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RATINGS: 431   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13516) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 19, 2010
Bomber from Archer Liquors. Pours amber copper with a foamy off-white head. Lots of resin aroma hop. Medium plus body with mild carbonation. Flavor is lots of (mostly resin?) hop over caramel. But the effect is tremendous. Finishes well balanced. Quite tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12991) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Poured hazy copper with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sweet malty and sour citrus aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Medium to heavy smooth biitersweet flavor with a heavy bittersweet finish of long duration. I would recommend this to a freind.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12774) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 12, 2009
22oz bottle. Small off-white head atop hazy dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, floral/orange, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some peach, pine, light alcohol, caramel. Medium-full body, some resin and stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (12550) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2010
Bomber poured a clear tarnished copper with a lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, pine, citrus and some light floral notes. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine, grapefruit and light orange with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12517) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2009
( 22oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59 ) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of pineapple, citrus, pine, and resiny. Flavor of caramel malt and hops (pineapple, grapefruit, light floral) with a dry, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (12270) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
An orange amber DIPA with a thin mocha head. In aroma, smooth vinous malt with fragrant floral hops, treacle, classy. In mouth, a smooth biscuit caramel malt with toffee, floral hops, piney notes, grassy and pungent, very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (11661) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Bottle, vintage 2010. Pours clear mahogany with a large, frothy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, toast, caramel, biscuit), heavy hops (citrus, pine, earthy, floral), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of apricot and alcohol. Flavor is moderate malt with heavy hop flavor and moderate bitterness, somewhat sweet with biting alcohol spiciness. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a sweet texture and dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2009
22 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear reddish amber color with a medium head. Decent head retention and lacing. Nice floral hop aroma with citrus and berry notes. Taste is very fruity with citrus, plum and berry notes as well as bitter resiny notes throughout. Medium-full bodied. Two consecutive New Holland beers that didn’t disappoint... I’m shocked!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (11456) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2011
from Mondial de la Bière, Strasbourg - pours a cloudy dark reddish-amber colour with a modest head retention; a fair hoppy aroma with notes of quince and raspberries marmalade; full-bodied and solidly bitter; quite dry and with a long hoppy aftertaste with notes of red fruits, slightly sticky and astringent - straightforward

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11249) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
Bottled. Amber coloured. Light hazy. Light brown head. Aroma is piney, flowery, grapy and has some spicy sweetness. Flavour is piney, flowery, spiced, caramelly grapy . Medium to full bodied. Dry. Sweet grapish bitterness in the end. Very nice.


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