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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nik925 (786) - USA - FEB 3, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2013 Bright and dirty. Tons of hoops added at odd times. Strong bitterness, the main double element to this. odd sweetness at random times. Did not execute on this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (4059) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Clear golden orange with a white head - good retention; horizontal streaks of lace. The taste is full-bodied caramel malt in a dead heat with solid pine hops. The two tastes intertwine effectively through a lingering finish. This is a big bodied IPA (without the 8%abv being noticeable) that is a pleasure to drink. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dwmiller16 (112) - Delaware, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Medium yellow to light amber. Nice lacing on glass. Aroma is awful, smells like a wet dog. Drinkable, but wouldn't buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BazookaJoe (274) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Pours light orange with little nose. Taste is sweet and hoppy but not enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle from Mari’s. Pours clear orange with a big off white head, lots of carbonation. The aroma has a nice citrus hop start, some caramel malt, light grass. The taste is pretty darn bitter, almost a dry bitter punch. The up front bitterness is a true assault on the palate. The balance is limited but this guy gets it done.. must be hopped several times. Palate is a little thin for the style which could make this go down way to quick. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darwenus (887) - Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2013
This IPA gonna cause any panic at Stone or Bell’s or Sierra Nevada. Nonetheless, it is a pretty respectable little double. It’s a clear orange in color with an average head that doesn’t lace one bit, and the aroma is all lemon, tangerine and pine. There’s big hops all over the taste, with a little bit of smooth malt coming through and all the same tones that are there in the aroma. There are better IPAs that don’t cost as much, and for that reason I won’t buy this one again. But the price is my only real complaint with this brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Total Wine Sterling. It pours a clear amber color with a nice off white head. The nose is pretty much all pine. The flavor has a brash bitterness that is a bit off-putting. Almost acrid like aspirin. Little to no malt balance. Slight citrus pith notes emerge as it warms. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Not impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GSH1976 (307) - Delaware, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Pours a very clear light copper color. Aroma is some very mild citrus notes but not much else. For the style I would expect much more. Taste is sweet malt at first and then changes to bitter citrus. Definitely not one of the better DIPAs out there.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GNeeson88 (19) - Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Good ipa. Bitter with a bite. A very good aroma. Beautiful Carmel color and head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reberiii (498) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Very solid IPA, strong on the hops, but extremely drinkable. Crisp. Not citrusy. A pleasure I will repeat.

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