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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
blazingspiral (170) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Composite review of tap and bottle samples. Currently the 22 oz. bottle is in front of me. Pour: clear golden body with large white head. Aroma: orange and grapefruit, caramel. Taste: quite hoppy without being very bitter, full of smooth and resinous hops qualities, plenty of juicy citrus, not many malt characteristics other than white-bread sweetness, alcohol well hidden. Aftertaste: more hops bitterness. Mouthfeel: a bit thin for the style, yet succulent. Overall: a DIPA that provides complex layers of hops characteristics, avoiding explosive bitterness in favor of a more deep and subtle experience. It gets better and better as you drink it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
GABF 2010. Pours a clear bright orange with a thin lasting head. Aroma is big dank weedy hops with a more floral light tone with pear juice, lemon and orance citrus zest and a medium caramel toasty malt backbone. Flavor is light sweetness, honey, caramel, toast, then grassy hops, herbal floral then pear and weedy dankness. Clean and nice bitter finish. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2010

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ The Pool Tabel Tasting in Rome ].

Clear medium orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, light heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grapefruit, peel bitter. Flavor is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101220]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttutony (607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Transparent golden color. Bold, fragrant hops with fruit and resin notes. Great bitterness on the palate but not in any way out of balance. Highly recommended for fans of the IIPA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10361) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 21, 2010
Bomber from Liz. Pours light amber with a 3 finger foamy off-white head. Aromas of pine and grapefruit rind. Med body; frothy carb. There is so much hop it burns! Full of fresh pine and citrus. A little caramel underneath. Just excellent. Resin all over. Going astringent!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (3436) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 1, 2010
Bomber dated 10-06-10. Hazy, burnt orange with a lasting cap of cream. Nose of orange blossom honey, fresh grain, and juicy citrus. Light-medium body is a bit too watery, but smoothly carbonated and well-dried by the hops. Flavor is resin, grapefruit, Honey-nut Cheerios, and some oak in the long finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lyncham (251) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 22, 2010
Draft, 1 oz sample at the GABF in Denver. Nice IPA with goldern brown color. Heavy hopped with citrus and piney flavors. Oily palate. Medium body. Malts take a back seat to the hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5357) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2010
GABF 2010, light golden pour (3-), hop dominated, little to no malt presence (as pointed out in the description). sharp resiny weedy hops. some what astringent. throat burner. OK

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8216) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
Deep golden pour. The nose is a little bit sweet with lots of orange peel and some other light fruity character. A fresh pale malt flavour through the middle with a kiss of booziness. Lingering bitterness, but it comes across as a bit medicinal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wavers1 (872) - Notown, California, USA - AUG 17, 2010
nice dipa i picked up while visiting back home. nice soapy hop profile, not too dry, not too malty, nice finish. tasty stuff, worth a try.


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