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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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First brewed in 2008 for batch # 3,000. This is our version of a Double India Pale Ale. This year we used almost 900 lbs of English pale malt, and over 40 lbs of hops in a 10 barrel batch. A nice golden color with aromas of pine, citrus and some earthy spicy notes. This is what hop lovers dream about. Get hopped up on the sauce.!
2008-2009 vintage: 8.9% abv
2010-2011 vintage: 8.1% abv


3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madchemist83 (48) - USA - JUN 30, 2014
Aromas of hops, pine and subtle alcohol. Pours clear copper with white head that dissipates too quickly. Tastes too bitter which makes hard to distinguish the palate. Still pretty smooth for 8.2%. Overall alright beer but there are so many more better hopped ipas out there.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joet (2177) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Very astringent very piney bitter lightly vegetal. Tangy sweet. Broccoli. Wet and soft. Not a bad beer.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drsordr (1085) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Draft pour avg dark gold. Nose dank hop with underlying smell of perm fluid. Taste bitter up front with slight chemical again. Some dank and pine hop if I search hard. Not very pleasing today.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2596) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bomber, dark orange pour, small white nose, nose is lots of hops and caramel, taste is bitter, citrus, boozy double ipa.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8464) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 28, 2014
[ Bottle ][ DedicatedToFun ][ 22oz ][ Tasting ][ Stemless Wine Taster ][ 4/26/14 ]
>> Pours full haze deep amber. Nose is sticky toffee, sweet strawberry, sweet tea. Taste is nutty bitter, chemical, paper, tea. Palate wrecker. No thanks.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (653) - California, USA - APR 24, 2014
This golden beer had a sweet aroma of redwood forest. It has a strong hoppy flavor which finishes with a strong hop aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SDalkoholic (2146) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle from South Bay Liquor: Created a thin delicate layer of head that covered a dark golden liquid with proper carbonation bubbles. Aroma smells heavy with herbal and the scents of citric hops.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Randy916 (3) - - MAR 17, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2014 Pine citrus bitterness. Love it this is what hop lovers dream about. Good color and aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (803) - California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Pours a golden amber color with a fluffy white head. Hop, caramel, citrus, pine and malt aroma. Hop, citrus, pine, bisciut, caramel, honey and malt flavors. Medium body and carbonation with prominent bitterness. Hop and citrus finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3249) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle-purchased at Whole Foods Chandler, AZ February 2014-sampled march 2014 Pours bright orange lightly hazy with a small soapy white head with some rockiness. nose is very catty-lots of tropical, cat piss, gym sock, (must be simcoe, amarillo or something)-not the best aroma for sure. Flavors exhibit the catty notes quite a bit-lots of tropical papaya notes, pink grapefruit, some lite resin. body is lush with mild carbonation (but not too lite). Long finish of lingering pink grapefruits, papaya and lite pineapple. not a bad beer but could use some better hop varieties to make it less catt-y.


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