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RATINGS: 625   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Newest in our line, the Double IPA is the big brother to our Jamaica Sunset IPA. Maltier, hoppier and more assertive, this one is for big beer lovers. Double IPA is one of the hottest new beer styles in the micro and regional beer market.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (840) - SPAIN - MAY 31, 2014
Botella de 35,5 cl, en Beer Inn Mugishutei en Sapporo, Japon. Color ambar. Sabor a lupulo, malta, ligeramente amargo, a caramelo.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hop_Hedonist (247) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18, 2014
Good DIPA - well balanced between lots of sweet caramel malt and the hop load - complex flavour - herbal more than fruity, great resiny aftertaste - only detracting thing for me is the upfront alcohol taste (not surprising) but this fades quickly as the assertive bitterness takes over. The more I drink, the more I like it... very moreish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewHaMeister (169) - - MAY 11, 2014
12oz bottle pours an amber/orange with a nice white head and lacing. Aromas of, citrus, caramel, leather. Flavor is mildly bitter. Nit too bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (306) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle at Slices. Clear amber with small white head. Surprised by the malty aroma, a little spicy. Hoppy bitterness comes through in the flavour balanced with the malts. Not hoppy enough for the style for my taste, but still a solid beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisFields (71) - Ashtabula, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2014
Pours amber with a nice two fingered head. A lot of sediment in this one, a positive sign in my eyes. Aroma is malty for the style with obvious grapefruit and spicy overtone. Flavor has a nice yeasty malt bill up front and rolls over into a tangy citrus rind bitterness. There is a slight metallic aftertaste. Lightly carbonated, it goes down fairly smooth. Overall, a solidly made DIPA. I would definitely try again.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
seantaylorus (19) - - APR 1, 2014
The only thing that lacked was that there was a lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. Half way through, I didn't even notice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1038) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Aromas of citrusy and resinous hops, and some honeyed malts. Hazy orange with a lasting minimal white head. Dry, well balanced with a round malt bill supporting the hops. Medium bodied, finishes clean.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerm719 (111) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Piney, mild citrusy, earthy hops. Pale malt balanced with hops. Bit watery, some metallic flavors. Decent finish... Not good, not bad....

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Deep orange colour, off white head. This is a malt-heavy IIPA, with a sweeter profile, still with an abundance of hops, ending with an aspirin-like bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (638) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2014
From a bottle. Deep cloudy amber colour, lasting small off white head, big malty aroma with hints of fruit. Sharp fruit and malty flavours with a warming lingering aftertaste. It is definitely for those that like a big robust flavour.


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