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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A storm is brewing and with it comes a wicked carnival of hops. The dark carnie leader’s skin is emblazoned with many a vine, including Columbus, Cascade, and Sorachi Ace. So whether you’re 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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6295) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by Danny, Nate, or Chris- I didn’t catch who opened it, but thanks! Pours a hazy yellow-gold with a small cream-colored head. Aroma of peach, tangerine, apricot, sweet dough, pineapple, and lemon. The flavor hits all the same fruits and malts, but with more grass and herbs. Medium-bodied, with modest carbonation and a juicy mouthfeel. The Sorachi Ace hops stand out the most in this one, and it works well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (1809) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle thanks to highwine! pours a hazy light orange color, minimal head. citrus rind and fruity nose. taste is slightly malty then gives way to all hop flavor, very citrusy, then finishes with a drying lingering bitterness that almost gets astringent. slight alcohol warming, but not hot. very delish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3372) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy white head that lasts leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is pine and resin hop. Medium mouthfeel with a dry bitter hop and very bitter finish. Alcohol hidden well, a very good IIPA from Pipeworks.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
8th January 2013
Hazy gold - amber beer. Good pale cream coloured head. Palate is soft with fine carbonation providing a mild sting. Lovely soft fruity hops - floral tangerine, peach, mild orange and a little sweet pine. Finishes soft and airy with hops staying soft and fruity. Dangerously drinkable!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2541) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Poured from 22oz bottle at farmhouse tavern. Bright orange and clear. Aroma is weird - citrus and bubblegum and something I can't describe. I think vanilla is what I'm looking for. Crazy IPA. Good but the sweetness is almost overwhelming

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Bottle:   Dark dirty straw, very thick and hazy (towards the end of the bottle), large frothy off-white head, nice lacing.   Sweet candied citrus peel hops on the nose.   Alcohol is noticeable.   Smooth candied citrus peel on the tongue.   Very slight peach or apricot presense.   Smooth, hoppy but not biting, sweet, and enjoyable.   Body and mouthfeel are average.   Slight tobacco and tea leaves on the finish.   So glad this wasn’t a hop bomb.   Enjoyed it more than I thought I would.   Thanks for the bottle Kevin!


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brystmar (1206) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Hoppy, soapy, mildly off flavor somewhere in this aroma. Diacetyl. Palate makes up for these shortcomings, though, imparting a hearty, juicy hop profile which far exceeds my expectations from a Pipeworks beer. Hold your nose and sip away!

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Experiment_Ale (918) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bomber at my place with Thomas, Scott and Garrett. Pours a light orange. Aroma of gross medical diacetyl weird. Taste is not as bad but gross buttery and nasty. Finish is medium. Drain pour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1377) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow orange color with a small head. Nose is hoppy with deep citrus notes and pine. Taste is bitter sweet with strong citrus and some subtle yeast. Finish is short and ends on bitter sweet citrus notes. Great micro. Via Archer Liquors, Chicago. Quaff Score 8 / 10

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1334) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2013 Pours a golden orange with a white head and nice hoppy, citrusy aroma. Taste is bitter sweet throughout, lots of hops, citrus, caramel, and pine hit the palate leading to a heavy bitter, hoppy finish. Great bitter, hoppy DIPA


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