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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This DIPA is a bad ass. Straight up. It’s hopiness isn’t just limited to the floral nose or lingering bitterness but a full hop flavor all the way through your palate. We bitter with a Super Alpha, and follow it up with a few flavoring additions throughout the boil. A massive dry hop of Simcoe and Amarillo create a huge aroma profile that really comes through in a big way.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19334) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Draught at Stone Brewing Company, Escondido. Clear golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy grape aroma, pine apples, caramel, mango, passion fruit, citrus, some cream and peach. Hoppy grape and peach aroma, hay, pine apples, mango, floral, creamy, biscuits, caramel, notes of passion fruit. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (13234) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Clear bright orange colored pour with a white head. Strangely, some vanilla on the nose. A bit of an herbal hop character, some sweet bread, toasted malt, and fruit such as orange and peach. Sweet caramel, bread, sugar, and fruit notes. Some herbal hops, light floral notes, light citrus peel bitterness, and a hint of alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12454) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bomber from Bine & Vine. Pours orange copper with a slight off-white head. Aroma is citrus/earth/floral. Med body. Flavor is lightly roast caramel with a lot of mixed hop. Heavy on citrus/pine/earth. Dry and bitter. Very hoppy indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10827) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle shared at Zach’s and Matt’s NYC 4/20 IPA tasting. Pours cloudy orange gold with white head. Nose and taste of pineapple, caramel malt, resin and grapefruit. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (9347) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Short: An overly bitter, astringent DIPA

[ Mother Earth ][ Tap ][ 2oz ][ Taster ][ $1-2 ][ 1/25/14 ]
Long: Clear orange pour, great lacing. Nose is caramel, fresh citrus. Taste is quite bitter, nutty, aggressive bitterness. Some mash in hot liquor in the nose. Perfume oil, harsh palate.
Flaws: Raw grist nose, overly bitter and chemical

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (7999) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle, sent to me by DocJitsu-- thanks Dennis! Shared with Grippitis and Parksy. Hazy light orange, creamy off white head. Zesty grapefruit and resinous pine in tremendous concentration, backed by malts that are more crackery than caramelly, making for a "hop-juice" kind of drinking experience. Substantially less sweet than the Great Divide Hercules that we shared alongside it. Fantastic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle at a tasting at Matt’s place. Pours a hazed gold with a thin white head. Big sweet citrus with some earthy notes behind it and caramel sweetness. Medium bodied, sweet caramel with pungent pithy grapefruit. Long grapefruit and citrus on the finish. Very nice stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7554) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle from Best Damn Beer Store. Pours light amber with a nice beige head and a citrus aroma. There is a medium-bodied sweet caramel malt flavor tempered with some serious hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7520) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
65 cl bottle.
Pours amber color with a large, lasting head. Quite malty aroma, not as hoppy as I expected, mild rye notes, some resin and caramel. Sweet caramel malts and orange on the flavor, resinous hops, piney. Moderately bitter, sweet malty palate, lingering caramel finish. Probably not the freshest of bottles, a bit of a disappointment.
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