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RATINGS: 681   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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At Left Coast Brewing Co. we pride ourselves on being one of the pioneers of Double IPA style craft beer. This hop monster uses Premium American 2– Row and a touch of light crystal malt to create a solid malt foundation. Five different Hop Varieties are used in the Hop Juice. It spends two weeks dry hopping in fermenter contributing to its great hop aroma. Starts out sweet and finishes with the crisp bitterness of a Double IPA. This drinkable blend will have you HOPPING till nights end.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2544) - California, USA - SEP 28, 2013
28 sept 2013, bottle. Orange/brown and a tad cloudy. Nose is spicy orange rind hops and some toasted granola malt. Med body and fizzy. Bitter grapefruit rind, maybe some peaches, granola malt, bitter finish. Pretty good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilJackson80 (294) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 25, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 22 oz Bomber. The beer pours to a cloudy copper/ amber color with a small white head. The aroma is strong with piney & resin hops. The taste is a medium body with a crisp bitter aftertaste. Overall a good DIPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9734) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
An amber ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, a doughy biscuit malt with grassy floral hops hops, raisin, not bad. In mouth, a rather doughy biscuit malt with resinous and floral hops, raising dough, OK. Bottle at Downtown Brew fest LV 2013.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gmku (294) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Up there with the best of the double IPAs, in my book, although it does tend sometimes to seem a little too harsh for my tastes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (1924) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2013 Bottle from Beer Junction, West Seattle, WA, USA. A hazy orange/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, sweet, caramel aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, sweet, caramel, pineapple, slightly bitter. A lovely DIPA from California, my kind of beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2082) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 11, 2013
Thanks cards04 for this one while watching top chef masters. Peach colour. Sweet bready aroma. Taste is nicely bitter but well balanced. High quality. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1604) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 11, 2013
Really nice. Pours a hazy orange with white head. Aromas of malty corn syrup and caramel. Also resin. Flavours are sweet and malty. Caramel. Then transitions to a nice pine bitterness. Really good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbfobes (2269) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a dark hazy amber orange with a thick off white head and a lot of lacing in the glass, the aroma is a little more sweet than I was expecting with just a kick of citrus and hops coming through, the flavor is of bittering hops and a ton of sweet malt, whoa, something is telling me this didn’t get to Wisconsin in just a few weeks of bottling, thick mouthfeel that coats your entire mouth, I personally like my DIPA’s fresh and light with a good amount of citrus and a smooth finish, this is basically the exact opposite, I might have to ask our local distributer about how old some of this stuff is, too bad, I was looking forward to this one. My wife swore it tasted like my first batch of homebrew, and that’s not a good thing.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (5829) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours orange with a white head. Medium floral bitterness, sweet malts, and light earthy notes. Tastes like an average amber ale. Either you all have shitty palates or I got burned with an old bottle. Sorry Left Coast, if you dated your bottles, I wouldn’t rate this likely out of date bottle. But you don’t. So tough shit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle->SA. Hazy copper with medium white head. A: citrus and pine hops, slight caramel malt. T: bittersweet malt and citrus hops. Good.


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