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RATINGS: 135   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

Bartzilla's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bartzilla (621) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Great name for a beer that fully illustrates the flavor. This does taste like sauce made out of hops. And, again, with the $3.99 price on the bomber. I was sad to see my shop was out of this when I recently went there. I should have bought some to stock up. And by stock up, I mean drink all of them in one night because my "Off switch" would be passing out on my couch after a bunch of 8.1% bombers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tandembrauer (1184) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2016
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy light amber with white head. Aroma of pine needles, some citrus. Tastes bitter with some sweetness. Distinct bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1449) - Hammel, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2016
Bottle from Brdr. Schmidt Vinhandel, Viby. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma and taste is malt, tropical fruits, grapefruit, tangerine, citrus fruits, caramel, hops. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11996) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2016
From tap at Køge Øldag 2016. Hazy orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, alcohol, grapefruit and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14267) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2016
Bottle @ home. Hazy light orange color, medium sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, some fruit hops and some grapefruit. Taste malts, hops, some fruit hops, light pine, lightly grapefruit, grapefruit bitter, bitter and a slight hint of citruspeel. Medium body, sticky texture, medium arbonation. Solid DIPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog (6377) - Yorktown, Virginia, 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 (498) - - 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 (1969) - - 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 (9562) - 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 (381) - 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.

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