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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2008
4-24-08 tap
Thick amber color with good head and lacing. Nice hop floral smell. Good hop presence in the thick flavor. Well made and well balanced. Palate is nice and thick and and matches the flavor well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2008
Draft @ DLD 08: Light copper in color with a small white head. Citrus based nose with some floral hop notes added...medium-full bodied mouth feel. Very nice flavor on this, not too dry or sweet but just perfectly rounded out citrus hop bomb with some malty accents to give it a balanced finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lb4lb (2462) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2008
Pours dark caramel to orange colored and is semi clear. Smell is fruity, hoppy and fresh with lemony, tropical notes. Taste is hop forward and well balanced at the same time. Just mildly bittered and the flavor is really great despite being a tad light bodied. Definitely recommended!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - APR 25, 2008
Draft at the brewpub. Aroma is plenty fruitty with papaya and tangerine. Flavor is a nice mix of hoppy and fruitty with a decent hop bite. On the bitter fruit side than the malt side.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2008
On tap. Pours amber color with fairly deanse beige colored head. Aroma is citrus, pine, caramel. Flavor is citrus pine, caramel. Palate is medium bodied, medium carbonation, finshed bitter. Good, but not nearly as good as the pizza!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2008
Pour is nice warm amber with a thick tan head...super piney and resiny nose...wow...taste is not as over the top as the aroma would lead you to believe...nice and sweet throughout...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4034) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2008
Cat pee and pine aroma. Big, bold, boozy with tangerine notes. LOng chemical and pine finish, medium body. Technically good, not my style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyAle (6) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2008 does not count
Resiny. Resin when I sniff it, resin coated the eyeball when gazing at the cloudy 12 oz. tulip; before it even hit the tongue I could tell there was going to be some sort of resiny stickiness that might try to seal my lips after one sip. This deceptive stickiness obviously confused the poor soul who rated this last,as it is not an underattenuated residually sweet DOUBLE IPA; quite dry in fact. One question KeithD, have you ever actually done that with a Sierra? Nice comparison, really, if you haven’t I think you should try that, and then try this beer again.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14298) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2007
Draught at the brewpub
Muddy light amber color. Huge hoppy aroma, fruity (bitter oranges) and resiny. Medium body strength, malty, huge hopping, resiny and fruity, with light astringency. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brewso (238) - Mt Kisco, New York, USA - NOV 25, 2007
On Tap at Piece- This is a very well done double ipa. Dark yellow appearance in a tulip glass. Beautiful bouquet of citrus and flower hops and a nice malt profile. Slightly more bitter than I would prefer but still expertly crafted.


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