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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
Hopheads rejoice! This strong IPA takes the style to a new level. It’s a big Imperial IPA packed with Nugget, Palisade, and Amarillo hops. Previously 8.2%.

hotchick's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hotchick (20) - Delaware, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Marijuana all over this one. In the aroma and it tasted like I had a super skunky nugget in my mouth. More over, the pine and resin is what dominated the aroma, giving it that herbal quality. Taste was piney, with also lots of citrus and bitterness as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badwhale (408) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle to glass mug. Pours a cloudy yellow with sparse head. Great mouthfeel with malt backbone and lots of hop notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
acearl (448) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2015
12 oz pour, rust copper clear pour with some creamy an head, minimal lacing, medium body, smells of pine, somewhat on the sweet side from caramel, taste resin,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (914) - New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2015
Pours a clear light rust orange with carbonation. Has a sweet aroma of citrus, pine and caramel. A strong taste of citrus hop, pine, caramel, and some fruits. A mild malt aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (18633) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 4, 2015
Draft at the source. Clear golden color. Nice citrus aroma. Taste has bitter summer fruit. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1446) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2014
This was robust and citrusy. Really tasty and aggressive. I could drink a lot of this one. Love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tstamba (623) - Maryland, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Deep golden with off white head. Hop forward aroma gets lost in the palate where inadequate malt backbone allows the alcohol to take over... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
cheap (4881) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Slight BO smell in there. Clear pale yellow from a tap. Flat and watery but yet a very bitter drink. Probably could be used as cleaning fluid, a little volatile onthe palate. Except for the lack of viscosity, this stuff is quite on style for a double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (3989) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Lightly hazy orange-amber body, medium sized white head and soapy lacing. Grapefruit, orange zest, pine and other citric notes are prominent as well as a moderately sweet pale malt base and some booze. Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation, assertive bitterenss, and a big slightly sweet finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
mistachimm (1) - Alabama, USA - JUN 2, 2014 does not count
Clearly one of the best beers for the bang. Also clearly better on draught. If you must drink from the bottle, be sure to pour into a snifter or other similar large-rimmed glass to get the full-on effect. This continues to be one of the brewery’s best sellers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2128) - - MAY 17, 2014
Poured from bottle into a pint glass. Appearance - a nice amber/copper color with a around a 1/2 inch head which persisted upon pouring. Smell - Initially hit with citrus hop followed shortly by piney which then overwhelms the nose. Taste - A little more subtle then would be expected in hop flavor then would be expected for the strength of the brew, but a nice balance of hop and malt makes it easy drinking. Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation again lends to easy drinkable. The body is rather medium in demeanor - thick enough to slow you down for the high abv. Overall - A good brew worth the experience, although a more I would typically choose an IPA with a bit more hoppiness to match the high abv of the beer.

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