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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Light amber in color, full bodied and well hopped. Simcoe, Cascade, and whole flower Mt. Hood hops were used. We dry hopped this ale with whole flower Starlings. A well rounded strong ale!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (881) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle to tulip Grapefruit, pine, and some spruce. Light amber, thin creamy white head. Initial impressions are of pepper and hops, then comes grapefruit and grain and some light honey. This could use a little more malt to balance it out, but it’s a fine beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1047) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Rating #854 - December 23, 2013 - 650ml bottle from Coop, courtesy of a very nice customer, 8.5%. Pours a darker amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is citrusy, grapefruit hops predominant. Taste is extremely hop bitterness tempered with a pleasant citrusy sweetness that disguises the higher abv quite well. Glad this beer did not follow the adage and stay in Vegas.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4591) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Amber with fair head. Big bold hoppy beer. Hops are medicinal and herbal. Big flavour. Big taste. Big hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2549) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 18, 2013
650ml brown bottle. Pours deep gold/orange, light haze. Big white head, lots of lace. Nose has pine, herbs. Taste has pine, earth, bit of malt sweeetness below. Hoppy finish with big pine and earthy hops, bit of citrus rind, a bit of alcohol heat and medium level bitterness. Pretty smooth mouthfeel. A good brew, a little different from most double IPAs, which is nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2013
Pours put a bright golden orange with a dense and sticky white head. Tons of sticky lacing splotches ring the glass enticing my appetite. The aroma is laden with tons of resinous and piney hop notes as well as a hint of caramel and toasted bread. A bit sweet and fruity up front with a bunch of grapefruit and pear notes blend well with a toasty breaded flavor. The finish has a lingering hop bitterness with a ton of acidic hop notes. A lingering resinous smack with a solid bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdInSaltLake (589) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Sweet/caramel and light fruity/herbal hop aroma. Sweet , light caramel malt flavor; with herbal, fruity, spicy hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oc4111 (119) - USA - APR 7, 2013
Cloudy golden pour with an active head after an aggre pour. Nice lacy curtains left behind. Aroma is pine, citrus and a bit of dankness. Taste comes across the same with a nice astringent finish. A lot of DIPA’s are a bit heavy on the malt bit not this one. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10635) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 5, 2013
Orange pour with a white head. A little bit of soap and grass on the nose. Lemon, orange, and grapefruit with a little bit of tropical fruit. Sweet caramel and toffee, too. Tastes of caramel, toffee, and citrus. Grapefruit and orange notes, a bit lemony on the finish. Mild tropical notes and a fair amount of grass.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2131) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Hazed golden , approaching amber color with a bit of white head. Aroma is sweet citrussy floral...a hop strength that tingles the nostrils. Flavor is a nice hop intensity centered on a citrus floral character and some piney sharpness reminiscent of gin. Quite a good (D)IPA!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Tap @ Public House. Clear, orange-gold pour with a medium white head which fades quickly to a goodly rim and leaves heavy lace. Nose is grass, pine and ganja. Medium body with moderate carbonation and a pleasant hop stickiness. Weed, pine, caramel and some cattibess. Some EtOH coming in the finish as it warms. Not too complex, but very solid and a great hop profile.


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