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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Celebrate Hops! This beauty is packed full of hop flavor and all things hops. Chill to cellar temp 52-54 F. Pour into a Rock Art pint glass with a generous head, grasp with authority and indulge yourself with hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MIBRomeo (2561) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 16, 2007
Light copper pour nice white head thick lacing. Bit thick well coated palate. Fruity cereal flavor w/ a big grassy/piney dry hop that dominates a slight caramel backbone. Fruity pebbles cereal like aroma light alcohols and a touch of caramel. Not really my beer here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blklab2007 (1984) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 7, 2007
bomber poured a lighter amber in color with a one finger head that faded to a skim coat on the top with slow mediocre carbination. aroma is very light for a double ipa, fruit hops, caramel malt, grass, some citrus, and light dough. flavor hits better than the smell, hop bite mid tongue, citrus peel, heavy dose of malt, heavier carbination than evident in the glass, has a bitter finish that somewhat lingers on for a bit and alcohol present. not sure where they are going with the food pairings on the label in my opinion this would be terrible with pink Alfredo sauce and peppers. nice try but not a top contender here.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2007
Poured hazy amber color with a large off-white head. The aroma is malt with notes of orange and citrus. Light orange hop of malt. Biscuity with a little pine at the end. Seems to have a touch of acidity. Medium bodied and moderately bitter. Semi-dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
canary dog (658) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - NOV 11, 2007
I was surprised by this one. I havenít really had anything too great yet from these guys. This is a VERY fine brew. Very well balanced malt and rich floral hops. Alcohol is well hidden. Despite a slight Irish mossy (?) note in there (not as bad as the Tomahawkus), it was a very smooth beer. I think this compares favorably to Stone Arrogant Bastard. Their best stuff I have tried so far. Iím also a little surprised by the low ratings here so far.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 23, 2007
Pours copper with a generous white head. Smells of citrus, some resin, some pepper. Tastes of biscuits with some pepper and citrus. Better than their IPA not that that is saying much.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChainGangGuy (4391) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Appearance: Pours a clear amber body with a small, soapy off-white head. Smell: Pungent, redolent hop aroma of citrus and freshly-squeezed spruce juice. Taste: Near-absent caramel malt character with a brief, fleeting sweetness. Flavors of grapefruit and spruce shavings. As for the bitterness, well, itís evident. Hell, itís unmistakable! As is the lingering bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A brash, almost cheeky double IPA. Yep.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2011
Name: Double IPA
Date: September 29, 2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy dark copper, wispy white head, bits of lace
Aroma: light crystal malt aroma with earthy hops
Flavor: crystal malt flavor is kept pretty dry by the earthy hops, lasting bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Pours a hazy copper bronze with a nicely-lacing wispy white head. Aroma of fairly fresh, earthy grapefruity hops and a touch of lightly sweet caramel malt. Body starts with some decent malty sweetness and an earthy bittering hoppy balance with some sugary notes. Needs some more assertive aroma and flavor hops with a crisper finish. Otherwise a pretty decent first attempt at an IIPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Bomber - Poured a dark orangish amber in color with a medium off-white head that stuck around. Some lacing too. Aroma was strong of citrus/grapefruit hops. Flavor was quite hoppy with little malt to balance and fairly bitter. Sort of an unpleasant aftertaste of "something" burnt. Lingering bitter finish. A middle of the road IIPA

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1904) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - AUG 23, 2007
Aroma dominated by floral hops with a slight amount of citrus. Cloudy orange color Initial bitter taste. Finishes malty with a meduim palate.


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