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RATINGS: 2011   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!


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EamonTheGreat (144) - USA - JUL 25, 2014
Hops hops hops! Wow. This is a great IPA that has no mercy. From start to finish you're reminded what a good hoppy IPA should taste like. Well balanced and in apologetic. Great IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jksipa (359) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
Clear medium amber with a two finger off white head that hangs around and leaves a lot of lace. Nose is big pine resin with some citrus and then some more pine with a light toffee hiding behind it all. Exceptionally bitter all the way through with enough sweet malt backbone to keep it from being really, really stoopid. Mouth is medium full an creamy with a lingering bitter finish Fully expected this to be excessively astringent, but it is actually very drinkable for the level of bitterness and the alcohol is well hidden.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CpyNPrnT (379) - Indiana, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Wow, aroma is dank, piney, grassy, taste is piney, hoppy, some fruity notes, very bitter and delicious.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
liquidhedonism (71) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - SEP 30, 2014
22 oz bottle from Fred Meyer in Hillsboro, OR. Aroma is grassy and piney, with hints of barnyard and resin. Mouthfeel is sweet and smooth in the beginning, and finishes crisp, with a long bitter and slightly astringent aftertaste. Great balance between hop profile and malt backbone.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoritzF (8521) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2014
(bottle, 66cl, courtesy of jfb – thanks!) Slightly hazy, golden to light-amber colour with a medium-sized off-white foamy head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel and a present hops character, including herbal, almost a bit ethereally notes and a citrus-fruity touch. Bitter-sweet flavour, medium to full bodied with a mild carbonation. Slightly bready malt-accented taste with notes of caramel, cookies and a whiff of cough syrup, accompanied by spicy herbal, slightly minty touch, also a rather restrained fruity touch; moderately dry bitter-sweet and quite rounded finish. 27.VIII.14

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3718) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle: Clear gold, fizzy, with a frothy, off-white head. Resin, grapefruit peel, pine aroma. Taste is malty, sweet fruit... Resiny but not overpowering, nicely balanced alongside the tangerine/semi-tropical flavours... Excellent.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shot (150) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with a thick, creamy head. Excellent head retention. Aromas of sweet malt, floral hops and bitter citrus. A burst of floral hops in the first sip; sweet malt, bitter citrus, fresh hop bite. Much like an IPA, but not as heavy. Crisp and light. Light to Medium mouthfeel; slightly oily. Overall, a crisp, delicious ale with an abundance of gorgeous, fresh hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gad905 (74) - - SEP 21, 2014
Keg at Aces & Ales, Las Vegas. Clear burnished gold, head that recedes to thin layer. Big green dank aroma, oranges, unripe mango. Moderate sweet then big bitter, dank green hops. Fairly light body. Very nice.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerbaaron (1259) - Arizona, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Clear radiant orange with big frothy lasting white head. Great big balanced bitter sweet full body. Outpaces a lot of the forgettable new wave IPA’s. Loaded! Just stoopid! Boom... In 20 Years people will look at this like people look at Rochefort.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ricksterdu (39) - - SEP 13, 2014
I can drink this all day long. I paid $4 for a 22 oz. Very affordable It is very hoppy and has above average drinkability. I feel like I can mow the lawn and drink several of these. Top class! Cheers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5493) - Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Draft to pint at Dutch’s. Looks good; a fairly transparent pale burnt orange with foamy off-white head. Smells of pine and citrus hops with a medium-bodied bittersweet backbone. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Good beer.


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