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RATINGS: 650   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
Hop Centric is one of a series of special limited-run beers in styles that are more extreme or unusual. This one is a real hop blast, dripping with the resiny soul of fresh Northwest hops. Donít come crying to us if itís too much for you; this oneís for hopheads only! And get it now, cause when itís gone, itís gone. Boo hoo. 22.7 Plato 100.1 IBU

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadShaolin (100) - - JUL 15, 2014
Usual pine/resin - carmel malt and bitterness, I wish it were more pronounced. Nice amber in the glass. Expected more hop bitterness due to the abv. Good attempt, as imperials become the norm, this one will be considered average in the long run.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jethro6191 (506) - Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Pours Amber with a long lasting ivory head. Good lacing. Malt, citrus, pine, orange peel aromas. Sweet malty flavor with a strong hoppy bitterness. Resin, pine, citrus, and floral notes. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Low carbonation. The finish is dry. Good double IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8434) - Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2014
22 oz bottle at home from backlog notes. Pours a hazy golden amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have citrus and resiny hops, caramel malt, the nose is welcoming, but the flavor is more watery and doesnít back it up, bitterness is on the mild side especially for a DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1455) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Poured a dark honey. Aroma of malty caramel grains and floral hops. Toffee. Grains. Bitter finish. Average carbonation. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vikingguy (1044) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Amber with thick foamy head. Strong floral hop aroma. Taste is chewy resinous caramel malt and earthy resinous hops. Bitterness is pronounced but not overpowering. Nothing about this one blows me away. Not bad but an average IIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nj_BierMaven (121) - Flemington, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2014
On tap, pours slightly cloudy amber. Expected happier nose, so disappointed on the aroma. Nice hop bitterness offsets significant malty smoothness. Overall enjoyable, but I expected something more on the hop profile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3471) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours copper, slight haze, off-white head. Hoppy aroma with blend of resiny and citrusy notes and some underlying bready and toasty malt. Flavor of toasty malt with some caramel malt, citrus some slightly grassy, green-hop character. Balanced finish. I would have liked more of a grapefruit flavor from the hops.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
MacBoost (1727) - Penfield, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Pours a murky amber with a small off white head. Aromas of dirty dishes, baby shit. Taste is bitter alcohol butt wipes. Finishes on a note of dumpster juice from the dumpster outside the Chinese restaurant. No.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Very citrusy with nice tropical and piney hops. Very sweet with a bitter finish. All in all a very imperial IPA and easy drinker. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tgrganto (3) - lockport, USA - DEC 21, 2013 does not count
I really like this ipa or double ipa it is aslightly dark but still translucent amber color with a nice white head if ipa is your kind of beer this is one of the best

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