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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Deep gold with a lean malt base. Our DIPA is a barrage of juicy, resinous hop character. 8.0% ABV


2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5537) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2011
(Growler thanks to jyoungsbcp) bright gold with no head. Nose is dank, grapefruit, orange, citrus rind, light lime, and a bit of alcohol. Taste of bitter citrus rind, grapefruit, not super balanced, very bitter finish, and uncarbonated for the most part.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Draft @ brewery tap. 24K gold color with nice lacing. Chewy aroma smells big with piney hop. Big juicy body carries the hop well, which remains in the pine pocket. One of the better ones in the lineup.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2011
Golden. Thin head. Minty, leafy, slightly fruity aroma. Lots of bitterness. Light herbal, fruity hop character. Pale malts provide a little bit of balance. A decent example, not too rich.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5664) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Thanks to jjfoodie for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a yellowish-gold color with a white head. The aroma is awesome. I get a lot of pine, oranges and papaya. An extremely fruity smelling Double IPA. I also get a little bit of biscuit malt in the aroma. The flavor is just as nice. I get quite a bit of resinous pine, which mixes nicely with tropical fruit such as pineapple and papaya. The bitterness level is about medium. A very easy drinking Double IPA. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5363) - Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Draft (from notes). Pours a clear golden amber color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is big citrus hops that remind me of mandarin oranges. The flavor has the big citrus component as well with enough sweeter caramel malt to add balance. Very drinkable, more like an IPA than a double. Overall, pretty nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smaynard6000 (624) - Apopka, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Pours a bright gold with a foamy white head. Intense hop aroma and flavor. Light bodied and leaves a touch of resin on the palate. I enjoyed this one a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2011
bottle thanks to gabrielm. poured light gold with a white head and ample lacing of the glass. aroma was pine, citrus, cream, and caramel. flavor was pine resin and alcohol. body was light, fizzy, and dry.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - AUG 13, 2011
Draft at Santa Fe taproom. Hazy golden body. Fizzy white head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, citrus and grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately to heavily bitter. Long bitter finish. Medium to full body, velvety texture, moderate carbonation. Too bad the bitterness masks whatever else might be in this beer. So not near as flavorful as DIPAs like Dreadnaught. Actually liked Marble’s IPA better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17 (3309) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 6, 2011
22 ounce bottle shared by my good friend John. Thanks for bringing this back and sharing it with me! My first New Mexico beer. Bottled on 3/13/11 and tasted in late July. Lots of orange and mandarin citrus hops present to begin with--fairly pleasant and nicely quaffable. Mildly hazy golden body with a medium strong off-yellow head present. Starts chewy with citrus orange, and some mildly hemp-like hoppiness. Lightly astringent in the middle. Finishes dry with some pine hops present. A good deal of "C" hops are here. Not too shabby, but it does seem a bit one-dimensional for my tastes. I imagine this beer is pretty killer if it is fresher.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (4996) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 31, 2011
Orange/gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Large resiny/citrus and sweet malt aroma. Sweet caramel, grapefruit, and bread. Nice citrus bitter. Medium full bodied with good carbonation.. Very nice beer.


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