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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   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 (238) - 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


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle at Dad’s for the half marathon tasting. Pours a faintly hazed amber with a thin white head. Musk, spicy yeast on the nose, bright and lively. Bright funk, acid. Sweet and spicy and full of acid. Long acid, spicy musk.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jredmond (6153) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Can shared at the Half Marathon tasting - May 2015. Pours a light golden body with thick white head and lacing. Mouthfeel is grainy, bitter and boozy with notes of sticky malt sweetness, crackery character, dry fruits and light bitterness on the palate. Not great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (6880) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Can. Pours golden orange with a white head. Fruity, with mild malty sweetness, faint floral notes, and mild bitterness. Just a bit off and really not that enjoyable, especially with all those unnecessary ABVs.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3505) - 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 (2517) - 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 (647) - 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 (1426) - 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 (3144) - 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.


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