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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Zack Adamsís Magnificent Seven IPA is described as ďa showcase of seven American hop varieties that impart a big piney and lingering resinous flavor. A true Imperial American IPA, this brew pours a rich bronze color. The slightly sweet malt character is pleasantly balanced by a pronounced hop bitterness with grapefruit, pine and earthy notes from the American hops. This medium-bodied IPA also delivers caramel, citrus, lemon and piney aromas.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3174) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 27, 2013
Pour is a reddish brown with a huge tan head. Aroma is a spicy rye but I donít think it was used. I also get a ok piney hop. Flavor is a nice hoppy resin with a heavy sweet malt presence. Finish is again very sweet with a little hop resin left on the tounge. This was decent but a bit heavy and sweet. Best of this years longshot pack.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5184) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle. Copper hue with a short, dense tan head. Aroma is pine, hop resins, caramel and citrus. Taste is big caramel, chewy malt notes, pine, citrus, hop resins and floral notes. Body is medium and rather chewy with a strong, dense carbonation. Ends with more pine resin, citrus, big caramel, toasted malt, floral and earthy hops and light spicy hops. Tasty!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - APR 26, 2013
UPDATED: APR 27, 2013 12oz bottle, courtesy of Boston Beer. Thanks! Pours a hazy, deep golden-orange color; off-white head with modest retention and fine-bubbled lacing. Lots of lightly oxidized caramel and crystal malts in the aroma; pine and citrus bitterness, though the crystal malts take center stage. Medium-full body; fine-bubbled, medium co2; sufficient core bitterness, focusing on citrus and pine, though the overall profile is muddled by hefty additions of crystal malts and a bit of oxidation/stale malts; this could have been a better beer, given the hops present, but the muddled core complicates things. Lasting finish of sugar and crystalline sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2013
Bottled, dark orange color with thin white foam, aroma is malty peaches, flavor is malted milk, sweet fruit, creamy finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep amber with a tight foamy khaki head that leave a film. Aroma has nice earthy floral and citrus hop notes and sweet caramel. Taste is bitter sweet with plenty of malt and piny grapefruit hops along with earthy florals and a subtle resinous finish. Palate is medium slick and finishes dry. Pretty solid double with a lower than the norm ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (1861) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small head that quickly fades, leaves a little lacing. Spicy and piney aroma mixed with a sweet caramel malt aroma. Taste is decent but too sweet. Malty caramel sweet taste mixed with spicy, piney, and citrus hops. Moderate bitterness but somehow the sweetness seems to overpower it still. Dry finish. Overall, decent but too sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (3812) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle from Rodmanís, 4/20/13

Aroma: The nose is on the sweetish, with some caramel, plenty of pine, spice, and some citrus too
Appearance: This one pours into the glass a dark orange color with a frothy off-white head
Flavor: Tastes similar to the nose and leans sweet/malty for the style, but still has the requisite bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a a bit of stickiness to the feel, and finishes lightly dry
Overall Impression: It is always nice to run into the Longshot pack, I feel like I miss these half the time. Anway, I thought this was a pretty solid example of a sweet leaning DIPA.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boFNjackson (4110) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2013
Bottle... Poured deep amber/red with a tan head. A little bit of an aspirin not here, especially on the nose. Fortunately the resinous and citrus hop tones masked it enough for this to be a good drinking beer. Lots of malt sweetness in this one too.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5793) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle over at Judes while watching footie. . Pours a dark amber .. . mild head, lacing is good .. . lots of pine, roasted pine, leaves, and sap .. . mild mouth .. . a decent iipa, but hard to drink more than one .. . . and today, 4/22/13, Manchester United win their 20th league title with 4 games to go, beating Villa 3-0 thanks to a 1st half Robin Van Persie hat-trick.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1522) - Maryland, USA - APR 22, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on April 20th, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a clear caramel bronze.
Aroma: Aroma of some pine, some grapefruit
Taste: Medium light bitterness, lots of caramel backbone.
Palate:Medium light body, quick finish.

Summary: Solid DIPA that is low on the ABV scale, the bitterness is solid although the caramel malt is a bit heavier than Iím used to for this style.


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