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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A towering thunderstorm of Northwest hops against a sky of clean, dry malt. Crisp yet eminently satisfying for the extreme hop lover, Humulo Nimbus has a balance that brings it all together into one seriously quaffable Double IPA. *** 2012 US Beer Open Gold Medal Winner. *** 2012 NABA Bronze Medal Winner. Availability: Bottles and Draft


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanuta06 (391) - Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Serving: from bottle--purchased at The Beer Junction. Aroma: moderate-to-heavily piney hoppy. Appearance: large, frothy, off-white, initial head with good lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Cloudy, orange body. Taste: lightly bitter initial flavor and moderate-to-heavily bitter finish with long duration. Palate: full body with watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: interesting. I didnít notice any bitterness in the initial flavor, but it quickly kicks in and becomes increasingly bitter over time. Itís never harshly bitter like many beers in this class. Exceptional.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (1152) - - JUN 29, 2015
Draught at Beer Wars. Lovely hoppy nose, rich pine flavor and green citrus with a tropical edge, crisp malty backbone, dry finish. Excellent stuff, nicely balanced, smooth and hoppy, one of the better Washington brews I have tried so far.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3721) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 8, 2015
Hazy orange color out of the bottle with a creamy cream colored head that left attractive sticky lacing on the glass. Nose of tropical fruit and candied citrus. This is a nice, chewy IIPA with a syrupy mouth feel. Toffee and caramel sweetness with dried tropical fruit, candied grapefruit rind and a bit of pine in the finish. Nice warming alcohol in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (362) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle (22oz): Dark orange with off white head. I do not taste the tropical fruit others do. I taste the pine and a little bit of a metallic finish. It is very good, but not sure if it will be a regular purchase. Can not find a bottled on date but I had it less than 1 month.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MunBro (789) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 1, 2015
Man this is good. Hazy orange/amber pour with a foamy off-white head. Delicious aroma of mangos and citrus fruits. Flavour of pine, citrus fruit, resin, hops, etc. Delicious and incredibly well balanced. My only (slightly) negative comment would be that this is much less bitter than the typical DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (2804) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 24, 2014
On Tap at the Poulsbo tasting room Slightly hazy deep golden. Nice off white head. BIG resinous hop aroma and lots of sticy juicy hop flavors. Plenty of residual sugars but are balanced nicely with plenty of tasty IBUS. The high rating is well deserved. Very nice. This and the Belgian Blonde are the best here.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Artichoke (86) - California, USA - SEP 23, 2014
No head, nice palate. Smooth hop bitterness, hints of lemon grass and metal, but not much else going on. Nothing special for a double.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2217) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
A great double IPA. Lots of sweet malt and corn syrup on the nose. Malts and spicy hops on the tongue. This is delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2600) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
On tap at barley bros winnipeg. Piney aroma. Taste is quite sweet and malty but with a nice hoppy backbone. Borders on a banana Belgian sweetness but with hops. Like this a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (946) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2014
On tap @ Chuckís 85th. Pours bright deep orange copper with thin lacy white head. Aroma is big sweet caramel malt and huge floral, piney, bitter hops. Taste is similar: malt is sweet, big, and dry. Hops cut the sweetness perfectly with heavy bitterness that lingers through the finish. Nice notes of pine and grapefruit jump out. Quite nice DIPA, no obvious flaws.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6920) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Not sure of the age on the bottle, though it seemed relatively fresh. Juuuust a touch more malt heavy than Iíd prefer, but the tropical fruitiness in the hop profile was very very pleasant and made for a nice bittersweet tsating experience."


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