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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 214   ABV: 7.12%
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Mad Hatter aged in Kentucky barrels. Round, smooth wood character brings a new dimension to dry-hopped, aromatic hoppiness.
14.0 Plato
Pairings: Smoked foods, tomatoes and beef.


Gachupines' rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gachupines (1061) - USA - AUG 1, 2013
Amber with a thin white head. Aroma is a little oak with vanilla. Flavor is mellowed IPA with a thick vanilla oak finish. Hop presence is surprisingly light and aftertaste is just a little sweet. Wife: 3.6


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GnarlyGnome (773) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle: pretty good stuff. there is a lot of different aromas going on in here...but it’s different and tasty as long as it’s fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enwiebe (198) - - FEB 6, 2015
2/7/15. Bomber. Pours a nice light golden oak with min head and light lacing. The oak really rounded out the hop notes. Drank more like a really refined ESB. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crazy_cat_lady (213) - - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle at beerbistro, but don’t remember when. Warm brown colour with off-white head. Nice lacing. Oaky, slight bitterness. Quite nicely balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
Bomber. Pours a clear dark amber with a white head. Aroma is caramel, herbal, hoppy, woody. Flavor is lots of caramel, herbal, woody. Lingering wood, vanilla, resin and herbs. Medium body, light to average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3161) - California, USA - DEC 2, 2014
2 dec 2014, bottle. Orange and hazy. Nose is dry pine hops and dry wood. Thin/med body and faintly fizzy. There is a slightly sweet granila malt, some peaches and pine hops, but the dry wood flavor really dampens the whole beer. It's ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobaidan (527) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Not a bad IPA, but I did not taste much of the oak aging, and so was disappointed. Pretty much just tasted like Hatter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (537) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Not as good as i thought it would be....very similar to hatter.....too much biscuit and malt for my tasty....wood taste is minimal.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5549) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
pours clear dark golden with a very nice off-white head, good retention and strong lacing. toasted maltiness, rye-like graininess with a caramel touch, fruitiness - oranges, apricots and berries, touch of coconut and other lo-fi barrel components, pepper, grass and bitter herbs. light carbonation, light to medium body - oily, balanced grassy-piney-spicy-woodsy-citrusy finish. slightly changes the original brew but does not necessarily improve it. still slightly above average ipa.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (2931) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2014
651 ml. bottle. Vintage 2014. Pours a thick, well retained, tiny bubbled, ivory head, with extensive lacing, over a clear dark amber (SRM 15) body.....nose is light pine, resin, floral notes from the hops, light wood, light cereal.....taste is slightly sweet to start, with hints of toffee/caramel, light pine, resin notes, light wood tones, finishing with a soft hop bitterness.....mouth feel, medium body, slight alcohol warmth, carbonation adds tingle, and minimal acid. This is a very English IPA. The hops are lightly American, but were used with a relatively light hand making for a gentle bitterness, and relatively light hop aromas and flavors. The wood, while present was only slightly noticeable, and helped to moderate the hops. BJCP 7/3/14/4/6

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1049) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bomber bottle poured a clear deep copper hue w/ large creamy lasting beige head and thick sticky lacing. Moderate aromas of oak, malt, and spicy hop. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are vanilla, oak, malt, caramelized sugar, straw, and grass. Medium bodied, light creamy mouthfeel and average carbonation.


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