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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 93   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Gruvmunkey (5) - - APR 21, 2013
We really did not like this beer compared to other Manzanita offerings. Cloying in a bad way, unbalanced , some hoppy beers leave a qualitative lingering taste, this leave a lingering taste that is not qualitative. Could have been a bad batch because Manzanita usually does a great job.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maris (1097) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 9, 2015
From a 355ml can on 9/3/2015. Pours a clearish deep golden with a small head. Has a pleasant nose featuring caramel, toffee and fruity hops. In the mouth, it’s malt forward with more caramel and toffee, along with sweet orange and heaps of honey. The hops have both a dash of grapefruit and resin in them, but this ultimately presents as more a dessert beer than a hop monster. . That said, it’s a damned nice dessert beer with definite barley wine notes. Has a thickish texture and soft carbonation. Hides the 9.7% very well. Quite under-rated on here in my humble opinion.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5215) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Sampled from a 12 oz can this beer poured a slightly hazy orange color with a large soapy orange-whtie ehad that lingered and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was pine, honey, caramel and sweet tropical fruits. The flavor was bitter floral hops, pine, honey, sweet maltiness and tropical fruits. Long pine and tropical finish with a bit of tobacco at the end. Full bodied. Well done.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Silvan7 (802) - Samarate, ITALY - MAR 5, 2015
On tap @ golositalia 2015. Giallo dorata, riflessi ambrati, opalescente. Schiuma bianca fine ed abbastanza persistente. Aroma intenso, fruttato, frutta esotica, frutto della passione e mango, vinosa, luppolatura americana, erbacea. miele e alcool meno intensi ma avvertibili. gusto abboccato all’ingresso, poi decisamente amara. Fruttata ed erbacea. Piuttosto equilibrata, non colpisce con la luppolatura, quasi rotonda, calda. Carbonatazione lieve.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (1239) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Poured from a can it is a clear golden color with a slight head the aroma is of pancake batter and citrus the taste is a bitter sweet white grapefruit with a strong grapefruit aftertaste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3966) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2015
From a 12 oz can shared at home. Pours a clear gold with a thick off white head. Citrus nose. Flavors orange, tropical flowers and a touch of grass. Quite bright and refreshing for a DIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13189) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2015
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 4 - London. Pours lightly hazy orange with a creamy, off-white head. Nice aroma, some melon, grapefruit and tangerine. Medium sweet flavor with notes of ripe citrus, light warmth, pale malts. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Light pepper kick in the finish, some further ripe orange, pale bready malts, papaya. Good stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maddmatt639 (312) - Pacifica, California, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Light retention and light lacing. Smells of pine, grapefruit and lemon zest. Tastes of grass, floral and piney malt. Semi-bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pineypower (2660) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle from Spirits Lacey. Pours out a nice golden/copper color with a small fading head. Aroma is hops- lemon, citrus, light pine, grass. Then some odd cereal grains, light sweet boozy notes. Taste is a punch of bitter hops, syrupy alcohol, sticky sweetness, pine, citrus hops, dirt. ABV is so apparent it is like it could be the same ABV as Devil Dancer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloth (2594) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - DEC 3, 2014
large, off white head with good retention, plenty of lace.Lightly hazy, copper hued brew. Nose is lightly fruity, lightly resiny and a tad boozy. Med/full bodied, soft carbonation, WARM. Mildly sweet malts, some caramel, mostly, slight fruity hops. Fairly dry finish thats fairly well dominated by alcohol. Bomber from statelineliquors.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9525) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2014
12oz can. Poured a golden color with a smaller sized off white head. Fruity, pine, floral and citrus. Some caramel in the tastes with the alcohol well hidden.


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