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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 180   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Double the hops, double the fun! Double Platinum is dry hopped with Simcoe hops to achieve a very pungent citrus aroma and a well-balanced malt backbone. The beer weighs in at approximately 8.5% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
panicorgy (1) - - FEB 11, 2014 does not count
I'm used to the northwest version of a double IPA (read very hop forward) so I was pleasantly surprised to find that this beer had a really malty profile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (3453) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle from the beer run mix six over christmas. Pours a nice ruby red color with a white head and big lacing. Good caramel sweetness working throughout. Enough piney sticky hops still left here to be entertaining. Aroma is lots of pine and a slight citrus tinge. Solid double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (3222) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours an amber color with a small foamy white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and mild spice. Taste is similar. Old citrus, caramel malt, and faint spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (3444) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of nimbleprop – thanks! Pours a clear, but deep golden color with a finger of creamy sandy head. Fresh aroma reminds me of a wet hop ale; citrus, tropical, and resin. Good, clean tasting DIPA. Citrus, pine resin, and caramel. Soothing malt bill really jives with the Simcoe. Nothing exotic, but solid and well made.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (738) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Pours a golden color with white head. Lots of citrus on nose. A bit of sweetness on palate with lots of citrus and some resin.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
njnut (462) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Poured into pint glass. Nice amber color, white head that was not lasting almost no lace. This beer was old. Shame on me for not seeing in store but shame on Wine Academy Lakewood for selling it. I bought in singles section so only one bad beer. I will re-buy and re-rate. From the skunk I pick up a faint grapefruit smell. Taste of rotting grapefruit. Date on bottle was almost a year ago. I wish they put the date on the label and clearly so it can be seen by all including a guy like me with bad eyes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (1191) - Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Pours clear orange with a large white head. Smells strongly of citrus. Taste is a giant citrus punch. Full-bodied with a slick texture and active mouth-carbonation, Starr Hill Double Platinum finishes with a dry bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (5628) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2013
12oz single from Wine Academy. Poured a good looking syrupy deep orange body with a large frothy light white head. Aroma was syrup, hops, citrus, caramel, wort, bitter yellow grapefruit, rotting orange meat. Flavor is bitter bitter yellow grapefruit, ruby red grapefruit sweetness, dry bread crusts, hop cones. Fuller dry body with a creamy finish and softer to average carbonation and a lingering hop bitter bite. Would love a fresher bottle to see how good this might really be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (4312) - Melboring, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2013
bottle. very pungent nose. moderate white head. copper color. very firm hop bitterness, but balancing a light malt sweetness. slightly piney and pithy in the very finish. drying finish. good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rpitteng (15) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Pours orange with a fluffy white head. Smells piney and floral. Love the Simcoe hops. Taste is very balanced with a lingering hop finish. I like this one.

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