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RATINGS: 2102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a gaurantee built right into the name!


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2009
22 oz bomber from Greens Discount Beverage in Atlanta. Poured a hazy gold/orange color with a one finger white head that quickly dissipated into a thin layer of bubbles. The aroma was floral and piney. A very clean, awesome smell. The flavor was absolutely excellent. A solid alt base gives way to the cleanest hop flavor Iíve ever tasted. The finish is a solid citrus and pine finish, without an abrasive, lasting bitterness. I could drink these forever. An absolute steal at 3.90 a bomber. Iíd pay twice that for it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2009
Picked up a case of bombers at the brewery while visiting San Fran. Vibrant orange pour with a mid sized white head. Very sweet and aromatic floral scent with slight hints of pine needles. Extremely sweet, especially for a west coast IIPA, but also has a hefty citrus and floral hop bite. At 4 dollars a bomber here in Eugene I imagine this is going to become a frequently drank beer for me.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2009
Bomber purchased at Whole Foods on Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown. Pours clear orange, white head. Aroma is super fuzzy kiwi hoppy, tangy tangerine, crisp. Flavor is citrusy, floral, crisp, grassy, fuzzy kiwi, malty (but not too sweet). This beer is hoppy, crisp, and sweet but doesnít have the typical syrup quality of a lot of Imperial IPAs. The alcohol is well blended as well. This is a pretty darn good Imperial IPA if you ask me!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baobubba (455) - Starkville, Mississippi, USA - FEB 21, 2009
Golden orange body with and adequate white head. Very floral, slight pine, sweet hop aroma. Sweet with a late bitterness at the back of the tongue. Floral hoppiness on the swallow. Interesting, but not as hoppy or thick as I expected.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 21, 2009
22oz bottle from BevMo! Mission Valley. Mostly clear golden orange color with a good sized off white head with decent lacing. Nose is very sweet with light hops. Flavor is also very sweet. Not quite as hoppy as expected, I think this bottle has been sitting a while, If I can get my hands on a fresh one Iíll re-rate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brigg (530) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2009
A glowing amber beer with a small off-white head. Strong grapefruit aroma but also sweet fruit (berries), and floral notes. Interesting flavor:upfront it is slightly sweet but earthy; gives way to long bitterness. Mildly carbonaceous in the mouth, on the heavy side of medium bodied. It stands out; canít remember anything quite the same.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2009
Growler from Bierkraft. Copper with a bumpy off-white head, leaving craggy lacing. Pineapple, passionfruit, tangerine and floral aromas. Zesty hop profile at the front--grapefruit, lemon and pine. Hops dominate a relatively clean and introverted malt body. Sharp pine and citrus hop finish. Lengthy bitterness-with that nice hop oil on the tongue and teeth feeling. One of the best Cali 2IPAís I believe Iíve had.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - FEB 17, 2009
22 oz bomber. Pours clear gold with a big head. Aroma and flavor of striong citrus, mainly grapefruit. Sublte maltiness, but hops dominate this monster. Lively carbonation and there is a long bitter finish. Very easy to drink. Excellent IIPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mpersinger (360) - , California, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Draft, pours tawny golden with moderate carbonation. Crisp aroma, some musty malty flavors followed by harshness due to hops bitterness. Body a bit too lean for bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 13, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2009 Pours golden yellow, hoppy, caramel, piney, citrus peel, rather harsh palet wrecker.


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