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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 89   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Sneaky Pete is a blend of five hop types: Simcoe, Glacier, Centennial, Vanguard and Hallertuaer, with Simcoe playing the dominate role at 30%. In addition, three separate malts were used: Honey Malt, Rye Malt, and Munich Malt. The brew has a copious aroma of white grapefruit, citrus overtones, a complex rich middle and long flavors in the finish; a real beauty. Finished with wild clover honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (2023) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Thanks Dan. Dark reddish copper pour with a thick almost tan head. aroma is caramel/toffee, light burnt sugar. woody/herbal hop soft carbonation. creamy body. toffee sweetness. Nice balancing piney herbal bitteness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9981) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2011
I picked this up in Cleveland. A very good DIPA. Not in the assault on the plate way, but balance. A tasty, very drinkable, above average mouthfeel, hoppy, malty. A mall crowning amount of head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7259) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
bought on my KC trip .. . Pours a very dark amber, really good cream head, lacing is pretty good too .. . quite a large beer- light pine, sap, resin, and a touch of heat .. . the label enrages me a bit, not really, scratch that .. . Pretty good brew, maybe just a bit one dimensional but has a nice backbone- smooth, i wish i had a sixer and not just single ... Nobody told us how difficult it was to raise kids. They almost drove me to fortified wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (3218) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Pours a thick copper color with a thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, pine, hops, and grapefruit. Lots of grapefruit flavor with caramel, pine and lots of hop bite. Aroma and flavor certainly have presence.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 5, 2011
Really smells great. Oh yeah, this is tasty. Some strength, but a lot of flavor, a great hop/malt battle. Wow, I have to buy more of this. This is really really good. I mean, Iím eating bacon and it goes well!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7426) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 5, 2011
Bomber. Poured deeper, ruddy amber with a nice lookiní cap of khaki head. The aroma opened with lemon zest, pine hoppage and alcohol initially (kinda like Pine-Sol, but it a good way).. honey really comes through on the back of the nose.. sweeter and almost mead-like back there.. strong and enjoyable. The flavor found a hefty dose of honey plus some grapefruit meat backing.. grapefruit, pine resin, and peppery alcohol around.. finished assertive with alcohol-fueled honey and lots of residual bitterness. Thick feel on the palate with moderate carbonation.. lots of lingering bitterness and warmth.. I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5305) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Bottle for IPA Day (new to me!). Nose is boozy with IIPA malt, sticky caramel malt, honey, white grape. Cloudy ruby-tinged copper pour with a (beautiful) rich and rocky tan head. Taste is bittersweet, leaning toward sweet at first and drying out only slightly to resin and sticky, heavy caramel. Dank, woody hops, thin and papery with low pine and good bite. Citrus is subdued. Full body but not fat. Apricot/peach jam and undeniable green Hallertauer, though in an obviously supporting role. Some nice spicy notes emerge with volume, rye and honey intermingle. The reported alcohol figure is surprisingly high given the taste, as itís well put together. Needs a little something to balance out the sweetness, but I enjoyed this more than most IIPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2011
thanks funkybrewster for the not so fresh bottle. this is the kinda beer that you read the ingredients and say... ísure why the hell not... who wouldnít make this combinationí Well, sometimes those weird oddball things that no one else would think to do turn out surprisingly well. Honey is probably the base malt with rye 2nd and munich 3rd...? Aroma of rye, vanguard and glacier, bit of oxidation but I love that rye aroma. Flavor is bit weirder, especially since it isnít fresh, some biscuity and malt (mostly rye) oxidation character, it has that malt-o-meal kinda flavor (sure it wasnít there fresh), the honey malt is certainly in extreme, but that malt isnít over kill to begin with, nice little touch there but I could probably do without it, canít really pick up the munich much but Iím sure itís adding that caramel kick and color, hops and in a very nice belnd, plenty of pine over a bit of caramel sweetness with a rye sour spicy kick, honey and citrus blend well together, medium bitterness but the sweetness is a bit more, finish is rye and resin. Body is medium, not sticky, great carbonation, great beer here... wish I could try it fresh. What a frankenstein.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Juelze (1141) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Had hopes for this one, but I figured there was a reason I havenít heard of this brewery before. This kind of IIPA ainít my bag. I like bright citrus and floral notes and this thing is just over the top resinous and earth hops that I just donít like. The aroma immediately let me know that I was in for the aforementioned hop profile. It isnít totally bad. The alcohol is well hidden, but other than that it just seems out of balance and just not my thing. Hopefully the other ones I picked up from the brewery are better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drpimento (2633) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 31, 2011
Geez, I donít know - hope Iím not getting too old to appreciate new, cutting edge trends; but to me, these over-the-top hopped beers taste like theyíre just that: out of balance, over the top, hopped beers. Seems to be the reasoning that just adding more and more hops is supposed to make the beer better and better, but Iím not buying it. So to speak. Anyway, poured with a nice, fine, thick, creamy, light tan head with good lace. Aroma is HOPS, malt, citrus and more citrus. Flavor is like nose with bittersweetness and a little funk standing out. Body is influenced by the bitterness and not so great in that regard. Finish is like flavor and of course, too long. Not my kind of brew.

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