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RATINGS: 172   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!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5934) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Label from a seven year olds bedroom .. . 22oz bottle .. Deep amber .. Medium foam .. . Light resin and flowers .. . Light mouth .. . Not bad, could use more stuff in it .. . . Who carries a bag of string cheese with them at all times? I surely donít..

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (890) - Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle from App Vintner best by Oct 2012 marked - despite the being slightly past the best by date, I quite enjoyed this one. It pours reddish-orange with a tan head, great piney, floralness on the nose. The taste is just bitter enough to be interesting, without being an annoying hop bomb. Overall, very nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Bomber @ Macís Speedshop, Fayetteville. The pourís medium amber with a pillowy white head. The nose is caramel, orange peel. Toasted bread and mild peppery hops. Caramel-focussed, quite sweet indeed. The taste is caramel malt. Marmalade-slathered toast. Ribbon candy. Strong woody bitterness on the finish. Full body, creamy on the palate. Soft carbonation. Overall, pretty solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdskinns (203) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Orange with white head. Aroma is mostly sweet with some hops coming through as well. Taste is malty and sweet. This was good but possibly old? Not as much hops as the name suggests.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3552) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle from a friend. Hoppy smell with grape and citrus. Very strong bitterness and long lasting like the Swedish booze "Bšska Droppar". Dry feeling in my mouth. The bitterness took over a bit and overshadows the hops. Besides that nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK (3546) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Cask at growlers brew house. Pouts golden with a thin white head. Nice floral aroma on the nose. Itís hard to believe this is 102 IBUís because it feels very balanced on the tongue. Finishes with a nice floral note with just a hint of bitterness. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimsRatings (421) - - MAY 7, 2013
On tap at Ridgewood (Raleigh) Classic hoppy beer. Not so hoppy that you run to the fridge for a carrot, but plenty for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4371) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2013
Foggy, peach-gold, bad label. Sweet, caramelized, lightly chemical aroma. Prickly pine hops, a little mineral, a bit starchy. Long AIPA finish. Bomber. Thanks to LuckyDog.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2013
From tap. Pours orange with hazy and nice head. Aroma was citrus with a little pine and wet malt. Taste was well balanced, crisp with a light and refreshing end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (3259) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
Hazy copper pour, big frothy head. Aroma of pine needles, soft citrus especially mandarin. Very juicy, medium mouth feel, soft carb. Great, green juicy hop finish, quite bitter and enjoyable.


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