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Total Domination IPA has a citrusy, floral hop aroma, and big hop flavor balanced with a richness imparted by Carahell and Munich malts. This beer is a big flavorful Northwest IPA that maintains its drinkability, and as such, has garnered great admiration from the novice craft drinker and the seasoned hop-head alike.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2009
Cask Stillage from the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 24/09/2009 Floral hop aroma. Small white head. Golden coloured hoppy and very bitter with a crisp and dry malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 19, 2009
2009 Bottle - Pours a hazy orange with a small off white head...aroma is terrific, floral hops, grain, grapefruit and dry caramel malt...flavour is similar, fruity and floral right off the bat, piney around the edges...this is lacking a bit of the bitterness I was expecting from the nose, otherwise pretty nice taste...with a bit more hop presence in the mouth, this would be terrific...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ultracake (42) - salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2009
22 oz, university market, 3.99. A great iIPA very balanced but still super good on hops great aroma a great IPA, not to stong but a good way to end a night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2009
In short: A sweet IPA with a not-so-dominating floral and fruity hopping. Kind of boring.
How: Bottle 22oz, consumed fresh soon after purchase on the west-coast. Tasting session with Montreal crew.
The look: Cloudy blonde-orange body topped by a very small white head
In long: Floral perfumy nose with soapy notes. Boring crakers-like maltiness with a lot of sweetness. Floral and fruity hops lack assertiveness. Some minerals. A short fruity bitterness but not enough to push the sweetness away. I might just be me because I think I was the only one who really didn’t care for this beer at our tasting. Total Deception IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maximusrex (5) - USA - OCT 14, 2009 does not count
Light IPA that is easy on the palate. The hops hit middle to back with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Amber colored. Aroma is typical PNW with grapefruit, citrus, pine. Crystal and caramel malt backing, medium bodied, quite drinkable. Nice example, pretty fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 7, 2009
Bottle from Hashigo Zake. Pours Hazy golden amber, thin off white head. Citric aroma of grapefruit, lemon, sweet malt and pine.
Flavour is full of fruit. initial sweetness is overtaken by bitter hops near the finish making this quite the balanced drop. Like fruit juice with a long bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkost (1714) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Pours a deep yellow. Loads of grapefruit, citrus, lemon and caramel. Flavor is same, grapefruit, sweet oranges, lemon peel, pine hops. Residual bitterness and sweet caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6227) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2009
GABF 2009, Medium yellow/orange pour. Notes of leafy weedy hops, Hop dominated, slight hop harshness, perhaps a hint of malts are needed to cut that, OTW a pretty good IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4656) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2011 Not a lot of hops in the aroma. Good appearance. Flavor is a quite spicy hop. A good flavor from start to finish and a solid IPA. Just a bit overly bitter at the finish, not balanced there.

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