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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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.

knewell's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
knewell (73) - Alabama, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Pours a yellow golden color. Has a citrus aroma. Has a citrus, hoppy taste that is a little bitter with a mild sweetness after the swallow. I am not a big IPA fan, but overall, not a bad beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1721) - oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 23, 2015
Botella 33 cl tomada en Cimmeria en junio 2015. Lote ZBMISW1 hasta 01..2016. Doble Ipa con sabores maltosos dulces afrutados amargo final bueno. Bastante buena. 9.25 vol que se notan en todo momento. Habría que repetir de nuevo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (355) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarioAdictipa (41) - SPAIN - NOV 18, 2015
La recordo una cervesa bonissima, com no una doble ipa americana facil de beure, equilibradisima sense pasar damargor I molt maltossa...no recordo sabor exacte...diria que era molt clareta de.color coure I transparent sino recordo malament, fa temps que la vam beure...per repetir segur...respect

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (2820) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2015
12oz saved from BI’s city piping by idiosynkrasie, merci! Straightforward, near-honey-drip yelloworange pour. Both damp resins, catty pine, piercing alcohol and a good helping of those crystal malts cheaply refined sugars...like Aldi-canned orange jam. Not sure how fresh this made it over, but supposedly a DIPA holds its massed of fleeting hop oils up a tad longer? Taste is crystal malt-forward as well, typical West Coast damp resins, preserved quince peel jam and not all that much fleshier fruits. Nevertheless admirably clean, despite the obvious abv wafts, and downable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adasko (1206) - Poznan, POLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Pours perfectly clear, deep amber color. 3 fingers slightly off-white head which quickly drops down leaving very nice lacing. Sweet, fruity and malty aroma with a bit of honey and alcohol. In taste it’s mostly alcoholic. Massive alcohol notes for the whole taste. In the background a bit of malts and fruits. In the aftertaste only alcoholic bitterness, not very pleasant. It warms your palate and throat immediately, leaving long aftertaste of alcohol. It’s rather poor quality Imperial IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (2221) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
Heldere oranje bruine kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, fruitig, hop, orange. Smaakt fruitig, zoetig, hop, bittere afdronk. Aardig, niet bijzonder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3710) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2015
(Mission Shipwrecked Double IPA) Bottle 355 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 9.25%, hopefully this will send me to bed. Deep orange copper colour on the body, clear. Little bit of activity in it. Small and a bit thin white head on top, with average retention. Aroma of caramel, alcohol, citrus, biscuit. Taste begins sweet, with caramel malts, soon enough turns to bitter, with tropical fruits, mango, citrus, light alcohol, faint pine on the finish. Medium body, nicely carbonated. Pretty good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2297) - Ghent, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2015
Bottle from Geers. Clear amber colour, white foam. Nose of caramel, honey, citrus and pineapple. Bitter hoppy finish. Well balanced. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (2191) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2015
Koper oranje helder bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt zoet, fruitig, kruidig, beetje zeep en chloor. Smaakt zoet fruit, hops, goed bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8116) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2015
Bouteille 355ml. Ambrée, col moyen blanc-cassé. Arôme met en avant un agréable bouquet de pin, note d forêt, plaisant sur un rétro agrumes; pamplemousse avec une dominance marquée de pin. Palais est houblonné, ici aussi, fort présent, huileux, rappel de forêt, houblons Chinook ou Warrior? Herbacé prenant, malt caramel tirant sur le crystal.

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