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RATINGS: 2076   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


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
porkdiggity (108) - Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours a nice, clear, goldish amber. Great floral and pine aroma up front. Big piney hop flavor up front, with a touch of grapefruit at the end. A bit of lingering dryness at the end, though the first few sips made my mouth water. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maxbier (320) - Maryland, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Golden clear with off white head. Aroma is hint of pine, lots of tropical fruit and some booze. Taste is apricot sweet and pine bitter. The malty flavor and the hoppy flavors balance each other but shine individually. Lots of pine and quite a bit of carbonation. Unusual and tasty. Lingering pine bitter, lingering fruity sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"yet another that i really like when fresh/good, but i’ve had too many spoiled ones to get it off the shelf. too bad, cause like their imperial red, it’s big and chewy and aromatic...sometimes."

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kalervo (715) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Teerenpeli/Kamppi 10/2014. Very well balanced, hoppy and malty (just as promised). Really enjoyable.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
lweiberg (113) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Hints of bouquets of floral apricots and ditch weed, kissed with the hair of bubblegum butterscotch ginger.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cool_Bond (1496) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
Floral and well hopped aroma. The taste is heavenly good. Very taste of fruit and sweetness. Lightly carbonated. Wonderful bitterness that fills the mouth a long time. Easy to drink and good. Top scores from me. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
George999 (51) - Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2014
The name does not disappoint, hoppy a little skunky but not unpleasant, crisp good ale

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
liquidhedonism (94) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2014 22 oz bottle from Fred Meyer in Hillsboro, OR. Aroma is sweet, piney, and resinous, with hints of garden flowers and butterscotch. Mouthfeel is creamy and sweet throughout, with a slightly bitter finish. This has been a favorite of mine for years!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AtronSeige (646) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 29, 2014
Aroma: Medium-high hops, fruity, tropical fruit, guava. Resiny. Medium-low malt, bready, toasty. Appearance: Body: clear copper. Head: Large, white, fizzy, good retention, lacing. Flavour: Medium high hop bitterness, Medium hop flavour, fruity. Medium-light malt: biscuit, Medium-dry finish with lingering soft bitterness.Medium sweetness Mouthfeel: Slight warming. Medium body. Medium, creamy carbonation. Overall: Well balanced. Even with the high bitterness the malt offers the perfect support. Wow! I can’t find fault in this beer. 355 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Esme and Lambert! 14C. Imperial IPA

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (427) - HUNGARY - SEP 28, 2014
Borostyánkő színe lebilincselő illatokat rejt. Fantasztikusan édes és gyümölcsös, süteménytöltelékes aromák, melyeknél a mangó, a grapefruit, valamint őszibarack befőtt illatjegyei között időzhetünk; mennybéli kezdés bármely komló-fanatikus számára. Vaskos, ragacsos lenyomatú kortyokkal örvendeztethetjük meg aztán ízlelőbimbóinkat, nem mindennapi élmény ez egyiknek sem. Lágy zamatai szétolvadnak a nyelvünkön, szirupos gömböcskékként gurulnak lefelé a garatunkon a kolibriszínű ízmolekulák. Szinte kenhető a test, tartalmas és izgalmakkal teli, likőrben úszó trópusi gyümölcsök hada gyantacseppekkel megbolondítva, és némi gyomorkeserűs jelleg teszi leírhatatlanná az összképet.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (480) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2014
On tap into a mason jar (probably the worst way to present a beer). Muted aromas consisting of mostly bread and citrus with some caramel late. It pours a clear caramel orange color with an oily look to it. A soft, creamy white head retains a thick ring with good surface coverage and an abundant sheet-like lace. It’s a very well balanced medium bitter and sweet, maybe slightly more sweet, but nothing overwhelming - pleasant surprise for a DIPA. It drinks with a viscous texture and a creamy, lightly prickly carbonation and a medium full body. Flavors of toast, ctirus, caramel, and light pine come through on the mouth. It finishes fresh with light citrus zest and pine. These notes are joined by bread crust in the light aftertaste.


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