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RATINGS: 1225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2010
On tap at the Map Room, Chicago. Very hazy golden, clingy white head. Beautiful tropical fruit and resin hop aroma. Flavour is very much hop-driven, grapefruit rind, conifer resin, nice bitter finish. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beergodd1 (400) - Conneaut, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2010
Pours a clear Golden Straw color with a small frothy white head. Huge floral hops aroma, with some spice and sweetness, a hint of alcohol at the end. Taste is Grapefruit and sweet biscuity malts. Smoothes out nicely as it warms. Like so Many 2IPA’s out there, nothing different or amazing, but clearly a good one, I’ll have to get a "Big" bottle next time.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALCOHOLNIZM (164) - WARWICK, Alabama, USA - OCT 26, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2011 THIS IS ONE OF THOSE BEERS THAT I KEEP BUYING AND DRINKING WITHOUT REVIEWING, GOT IT AGAIN TONIGHT AND LUCKILY 3 BEERS IN I’M HERE WITH MY REVIEW, THIS ONE POURS A CLOUDY GOLDEN WITH A SWEET CHERRY CITRUS AROMA AND VIRTUALLY NO HEAD. PINEY SPRUCE AND CITRUS HOPS FLAVORS NICE AMOUNT OF SWEET AND BITTERNESS LIKE A GOOD IPA SHOULD HAVE ,DRY AND CLEAN NICE FINISH. I ALMOST WANT TO CHEW ON THIS BEER, ITS THAT GOOD. YET AFTER A MORE EXTENSIVE THOUGHT I DO HAVE TO SAY THAT THIS IS AN INFERIOR IMPERIAL IPA, NOT THAT ITS BAD JUST NOT TOP OF THE LINE FOR AN "IMPERIAL".

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2010
12 ounce bottle courtesy of phaleslu. Thanks! Pours a clear pale amber color with a medium frothy white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of spicy and earthy hops with some tropical fruit notes. The taste is tropical fruits, earthy notes and an herbal, floral finish. Some toffeeish malts peek through. Medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rateyourpoison (198) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2010
12oz btl. Pours a nearly clear golden with a super frothy white head. Has a aroma of piney hop and citrus. Tastes is of big citrus and a crisp hop bitterness that last through the finish. A good sixer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indra (2626) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - OCT 24, 2010
12oz. bottle. Fresh, leafy, citric hop aroma, full of grapefruit and pine with lighter notes of pale malt sweetness, tangerine and some faint herbal tinges. Light-medium golden amber color with a fine, lasting head. Flavor is very powerfully hopped from start to finish, absolutely dripping with hop resins and background honeyish malt sweetness, with a profound bitterness appearing early and fading to reveal a strongly fruity, citric hop character blending well with the more supportive malt profile. Mouthfeel is smoothly effervescent, oily and cleansing, body is medium-full. Quite a tasty example. This should serve to take the edge off your hop jones for a little while.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Solid citrus profile with some sweet carbonation to tickle the tongue but almost seems like garlic was added to secondary. There is this odd peppery flavor which kind of keeps this beer from reaching a height its heading towards.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2182) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2010
bottle. pours a deep golden with a nice 1 finger white creamy head - which falls down to a thin lacing. big grapefruit and orange hop nose. medium to full body with more citrus bitterness along with some sweet malt to back it up. clean piney bitter finish that sticks with you for a bit. nice IIPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2324) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a hazy orange with a fizzy white head, aroma is of citrus and floral hops with a nice touch of sweetness, the flavor is balanced with the malt and hops, decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demitriustown (1077) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2010
12 oz bottle: Aroma has really pungent grapefruit, light grain note on the backend, almost like hop candy with a sweet overtone as well. Appearance is a clear golden with a big thick white head that lingers for quite a while. Taste has got a nice hop complexity, then it seems to mingle through other hop varieties. Like more of a piney, then a grapefruit. Very slight malt texture in the backing Overall I like it. Cheers!


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