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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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We brewed this one because we just can’t get enough of those hops. IPA’s seem to be a great choice any time of the year. They have a great malt flavor and hop profile, just what a beer connoisseur is looking for. We decided to give this one a bit more hops. Try this with a strong cheese like a very sharp cheddar, cloth bound, aged if you can find one.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
someviking (132) - old bridge, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2011
pours a clear orange color with little head. lot’s of citrus hops in the nose. taste is hop punch of citrus flavors and bitter. almost a bit spicy even. not a bad double IPA but certainly not the best.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHopster (746) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2014
22 oz. bomber bottled gifted by my neighbor after a Vermont ski trip. Pours an unfiltered burnt orange complexion with thick fluffy head and lots of floaties. Clean pine aroma. Bitter hop flavor with pine. Intended as a hop punch in the palate.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (923) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 2, 2013
I like this one a lot. Very full bodied. Delightful twinge of sweetness. Solid A- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2022) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2013
10/11/2013. 22 oz. bottle. Dark amber color with a white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, tropical fruit and lots of hops. Light caramel flavors with hops and a long bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thefle (168) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Decent IPA. Nothing special, was hoping for more of a bite to it that wasn’t there. Possibly an old bottle? Was expecting much better, slightly disappointed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9423) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
A golden amber DIPA with a thin lacing light mocha head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with good floral hops, citrus pulp, herbaceous character, very nice. In mouth, a smooth biscuit malt with good floral hops, grapefruit, pungent and piney, very nice.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mdb1 (3) - Pawlet, Vermont, USA - AUG 7, 2013 does not count
Very smooth for a dipa, nice aroma and the simcoe hops give it a refreshing taste with a slightly dry bitterness at the end. I recommend this to anyone who enjoys a fine "Vermont" made double IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (2708) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 17, 2013
22 oz. bottle from the Brewery about 2 weeks ago. Nose is a very pleasant mix of citrus fruit and toasted caramel malt. Flavor is balanced when cold. As it was the bitterness really takes over. Flavors of Caramel malt, grapefruit pith, mango and sugar notes. The resin comes out when it’s warm. Also Alcohol is noticeable in the finish. I liked it when it was chilled, as it warmed it became a bit harsh. Well; I will say it lives up to the “Extreme” bitterness label.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1603) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Pours burnt orange with a white head. Aroma is pine, citrus, earthy and a touch of caramel. Taste is moderate bitter throughout with some light sweetening. Medium bodied, crisp drying finish, alcohol hidden well. Drinks easy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4190) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 4, 2013
22oz bottle pours a clear orange with some frothy, lacing, white head. Soapy nose, fairly pungent hops, grapefruit zest, lemon zest, pine needles. Flavor is malty, some honey, some agave syrup, then loads of sticky hops, pine, lemon, grapefruit, orange candied. Full, sticky finish. A bit sloppy, but pretty good overall.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hockeybeerguy (893) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Out of the bomber and into my snifter, it poured a beautiful hazy orange and left the same color body. A half centimeter white foamy head concaves gently into the body. The smell had rich fruity notes up front with hops backing it up very strong. Malts were more subdued. The taste was pretty much the same. The palate was about a medium with some slight sharpness on the tongue. At 8% for the ABV, the alcohol was fairly hidden well which lead to fairly sessionable beer. Overall, this would be a hop forward double IPA, I liked it for the most part, but probably won’t seek it out again.


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