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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 119   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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When your tastebuds beg for a pounding, this double IPA sneaks up with smoothness, and then: Bam! Citrus uppercut! Biff! Dank bitterness! Wham! A piney bit! Ooof! Floral, dank pine and citrus aromas! Kablam!

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Leighton's rating

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13254) - London, Greater London, - FEB 13, 2013
Keg at The Pony Bar UES, NYC. Pours clear gold with a small, white foam head. Lovely aroma with good urine notes, orange and other citrus, background pine. Medium to big sweet flavor with some spicy pine notes, a bit more pee, some gritty earth and grass, orange and grapefruit. Full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly resinous to finish with continued pee, sturdy citrus fruits, resinous pine, palate-kicking earth, mild pale malts and bread. Great stuff. Well balanced. Exceptionally drinkable.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
revolution2718 (317) - New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
Pours hazy yellow. Nose is very orangey, grapefruit, a bit earthy. Taste matches, lots of citrus, grapefruit peel, a bit sweet, some lingering bitterness. Good overall. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9249) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
Big well executed dipa. Hop aroma. Not too palate erasing. Clean finish. Good drinker.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2878) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 13, 2015
On tap at AJ’s. Pours an amber body with thin off white small head with lace. Aroma is fresh citrus fruits, bitter hop and sweet honey. Mouthfeel is medium, a good amount of malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IPABevyGuy (67) - New York, USA - APR 6, 2015
Smells like grapefruit and a bit of lemon. Taste very citrusy with nice dank hoppiness. Notes of grapefruit, lemon, with a bit of earthyness. Hops hang around well after the finish, good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (5381) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2015
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Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate citrus, light dank notes, pine, lemon, and a touch of caramel. It pours a cloudy burnt orange with two finger white head that eventually fades to a thin film outlined by a soapy ring. Soapy rings are left on the sides of the glass with each sip. The flavor starts with with a quick dose of fruit/sweet citrus and light caramel. The finish moderate citrus hops, light dank hops, pine, a touch of lemon, and herbal notes. It’s medium bodied with mild carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel. Overall, a little maltier than I like my IIPAs, but still pretty solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (1164) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2015
Gedronken op bryan pokeravond. Goudgeel met een flinke witte kraag. Heerlijk grapefruit en citroen, salmiak in de afdronk.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (11888) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 22, 2015
Fruchtig hopfiger, ziemlich süffiger Antrunk. Trocken grasig bitter, spritzig, der Alkoholgehalt ist nicht erkennbar. Rund fruchtig, zum Ende eher herb, kurzer Nachgeschmack. 10/11/9/8//10

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
swoopjones (6638) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2015
sample at NIIPAC IIPA Championship, Buffalo NY. Hopefully just a bad bottle because most of other beers from them have been solid. grapefruit colored pour, lighter bodied, decent citrusy hop aroma, poor flavor, 735310

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2068) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle poured a golden amber color with a thin coating of off white head. Aroma has juicy hops, citrus rind, grapefruit, caramel malt underneath, and light perfume alcohol. Mouth feel is medium light with good carbonation. Flavor is not lacking on the hops either, creeping bitterness, citrus, sweetness from the malt, and some tropical tangerine. Clean and flavorful without getting into the overdone territory.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1914) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2015
4oz pour at Rattle n Hum. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Lovely big tropical fruit aroma. The taste is fruity too with tropical notes and smooth caramel. Spicy bitter finish. Really creamy mouthfeel.


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