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Swamp Head 10-10-10 IPA
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our limited release Imperial IPA is all about excess. We use massive quantities of the finest European barley malts and American hops to produce a wonderfully malty beer with outrageous hop expression. From the initial aroma, through the balanced finish and the lingering hop flavors that coat your palette, 10-10-10 is truly fertilizer for the hop lover’s soul!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1726) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Draft. Pours golden with a thick white head. Flavor is big piney and grapefruit hops. Enjoyable DIPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2010
A clear golden amber IPA with a thin white head. Another meaty and floral hops aroma, with some nice muskey notes, almost sexual. In mouth, an intense malt with nicely balanced floral hops, oily resins, quite nice and classic, warming alcohol, just right. On tap at Cigar City, May 22 2010.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (9151) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2010
Draft... Mildly hazed, light amber ale with a mid-sized, creamy – yet fat-bubbled – white head. Fantastic retention. The aromatics are heavy with peppery hops, grapefruit, peach, pine and resin. Full-bodied and creamy with moderate carbonation. The flavor is nothing but hop and alcohol bitterness and astringency. Assertive, aggressive and nearly offensive. Where’s the malt? Finishes liquor-like, harsh and bone dry.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8425) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 26, 2010
On tap at Kickbacks. Pours a clear light amber with a decent white head. Okay retention and little to no lace. Aroma on this is very funky- almost like unblended lambic (I shit you not). There are some geuze notes in here of horse, sour fruits. Taste is just full on hop bitterness, wheat, herbal medicines, some sickly sweet malt. And then background geuze notes. Maybe an infection in this batch? Could be the beginnings of something very good- an IPA lambic (!!).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HOPSHUNTER (742) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2010
Tap @ CCB. Pours a clear golden orange with a tall egg shell head. Nose is fairly balanced between the slightly more forward citric, piney hop notes and the caramel and pale malt notes. Medium to full body with good carbonation and a slightly sticky mouth feel. Flavor starts with a good amount of sweet caramel malt before opening up some nice piney, spicy hop notes, light grass and honey are also present. Finishes with moderate hop bitterness. Solid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2010
Very nice ipa. Pours a copper and honey shaded body with a mild white head. Citrus and tangerines give way to a green grassy hop tone, a mild tea note. A bit brash with a strong hop oily finish, very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6881) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2010
On tap on cask at the ‘010 FL Brewer’s Ball. Pours up copper with slight haze and off white head. The aroma is pretty robust with hop spiciness, some sweet malts, floral, a touch of soap and hop resin. The taste is sweet malts moving to pine hop resin, hop spiciness, a touch of grapefruit and staying hop resiny into the finish. It has lingering hops resin supported by echoes of malty sweetness heading deep into the after taste. Full of flavor. Nice!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010

Date: March 13, 2010
Mode: Draft
Source: Tasting, RBWG 2010
Appearance: hazy orange, wispy white head, drippy
Aroma: sweet pine aroma, floral hops, crystal sweetness
Flavor: hot sweet crystal malt flavor, sweet pine, long bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2640) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Draft at Cigar City. Hazy light brown pour. Citrusy pine hop aroma, really big. Tasty malt with lots of rough hop bitterness. Good IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Teege (375) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2010
draft at redlight redlight. pours a yellow/orange with a thin white head. not much lace. hoppy nose with lots of citrus notes particularly grapefruit and orange peel. pretty bitter flavor with a bit of a bite in the finish. very smooth for having a high alcohol content. just ok.


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