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Southern Star Valkyrie Double IPA

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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The year-round release of Pro-AM 2012 DIPA.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2889) - Salida, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2015
12 oz. can. Pours a thick, gradually diminishing. ivory head, with extensive lacing, over a slightly hazy, amber (SRM 13) body....nose is light pine, slight resin, hints of pineapple from the hops, cereal, hints of toffee/caramel from the malts, balance to the hops......taste is slightly sweet with floral notes, light pine, resin, hints of pineapple, tropical fruits (peach, mango) moderate cereal, finishing with a lingering moderate hop bitterness......mouth feel, medium body, slightly sticky, alcohol warmth present, carbonation adds creaminess. This is a pleasant and quite typical I/DIPA. It is nicely balanced, slightly sweet, with hops mostly dominant in both aroma and flavor. BJCP 8/3/15/4/7

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2015
Can. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex earthy hop aroma. Medium to full body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy smooth bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration.This is a solid beer and exceeded my expectations.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6691) - Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2015
12 oz. can from Dutch’s. Pours a clear orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor had resin and citrus hops, caramel malt, toasted bread, not overly bitter, as I continue drinking more tropical notes sneak in, sweeter, this could use more bittering hops IMO, decent.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8151) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2015
12oz can, from Dutch’s. Clear orange amber color, with a bigger off-white head. Some caramel malt. Some tropical fruity hop aroma. Pine. Moderate-plus sweet taste. Light to moderate bitter. Kind of resiny. Some bubblegum. Medium to bigger body. Kind of slick texture. Smooth, kind of soft lighter carbonation. Solid DIPA. Maltier, but enjoyable. Satisfyingly resiny and tropicaly hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (4409) - Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
Poured an orange color from the can with aromas of tropical fruit, hops, light pine and some malt. Flavors are big citrus and pine with some decent hops thrown in. Decent but nothing to go out of the way for.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting. Hazy orange, thin fizzy off-white head. Good retention. Aroma of syrupy, goopy tropical fruits, zesty citrus. The taste is bitter citrus, piney and tropical hops, pale malts. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness, a bit astringent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4618) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 25, 2015
12 ounce can thanks to DrunkSanta410. Big boozy double IPA. Orange pour. Taste of pine and fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkeh (302) - Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Solid DIPA. Deep copper pour, cream head. Aroma is resin, bitter pine, slight grapefruit and citrus notes. Taste is heavy resin and bitter hops. a bit harsh on the tounge, with some lingering spiciness. Pretty good, I’d like to try a super fresh pint, not sure when this was canned.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (489) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 3, 2015
12 oz Can. Tasted on 3/3/15. Can from Total Wine Frisco,TX. Tons of fruit, pineapple & hops. Taste is very fruity & slightly sweet in the middle with a dry finish. Pretty nice DIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2525) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Toffee colored pour. Small off white head. Quickly fades. No lacing. Caramel and alcohol nose. Caramel malty taste. Dry and slightly boozy.


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