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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 180   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3132) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Pour is murky gold with a sticky mostly white head. Pineapple and citrus hop aroma. The flavor is moderately bitter all the way to the finish. Needs a little malt to balance and to get this away from the hop juice category.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6369) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks to Andrew. Bottled 8/09/12. Thin khaki head, leaves some lace. Reddish amber mostly clear color. Crisp lighter carbonation, more dry finish. Resiny piney hop flavor. Little bite. Big bitterness. Something lacking to this, though. An imbalance, but not bad at all, satisfying enough after my 9 hour drive

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2012
an impressive IPA considering I had heard nothing about it. Refreshing, balanced, yum!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9797) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Bottle poured a hazy orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit,mustiness, grapefruit and pine. Palate was light bodied and risp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit and light pine with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Derek881 (1006) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Poured this beer from the bottle into a trumpet glass to drink. The beer had a very cloudy amber-orange color with some slight sediment and a good-sized foamy white head with solid retention, great cling, and good lacing. Its aroma featured some spice, citrus, pine, and floral hops, and touches of barley malt beneath. The taste was grainy and bitter with some lighter citrus, and a modest sour grain effect too. It was a lively, fizzy beer with good carbonation, and was very dry, but with a thick, filling mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Bottle and draft in Williamsburg, VA. Pours translucent medium copper with 1-finger frothy white head. Nose is pungent cheesy Simcoe hops, caramel malt, pine, tangerine, black pepper. Tastes Somcoey, with that pungent tangerine and pineapply citrus, caramel malt, black pepper, and a hoppy, bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (8933) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Hazy golden color with an averaged sized head. Aromas of floral hops, toast, citrus, pine, and spicy hops. Tastes of citrus, pine, fruity, and spicy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy citrus hop aroma. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation and soft alcohol bite at the finish. Solid brew.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottw86 (1103) - Maryland, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Poured a very hazy orange color with some sediment. Creamy off-white head. Aroma is hoppy with citrus and caramel. Some pepper and pine. Taste has lots of pepper and spices with citrus and pine. Great sweet malty flavors to back up the hops. Smooth throughout. Aftertaste has caramel and some creamy candy. Very good.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sloth (2483) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Large off white head with fair retention and lace.Slightly hazy copper/amber hued ale. Nose of grainy malts and some co2. medium bodied, somewhat astringent and a bit carbonated, prickly. Dry and somewhat astringent malt flavors. cant find much for hops, maybe slight grassy notes, metallic(not the good kind either!). Dry, astringent finish. Thats enough of that shit. Must of gotten a bad bottle by the appearences of the other ratings. Hooof!


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