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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Collaboration with Tired Hands Brewing Company. This 8% imperial IPA was brewed with fresh lime zest and juice as well as Simcoe and Amarillo hops. A great beer for all things summer.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madvike (2578) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle - Pours hazy golden amber with a thin white head. Nose is huge citrus and lime with a sweet malty base that isnít cloying at all. Pretty gentle, with a touch of menthol and some pine tree. Taste is Christmas tree, lime juice, and a touch of grass. Sweet but balanced, with an herbal/pine hop finish. Light and slick, with medium carbonation. Really, really drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tortman18 (175) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Pours a very hazy golden with barely a cap of white head. A lot of lacing. Aroma is citrusy, spice and everything nice. A lot of grapefruit and lime. Some maltiness. The mouth is INTENSELY bitter. A lot of citrus here. The strong lime note is present again with an awesome spice balance. Leaves a slight burning feeling in the cheeks. Surprised this one is rated so low. I enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours gold with white head. Nose and taste of lime zest, lime juice, caramel malt, pine, earth, florals, sweet resin and bready malt. Medium body. A touch hot in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beardaxe (168) - - AUG 4, 2013
Interesting and different beer. I guess that's lime, but its a bit hard to decipher. Definitely something different about the beer. Kind of refreshing, but ultimately it just didn't come together. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (867) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. The pour is very light with some haze. The aroma is an interesting mix of hops and lime, very light and fresh. The taste is refreshing. The lime comes throughout very well. A winner here. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brystmar (1112) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Golden yellow, minimal head. Sharp lemon peel, soapy, lemon Pledge. Citrus and hops bite the palate, still soapy, Clorox. Sigh.

Oh, Pipeworks. Would be more disappointing if I didn't already expect it to be awful.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (2568) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle - thanks Adam! Pours hazy butterscotch with a medium off white head that dissipates with decent lacing. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, passionfruit, cat piss. Flavor is about the same, minimal sweetness with a light bitterness initially that builds with drinking. Perhaps a zesty component to the bitterness due to the lime zest. Definitely more citrusy than typical for Simcoe. Medium body, somewhat oily and a bit hot. This is a beer that would wow a lot if brewed a year or two ago. Now, while very nice, it is just lost in the sea of first rate DIPAs on the market.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45 (1707) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2013 Bottle. The lime is certainly noticeable in the aroma but thereís a hefty dose of tropical fruity hops as well, along with herbal undertones. Some light crackery malt in the scent too that will become much more apparent in the flavor department. The appearance is this murky gold color with a thin, but firm, off-white head. I was concerned, initially, that the lime would be overdone, but itís not. Thereís a lot of crackery malt flavor to this that seems to be the centerpiece of the flavors. Lime notes are here, along with citrus zest, and some tea leaves. Silky and soft in the body; more tangy than bitter. Pretty easy going down; my bottle didnít last as long as I thought it would. This is interesting and very solid stuff. Itís just odd enough to say, well, that itís a little odd. Perhaps different is a better word because I enjoyed this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle through trade, hazy amber pour, big aroma of dry lime leaves and lime zest. Taste of some lime zest and big bitter hop finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3394) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 14, 2013
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of citrusy and resinous hops plus a good amount of lime, and some caramel malts. Flavor the same with a lot of citrusy hops and lime. Average texture. A good double IPA.


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