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RJ Death Valley

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Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Imperial IPA
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hop lovers, rejoice! Here is Death Valley, an unfiltred dry-hopped ale with three varieties of hops: Bravo, Saaz and Amarillo. A celebration for your taste buds!


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1471) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2016
Hazy orange pour. Huge nutmeg and spicy aroma with big leafy hoppy notes. Big blend if Belgian Estery spice and hoppy bitterness. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LadySusan (760) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 12, 2016
750ml. bottle shared with Quevillon.The color is a hazy honey with a thick off white head. The aroma is of a lot of hops plus sweet fruits like peaches. The taste also of hops and fruits plus a good mesure of yeast and some malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frothmeister (708) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 29, 2016
750ml bottle. Pours a cloudy rose-tinged gold with a two finger off-white head. On the nose, almost the entire spectrum of the citrus family. Lemon zest, orange peel, grapefruit with yeast, light caramel, mineral notes, and a faint resinous note. Lightly sweet with soapy hop notes, grapefruit, light caramel, and mineral notes into Belgian yeast, more mineral notes, medium bitterness and more citrus, with some citrus pith in the finish. It’s very similar to Schneider Weisse’s Hopfenweisse, and I very much mean that as a compliment. Plus, it was incredibly well priced considering it was a 750ml bottle. I would 100% buy it again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stoned99 (1103) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
341ml Bottle drank at family in law. Aroma: pineapples, caramel, spices. App: hazy golden with peach tint, medium white head, ok retention, great lacing. Taste and palate: medium to full body, lots of pineapples in mouth, clean dry light bitter finish. Overall: an ok offering from RJ. A bit too spicy. Body quite big too.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2015
[7900-20151030] 750mL bottle. Mild orange grains and rose chocolate aroma. Hazy, dark orange body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head. Bitter orange petal and sandy yeast grains flavour. Medium-full body. Good, simple. (7/3/8/3/14) 3.5
(w/ jercraigs)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9681) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2015
2015-10-30. Hazy golden amber body with a large foamy off-white head. 3+ Aroma is musty, doughy bready malt, moderate alcohol. Flavour is similar, with a sweet biscuity bready malt base, moderate alcohol and a somewhat dry finish that lingers in the aftertaste. Smooth average plus body, soft effervescent carbonation. 3+ Okay. 7/3+/7/3/14+ Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (392) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2015
A frothy off-white head on an orange/grapefruit juice coloured body. The nose pops with fresh citrus, a hint of fruit rind and soft malt. This is a refreshing beer with lovely fruity hop flavours - lemon, melon, and grapefruit leading the charge. As others have noted, there is Belgian yeast and a touch of banana setting off the hoppy tastes. Hints of spice and pepper touch up the taste profile as well. Very nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tranquillity (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2015
Hazy yellow-orange, almost no head. The aroma is fresh lemon, the taste is a bit funky. The finish is bit too bitter l, too much grapefruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (576) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2015
2015/07/18 - Pours a cloudy orange-amber colour with a thick, rocky, white head that slowly reduces. Aroma is Belgian yeast, citrus, stone fruit, coriander, grassy hops, banana esters and just a hint of barnyard. Taste is citrus, yeast, coriander, mild banana and grassy hops. Mouthfeel is medium, with average carbonation and a bitter, drying finish. A little different, but still pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoR (897) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
750 ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours a golden orange colour with a nice thick foamy white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is citrus, some coriander, hops hops hops!. Taste is same. Some carbonation in mouth. Decent beer.


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