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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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They say an elephant never forgets. When it comes to this double IPA, you won’t either. This gentle giant certainly certainly has mad hops, but ferments out dry (,) so it’s not too malty on the finish. Clocking in at 10.8 percent ABV, it’s definitely not for the timid mice amongst you. Put on your trunks and dive in.


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2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rick_91709 (218) - USA - SEP 1, 2013
Pours a hazy, orange-copper with a off white head. Piney aroma with a little bit of citrus. Taste is not too good - a little mediciny. Many other better IPAs or DIPAs out there. Will not buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3436) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Pour is a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is a nice hoppy, orange peel zest with some sweet caramel malt backing things up. Flavor is way sweet malt followed by a bit of hops and more thick honey like sweetness. This was not a west coast fruity hops bomb. Way heavy and much to sweet malt that drowns out any aggressive hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (2454) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2015
16oz can shared by Dan P. Poured a dark orange color with a finger of off white head. Aroma of old oranges, lemon zest, and caramel malt. Taste of sweet grain, old citrus fruit, caramel, and grass.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADfan (648) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 17, 2015
On tap it has a medium brown color with a small head. Aroma of sweetness, malts and booze. The taste has more sweetness with booze, malts and some licorice. Long finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brenhophead (638) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 28, 2015
Pint Can says 9.4% abv, Pours a golden hue with a big white head and an amazing fruity aroma. Lots of tropical fruit flavour with a big sweet sticky malt backing. I really enjoyed this.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
redwood_mike (6) - - JAN 11, 2015 does not count
Looks good. Smells good. Too much though...a little heavy on the palate. Great experience though...looking forward to trying some other "Dude" brewskis

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1397) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Orange amber with a bright white long-lasting head and very nice lace. Aromas of citrus - grapefruit, orange, pineapple - and bready malts. Big hop bitterness up front with a biscuity malt foundation. Medium body, lively carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a crisply bitter finish. Ok, but nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (3001) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 4, 2014
It poured a hazy orange color with a white head. The aroma was of pine, grapefruit and some sweetness. The taste was of bread, caramel, grass, and some light floral notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maxbier (601) - Maryland, USA - OCT 17, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2014 Can from whole foods. Piney aroma. Light golden color with foamy white head. Sweet malt and some pine hoppy flavors. Not bad but not really to style. If you like it sweeter ales and are carefully with the ABV you will enjoy. Definitely not for me (left the remaining 3 cans in my hotel room when I departed LA).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12049) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Can from Total Wine in Huntington Beach, CA. Pours coppery gold with a creamy white head. Nice hoppy aroma that seems resin. Full bodied. Flavor is somehow just too malty, and gets a touch metallic? Odd aftertaste. Detergent? This is just disconnected. Things don’t work together.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (3930) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Wally’s, LA can: Pours orange with a creamy white head. Aroma is some pine, resin, and plenty of sugary malts. Taste is much too sweet for my liking. There ain’t really enough hops to balance out the sugar. Not really much to it.


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