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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
The grand daddy of them all, Imperial Jack - robust, malty and heavily hopped. Who said "jackrabbits" don’t bite?.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
vt3stick (103) - Chicago, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Pours very hazy auburn with a thick creamy head. Taste is malty with sour hops. Creamy finish which is not right for a Double IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3838) - Xalapa, MEXICO - DEC 28, 2012
Not bad. Drinkable and not so bitter as I might have expected. Quite decent foam and regular features too.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
simonblaine (438) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2012
Aroma caramel, roasty, Appearance: Red, Taste: Boring. Really can’t be bothered to type anything else. Some of the Minhas stuff is passable and some is awful. This falls under the latter. I had the Bad Hare Double IPA version

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (3215) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2012
650 ml bottle from Trader Joes. IBU = 75 / O.G. = 17.15 Deep amber color with a small and short-lived head, leaving almost no lacing. The aroma has a metallic off odor and is too boozy. There is a moderate amount of earthy hop aroma and flavor, but a rather poor quality aroma compared to better IPAs. Medium body but lightly astringent. O: drinkable and inexpensive, but disappointing and not recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
johnnnniee (3043) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy medium golden color with a decent sized white head with moderate retention. The aroma is quite malty for a double IPA, toffee and caramel with a bit of earthy spicy hops. Wow yeah the flavor holds the same lack of hops that the aroma did. Sweet toffee and sugary malt with a bit of earth and spice and nothing really nice. Medi8um body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Honestly where are the hops? Not a bad beer, just bland and too sweet for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bronzan (135) - Windsor, California, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Picked up at Trader Joe’s. Saw cheap price and a label I didn’t know... yes, this one was my fault. Pretty awful. Pours a deep copper with plenty of bubbles. Nothing much to speak of, really. For all the visible carbonation, it’s kind of flat tasting. No real hop flavor. Disappointing, but hey, you win some, you lose some.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
thegreenrooster (3601) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Pour is a copper with a average white head. Aroma is some syurpy malts but there is an ever so faint whiff of hops. Flavor is heavy malts with some cooked cabbage and lots of alcohol. This was not good. When at TJ’s just stick with the TJ’s named beers and put back the beers they bought, probably b/c they were old, and repackaged with their own label. $1.99

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PhatB420 (738) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 25, 2012
22oz bomber. Worst dipa ive uet to have. Thought it was a steal.at five bucks, nope. Bland hop appeal, no strong malt convergance, this sucks. Abv doest help either. Aroma os sour melon, color is burnt orange. Blah. This jack is not good. Its like bad cough syrup, hurys the stomach and makes one shit. This is not right. Dont buy this beet, im going to give it to the worms outside or thr jerk next store.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trev (2019) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Muddy amber. Medium soapy head. Aroma is oranges and caramel. Flavour is caramel, light citrus hop. Cardboard and vegetal tones. Muddy flavours. Not unpleasant though a bit muddled. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drake (10806) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Bomber, Boatswain Label, from Trader Joe’s Charlottesville. Pours a clear amber color with a large frothy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of floral, herbal hops and cracker malts. The taste is big caramel malts with citrus and herbal hops. Medium bodied. Overly sweet with not enough bitterness for a DIPA. Meh.

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