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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
G - Bot is an intensely hopped Double India Pale Ale brewed with a blend of three varieties of American Hops. 85 ibuís this beer is brewed for those of us who need an aromatic and flavorfully hopped beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Spab (3336) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz can from Premier Gourmet. Pours murky orange colour with puffy white-ish head. Aroma is lovely bouquet of hops with green, citric notes most prominent but some spicy, resiny notes also there as well as some pale malt. Flavour has lots of tropical fruity hops, pine resin and sweet maltiness. Bit of acidity in the fairly bitter finish. Beautiful smell and quite nice all in all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClarkVV (5719) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle and draught, 3/15/14 and 3/22/14
Fluffy white head tops the the clear golden-orange bodied liquid.
Leafy, citric, highly fruity hops in the nose are immediately buttressed by moderately sweet pale and some seemingly caramel malts. Thankfully they donít sweeten things too much and combining with the hops provide some very pleasant orange-peach-nectarine-like aromatics. A bit of dryness on the end, growing slightly resinous, and perhaps a touch of alcohol. Aroma strength is moderately strong.
Again more yellow fruits in the flavor, with strong citrus bitterness, a nearly full, creamy mouthfeel thanks to the maltiness and tight carbonation. Gets a little dirty/muddled/yeasty on the finish, and the sweetness could stand to be toned down a touch, but the hop flavor is certainly enjoyable, if somewhat slightly lessened by this maltiness. Itís a thin line, though, if not for all this maltiness, Iíd probably be complaining about the high acidity and overly perceivable alcohol....I guess Iím very, very picky when it comes to this style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Can to glass. Hazy yellow orange pour with a thick lacy white head. Nose is Pine, grass, grapefruit. Taste is smooth mouth feel of grapefruit, pine, sweet malt and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (3468) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Can thanks to tectactoe. Pours a hazy golden-orange with a big foamy head that lingers nicely and forms a thick ring. Aromas are oily hops, pine, pineapple, oranges, flowers, and apricots. Tastes very perfumy and oily. Not as bad as others Iíve had but it makes it a little difficult to drink. Strong pine, citrus, and pineapple hops. Light sweetness with a moderate bitterness. Crisp, spicy finish. Solid but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Hazy orange, light white head Smell earthy, almost woody, odd Taste wood, herbal, wheat, dirty, light hop, really odd bitter aftertaste Mid body Not my favorite

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (6090) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 20, 2014
6 oz. @ RBNE gathering. Thanks Ernesto987 for giving me some of your ammo out of your craft beer automatic rifle, cheers!! Aroma is grassy, citrus, resin, herbal, spicy scallions. Real awesome aromas with the flavor living up to the nose.

Grapefruit, orange peel, tropical notes upfront. Then the dank hops kick in. Scallions, fresh cut grass, and musty garlic. This finishes dry and with a lingering herbal / grassy finish. Iím glad I waited to try a fresh can. Bold and pungentÖ. Awesome hop bomb of a DIPA. Cheers to the Connecticut crew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcox90 (1890) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Sampled @ RBNEG courtesy of Ernesto987. Pours a gorgeous red orange with a billowing white head. Big hop nose. Grapefruit, oranges and pine resin. Nice tropical fruit flavors with biting hop bitterness. Full bodied with a bitter finish. What a nice DIPA. How awesome to have this available to you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - MAR 16, 2014
12oz can from a trade. Clear straw pour with a small white head. Nose is sweet grapefruit and pineapple. Taste is fantastic, balanced pineapple, pine, grapefruit. Medium body. Really enjoyed this one on a hot day by the pool.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (1146) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Ernesto987 supplied. Many thanks! To oversized snifter, it pours a sandpaper yellow with which a white-ringed head stood. Pictures sawdust, bone marrow, peach syrup, American hops, and rosemary. Dry and fulfilling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (2253) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Taste at RBNG. Thanks, Ernesto! Pours pale yellow owande with a white head. Aroma is floral, spice. Taste is light pale malt backbone with grapefruit peel hop. Slighly sour in the finish.

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