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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Imperial IPA, Double IPA, XIPA, IIPA. Whatever you want to call it. Calcutta Cutter is our homage to hops. Lots of hops. Early hops. Late hops. Very late hops. Dry hops. Then we condition the bottles in a bed of hops. Well, maybe not that last bit, but you get the idea. We let the lupulin shine !


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kejacobson (14) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 27, 2015
This stands as my current favorite Imperial IPA. The hops are balanced and there’s an excellent crisp ending.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chronictonic (472) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Tap Cornerstone Barre VT - Orange copper in color. Dank pine sap aroma with notes of gumminess. Smooth coating mouthfeel. Great big hop bitterness without the overpowering astringency in some diPAs. Finishes with chewy wet fresh hop dankness.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frax (51) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Can. Resin, citrus and grass aroma. Hazy amber with a frothy white head. Medium bitterness and body with a nice long hop finish. Very well balanced, an excellent double.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhatB420 (829) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 1, 2015
12oz bought at the brewery into a rising tide glass, classic. Pours a golden glazed honey amber orange, looks great. Head is solid, a few inches, cloud white, simmers down to a nice full coating over the liquid and hovers like lillypads, lacing is there and visible, clinging to random areas. nice. Aroma of phat tropical juices, citrus, the like. Juicy hop presence, just how i like my dipas, fells like a can squees the hops myself, just a wonderful crisp and clean dipa from Maine. excellence all around. abv is generous and well recieved but not intruding. fits the bill, just awesome. Still feeling the phat citrus hop bomb that went off in my mouth. hops on hops in deed.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (3238) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Surprisingly great DIPA on tap in Bar Harbor. Tons of juicy citrus on the nose. The taste is nicely sweet and tropical with grapefruit and grass without being abrasively bitter. Great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfish120love (1094) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Pours a dark orange with an off white lacing. The aroma is pungently citrus and bursting with pine notes. The flavor is cuttingly bitter and the palate is crisp. Overall awesome

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thepatrickman (599) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 12, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2015 Sticky is the word that comes to mind - sticky hops and sticky malt. There are hops absolutely everywhere, and it comes together beautifully with what?s a pretty strong malt background. This reminds me of some of the great Vermont DIPA?s, maybe with a little less complexity, but easily available.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (2382) - USA - NOV 4, 2014
On tap at the Threepenny. This has a great aroma that is rich, musky, sweet, & complex. The flavor is also complex but not as impressive with grapefruit dominating, and a little metallic flavor, plus some sweetness in the background. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Paynis (42) - Saco, Maine, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Great hoppy finish... Not very balanced but overall a great beer.... Awesomely bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (571) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - APR 6, 2014
Draft. Pours murky golden yellow with thin white head that dissipates. Nice hop aroma with little carbonation. Hop forward flavor with limited complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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