Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A few times a year we cut Dan loose to brew whatever he choose. Always handcrafted, the bottle you hold is brewed for the adventurous soul. This is a very limited edition and we make no promises to ever brew this style again. A provocative 85 IBUs reverberates cleanly through this Double IPA. True hop saturation from kettle boil to dry hop cellaring dominates this elegant and lustful sensory enchantment. You hold a deceptively seductive Original Gravity of 19.2 Plato, now 9% ABV following the always 100% natural bottle fermentation. Luscious English Maris Otter malt is the essential heart of this voluptuous double IPA. Surrender is inevitable so enjoy now.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 31, 2011
A: The beer pours a bright golden orange color with a fluffy white head. S: A nice citrus aroma to the beer with lots of grapefruit and lemon peel. A mild pine note as well as some floral character. A hint of caramel malt and bread is also present. T: Big time lemon peel and perhaps even some lemon flesh. A lot of grapefruit is present as well as some grass and pine. Mild bread and malt flavor with a decent bitterness on the back end. M: The body and carbonation are both medium. O: This was quite a nice Double IPA. Really crisp and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 31, 2011
Pours gold with a white head. Smells resiny with some citrussy undertones. Tastes of citrus, some resiny hints with an earthy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
transparent yellow, frothy white head with heavy lacing. lightly sweaty, cheesy, heavy pine, husky, strong bitterness through finish, light caramel sweetness in finish but controlled.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2011
Bottle from Cavie. Light yellow pour with a small white head. Aroma is lots of fruit and grass. Taste is bitter, grapefruit, grassy, and oranges.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4310) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2011
Bottle with big thanks from drowland. Pours a clear orange color with a nice fizzy white head. Aroma is thick drippy hops; musty and sappy. Huge aroma. Flavor is sharp hops, forest notes and pine trees. Drippy hops and pine trees. Crazy wet hops. Finishes sharp and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigtaster (901) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Clear yellow with small white head. Orange on the noise, grapefruit, very nice. Light bitter, sweet, not too much malt. Fruity hops with slight bitterness all the way through.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - MAY 26, 2011
bottle from a fresh 4pack courtesy of armin, thanks mang! pours a just slightly hazy goldenrod with a nice active white head that leaves a lot of thick lacing and spotting. excellent aroma, slightly more floral than the taste, which has a bit more bitterness come out. which is a good dose mind you. then a very nice transition in to a sweeter malt finish, though still with some lingering soap like bitterness. good stuff, glad i was able to get some so fresh. while not totally insane on the flavor spectrum, it drinks really well and it very enjoyable, a winner of a local iipa for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1182) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - MAY 26, 2011
Grassy floral aroma and wet dog. Taste is much better than aroma with grassy floral hops with sweet finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2011
12 oz bottle. Nose is grass, grapefruit, orange peel and musk. Medium light and resiny with moderate carb. Taste is pine, orange, grapefruit, basil and oregano. Great atypical offering from New Glarus.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21638) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 22, 2011
12 oz bottle courtesy of CaptainCougar, thank you sir! Hazy bright golden color, white head. Aroma of pine and tall grass. Taste is not overly bitter, but smooth and crisp. Does not show its strength. Nice.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 16 17 18  19  20 21 22 » 25

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50