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RATINGS: 699   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Sure we’re abrasive. We were abrasive long before we were Surly. If you visit the brewery you can still see remnants of the industrial manufacturing factory Omar’s parents ran for 35 years within those same 4 walls. Bandsaw blades, grinding wheels, and sanding discs came long before ales and lagers. But let’s be honest, this is a lot more fun. Pale in color, this over-hopped, under-brewed Double IPA has almost twice the amount of hops & malt crammed in the can. Seasonal between March and April.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Benzai (13881) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2013 Sampled @ CBC 2013. Clear yellow to golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, tropical fruits, mandarin, mango, grapefruit, bitter and hops. What a beer, superb!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13459) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2010
RBSG 2010. Poured a hazy copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex earthy hop aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish that was long lasting. This is a standout can beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (13248) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 16, 2010
16 oz. can poured a hazy golden amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of pine, pink grapefruit, apricot, tangerine and cookie. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, pink grapefruit, apricot, tangerine, pine and light earthiness with a smooth dry lingering bitter fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13142) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Draught. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter fnish. Creamy palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (12877) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
A golden DIPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, beautiful floral hops, intense piney and citrusy character, over biscuit malt. In mouth, a nice citrusy biscuit malt with loads of pink grapefruit pulp, floral and resinous hops, very nice and complex, a good example of the style. On tap at End of Everything beer fest Dec 22 2013.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2010
(16oz can, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, and weed. Flavor of pineapple, caramel malt, citrus, herbs, and pine with a bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (12100) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Can. Pours clear golden orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity, floral, dank and herbal hops with biscuit and honey malt and peach esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with light malt and fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (12074) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
Can, bought @ Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade. Pours clear golden with a large, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has lovely peach, grapefruit, luscious oranges. Medium carbonation, very dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has mild maltiness, heavy bitter hops. Grapefruit, oranges, peach, light pine. Lingering heavy fresh fruity bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11928) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
cloudy golden, small white head. nice hoppy aroma, pine, grapefruit, fruit peel, faint oranges. malts quite weak. flavor is strong hoppy, pine, grapefruit,

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11767) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Can shared by guyinchicago at the RBSG Grand Tasting. Thanks! Pours a clear copper color with a medium head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of citrus and earthy hops with slightly nutty malty notes. The taste is leafy, herbal hops with some citrus and caramel. Medium bodied. Nice.


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