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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Strong and aggressively hopped. Legendary like the beast itself.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13369) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
29th March 2014
Hazy deep amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Minerally crisp carbonation. Semi dry malt with toffee - caramel crystal malt sweetness. Hops are piney with a little orange and orange marmalade. Finishes with the malt turning creamy and the piney hops turning bitter. Not the most sophisticated of DIPAs but okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (729) - West Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 6, 2014
On tap for beer week. Aroma is malty. Distinctly English. Flavor is the same, the hops come through well but there is lots of caramel. Not very bitter. But not a bad beer either.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
patrick767 (3407) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Tap at the brewpub, fall 2013 - This brew has a fruity, caramel malt aroma and a copper color. The flavor is sweet up front, too much so as I found it to be syrupy and rather like cough medicine. Itís full bodied with a somewhat bitter finish and overall just a mess. Maybe this was a bad batch, but in my opinion itís a botched attempt at an IIPA.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (5368) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2014 22 oz. bottle, pours a hazy dark amber orange with a medium beige head. Aroma brings out earthy notes, caramel, and vegetal notes - not too much in the way of hops. Flavour brings a lot of vegetal notes, light hops, and some bready notes. Way too vegetal - tons of off-notes here. Not very drinkable. Quite bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2277) - California, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Darker amber color, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is sweet fruit, grapefruit, pine, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate sweetness, sweet fruity flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (544) - California, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Pours a hazy burnt orange color with off white head. Malt, hop, citrus and caramel aroma. Bitter hop, caramel malt and citrus flavors. Medium body and carbonation. Bitter caramel finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (1618) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 20, 2013
bomber into glass, clear gold color with hoppy caramel aroma, taste is lots of citrus, and good hopps, very surypy, but overall good double IPA..i likes

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (2112) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Gold pour from draft. Apricot flavor. Taste citrus happiness. Having this again soon

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10354) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bomber from Monument in Concord, CA. Pours dark copper with a foamy near beige head. Lots of earthy fruit in the aroma. Mild caramel. Med body or better. Flavor is earthy with resin. Mild hop burn. Lots of hop, but it could use some fruit. Finishes dry and earthy. And somewhat astringent.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2013
Fresh bottle sent directly to Toronto from the brewer. Fairly mild DIPA, hoppiness noted however its not the hops in the face expectation of the style. Light creamy yellow body with no observed head. Medium mouthfeel. A bit much malt. Decent drinkability.


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