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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 81   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
For some people, hops belong on the basketball court and IBUs should run like shoe sizes. This beer is not for those people. This one’s for the hop hungry. This is our monster, hoppy and heady. Formerly known as Mecha Hopzilla, this is an American Imperial IPA with a unique combination of four different hops and a half-pound-per-barrel, dry-hop process resulting in a powerful flavor that’s not for the faint of heart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5834) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Aroma is pungent hops and citrus/fruit. The flavor is much the same with a spicy/alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cajun (414) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Pint can - Pours medium amber/orange, thick white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, refrigerated flowers. Flavors of citrus, namely grapefruit, some pine, fermented fruit medley, and a hint of light roasted grain malt. Hops are definitive throughout. Good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (4921) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Pint can. Mostly clear, orange-copper with a spongy disc of foam. Big nose of pineapple and caramel balanced by some peppery resin, lemongrass and grapefruit. Flavors of toffee, zesty orange-grapefruit, resin and biscuit. Finish has some small notes of pepper, garlic, wood and spicy leaf. Medium-heavy body has light-medium carbonation. Big beer with the necessarily big dry finish to make it very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (538) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Draft in NOLA. Pours copper with a buck white head and substantial lacing. Pine hop aroma. Thick, biscuit malt upfront followed by pine hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnurda (1245) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
Part of a flight at NOLA taproom. Boozy great tasting double ipa. Not my fav style but quite enjoyed it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (2320) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 3, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2016 A nice hoppy beer but a basic over hopped double IPA. Citrus like. One of the better offerings though. Light nose of earth aromas. Thin lasting head. Flavors are tropical.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1962) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2016
Location: 16 oz can purchased at Sidney’s Wine Cellar Appearance: Darker Amber hazy brew with a fluffy off white head of smaller bubbles Nose: resinous hops forward with medium roasted spicy malt behind. Taste: more of the same on the nose with a touch of sweetness and citrus hops. Body: Lively carbonation. Medium body Parting thoughts: A very nice IIPA from a can. I wish I didn’t have to travel to nola to get it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2016
Pours a deep dark orangish amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some bready maltsy tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DialSquare (4321) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2016
16oz can from Josh’s friend: copper pour, white head. aroma of earthy, pale malt, citrus. tastes are grapefruit, zesty, resiny, sweet syrupy citrus, pine. pretty even mix of bitter and sweet. like this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10520) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear orange with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is fruity hop and dank. Medium mouth, juicy hop, tropical fruit with a resin finish, very nice.

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