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RATINGS: 576   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
A style of beer curiously born on the foggy shores of Father Junipero Serra’s first founding mission. Our own vigorous entry is one rebellious IPA, quick on the trigger, and brimming with a bounty of hop ingenuity. This is a big, bold, brazen beer, a restless vision of a new America.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (1702) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2016
12fl oz bottle at home from Kaapse Brouwers, Rotterdam. Nose is tropical fruits, citrus, hint of champagne. Body is hazy orange, head is small, beige, creamy, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, tropical fruits, milk chocolate, light bonbon, raisin. Medium sweet, light bitter, light fruity and citric sour. Finish is long lasting hoppy medium to heavy bitter, short lasting light sour, hint of salt, light alcohol warmth. Full body, thick texture, average carbonation. Not quite easy, very flavorful, nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LLaurin (293) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2016
Nose is light citric but with clear malty notes. Nose the same and taste revealed that again. Palate a little fading but still rich. Overall rather good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrik (592) - - MAY 4, 2016
Fat på Växjö ölbar. Doftar rikligt av malt, fikon, russin. Fyllig känsla i munnen och goda Dipa toner, maltig och Faan en perfekt beska. Mycket balanserad Dipa. Inga toner av 9% alkohol Bara smakförstärkare kanon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6605) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
Bottle from Firma Bier, large sample. Clear amber color, medium rocky head. Aroma of tea, bit pine, grapefruit, slight spicy rye or something, some caramel, bready, slight herbal. Lot more fruit in taste, medium bitterness, slight bready malt. Bit dry in the finish, slight alcohol. Decent malt forward DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drjoeng (816) - SINGAPORE - MAR 26, 2016
9.25%ABV. Imperial IPA. Tapped out a rich amber. 18ºSRM. Nose is heavy with a funkly fog-like fug. Aromas of fresh hemp and other more closely related herb relatives. When I sniffed this again for nose after the tasting was done and there was just the dregs slowly evaporating off the bottom of the glass, there are really thickly spicy and funky odors of sweat socks, oregano and dill...and of course that hemp-like nose. Palate is sweet with graham cracker, honey, barley bread toast. Hops are bitter, resinous, with a hint of pine. The citrus character of the hop comes through when you appreciate the bitter, the sweet and the pine-like tang at the end which is a little like chasing on grapefruit peel. Finish was medium, bitter and as mentioned above a little weedy funky. Goes on Favorites List!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (2067) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 9, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. No noticeable BB date. amber hazy color, small off-white head. smells of pines, caramel, lemon grass, spices, peppery, flowery, parfume, light fruit notes, herbs. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of caramel, some pines, herbal, citric fruits, lemon grass, peppery, spices, quiet candiish. finishes rather sweet and with some bitterness with notes of pines, pepper and lemon grass. OKish, expected a lot more, quite malt heavy, also a bit old-hoppish / lightly oxidized. quite average, rather heavy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikeyo1 (657) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle @Berggrens källare. Cloudy amber color. Resinous pine, oranges, tangerines, toffee caramel. Taste is heavily bitter from start to finish. Lingering grape like bitterness. Low level of Aroma for a dip.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mateuszk (1737) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours clean, orange in colour, nice white head. Aroma of citrusy hops, very weak, signs of oxidation noticable. In taste lightly sweet, dry with solid bitter finish. In the finish just a hint of alcohol. Not bad but unfortunately a bit old.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firefly765 (194) - - FEB 7, 2016
12 ounce bottle pours a nice orange amber color with just a bit of haze. Some dank piney aromas Nice lasting off white creamy head. A ton of flavor and carbonation. A lot of Hoppin bitterness and also a bit harsh. Not bad but not smooth either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (303) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2016
1 quart can - pours a semi hazy amber with a fluffy light tan head. Good solid aroma with big pine resin, bitter orange peel and a toffee like sweetness. A mouthful is full of flavors like the aroma - intense bitter citrus, fresh pine notes, bitter floral and a sweet biscuitness. Long aftertaste and virtually no booziness

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