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RATINGS: 599   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Lacking nothing, at ten percent alcohol by volume and 95 International Bitterness Units, the Decadent truly represents all that is self indulgent when it comes to drinking beer.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gururyan (599) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Poured from bomber into snifter, a golden orange, lots of lacing, exceptionally smooth, can't believe this is a 10% IIPA. Very impressive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
VulpesVulpes (5) - - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
Dark orange color with little head and carbonation. Very strong caramel flavor that overwhelms the hop character in my opinion.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - AUG 12, 2014
This was a grape bomb while still holding on to the taste profile of an Imperial IPA. There is a lovely viscosity to this beer as well. The website claims citrus notes that I do not get at all but the caramel malt is surely there. It tastes the full 10% of alcohol and it has the bitter punch to it but there is a serious amount of concord grape sweetness here that really adds an unusual layer to a beer style that can sometimes (let’s face it) get a little boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brentv (341) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 10, 2014
From bottle. Pours clear orange yellow with a white head. Aroma of caramel and citrus. Taste is sweet, lots of caramel, lots of citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andresvendsen (194) - - AUG 3, 2014
I love it. Had 5 bottle sin my cellar at a time. Would be nice to taste it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Funkatrocious (97) - - AUG 2, 2014
Pour from bottle in Killeen Texas. Deep golden pour with weak head. Pretty good flavor with some sweetness. Don't really taste the 10%, I like it overall. Not fantastic, but very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chadski4 (109) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Interesting honey sweetness mixed with grapefruit flavors. Booziness is masked and not very evident based on the high ABV%. Enjoyable and possibly repeatable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
neuromatt (1140) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
22 oz bottle from Total Wine in Tucson, served in a stem glass. Pours clear golden-amber with a medium beige head that fades to a thin cover and leaves a moderate amount of fine lace. The nose has big fruity notes, along with honey and bready malts. The flavour is intense, balanced between a moderate honey-fruity sweetness and a citric-piney bitterness. Notes of candy, malts and citrus peel also come through. It closes out with a long, peppery-spicy bitterness with a moderate sweetness. On the palate it is medium-full in body with a smooth, syrupy texture and soft carbonation. Overall, a nice imperial IPA with a fairly fruity character. I wonder if the nose has gone down with aging. It would be interesting to try a fresher bottle. 2014-07-19

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1288) - Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Flight at bottlecraft. Light copper with a light, tan head. Sweet pineapple and light bitterness.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Eberndt (174) - - JUN 27, 2014
Lots of hops flavor and very citrusy. Highly carbonated and a sticky mouth feel. Very refreshing double IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1354) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours a dark golden color almost orange with white head. Pine, citrus, and some grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes very bitter and with a bite.


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