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RATINGS: 2056   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 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2007
Lighter copper,. thin head. Nose is fruity pine, plenty of caramel,cotton candy. Flavor is bitter caramel, some dusty malt, orange/lemon. Some caramel in the very bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
orville (160) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2007
Whoa!!!!!!! This stuff is heavy and a little too heavy for my taste. It wears me down; it tastes good, but be careful cause this will create regrets in the morning. Citrusy hops with unfiltered yeasts, tates sweet and well balanced, but wears down the session drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluevegie (3053) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2007
If you like this style you will easily enjoy this drop. Colour wasn’t that flash to me but that is ok, hops are all you notice - a little more malt for the backbone would be nice, alcohol was good, so this was easily drinkable but not outstanding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5801) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 22, 2007
on tap @ Coles Buffalo NY. Not bad heavy on the citrus. Grapefruit bomb. decent hop bitterness. @ 7.5 wont kill you like some DIPA’s

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 26, 2007
Mostly a sweet malt aroma, a hint of hops peaks through the orange colored beer. Flavor is a sweet caramel malt blast, some malty fruitiness, followed by piney and peppery hops. This is a pretty heavy brew because of the pronounced maltiness. Not too resiny, although a peppery bite hangs around for a minute. Not my favorite IIPA, but a nice beer nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2007
Rated 3/8/07: Was able to get a couple 12 oz bottles from one of my regular stops. While I find this to be a nicely crafted IPA, it doesn’t appeal very highly to me. Hearty hop presence but they seem to act more as a bittering agent thus lacking in the flavoring department. Thick golden copper pour with a one and a half finger head and thick lacing, looks solid. Thicker mouthful than the standard IPA it came across as chewy which I liked but the finish is a touch soapy. Aroma is bitter with a lackluster citrus scent, malt is bready. Flavor is pretty good but like I said before I look forward to a more floral citrus bouquet in my IPA’s, this one is malty and bitter. Resinous and thick I like the malt content but long for more grapefruit and pine flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hellomynameis (874) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2007
Golden coloured with a white head. Grapefruit and a bit of pine like aroma. The tatse is mostly hops but they aren’t huge and explosive like I would expect an IIPA. There is some good bitterness though. Overall pretty good, but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sthlm (1231) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 7, 2007
[Bottle, thanks Marsiblursi] Pours reddish-amber with a small white head. Somewhat fruity, and hoppy taste. Taste is citrusy with strong hops. Pretty average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2007
Pours a bubbly copper with a thin white head. Fruity, hoppy aroma, some grapefruit and malts. Tastes od sweet malts, cinnamon and mild hops. Not as hoppy as I’d thought, especially for a double IPA. Very bitter aftertaste, but it stood out more becuase the huge hops werent there to back it up. Definitely has a big malt presence and was slightly sweet on the palate. Needs a little more crispness. This would be a decent regular IPA, but for a double it lacks firepower.

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