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RATINGS: 1270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Not quite an imperial, but certainly not a standard India pale ale. Our double IPA is a hop lovers dream. Citrusy and clean with an incredible finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours a golden honey yellow color, with a big frothy white head. Aroma is filled with juicy ctiric hops, grapefruit, some malt and some tropical notes. Flavor is of grapefruit and citric hops, along with some pine on the back of your tounge. I also get some malts, bread, peach and slight amount of tropcial fruit like pineapple, but not as much as in the aroma. Body is light to medium, with a dry mouthfeel. The alcohol is very well hidden, and not traceable at all. Sord of reminds me of a weaker version of their Hoppe. But overall a good DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (9272) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 29, 2010
Tap at Paradiso Dupont. Finally a DIPA that doesn’t suck. Poured a clear yellow with a dense, rocky, cream colored head that had awesome retention and okay lace. Aroma is citrusy hops, fresh fruits, some ever so slight pale ale malt husks and grist in the aroma (sort of like dog food- but not in a bad way). Taste is sweet, citrusy, slight hop bitterness cut by tropical melons, cantaloupe, mango, cane sugar. Pretty yummy. 8+ abv is hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1847) - Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2010
Draft. Pours golden with an off-white head. Flavor is mild bitterness with a nice sweet malt backbone and lots of citrus on the nose/palate. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2010
From bottle. Nice hoppy aroma one this one, with apricot, grapefruit, and pine resin. Woody. Sweet malt notes, too. Terrific nose. Golden amber clear body with thin white lacing head. Medium thick body, luscious, with medium carbonation. Starts with nice sweetness. Sugary with light caramel and biscuit, carbonic acidity, and great citrus and apricot sweetness. Finish is medium bitter with pine and citrus rind, lingering sugar. Light bitter after.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15635) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Draft at Pizzeria Paradiso, courtesy of RJ - thank you sir! Bright golden yellow, edge head. Aroma of wet grass. Taste is very fresh and bright, easy to drink, with scant bitterness at the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2111) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Another outstanding impy IPA! This one pours a dark golden color with a fairly thick and rich white head. The nose is full of hops, with hints of grass, resin, citrus and wood. The flavors are very bitter, dry and spicy, with lots of hops. There is a very nice balance going on here, too, with a light bready malt tone. The finish is once again very dry and spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (4665) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2010 Location: Draft at Rattle ’N’ Hum, 7/25/10

Aroma: The nose is rather hoppy, with a good fruity presence, peach, resin/pine, and grapefruit
Appearance: The pour is rather light in color and clear, golden-yellow, thin head
Flavor: The taste is rather hoppy up-front with fruity sweetness sneaking into the finish
Palate: The palate on this one is dry, almost dusty, with a long finish, and average (plus) carbonation
Overall Impression: Overall, this was an interesting Double IPA from Southern Tier. It doesn’t feel as "Southern Tiery" as their usual beers, if that makes any sense, but it works pretty well. Solid stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (6143) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2010
Tallahassee, Fl - Fermentation Lounge - 12 oz bottle. Light orange pour, sticky, white fluffy head that leaves a generous coat of lacing. Resiny aroma with plenty of spruce and a hint of cat urine. Fresh, stick to your rib flavors with strong grapefruit bitterness and a sweet back end of apricots. Mouthfeel is thick and sticky. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DalzAle (2009) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2010
Bottle bonus from adrian910ss! Clear dark yellow pour, a little carbonation and a fresh orange/hops aroma. Flavor silky fresh citrusy hops, some honey and creamy and a little herbal on the finish. Decent DIPA, I will be looking to pick some of this up locally if the price is right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7452) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 21, 2010
Bottle. Pale amber color. Hoppy aroma: citrus, grass, sweat, pine. Flavor is sweet and very fruity, with caramel, citrus, plums. A bit too sweet and heavy, though the hops work nicely. Restrained bitter finish. Good, but I was hoping for more.

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