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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2011

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Unclear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, overriped orange, mandarin. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, overriped orange, citrus, alcohol. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110804]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2011
From cask. Pours cloudy and dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is sweet and malty, caramelish and slight citric. Sweet, slight sticky, dense grapefruity hoppy and malty. Dry and solid fruity following. Dry and herbal bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles and citrus. Fruity flavour of hops, caramel, bread and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is caramel, fruits, toffee, some earth, mild wooden notes as well. Flavour is wood, fruits, caramel, some earth, quite sugary and mildly resiny. Balanced IIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2011
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. FRuity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2011
4th August 2011
GBBF. Cask. Hazy amber beer, tiny white head. Pretty hoppy - good grapefruit tangerine bitterness with a little pineapple as well. Dry finish. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours unclear amber with a small creamy white head. Piney and citrussy hops. Dry and really bitter. A bit of yeast. Smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 26, 2011
Draft. Small beige head atop clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, apricot, grapefruit, some pineapple. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, pineapple, some apricot. Medium-full body, some stickiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2012
12oz bottle-pours gold/amber with a light tan head. Aroma is herbal-tea/orange, 2nd medium malt. Taste is biting herbal-tea/orange hops, 2nd medium malt-some caramel. Harsh [Cascade]/bitter, drying finish.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11063) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 27, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Clear golden. Nice citrus aroma. Overwhelming bitter taste, too much for my buds to handle.


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