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RATINGS: 750   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (1694) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bomber from Antioch Fine Wine. Pours orangish with a foamy white head leaving nice lacing. Aroma has oranges, grapefruit and caramel with some pine. Taste is of sweet fruits, bitter citrus, loads of pine and spicy florals, and a nice solid caramel malt base. Sticky with quite a bit of depth and hints of alcohol. Finishes long and sweetly bitter. This is yummy!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hop_Hedonist (313) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2015
Malt dominant from sniff to slurp - the Michael Jordan of sweet digestive biscuit malt too - hops there in abundance but cowering under their malt master whips - I prefer hops on top so I’ve marked this down accordingly but my boozing buddy absolutely raved about the malt and obviously this suits his malt mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darwenus (634) - Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2015
This thing tastes filthy. I really like it. It pours a murky gold color, there isn’t much head, and the foam fades quickly. Mild, sweet citrus in the nose, not much else. The flavor really brings the complexity. That citrus hits up front, then dense, warm malt. The finish is a musky, strong hop overload. Vegetable and grass notes dominate. 9.7% ABV is apparent. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikem409 (1816) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Tap. Orange color with white head. Aroma is sweet malt and rind. Taste is very swet, sticky citrus. Lots of malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (2033) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. This is a nice biting IPA with serious hop wallop and a little more viscosity and sweetness than I am used to.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3131) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Draft at Oggis. Pours opaque amber gold with a fizzy off white head and lots of lacing. Tastes like creamy caramel, smooth booze, smooth citrus hops, toasted nutty malt, and grapefruit. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like caramel, grapefruit, and nutty malt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (4251) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique 100515. Vibrant golden orange colour with a level layer of foam. Pine needles and floral citrus hop aromas, with some passionfruit thrown in. Flavour smacks you in the mouth and leaves a resinous coating on the tongue. Big bold beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1252) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear amber brew, small head. Aroma of caramel, over ripe fruit, a little citrus and alcohol. Taste is caramel malt - surprised at how sweet - with a fruity hops expression towards the end of the swallow. A little resin emerges towards the end. Stays sweet through the end. I was expecting a hop bomb but this was restrained and rather malty. Bought a single and find no date on the bottle - maybe this one was past its prime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
heyden (96) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 2, 2015
Good hops notes and taste, the main thing that comes through is the alcohol. Tough to make a beer that strong, good job

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maris (1136) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 18/4/2015. Pours a cloudy apricot with a small head. The nose features caramel malt, some fruity hops and honey. In the mouth, you get a big caramel malt backbone, mandarin, peach, apricot, honey, grapefruit and a hint of pepper. The hops are big, sticky and resiny. The palate is creamy and the carbonation soft. On first sip, I wasn’t entirely sold, but as it warmed, the complexity and balance became increasingly evident. Very nice indeed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jblauvs (1356) - Chester, Vermont, USA - APR 4, 2015
Amber in the glass with an offwhite head. Aroma is mild, some light floral hoppiness. Flavor is dominated by caramel maltiness and a pronounced pithy bitterness. Not great.

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