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RATINGS: 946   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A Double IPA brewed in memory of the brew cat.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
0o9i (439) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Bomber. Hazy, honey, gently sparkling, off-white, lumpy, fluffy, huge head that leaves thick, sticky lace. Fresh, hoppy nose dominated by citrus with orange in the lead by far. Some pine, some sweet, syrupy malts underneath. Medium-full body with lots of gentle carbonation, a fairly dry finish, a little sticky on the lips. Flavor is hoppy, citrus, orange, pine, grapefruit rind, subdued caramel malts through the middle for some support. Long, lingering hop finish.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Linnet (1222) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
Citric, resinous, tropical fruits, sweet malts, hazy golden colour, white head, big assertive bite.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GrinchY2K (10) - Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Nose of grapefruit, floral, and a good deal of danky hops. Pours pale golden with great lace and a frothy lasting head. Grapefruit, dank, floral hops, light apricot notes, peach, lingering light resins. Solid drinkability

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scoth (586) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Pours clear copper with a big puffy beige head, excellent retention. Aromas of grapefruit, grass, mango, bread. Medium body, good carbonation, medium dry. Gentle sweetness, strong bitter finish with light lingering bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4979) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Very nice, great package. Big non citrus and pine. Pours hazy golden with good head and lacing. Very bitter snap at the end. Some straw. Tap at Monks cafe.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (2963) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Bright golden coloured with an orange blossom and tropical fruit flavour, sweet zesty and pine notes on the creamy finish. Superb, but a bit high ABV for the flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Art (2121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2015
On tap at a6p. Definitely the old school double ipa. Pours a clear orangey copper color. White head. Aroma of light pine and resin. Taste is high high bitterness. Am example of an IPA that can use an update.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ScipioA (372) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 27, 2015
Old school IPA clear copper pour with a tan head. There’s a nice orange/grapefruit citrus aroma carries through to the flavor, but there’s a little too much sweetness and alcohol, like a dry hopped malt liquor. Thick and bubbly mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (4202) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 19, 2015
Again, thanks Glava, Renato, Peh et al.! Poured a dark golden-amber b ody with an off white head. NIce passionfruit/tropical fruit aroma. Fruity, hoppy taste, some pine, this was a bit past its prime, so it fought through heavy maltiness, but it was still ok enough overall. Hope to rerate these fresh one day!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 16, 2015
Bottled 650ml. -at Svijet Piva Zagreb. Unclear golden coloured, medium sized white to off-white head, grapefruity nose. Sweet malty, quite strong fruity hoppy, noticable alcohol and dry rather bitter hoppy finish. Really pleasant brew.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TylerGreenDC (524) - - APR 15, 2015
Draft. Aroma of floral hops. Flavor is trip hop, mostly mango and guava, but its not close to being too sweet. Some gentle bittering at the end brings it into balance (maybe with help for some wispy caramel malts?) A stunner.


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