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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Ready to take it to the next level? This DIPA is fueled by hop flavor and aroma with enough bitterness to back the big malt body. Enjoy responsibly, this one’s aptly named.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dphoxie (120) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Nitro tap at the brewery. This brew was a little too hot with the alcohol. I was surprised that the heat was so easy to detect. It was 8.5% but I could have believed it was 10+ could be the Nitro tap letting more of that through. The hops are there for a double IPA but I didn’t get the malt backbone I was epecting. I’d go for their smoked amber over this DIPA next time.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tillmac62 (679) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2016
COD 5/16/16 Pours a clear dark amber, similar to a brown. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Very good nose of rich toasted malt, caramel, light grapefruit with a touch of orange and a slight pine note. Light medium body that is very smooth. Below normal carbonation level that leaves the carbonation / body balance lacking and fails to really open up the flavor. Mid-palate effervescence is almost adequate but the finish is where the effervescence is lacking. The flavor profile is good. The base has a rich toasted malt character that the hopping level never quite balances. Bitterness is mild, which is acceptable for the style, but hop flavor is particularly lacking - all you get is a mild zest and pine note. Caramel arrives as a nice wave in the middle coupled with a nutty aspect. As it warms, the toasted malts assert themselves and also deliver a slightly burned bready note. When the sweetness fades, astringent alcohol becomes uncovered to a moderate degree. The finish is a slow, slightly sweet, fade that ends with light zest and pine coupled with uncovered alcohol and a touch of heat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (520) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Out of can poolside. Aroma is grapefruit citrus. Taste is sweet caramel malt and citrus hops with a bitter grapefruit lean. Like a high gravity sweeter Dales Pale Ale. Nicely balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OrthoDoc (150) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Aroma of sweet malts and with some piney hops in the background. Taste is in the maltier side with the pine hops again the the back. Medium mouth feel with a medium finish. Bitterness also medium. Nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drpimento (3021) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 26, 2015
I agree with the other reviewer. It does taste like a home brew. Good body and malt flavor. A share from friend Beck.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scouser (332) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Pours a nice amber colour with white lacing and head. A nice looking beer. Mild malt aroma. Malty, metallic taste, not sure this sits in the DIPA catergory. Tastes like a home brew. Not a a bad beer, but I’m not a fan.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8773) - Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2015
22 oz bottle from Appalachian Vintner shared with drsordr. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off white head. More malty, caramel, toffee, bready, bigger body, hops to me are more subtle, some dank, earthy, resin, but, this is very malt forward, props for the name though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (2247) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06 pour amber with moderate to large white head. Nose dank hop, some sweet malt, hint of fruit, toffee, and slight bread. Taste moderate bitter bite up front then candied citrus, light floral, and some dank hop. Mid to late palate bitter. Oily texture. Reasonable mix of bitter and sweet flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubbleflubber (2154) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Pours amber-red into the glass, with a fizzy, wispy head that fully reduces to a tiny ring of bubble lacing. The nose is of candied malt and alcohol. Flavors are malty, of burnt toffee, burnt toast, citric berry skins and medium peppering bitters, finishing with an alcohol warmth. The full body and oily palate make for a slick mouthfeel, a touch boozy, but misses the mark on traditional characteristics of grapefruit, orange or other citrus contingencies. Not a bad brew at all, but not quite the Impy IPA I was expecting from one of the brewer’s most popular offerings.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2015
This is a very dark and very highly alcoholic beer that is hoppy and full of flavor. It is rich and considered one of their best.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (4996) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Pours clear amber with a thick and frothy pale buff head. Strong, hoppy aroma is mainly woody with some resin tone and malty and citrus undertones. Woody hops dominate the flavor somewhat, though there is plenty of room for grapefruit and sweetish malt to share the gustatory stage. Texture has good body and fizz a-plenty. Ooh baby baby, a good IPA!


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