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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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

mu11igan's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mu11igan (133) - Davis, California, USA - JAN 8, 2011
On tap @ Rubicon. Aroma is citrus, pine, resin. Flavor follows with nice finishing bitterness. Great malt backbone. A wonderful brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog (6172) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 17, 2016
Bottle. Ruddy orange, with an even, earthy aroma. This drinks with a thick malty base, almost syrupy. The little bit of rustic bitterness of hops merely floats on the wavetops. (#6169, 4/17/2016)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dojken (443) - - MAR 25, 2016
Flaska. Doftar starkt av tall o en lite fruktig doft. Smaken tydligt av persika o päron. Riktigt krämig i munnen med en bra beska. En härlig dipa. Roligt att få en god öl på långfredagen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (1665) - - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours a hazy goldem with a white head. 8.2% ABV in this version. Nose has some perfumy hops. Rich, malty body - perhaps more fruity than malty. Soft on the palate, solid late bitterness. Ok, but naturally lacks crispiness in the hops. 220216

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9100) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle at the hotel with my wife, NYE 2015. Pours a faintly hazed gold with a thin white head. Big citrus on the nose, a bit of cool hops and caramel. Medium-bodied, icy grapefruit, slow alcohol. Slow grapefruit into the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nicolash (2) - DENMARK - FEB 13, 2016 does not count
Bottle. Pours a nice cloudy orange/amber color, with a small off-white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, floral and a little peach. Taste has an initial sweet mix of grapefruit and pine, that is quickly overpowered by the massive hops that stays as a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VinegarStroke (361) - Napa, Alabama, USA - JAN 24, 2016
22 Oz: not the lift or balance for me. A little green and lacks what I’m looking for in a DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3713) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2016
Clear golden of color with a white head. An aroma of grapefruit, citrus, American hops, dry and weak sweets. A flavor of hops, citrus, bitter and grapefruit. Small notes of sweets.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (621) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 4, 2016
Âmbar translúcida, espuma amarelada de boa formação e persistência, aspecto cremoso. Aroma lupulado tendendo para o caramelado e herbal. Paladar de médio amargor e leve dulçor. Corpo e carbonatação médios, transparece os 8.2%. No aftertaste aparece mais o resinal, álcool, amargor médio persistente. Gostei, mas achei desequilibrada.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (42424) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Rubicon Hopsauce ].
Unclear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, pale malt, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, citrus, mango, hop oil. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, mango, citrus, hoppy, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20151121]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10487) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ My parent’s place
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, peach, grapefruit and pine. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long citrus, peach, grapefruit and piney finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

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