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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2985) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Dirty dusty golden pour with an eggshell crown. Earthy, grassy, peppery, citrusy. Grapefruit pith, a little evergreen. Medium mouthfeel. Solid but not exceptional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
portableparty (2168) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2013
22 oz. bottle from Stinson Wine and Spirits. Pours a clear apricot color with a soapy soft off white head that fades to a thin faint wispy film and collar. Aroma has pine grapefruit some orange zest and resinous sweetness. Taste is bitter resinous piny grapefruit hops and malt with a spice finish. Palate is thin biting and dry. Solid and tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1760) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Pours a finger of head on a clear, dark straw colored body. The aroma is a wonderful mixture of orange, mango and grapefruit. The taste has moderate to strong pine bitterness throughout with peeks of pineapple sweetness to balance it out. The texture has soft edges with moderate carbonation. It’s loaded with bitterness at around 100 IBUs but still retains great flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2013
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jazz88 (2625) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Tap @ The Bistro’s 2010 10th Annual Double IPA Festival. A clear golden color with a cereal malty aroma wtth bursting citrus flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Bomber from total Wine Tucson. This is a fantastic big brew! Nice pour with a huge o head. High in hoppy flavor. Lots of citrus. Very refreshing. Enjoy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - SEP 16, 2012
aroma is citrus pineneedles and lemon-orange zest. Looks amber brown golden with slight froth after poured. Tastes are piney woods earth hop with citrusy afternotes and grains med body and mouthfeel. Palate has plenty of hopsauciness. Overall its nice, floral and strong. Satiates me with the best of them

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (11522) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Bomber poured a clear gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit, light pine and light skunk bud. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and grapefruit with a crisp dry bitter lingering grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Sampled on 4/20/2012. This double IPA pours a medium to dark orange color from a 22oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is caramel, fruity and sweet, hint of orange and citrus. A medium bodied Imperial India Pale Ale. The malts are caramel, fruity and sweet, with a touch or orange and orange peel. The hops are citrusy and herbal with some orange. Decent carbonation. Nice malt sweetness, but the hosp seem a little off somehow. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arondee (598) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Pours a clear orange color with a very small white head and decent carbonation. Aroma is hops and not much else. The taste is nice and hoppy with a decent malt backbone but it’s not very sweet, pretty well balanced. Overall a nice IPA.

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