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RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
porkdiggity (108) - Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottled. Pours a brownish gold, low head and lacing. Pleasant aroma of raisins and grass, with alcohol smell thrown in. Flavor is raisins, a touch of floral, then grain and alcohol. You can definitely tell its high test by the aroma and flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (5896) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
355 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori. No freshness info.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Resinous hops and orange on the nose, mild grassy and malty notes. Very fruity flavor with lots of caramel, not too sweet though. Feels quite fresh and and crisp too. A tasty DIPA.
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanLaursen (3025) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2014
946 ml kæmpe-dåse. Tak til Martin. Klar, gylden og klistret med et mindre hvidt skum og en lige så klistret, greasy aroma af sød karamel, fyrnåle, gran, humlesved, eksotiske frugter og harpiks. Meget sød og fyldig i munden, med tydelig alkohol. Lidt for meget af det hle, men ikke dårlig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mad_Ferret (632) - SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014
946ml can, 31/6-14 @ Stefans place. Clear amber, big soapy fluffy head, nice lacings. Caramel, grapefruit, lychee, resinand some alcohol fume. Sweet caramel, grapefruit & lychee, pine and resin, some alcohol heat. Big resiny & piney bitterness. Big body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Big chunky DIPA with lots of resin and some alcohol heat. Pretty nice though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6526) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2014
12 oz bottle. Konttori, Tampere, Finland. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Pine needles, dark fruitiness, mild resin, moderate hoppy bitterness and sweetish malt in the aroma. The flavour is pine needles, resin, moderate bitterness and malt. Sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tselloufc88 (85) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
946ml can from Petaluma Market. How big is this can?!?! Anyway the beer.... Light Brown, looks like weak tea. Big white head. Aroma is of sweets and pine. Bitter start, grapefruit centre with a fair bit of malt present. Massively bitter finish which stays with you. Very alcoholic, still tasty but lacks a bit of hop balance. Decent enough though.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (538) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2014
From a bottle. Cloudy copper colour with a orange white head, big floral aroma, huge fruity citrus flavours with a big warming slug from the huge alcohol content.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2006) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Nice sharply bitter ale with abundant fluffy head. Hoppy aroma, some pine, some grapefruit. Taste is pure up front hops, tingling on the tongue, bitter abrupt hops finish, with tongue still tingling.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hockert (75) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2014
Giant can at brewdog bar Gothenburg. Almost 1 litre. Smells of caramel malt. Strong taste of alcohol.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2612) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle 0.355l at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Colour is slightly cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, some citrus, grape, piney, hops and malts. This is basically Mission IPA with some hints of alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014
(Bottle, 0.355 l, at Kitty’s, 20140625) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, tangerine, alcohol and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, alcohol, tangerine, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet, boozy and bitter. A boozier version of the PA of the same brewery. Lacking balance.


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