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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
An ode to the Owens Valley and the Highway 395 corridor, this Double IPA is distinctly bolder than out Epic IPA and celebrates the aromas of wild local fresh hops, sage, and juniper.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bwa5879 (819) - Portage, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2012
22oz bottle from valley beverage, Sherman oaks, CA. Deep mahogany/amber pour. Head was offwhite, dense, and an inch high. Smells like chocolate, gin, and freshly fried French fries, malty overall. Fairly well balanced flavor, leaning toward malt rather than hops. Caramel malt, bitter pine taste. Not nearly as special as the scent. Finish is sweet and dry, Chardonnay-like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADfan (691) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Beer pours reddish brown with a nice head. Aroma has a mild citrus with some hops. Taste has some toasted malts with some floral notes. Mild bitterness on the finish. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoprider (204) - DENMARK - SEP 19, 2015
Hazy orange pour with 1 finger creamy, rocky head. Funny juniper nose.. Some pine too. Caramel malt but not a lot of hops. The taste follows suit with that funny juniper thing resulting in a peculiar aftertaste. Like when you breathe out after drinking a dram od whisky. So oak, booze and again some juniper and berries. The finnish is the most representative of an ipa. Weird.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barreras (1320) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Pours a light copper color with a juniper and sage aroma. Taste is smooth with an easy drinking malt flavor. Flavor is a little sweet, with a well balanced aftertaste. Nice and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Tap, orange pour, white head, nose and taste are hoppy, citrus, oranges, good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AAEA (239) - California, USA - JUN 28, 2015
12FL OZ ($7.99 4 pack) this was a pretty smooth Imperial IPA. usually these are over the top bitter and this was rather tame. I wonít rate it low as I was expecting and looking for a tuff IBU but as a beer this was pretty good. If youíre seeking that tuff IBU this isnít it but this is very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zvsn (1155) - ISRAEL - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Rotem. Clear amber with a bit stable head. Smell of sage, juniper, chamomile and fruity hops. Taste of juniper, quite malty with herbal bitterness, medium-bodied, all in all not very balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3414) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Arielís place. Thanks Rotem. Clear dark bronze with a yellowish head. Honey, herbal and a little cinnamon aroma, honey and juniper bitterness in the mouth. Sticky and full-bodied, onion finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
X (137) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Well it looked beautiful in the glass. A gorgeous amber-brown with a big clumpy off-white head that has oodles of crazy lacing and fantastic retention. But, the rest is shit, poor aroma, taste and palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DSG (8665) - Tel Aviv, - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Arielís place. Thanks Rotem. Clear orange with a beige head. Aroma of juniper, a bit of sage, and stale hops. Sweetish flavor with malt, a bit of marmalade, juniper, soapy, stale hops, and strong bitterness. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 16, 2015
12 oz bottle. Tasted on 6/10/15. Bottle from Alisha. Drank from Spiegal IPA glass. This one was a different IPA with the color almost purple with a unique flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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