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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 108   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Winner of the First Olde Hickory Pro Am competition. Very limited production. Our brew master says: 71lbs of high alpha hops were used to make this limited production beer of only 13 barrels. Thatís just over 20 grams of hops used for each pint! DBH was brewed with 2 row barley, Carapils and Crisp Crystal 45 malts and fermented to 7% alc/vol. DBH was hopped with 5 different West Coast hops: Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, Centennial and Cascade. Additionally, DBH was twice dry hopped with different combinations of these hops. The net result is an amazing aroma of ripe juicy fruit mixed in with a bouquet of spring flowers. DBH was brewed to a level of bitterness of 108 IBUís, and leaves a lingering bitterness; it is, after all, a Double IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kassner (1377) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2011
On tap at Busy Bee in Raleigh. Nice head, light copper color, very slightly hazy, withplenty of aromatic hops and enough malts to balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3933) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Probably past itís prime, bitter malty beer, Meh itís aight. Liked other stuff more

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tmoreau (2578) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Bomber shared at a recent group tasting. Poured to a sampler with a clear, orange/gold color and modest amounts of off white head foam and lacing. The aroma was perfumey mid-fruit, citrus as orange & grapefruit, with some resin following up. Substantial, smooth malt to balance, some malt sweetness, and strong, lasting hop bitterness rounded out the flavor into the finish. Reminded me of a slightly mellower Tyranena Hop Whore, which is one of my favorite DIPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3170) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 6, 2011
This pours mostly clear light gold with a tall, sticky, white head. The aroma is all hops, pine and citrus. The flavor is mostly all a light bitterness. A hint of sweetness comes just before the dry finish kicks in but you wonít find it lingering around for long before the bitter finishes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3832) - - OCT 27, 2011
22oz bottle. a clear orange with almost no head. strong floral aroma from a distance with a sweet piney/pineapple candy note upon further inspection. flavor is not as sweet as the aroma suggest and is incredibly bitter. medium body and somewhat dry. tastes very fresh but not sure of age. best before 2/12. defines the threshold of bitterness i can handle without needing more sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Bottle from Gabe. Thanks! Citrus hop aromas. Pours yellow with a small white head. A lot going on in the flavor department. Grapefruit, pine, orange and mango flavors. Finishes light with a little bitterness. Overall an outstanding IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Draft at the brewpub. My friend says this what a hippie would taste like if you licked one. Ha! Quite earthy, almost peppery. Kick in the hopper for sure! (#4279, 10/4/2011)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Straight from the kegerator and rerated via bomber. This is what an IPA should be. Tons of sweet, juicy hops that are perfectly balanced by a clean malt base. When fresh, this is one of the best beers Iíve ever had. Itíll be on tap at my house as often as possible.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OldStyleCubFan (77) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 29, 2011
I love this fucking beer. So nice to have it fresh in the Triangle. At $6 iím ok with it. Hope we can keep it fresh around the triangle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Great beer. I love how juicy this IPA taste it has a big hop flavor that is great.

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