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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 84   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
Heavier Handed is one of a series of special limited-run beers in the styles that are more extreme or unusual. This Artisan Beer is in celebration of our new French oak tanks, called "Foudres". Tons of fresh, wet hops from Washington State power through this stepped up version of our seasonal IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Awktoberfest (346) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Doesn't knock anything out of the ball park...sweet and muted hop flavors... Ok at best.... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3664) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bomber from Andersons in Toledo. Amber pour with thin off-white. Aroma of caramel, floral, citrus. Tastes are more of the same - sweet malt, pine, grapefruit. Nice and even with a light bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11586) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2013
An orange amber DIPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, sweet vinous malt with treacle, floral hops, like a Barley Wine. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with treacle, vinous notes, iodine, alcohol warmth, floral hops, very nice. On tap at Breukelyn Bier Merchants.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
28th September 2013
Borefts Beer Festival 5. Day 2. Post fest Tulip Hotel Tasting. Lightly hazy amber beer with a tidy white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Light pale malt base, Good hops - orange and orange marmalade, pine and mellow lemon. Finishes light. A light and tasty DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2906) - New York, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Bomber to enjoy game 1 of the world series. Pours clear copper with froth tan head and nice legs. Light nose of fruits and pine. Tastes of resin, tropical fruit and oranges, caramel, spice, floral, earth. Lingering fruit finish. Kinda light bodied and thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3035) - Bellmore, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2013
The aroma is flowers, musty. The appearance is clear deep amber, white head. The flavor is caramel, bread, flowers, citrus. The finish is flowers, citrus, grapefruit. Medium in body. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
574deadzone (1295) - North Central, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Happy full moon. Pours an awesome glowing bronze with a thick off-white head that leaves some sticky, intricate lace. Nose involves a big dose of pine resin, some orange and grapefruit citrus, some grassiness, marmalade, apricot and peach, floral notes, some light honey, biscuit, and toasted malt notes. Fairly sweet, lightly tart, and quite bitter. Medium toward full bodied, oily, fair carb, juicy, sticky, a touch soapy, with a lingering drying bitter and juicy citrus tart finish. Enjoying the balance, and the exuberant fresh hop notes. Iíve said juicy like three times now, but thatís whatís going on. Incredibly fresh tasting, very rewarding. This yearís version involves locally grown Illinois hops, and Iím pretty impressed with how it turned out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10255) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Floral hops with citrus, and some toastiness. Lighter caramel in the tastes too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2013 Bottle from craft ale house. Pours clear copper with a medium sized white head. The aroma is not pungent, has some floral notes, some light orange. The taste has an assault if citrus.. Orange, lemon, and a light bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (14315) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle shared in Room 316 of the Tulip, Bodegraven, after day II of Borefts í13, big thanks to Kenny for dragging this one further east and for his slap bass efforts on his thigh! Clear dark golden amber with a good sized off white head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, bitter grapefruit, orange. Taste comprises bitter grapefruit, pine, orange pith, toasted malts. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, dry grassy finish with a good dose of hop bitterness. Decent DIPA.

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