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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A storm is brewing and with it comes a wicked carnival of hops. The dark carnie leaderís skin is emblazoned with many a vine, including Columbus, Cascade, and Sorachi Ace. So whether youíre a Halloway or a Nightshade, you had better run, for with this carnival, Something Hoppy This Way Comes.

Bottling Dates:
Batch 032: 8/22/12
Batch 036: 9/11/12

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1396) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2014
A super grapefruitty ipa from pipeworks. Very strong in alcohol with a fruity finish. Easy to drink and pours orange. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (352) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - APR 22, 2014
650 ml bottle from The Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki Greece. Orange copper color, hazy, with a nice white head. Aromas of caramel and bread with a hoppy feeling. Taste of caramel, some tropical fruits, grapefruit, sweet fruits. Very sticky aftertaste. Medium to full body with low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2037) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Bottle, Beer Moth, Manchester. Clear amber pour with a minimal white head. Plenty of cheesy resinous hop in the beak in tandem with notes of mandarin and tropical fruit. Sweetish flavour of caramel mals, citrus, booze and fairly robust resinous hoppage. Quite lively carbonation and fullish mouthfeel. Steadily building bitterness that lingered well into the finish. All considered a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
greenclansman (881) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - APR 8, 2014
Shared this one @ The Hoppy Pub with jimmythespoon. Very interesting beer. Nice hoppy/malty backbone. Nice artwork also.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2014
Bottle @The Vintage, Leith, with a big thank you to Sean. Pours a hazy golden/orange, with an off-white head which while thin is rock solid and lasts all the way to the bottom of the glass. Tangerine and peach to the fore with an orange marmalade thing going on.Almost floral on the finish a touch of pine as well and a malty hint right at the end, very nice, very drinkable. EDIT - should have said batch 229/231

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2348) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 2, 2014
Batch 229-231. Pale golden colour with a foamy off-white head with good lacework and long lasting. Aroma is ver fruity with notes of citrus, tangerine, grapefruit and tropical fruits, some caramel and resins hops. Flavor has a decent bitterness with good duration, notes of tropical fruits with good maltiness and some caramel notes. The final has a moderate bitterness that hides the high ABV. Creamy and smooth on palate. Very enjoyable IIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (339) - GREECE - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle at Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Hazy golden color with white head. Hoppy, fruity and floral aroma and taste. Alcohol is hidden and it tastes more like an IPA than a DIPA. Easy drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8682) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Sample from batch #229-231 at Kurtkeller 004: Pipeworks-tastic 01 on 01/18/2014. First of all, great name/theme. The beer is a bright orange color with a thick frothy off-white head that dissipates slowly. Sticky latticework of lacing. Aroma of citrus, hops and malt. Full-bodied with flavors of pithy grapefruit, hops and grainy malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a lingering citrusy hops aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - DEC 14, 2013
My bottle was not the freshest, 144 I think. Nice hops citrus , especially the sorachi ace. Just enough malts to keep it from tipping over. Cool new brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45 (1717) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2013
The pour is an orangeish color with an off-white head that laces well. The aroma kicks off with pineapple, zesty orange peel, and tangerine. A little chemical sneaks in there with some biscuity malt and herbal notes. Forward flavors of tropical fruit, coconut, and orange jam. Thereís some alcohol sting as this tends to be a bit more tangy than bitter. But it does dry out some in the finish with a little lingering hop bitterness. A touch of resin on the back end. Sweetened by plenty of malt but itís not thick in the body or really hard to consume. Good beer but odd. I donít have a ton of experience with the Sorachi Ace hop but Iím guessing thatís what is giving this an odd twist. Itís somewhat Belgian IPA like.

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