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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10870) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2006
On tap @ Pizza Port Carlsbad poured a clear copper with a lasting off white head. Aromas of carmel, pine and light citrus. Palate was medium bodied. Flavors of carmel, pine and orange with a clean lightly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10846) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10608) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 27, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2011 GABF 2009 and again at Oggi’s Point Loma. Pours clear light yellow with a small, fizzy white head, mostly diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, hay, straw, cereal), heavy hop (flowers, grass, pine, resin), average yeast (sweat) with notes of pear, peach, honey, and apricot. Medium bodied, alcoholic texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness. This beer is a bit boozy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2011
It’s a hazy bronze-golden beer with a creamy head and a hoppy aroma with notes of fruit and citrus. The flavour is sweet and very hoppy with notes of fruit, citrus, spruce, mango, caramel and a nice bitterness, also in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10112) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 30, 2012
Deep gold with hints of apricot orange colors. Sticky whiteh head. Grapefruit hops and sticky caramel malt nose. Flavor is big and bold with citrus hops, grassy hops, and a very big sweet caramel malt backbone.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a thin head. Aroma of dank, tropical, melon hops, caramel malts. The taste is bitter herbal, dank, tropical hops with some caramel malts. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness, decent balance.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9997) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2010
Bottle… Clear, deep yellow ale with a small, fat-bubbled, creamy, white head. Good retention. The nose is a fruity swirl of grapefruit, apricot, peach, guava and a sprig of pine. Full-bodied and creamy with spent carbonation. The flavor offers nice malts – honey and toffee. The hops seem more aromatic than bitter. Finishes bittersweet and nearly balanced – a little more sweet than bitter. Bottle courtesy of mashmaster!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (9781) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2011
Hazy orange color, not much head. Smell pine, wood, lot of hops and bitter. Very hoppy taste, little too much resin and pine. Little alcoholic, dry aftertaste and earth. Smooth texture, yet heavy. Medium carbo and body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9618) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2006 On tap @ the San Diego Strong Ale Fest. On cask. Poured a darker amber color with a small white head. Piney with some grapefruit and oranges. Sweet with a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9326) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2007
On tap at Carmel Country Road. This batch was 7.99% listed. Orange with minimal lace. Strong with heavy malt, good mouthfeel. Every hop they can find and put together here, cascade, warrior, amerillo, etc. etc. And dry-hopping.


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