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RATINGS: 391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 89   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WesKBob (563) - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Pours a hazy copper-orange color. Thin white head. Aroma is caramel up front, followed with hints of piney hops. Flavor is similar, but the hops are more complex, with some grapefruit/citrus notes to go along with the pine. A hint of honey in the finish. Slightly dry finish. Certainly hides the high ABV well. Not the greatest DIPA I’ve ever had, but very refreshing.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maximet (70) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
Dark brown, opaque with a brownish head. Very complex aroma of citrus, ripe yellow fruit, light caramel, cereal and some pines.Very well balanced IIPA, just a little bitter with nice residual sugar to top it. Lively carbonation, a little thin, astringent and a nice, long, smooth finish. Personally, more of an american BW, but still a really great brew!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3077) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a hazy amber with a big white head of thick foam. Good retention. The aroma is like sticky sweet rosemary and parsley. The taste is a bit cardboard-ish with notes of honey and english toffee. Dry and bitter toward the finish. Big body and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (7078) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2014
12 oz bottle. Bottled on 6/25/14. At the Dobra Zupas, Beckley, WV. Cloudy amber colour with a tiny off-white head. The aroma is surprisingly mild... some floral hops, mild bitterness, sweetness and malt. The flavour hits the bank. Strong bitterness, sweet fruity, piney and resiny hops, sweetish maltiness and some alcohol warmth. Very tasty. All the 10% are very craftily hidden. And gotta love the label. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie yucky face. Bitter hops hit really. Hates. C. C. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
damn Lou...another winner! Wonderful bittersweet flavor with a slightly sticky body. Aroma was nice as well, though not as awesome as the flavor. tropical fruit(pineapple, peach), slight honey on the back end, bitter lingering finish. This beer would maybe be too bitter w/o the sweet, and vice-versa, but as it is - VERY nice! And at 10%, it kicked my butt quite nicely."

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wedgie9 (2004) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2014
From notes. Tasted on 6/30/12 at the 1st Annual Chimipalooza, from bottle. Pours clear dark amber with an average white head that leaves a thin collar of lace. The nose is vegetal green hops with some caramel malt. The flavor is sweeter malt than I expected, with the same vegetal green hops that have a some nice bitterness. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long lightly bitter vegetal hops finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (320) - Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Poured for me by server. Dark cooper color very small head. Aroma is slightly musty dried tropical fruit. Taste is sweet malt slight bitter. Followed by bitter fruit finish. Nice mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maltman53 (350) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours hazy marmalade-orange w/ a palate that is full-bodied cooked marmalade. The balance hides its 10% ABV quite well. The aroma and the taste do not deliver much distinctive hop profile. Overall, this is for those DIPA drinkers who like a more malt than hop profile.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Caytinator (960) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Deep copper color, head fades off quickly, slight lacing. Nicely done, boozy, double-boozy, strong, and wild. Lots of different ingredients, pretty fun beer!

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
19Ei8hty (1171) - Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2014
As of late I can not find the time to take tasting notes of each beer I sample. I would like to track and record my thoughts of each so I will just use the simple scoring rubric until more time is available. Really funky


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