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Brewed by Tin Whistle Brewing Company
Style: Imperial IPA
Penticton, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Scorpion Double IPA is loaded with citrus hops and a huge malt backbone. Brewed in small batches. Another great ale by Tin Whistle Brewery.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobBestwick (658) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Sweet caramel aroma with feint citrus notes. Pours cloudy amber in colour with well retained off white creamy head. Toffee and caramel flavour with some underlying sharp hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied with a very sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RD400F (218) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 17, 2015
650ml bottle to pint glass, the beer pours a transparent dark amber with a decent off white head that fades to a small top. The aroma is amazingly fresh but malt forward...if you homebrew beer you will know what I mean, it smells like a freshly grounded bag of grain backed by earthy, herbal hops. Not much in the way of pine or citrus...there but faint. Taste is a little odd...quite herbal and medicinal along with resin and tree sap. Not what Iím used to in an IPA. Itís also pretty sweet for the style as well and has lots of caramel and toffee notes. The beer is decently palatable...medium bodied, co2 a bit low, drinkability affected a bit by the alcohol rearing itís head but nothing really bad about it. Overall...this beer is different for sure. Itís not terrible but it doesnít feel like itís all there.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (699) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2014
IPA ポップぽっく& あんまりかな

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardW (1703) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottled. Had high hopes for this, sadly its a mess. Overpowering sugary caramel destroys any hope of a citrus hop hit. Similar thing with the flavour. Pear drops and toffee, no hop character at all. Poor

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
very subpar dipa in my opinon. weak aroma mostly of malt and some hints of citrus. quite bitter but lacking much flavour from the hops. the malt in very prevelant but almost taste like cheap extract malts. wasent overally impressed

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 20, 2014
Looks great. Bright and fiery red-brown colour and a thin bubbly head. Aroma is chewy and a bit buttery. The body is fairly light for the style. Thereís more diacetyl than hop, which is sort of backgroundy. The malts are nice, smooth, lightly caramelly with a touch of crystal. If you look at this as more of an imperial red, youíll find it quite good, except for the diacetyl, which is perceptible and therefore a problem.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Madsen1635 (415) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber pour with creamy white head. Aroma has citrus and some freshness to it. Taste is quite flat and sweet. Limited bitterness. Alcohol content is clear. Low carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CapFlu (4762) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
(650ml bottle) Purchased at Spinnakers Spirit Merchants in Vic West for around ~ $7. Pours a thin, white head atop a deep orange body. Nose is very peppery and candied cherries. Fairly sweet, mildly roasted and alcoholic tongue. A lot of kick for a 8% abv. Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Druid (101) - Wamuran, AUSTRALIA - JUL 30, 2013
A nice golden amber coloured beer that is lightly carbonated. The palate is rather lengthy but doesnít distract from overall taste. A good quality and very drinkable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (2320) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pours a brown amber with little head. Aromas of oranges, resin, and roasted malts. Flavours of a weak barley wine. Citrus hops and malts. But neither a good barley wine or DIPA.


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