In the mouth its full of sugars, tons of caramel, and loads of fleshy fruit flavours too. Some alcohol wafts over too. Too much sugar, and it fails to cover the alcohol. However, despite those negatives, there is a hedonistic aspect, the sticky juicy friuts just tempt you in. One only for the end of the evening, Id think.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (12653) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2011
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavior. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (12556) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2005
O n cask @ the Falling Rock poured a clear copper with an off white head. Body was a little thin. Aromas of carmel and light citrus. Flavors of bitter carmel and citrus with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12517) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber color with a small, quickly diminishing head. Has a refreshing aroma of spruce, grapefruit, and orange peel. Creamy palate and a hoppy flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (12301) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2007
Copper beer with a frothy off-white head that leaves some lacing. Big American hop aroma, with citrus, pine, pineapple, peach and roses. The little malt sweetness is quickly taken over by intense hop flavour, and bitterness, but the sweetness is definitely there. A think mouthfeel that is a bit overdone for my liking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12284) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2004
Light hazy gold with restrained hops aroma, very pleasant. Good solid sweet malts with hops comming well in final, but not in your face. Alcohol very present, but overall pleasant. (Sept. 2004)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (12187) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Sampled at CBC 2013. Clear orange color, medium sized white to off-white head. Aroma is moderately malty, heavy hoppyness, pine, spruce and resin. Taste malts, hops, pine, spruce, resin, moderate to hevy bitter. Moderate to heavy bitter finish as well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (11936) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2010
12 oz. bottle, pours hazy golden with a white head. Grassy hops, pine and grapefruit on the nose. Much more hoppy than the single IPA, with less of a malt backbone - just the way I like IPAs. Beautiful body, albeit a tad thin - however, the palate is wonderful: pine hops, grapefruits, some citrus, good astringency. Great double IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11855) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2006
22oz bottle-pours a thick to rocky light tan head that laces with gold color. Aroma is lots of sweet citrus hops, zesty, with some bitterness, secondary medium malt. Taste is lots of sweet citrus hops-grapefruit, bitter, a bit raw, zesty, pine, secondary medium malt. Mild/OK carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11841) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2008
Bottle, bought @ Vinens Verden, Odense.
Pours lightly coppery golden with a great, creamy, small, off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, but with quite a malty balance. Slightly weak mouthfeel, but the ABV is a bit low. Super dry flavour, though, good hoppiness. Dryness, but not that much character, actually. Disappointing.


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