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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 241   ABV: 8.02%
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This is John Maier’s secret recipe that blends all seven hops grown in the hopyard of Rogue Farms. It is a true taste of the terroir of the Wigrich Appellation, the oldest hops growing region in Oregon.

Malts: Rogue Farms Dare,™ Risk,™ Maier & Dare™ R-3
Hops: Rogue Farms Liberty, Newport, Revolution, Rebel, Independent, Freedom & Alluvial
Yeast & Water: Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosslew (185) - - APR 20, 2014
Super citrus aroma. Great floral taste. Great balance in mouthfeel and finish that wants you to take another sip. Wonderful hoppy flavour. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rayaron (40) - ISRAEL - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle sample at Rogue Brewery tasting at Beer&Beyond, Tel Aviv. Clear golden with quickly diminishing low beige head. Hoppy floral aroma, flowers, raisins, light honey-ish. Floral flavor, bitter grass, earthy, very alcoholic but balanced. Lingering dry bitter aftertaste. Medium to full body.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Case (213) - GERMANY - JUL 23, 2014
Pours clear orange with medium head. Nose is pine, herbs, malt, citrus. Taste is loads and loads of hops, pine, citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, honey. Oily body, alcohol well hidden. Very complex in flavor but simply delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1432) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy copper color with a bubbly off-white head. Super tangy in the hop aroma with a robust hop punch in the face flavor. SUPER bitter. The feel dissipates quickly but bitter taste sticks around for a while. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2142) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 22, 2014
A nice double IPA, but I only had a tasting sample. Need to try a full glass of this. Hoppy, well balanced. Abv well masked.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2311) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Shared bomber poured to snifters, showing a cloudy, orangey amber color, with a bubbly layer of off white head foam. and dots & dashes of lacing. The nose was sweet, grapefruit, mango, orange, dank graininess, and wet grass. The dankness lingered throughout the taste and into the finish, as did the moderate, citrus & rind hop bitterness. A little less than medium bodied, with fair carbonation to propel the flavor. Decent, but not overly wowed as a DIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1869) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2014
Pours orange with a fading large head. Nose shows copious amounts of sweet clean malt, pine and resin. Quite nice in terms of the malt character. Very similar flavours, very malty but still quite clean. Gets piny along with some resinous hops followed by a sharp, abrasive bitterness. Could use some more carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1635) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
One of the better double ipas I’ve had in awhile. Pours a pretty gold/orange with great lacing. Aromas are juicy citrus and tropical fruit. More juicy fruit flavors with a nice punch of hops at the end. This is an amazing beverage.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Soupoftoday (13) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Pine, citrus and a finish of orange peel bitterness. A slight earthiness which makes it a bit confusing and not so refreshing. Nice oily/resinous texture. Enjoyable but not amazing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattybladdy (503) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Hazy orange amber appearance with thick head. Aroma is maltier than expected with some fresh hops. Taste of earthy and citrus hops with bready malt.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1507) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottled. Hazy penny colored pour with a 2 finger white head. Toasted bread malt aroma with orange. Hoppy and earthy flavor. Sticky finish. Quite nice.


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