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RATINGS: 693   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.


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ghawener (1457) - San Salvador, - JUL 31, 2009
Bottle: A great DIPA, floral, citrus leaning towards orange, honey and piney resin notes. Lo siento Ramenen, no me aguanté y me la tomé. Te llevo otras para compensar! Food Pairing: Enjoy by itself, it’s food enough.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
superspak (2543) - Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours hazy deep orange color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, orange zest, pineapple, citrus rind, pine, floral, grass, caramel, honey, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice aromas with good complexity and solid balance of citrus/pine hops and dark malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, orange zest, pineapple, citrus peel, floral, grass, light pine, caramel, honey, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fair amount of pine/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, pineapple, orange peel, floral, grass, caramel, honey, bread, light pine, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Good complexity of citrus/pine hops with balanced dark malt sweetness; with a good malt/bitterness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth, fairly creamy, and lightly slick/sticky mouthfeel that is ok. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fairly solid DIPA. Well balanced citrus/pine hops and dark/bready malt flavors; and quite smooth to sip on for the big ABV. I felt this was far too malty for the style, but fairly enjoyable overall.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (991) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Love the citrusy aroma! Definitely a more floral & fruity taste. Pretty easy going down for nearly 10%. I’m a fan!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippieFee (62) - - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle - A real cloudy orange color, no head to speak of. Malty sweetness on the nose. Real dry hop flavor, with a slight taste of alcohol. While you can smell the malt, can’t taste any of it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElCapitan22 (58) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy gold color with decent lacing. Tastes of malt and hops, just like a solid DIPA should. Nice bitter and citrus notes provide a nice drinkable beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Smells of hop flowers and spruce with a hint of something sweet. The taste is initially sweet but then the overpowering lemon pith coats your entire mouth. Lots of aspirin. Celery. Good but just too much for me to really enjoy the beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (1582) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear copper with two fingers of off white head. Aroma is pine with some lemony citrus. Somewhat malty and caramel in flavor also. Alcohol is evident. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1490) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Clear amber color. Enough malt to balance hops. Multi-flavored hop profile. Solid DIPA, but nothing unusual.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (636) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 23, 2014
12 oz bottle - pours a hazy orange , aromas of citrus rind and pine . Taste is a resinous pine up front and finishes with an orange rind note . Pretty good . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arnold931 (517) - Iowa, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle. Hoppy and dry IPA. Pours deep orange with nice head. Some alcohol burn is the taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2607) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Sample pour at Sheffield garden walk craft beer festival. Orange with white head. Very hoppy and bitter. Tangy grapefruit and apricot notes. A pretty aggressive beer


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