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RATINGS: 2034   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - SEP 8, 2006
Tap. Pours with a copper to orange color and medium head. Aromas of fruit and flowers. Pretty intense hops flavors, very bitter and a little bit unbalanced. Finish is comparatively mild, but lasts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7099) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 10, 2006
Bomber. Clear caramelly/amber with a short, well-retained cap of white head... some spotty lacing. The aroma found bunches of hops (fresh grapefruit and pine needles primarily)... also some candy corn and caramel backing. Flavor had a lot of bitter pine resin and citrus more as a highlight... sticky caramel backing. Balance felt only ok.. a bit syrupy on the palate at times. Solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 25, 2006
Pours light golden with a mostly receding off-white head. Aroma of orange hop resins. Taste is aggressive with hop resins that are fruity and piney. Notes of toffee, grapefruit, and pine. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and resinous with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Funknmilla (677) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2006
So breaks the fast ...lagunitas...ya I need this lagunitas...mild foam ..copper colored... loose lacing....up front grapefruit and lemon peel...finish is bitter with a piney aftertaste..not my favorite IPA, but well crafted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintocb (644) - Darsville, Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2006
Hoppy and malty. Some odd malt flavors. A little too sweet. The hops are nice and hide the alcohol decently.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4642) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2006
Bottle courtesy of Hogtownharry: Poured a beige/yellow color ale with a medium bubbly head with average retention. Aroma of C-hops is quite powerful with lots of citrus and floral notes. Taste is quite bitter with huge citrus and floral hops with a big grassy feel. Malt is more subdued then I would have liked it with limited caramel. Body is about average with medium carbonation. Good take on the style but it is missing something (malt?) to make it truly great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4130) - Georgia, USA - JAN 9, 2007
22oz bottle. Orangein color. Citrus aroma. Kinda watery for a DIPA. More like an IPA Taste of cascade hops. Not very impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6343) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 10, 2007
THis hazy orange ale poured with a decent off-white head. There is a nice blend of malt and hops, resulting in a pleasant balanced flavor that is initially slightly sweet, then a slightly bitter. There are noticeable citrus and pine characteristics. Overall, a pretty good quaff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3805) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 13, 2007
Draft at the Bistro’s 7th DIPA Fest: Nose of citrus hops; Hazy copper samll off-white head; flavor of citrusy hop bitterness; not that good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2007
This is pretty hoppy. Maybe too much of a good thing. The experience of a 22ozer was a little bit much for one person.

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