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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 111   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Hi-Res. Zoom on, zoom in, hop out. This beer goes up to eleven. Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?

pre-2014 ABV: 11.1%
2014 ABV: 10.5%


crazyvin's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
From a can. A orange amber body with a white head that had mild retention and no lace. Aroma had a strong mango presence upfront. Pine, citronella and caramel malts. Flavor had good hop flavor. Well balanced between tropical fruits and pine flavors. Grapefruit was mild. Some caramel malts and the alcohol was a warming presence in the finish. Otherwise it was well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopmaestro (1235) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2016
Aroma is citrus and oranges with an apparent sweet malty presence. Slight resin on here as well. Taste is really sweet and malty at first. A lot of sweet fruits as well, like ripe pineapples and sunkissed mangos. I catch some kind of honey sweetness as well. In the end there’s a big alcoholic sting on the tip of the tongue with a really citrusy finish. A tad too boozy to be really top notch, but still tasty and I got what I expected, a kick in the ass.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsniclas (6661) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2016
Canned from Systembolaget Clear golden with a medium head. Resinous and alcoholic in both aroma and flavour. Medium bitterness with to much alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (2755) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2016
Burk. Orange öl med ett litet vitt skum. Dofter och smaker av apelsin, alkohol, grapefrukt och tall. Alldeles för mycket alkohol i munnen för min smak. Lite som att suga på frukterna i en punchbål - gott till en början, rätt tröttsamt i längden.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bookman10 (928) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Pours a clear copper-amber, with little by way of head. Aroma is marked by fruit and hops and booze. Flavor is also overly boozy, with some hops and fruit, but hidden under the alcohol. This could be good if it had a lot more balance, but as it is, it’s just too much booze and too little else.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (1020) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2016
Amber color, tan head. Caramel nose, malty, fruity, grass, harsh hoppy, alcohol, hint of citrus. Sweet taste, caramel, alcohol, resin, bitter finish, hint of grapefruit, way too heavy and boozy. Full body, soft to average carbonation, warming alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (5830) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2016
Can from Systembolaget. Hoppy smell, with grape and pine. Also a bit boozy. Similar taste, resinous hops. Sweet maltbase. Slightly too boozy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (2200) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 14, 2016
draft that was somewhat hazy lighter amber color with white head. medium malt, caramel and a slew of hops, some citrus and some pine mix. the flavor was quite flavorful and evenly balanced. nice medium malt base to hold all these hops. lots of citrus and pine in the flavor. medium carbonation. overall quite delightful. the alcohol comes on the end but is muted by the other ingredients.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (425) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Amber color. Fruity aromas, citrus, grapefruit and pine hops. Caramel malt taste, fruits, hops, lemon twist. Alcoholic finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3992) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2016
can - Pours hazy copper colored with a small head and smells of citrus hops and some malt. The flavor is good and bitter as expected. There are citrus and floral notes and a solid malt backbone. Medium to full bodied. Very tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2800) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2016
Can:
Clear amber with a large head. Oily, floral hop aroma with some cookie dough in the background.
The taste is hops, grass, gooseberries, nettles and grape fruit leading to a warm alcohol finish.
I get Strong Lager vibes from this one.


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