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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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4/20 Special Double IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopped_Silly (418) - California, USA - APR 20, 2013
4/20/2013. Draft. Concentrated hop aromas and flavors... I'm guessing Nelson Sauvin hops are in the mix.. Tropical fruit overtones, with undercut of fresh onion and dank... Good. Alcohol is well hidden.. Balanced and not to heavy on the palate. Although this is nearing a triple IPA IMO. Another Great beer from Lagunitas. Yum. --- tasted while on a long journey to understand the world around me...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnGalt1 (675) - , Idaho, USA - APR 20, 2013
Chub fill picked up this afternoon from the fine folks at Bar Gernika in downtown Boise... Poured tonight into my slim tulip... off white head has nice retention with good lacing for the entire glass... the brew is clear orange. Nose shows tons of pithy grapefruit and almost as much piney hoppiness... slight maltiness shows bits of toast... but the malts are beat down by the hops... sweet tropical fruity hoppiness shows with warmth... loving this one. Tropical fruit bowl hops on the palate remind me of mangoes and papaya.. tangerine zest, but still plenty of grapefruit.. the pale malts combine with some dry toast and deliver the hops nearly perfectly.. This is nearly perfect right now... fresh and wonderful. Body is heavier than a standard West Coast DIPA.. but I honestly think it adds to the drinkability in this sense.. enjoy this one right now, because the malts will come out swinging as the hops die back.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (12169) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 20, 2013
Hazed amber/copper pour with a white head. Sweet caramel, sugar, pineapple, and peach aromas. Grapefruit, pine, flowers, and some brown sugar. Maybe a bit of alcohol. The flavor is a touch boozy, but excellent fruit and hop character. Brown sugar, caramel, pineapple, peach, and nice grapefruit. Mild bitterness, pine, and floral hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
epiphyte707 (66) - eureka, California, USA - APR 20, 2013
Pours amber honey with little head. Smells bomb cat piss floral caramel and toffee. Tastes piney, citrus, strawberries, good amount of malt. Little to no booziness. Sweet dipa! 420 woooo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sarlacc83 (1106) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 20, 2013
On tap at 16 tons A: Cloudy rusted copper color with a thin head. Some nice legs. N: Wow. Very dank. Some grapefruit and pineapple. Really, really herbal and grassy. Big caramel notes hold up the nose. Peppercorns, ginger, and floral notes. T: Hop bomb with a lot of malt notes. Incredibly huge. Bitterness hits on the backend with mixed tropical fruits. House yeast character is prevalent. M: Very sticky and resinous. Heavy mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. O: This is a slap you in the face, take your wallet beer. It’s excellent. It’ll definitely take its toll. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neepsntatties (1276) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 17, 2013
On tap at Belmont Station. Colour...a deep, orange-amber with a tiny of garnet and a very thick off-white head. Nose...husky, crushed hops, hop resin grapefruit skin and damp fresh hay. Palate...intensely sweet from front to back with an intensely sweat-like character that’s actually better than it sounds! Quince and pith are prominent up front, but overall, this ale definitely has a strong leaning towards the grapefruit side as opposed to the piney side. This is a viscous ale which, coupled with the sweetness, might make it seem like a dessert ale (and perhaps it is!).

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (1123) - Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours a clear golden color with an off white head. It has a very clean, candied grapefruit bouquet. It has a wonderful grapefruit forward flavor. There’s a nearly perfect mouthfeel for the style. It’s very complimentary to the flavors. No discernible alcohol warmth. This is a magnificent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jumipo (1) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2012 does not count
Got a growler of this from Chuck’s Hop Shop (Seattle), let it sit for 3 months and hit it with my phatty brother-in-law in from Sydney. It was special. Aroma downgraded to a 7 but mainly because of time in growler I suspect. Beautiful clear honey golden colour with enough head but not a great deal (again, time away from shelf and in growler.) It was however, still well carbonated and an absolute pleasure to imbibe. Pretty full and resinous MF with hints of bitter but well balanced with medium sweet to round out this bad boy and make that 9.2% sing like a 6.5%. Overall fantastic IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4238) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Tasted with JCB. Pours a clean soft golden with two fingers of sticky white head. Nose is super resinous, pine resin and citrus oil. Super oily/heady. Piney for sure. Oily mouthfeel with a medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (8010) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 22, 2012
Sampled on tap at PIB, pours a mostly clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of piney and resinous hops, balanced by doughy malt - nice and bitter on the nose. Flavour of piney and resinous hops as well, well-hopped as most Lagunitas IPAs are, balanced by just enough doughy malt. Excellently made with a very highly-hopped body, without being shittily stringent. Delicious.

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