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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We take our already hoppy West-Coast IPA and add more of what people want, more hops! In addition to the 3 kettle additions, we dry hop it in the fermentor 3 separate time at 3 different temperatures. We put over 3 pounds of hops per barrel of beer. After adding all those hops it would be a shame to strain it all back out, so this brew is left unfiltered.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Light grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and pine linger with earth and backing sweetness. Medium bodied. Some bitterness. Earth and grapefruit linger with pine and backing sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (4220) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Out of retirement. On draft at Tap 25. It pours a hazy gold color with an off white head. The aroma has a ton of honey with some light herbals and pine. The flavor is thick with sweet honey, herbal and floral hops with some light forest notes. Not bad, but too much sweet honey. Very sweet in fact.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5796) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2015
Sample at the Bistro’s DIPA-festival 2015. (8.6% alcohol) A bit hazy orange/golden with a white head. Fresh and hoppy with grapefruit, pine, citrus, some resin and caramel The finish was bitter and dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (30468) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2010
Pitcher at the beer dinner at RBSG 2009. A hazy dark golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has strong notes of hops and grapefruit. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of hops and grapefruit on a malty background, leading to a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 20, 2009
Sampled during RBSG 7/10/2009 at the brew dinner. This IPA pours a medium gold color. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma was grapefruity and piney hops. Very fresh hop aroma. Medium bodied IPA. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are grapefruity. Fairly intense flavors with a lot of hop bitterness. Nice balance. Good carbonation. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean, crisp and dry. Aftertaste is bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2009
(Draught) Pours a cloudy golden orange body with a small white head. Aroma of hand-full of fresh hops, grain, and earth. Flavor of hops (pine, earth, peppery, herbal, citrus), cereal, and grain with a dry, bitter finish. Certainly for the hop lover!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
On tap. Pours a cloudy and opaque orangey golden with a rough, off-white head. Fresh, peachy hop aroma. Medium body, lightly sweet fruit accents and a little caramel. Bitter finish. 100709

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2009
From a pitcher at the RBSG beer dinner. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Solid grapefruity and slight astringent aroma. Solid grapefruity flavoured yet with the bitterness downplayed. Solid growing bitter into a dry finish. Hop juice really.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 10, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: RBSG 2009 Dinner
Words: tripple dry hopped IPA
Appearance: hazy orange, wispy white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma, plenty of balancing hops with a peppery spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of hops, citrus, light spicyness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Sampled at the RBSG 2009 beer dinner This is a dark gold pour with lots of citrus hoppiness. It finishes neatly dry. Tasty beer.


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