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RATINGS: 956   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.


HeadyDE's rating

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HeadyDE (592) - Delaware, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Great deep orange color..bomber pour into snifter..two finger creamy and foamy head..hops are jumping out of the bottle..aroma of piney..juicy hops and an overwhelming weed smell..wow..mouthfeel is top notch and hops really give you an uppercut to the jaw..coats the palate with west coast hop goodness..well done mongo..quite active yeast at the bottom of the bomber..bitterness is almost on the verge of overdoing it..but it stops short..extremely well hidden abv..this is about as good as it gets for the style..


3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coachd (325) - Missouri, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Great aroma of honey and several varieties of hops. Complex yet pleasant. Pours a pretty crimson/dark orange color with a bright white head of foam. The copious amount of foam brings the appearance score down from a 5 to a 4. Other than that, it looks perfect. The taste is a bit thin at first, with some of the honey sweetness from the aroma showing through. The citrus hop flavor creeps in at that point, quite sharply, then fades away quickly leaving a sweet aftertaste. As far as the palate is concerned, it has an adequate thickness, but I factor the aftertaste into the palate rating and it was just too bland. I had high hopes for this beer but the flavor just does not match up with the robust DIPAs that I enjoy so much.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mateuszk (851) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle. Hazy Orange with white head. Aroma of sweet tropical fruits (mango, passionfruit, apricot) with solid malty backbone. In taste fruity with caramel malts backed by solid grapefruit bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation. Very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (550) - FRANCE - JUL 16, 2015
On tap in Chicago-- Pours hazy golden with tan head. Nose is grassy hops. Aromas are citrus, pine resin. Average carbonation, oily texture. Huge bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bavarian81 (111) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Mostly a floral hop aroma. I found the flavor to be a blend of hops, spice, citrus, and possibly even caramel. In my opinion the hoppiness could have been a little bit more balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7691) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle - Some peel and resin. Cloudy orange gold with a nice rich white head. Bitter orange peel and a long bitterness with a sweetness. Not bad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (1087) - Garching, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2015
Orange-copper color with nice white head. Aroma is Mango, resins, tropical fruits like mango, piney. Taste is more tropical fruits, grapefruits, lots of spruces and pines, bitter booze. A very good DIPA!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle, 650 ml from Svijet Piva, Zagreb. Pours hazy yellow with huge lasting white head. Tropical fruits aroma. Sweetish fruity pine flavor with long bitter finish. Dry. Medium to full bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (853) - Iowa, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Draft at The Hills San Diego. Pours hazy orange with small white head. Nose is wonderful citrus and mango? Taste adds some nice grapefruit bitterness. No alcohol taste. Great.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
commonshawn (664) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Tap at brewery. Light copper with white head. Very piney nose. Resin and orange citrus and maybe grapefruit rind. More syrupy than crisp. Decent but have had better in the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosskyle (178) - - MAY 25, 2015
Hazy gold orange color with a white head. Very hoppy aroma. Medium heavy body. A lot of hops. Some citrus flavor. Too much hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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