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RATINGS: 349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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A robust renovation of the India Pale Ale. Assertive dry-hoppying provides an aromatic telltale nose, indicative of the bitter symphony to follow. Bold hop character with lively grapefruit and citrus notes. 20° Plato, Alc. 9.4% by Vol.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3018) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy dark gold with a thick off white head. Aroma of pine and citrus. Flavors follow suit with a sweetness to it. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (986) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottle pour amber. Nose of dank hop and some evergreen. Initial taste of dank hop and soem grassiness. Mid palate caramel sweetness with a long bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VRH (43) - Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2013
The aroma is crisp & herbal, with hints of almond, and almost a fresh cut minty smell. The taste gives white pepper, pecan, white grape skin, and some orange zest. The aftertaste is nicely grassy with hints of sweet caramel, and a dry finish. Nicely done -- this is a solid and very tasty DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leah2974 (445) - Georgia, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Pours dark orange with a fluffy head. Citrus aromatics. Bold hop flavors, leafy citrus, and lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle->SA. Cloudy copper with small white head. Aroma: apefruit, pine hops. Taste: citrus and pine. Average DIPA, nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pkbites (673) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Foamy, cloudy copper with a head that dies quickly. Grapefruit aroma punch in the face. Very bitter with a very bitter aftertaste, but the aftertaste dies quickly. High alcohol is virtually undetectable. Finish is surprisingly dry with pine nuts and slight caramel. On tap @ 3 Cellars in Franklin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StaleBeer (22) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Nice overall appearance of opaque copper although not a great foam head, 1/2 finger. Decent lacing. Aroma is a sweet fruity and floral complexity. Very nice nose. Tastes of creamy plums with slight bitter dry back of the palate. Nice drinkable IPA for a 9.4 abv.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1045) - Iowa, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Hazed dark orange.Slight head,slight lace. Strong herbal pungent aroma. Earthy like.Some caramel malt. Taste is smooth malty,with a strong herbal piney hop bite.Caramel ,dry toasty robustness.Bitter linger with a dry chaulky toast. Reminds me of Sprechers imperial ipa. Probably not fresh ,but seems is always the case whenever I can find NH stuff.Its ok cant say I really enjoyed it drinks ok though doesnt seem this big there are definatly lots of imperial ipas I would take over this anyday.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1142) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Post-Yonah BSP run. The pour is dark orange, with a medium, tan head. Strong citrus nose, with some distinct floral hops, black pepper, and honey notes. This is a very bitter beer, but with a good malt backbone, resulting in a smooth and delicious flavor, with a bitter and spicy finish. The palate is heavy, grainy, and fairly carbonated. Overall, this is a stellar IIPA. The aroma is deep, and the flavor is smooth and pleasant.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doghair (255) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Cloudy copper with a thick off white foam. Big hop aroma. Nice maltly flavor with even bitterness. Not too sweet. Hops are not overwhelming. Great beer.


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