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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Remember Rye’da Lightning? This is its double. Think of Ronnie James Dio while you enjoy this double Rye IPA.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfhhead25 (251) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Aroma- pretzels, rye, hay, hops, smokiness Appearance- lighter colored than I anticipated, nice lacing Taste- crazy amount of rye upfront, nice smothering of hops, some malt to clean the palate up, more rye on the finish Palate- very nice mouthfeel on this one, heavy but not cloyingly so Overall- 3F strikes again with a crazy brew. This one really surprised me, all in good ways.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (6313) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle from a trade with George. It pours clear orange with a medium white head. The nose is pine, orange, tangerine, mango, touch of marmalade and some creaminess. The taste is grapefruit, mango, resin, spice, pine, assertive bitterness, alcohol, earth and light metal with very long bitter-dry finish. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Flavoursome, good bitterness and well balanced. As usual these guys deliver.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bookman10 (626) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Pours a cloudy peach-orange yellow with a nice, mid-sized, lasting head. Floral, hop aroma. Flavor is dominated by a strong, citrusy-hop top layer, with a nice rye bite underneath. Full, sweetish finish. There are times when I wish I lived in Munster, Indiana--this is one of them. Very nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle shared by nuplastikk. Thanks! Poured a clear orange-yellow color with a small, wispy head. Aroma was some tropical fruits, solid malt backing to this one. Flavor was notes of toffee, malt, resin hop character.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (2420) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Shared by nuplastikk. Thanks man! The beer is straw yellow and mildly hazy with a thick white cap. The aroma offers a bouquet of tropical fruits atop a sturdy malt bill. Tangerines, pineapple, grapefruit blend beautifully with bread and biscuit flavors. Robust and full bodied with ample carbonation. Alcohol content is hidden well. Another very tasty offering from FFF.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle shared by nuplastikk: pours a clear bright golden with a stringy lacing white head. Has a fresh resiny hoppy nose with some light malty sweetness. Starts with good fullness and sweet light caramel with lots of fresh hop flavor and resiny bitterness before a drier bittersweet finish. Well-balanced and enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy orange yellow color, small white head. Aroma of lightly spiced rye bread. Taste is nicely spiced rising bread dough. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8276) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 23, 2012
651mL thx to nuplastikk. Cloudy orange thin foam. Floaters. Juicy mango and pithy nose with raw malt and wort. Taste is juicy, cheesy, Rindy Some tropical melons and sugar. Sweeter not astringent. Relatively fresh tasting though this was picked up at FFF directly a few days ago. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4200) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2012
This poured a darker orange to red color with a beige head. Aroma was fruity tropical hops, and rye, booze and caramel. Flavor was much the same, good balance of fruity hops and malt, not over the top bitter, booze is a little hotter than I would have liked but still a pretty solid beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
trumpetskid (106) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Half pint at the brewpub. This is a terrific double IPA. Wonderful floral aroma. Bitter, juicy citrus flavor with nice dry finish. This beer is very refreshing and easy to drink for its high abv. Very dangerous.


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