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Long Ireland Double India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (4027) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Location: Draft at Morrison’s, 10/15/14

Aroma: The nose is sweet malt/caramel, earthy hops, and a drop of rubbing alcohol
Appearance: This beer pours a dark orange color, murky, with a beige head and plenty of lacing
Flavor: The taste mid-sweet, and medium-heavy bitter, with some boozy flavors as well
Palate: This brew is fairly full bodied, a little sticky, with some dryness, and a pretty hot finish
Overall Impression: This is an okay, but somewhat flawed example of the style. Drinkable, but nothing special. It’s tough, but this is definitely not up to the standards of a style as stacked as this one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dredmond (176) - Long Island, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2013
poured from growler into pint glass, mild inviting aroma, lingers on the palette, strong IPA notes ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle:   Fiery amber, moderate frothy sandy head, nice lacing.   Really oxidized and dank, sweaty, basement, musty, oh lordy.... This smells like a 15 year old Belgian ale.   Tastes like butterscotch and old bacon.   This is an odd duck, real odd duck.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes a little better, but still, lingering butterscotch, stale bacon, and this overwhelming musty basement.   Ugh...


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle. Clearly not fresh but no bottling date was listed. Pours a murky orange amber with dense tannish orange head and nice lace. Nose of caramel, sugar, light floral and citrus notes. Mostly malt, slightly hot but not bad for 10.5%, I would like to try fresh because this clearly was old.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldGrowth (2707) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle, from Half Time beverage ok aroma, sweet. Tad oxidized. Kind of fruity.Figgy. brownish orange color, nice head, spotty lace. Bitter sweet flavor. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, bitter finish. Certainly past its best, though not totally ruined, just that oxidized thing going on. Otherwise fairly indistinguishable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5987) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 3, 2013
bottle, amber orange pour. boozy, caramel maltiness, decent bitterness, sort of jumbled not a cohesive DIPA. muddled flavors. OK

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8595) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2012 Bottle. Pours copper orange with beige head. Nose and taste of caramel, bitter hops, citrus rind, irand rind and toasted grain. Medium body. Dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11260) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Bomber from Half Time. Pours hazy ruddy copper with a creamy/bubbly beige head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Full bodied - almost. Heat is present. There’s a heavy sweetness. There’s a lot of hop. There’s a flavor aspect that’s not metallic exactly, but makes me think of that. Also hints of earth. There’s a lot of fruity hop. There’s a lot of a lot of things. With time the heat seems fairly low key. I’d like to figure out that different flavor, but that’s my only problem with this beer. Update: basil and oregano come to mind for that flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9960) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Bomber poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, pear, grapefruit, floral notes and light mint. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, floral notes, orange zest and mint with a smooth lingering floral finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (976) - , Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2012
nice! I think I may like dipa’s!! bomber to bottle courtesy of trade with beerbill. really enjoyed this one - cloudy amber pour with malt and pine aroma. Beer blended malty sweetness, hops and pine well - slight alcohol at back end - this works; thanks Bill!!


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