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Mountain Sun Onslaught (Batch 3000)
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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Mountain Sun brewers combined two of their greatest loves in this special ale: massive amounts of hops, and Belgian yeast. This Belgo-American Imperial IPA is loaded with hops from both America and Europe, and features the distinct spicy and fruity character imparted by Belgian yeast. ABV: 9.6% Malts: 2-row, Aromatic, Special B Hops: Horizon, Cascade, Amarillo, and Saaz


Brouwerij's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwerij (929) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2013
On tap at Mtn Sun. Pours a hazy copper with a finger of fine white head. Good retention and lots of thin lacing. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, resin, slight belgian, fruity/floral undertones. Mildly hoppy bitter up front, fading to hoppy, bitter, citrus, fruity, and slightly herbal/pine. Finishes mildly bitter and lingers. Alcohol is well masked. Moderate carbonation, medium body, and smooth texture. Very drinkable and balanced, a good brew.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 21, 2011
On tap. Pours with a really hazy, deep golden hue with a very lightly off-white head. Aromas are hoppy, herbal, citrus, grassy, melon and lightly dank. Some esters and light phenols. Flavors show a medium bitterness, fruity, estery, peppery, a bit of orange. Lively bubbles, dry, well hidden alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Draft at Vine City. Pours hazy orange. Medium mouthfeel. Nice mix of Belgian yeast and hops.  Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Draft @ Vine Street. Dark orange with lacing. Lovely floral aroma. Smells hot, but also dry and spicy. Nice resinous feel with long lingering flavors. Boozy but nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12629) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 4, 2011
@ Vine Street. Relatively floral aroma with some alcohol, orchard fruits....complex if nothing else. Spicy, complex, herbal and floral hops, lots of malt. Sweet but not cloying. Pretty good brew - and I don’t usually trust these Belgian IPA concoctions.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Hazy and cloudy orange yellow in color. This beer has a strong aroma of hops and florality. The palate is crisp up front with a balanced and smooth mid palate and then a nice bittered finish that lingers for just the right amount of time.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (4078) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2011
On tap at Vine St. Very hazy orangish yellow with a small white head. Pretty hoppy nose with citrus, floralness, with what smells like pilsner malts and resin. Nice big palate of subdued bitter hops, citrus, Belgo yeast twang, and a finish of pale bready malts. Nice and bitter, but not too much. Nice and hoppy, but balanced. 

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2011
On Tap at Vine Street Pub, Denver 17/09/2010 Slightly sour aroma. Golden coloured a little sour and fruity with a hint of dryness and bitterness in a lasting malt finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9834) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2011
On tap at Falling Rock poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, pine, earthiness, grapefruit and light orange. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine and earthiness with a smooth dry lingering bitter finmish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen (1358) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JAN 17, 2011
Tap @ falling rock. Copper pour, very carbonated. Medium sized head. Huge floral hop aroma. Big body, hop oil, caramel. Nice.


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