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RATINGS: 815   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


smlins' rating

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
smlins (5) - - OCT 23, 2012
You’ll need your "big boy" pants on to drink this insanely hoppy brew. The first sign of its major league taste is the color - the deep orange honey texture will literally block out the sun. The drinking experience is unique and it’s best enjoyed in small increments.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (9777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden amber, nose is herbal, grapefruit, sweet toffee, taste is similar.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1037) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 6, 2016
Sharing session @ Budapest. // poured a deep orange colour with a creamy white head. nose is filled with sweet tropical fruit, stone fruits, oily pine hops, and floral notes. caramel bread malts, weed and citrus. slight herbal kind of aftertaste. very bitter aswell

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (1706) - Poznan, POLAND - JUN 5, 2016
Left coast hop juice very hazy orange color. Tiny, frothy head. Sweet, very malty forward aroma but it also gives some hopy notes in the back, notes of super matured mango and pineapple. Exactly same thing in taste. Would say it’s classic, already classic imperial IPA. Sweet and hoppy. Missed that. Might be much more bitter though. But on the other hand further you go with the glass, more bitter it feels. Really good. And the way alcohol is hidden - masterpiece.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (5847) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
16oz pour in The Signature Sports Bar, Laguna Niguel on 12th May 2016. Cloudy orange/amber body, white head. Hoppy and fruity with a mini-citrus feel and bittering finish. Liked it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DwarfeD (2438) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2016
355ml bottle at home. Clear golden with a medium white soapy head. Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. Well balanced full flavoured bitter and sweet taste. Tropical fruits, citrus, grapefruit, caramel, malts, some alcohol and spices. Great brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1214) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2016
Bottle. Clear amber pour, with a fine-grained white head. Honey, green hops, alcohol spiciness, grapefruit and a fair amount of tropical hops. Medium to full bodied, soft and oily.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoth (662) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2016
Pours hazy amber-orange with a medium beige head, good retention. Strong pine resin aroma with notes of prickly pear, caramel, and toast. Medium body, good carbonation, dry. Lightly sweet, medium-strong bitter herbal hop finish. A hop head’s delight.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bricks (924) - Delaware, USA - APR 4, 2016
Smells great.. hops, sweet malt, a tiny bit of citrus. Looks awesome, heavenly golden brownish glow, with some haze and decent foamy head. Taste is balanced, not very bitter or crisp of a bite... citrus, hops.... This is an awesome beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAR 5, 2016
Cervesa que un cop la obres i olores té molt bona presència, en boca es nota molt descompensada. Cerveza que una vez la abres y hueles tiene muy buena presencia, en boca se nota muy descompensada.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (2452) - Haderslev, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle @ Taps Beer Bar, Changkat, KL. Clear amber, small offwhite froth. Caramely, hoppy aroma, light resin notes. Sweetish caramely flavour with ok hoppy bite, dark grapefruit and pine. Lasting dry and bitter finish. Ok.


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