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RATINGS: 1600   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Fast on the heels of our fantasticly reformulated Hops Infusion, our brewers have picked up the gauntlet and brewed a Double IPA using exclusively Simcoe(R) Hops! This west coast Hops was created in 2000 by Select Botanicals, Inc. and carries a fantastic flavor profile abounding with citrusy-grapefruit, piney, resiny notes that pushes this Double IPA over the top. 9.0% ABV in the brew gives it a nice malt foundation as well. Draft and bottles, 12 oz. in PA, 22 oz. out of state (as we have no 6-packs),


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ford9719 (371) - Vilseck, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2006
Bottle. Thanks to jasonmech77. Poured a golden color. Had a hint of smoke to it. Very hoppy beer loved it.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2006
Bottle. Cloudy grayish-brown, with a massive off-white head. The hop aroma is impressive, with a piney floral aroma that worries me a little. This beer is heavy, with a great malt sweetness that sort of balances the hops. The second sip is even better. The hops seem a bit less bitter and the beer seems smother and mellower.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3030) - Flushing, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2006
Tap: Pours a hazy orangey amber with thin off-white head. Nice sweetish toffeeish hoppy aroma. Has an overall grapefruit bitterness in the flavor, with a light sweet malt background. Slightly flowery with a subtle caramel sweetness. Nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2006
(Bottle 65 cl) Pours a slightly hazy amber golden with a small, off-white head. Distinctly perfumy hoppiness in the aroma. Solid body with some caramel and then fat, somewhat soapy aroma hops leaving a distinct bitterness in the finish. 011206

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with a big tan head. Sweet malty, pine, grape, hop aroma and taste. Medium body with a very dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2006
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange body with a thick off white head that lasts and lasts. Beautiful lacing. Aroma is pure hops, pine, grapefruit, lemon, orange. Taste is biting hops, floral, grapefruit, pine needles. Body is medium. Nice crisp finish!! Ist guten!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
edden (925) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2006 12/4/06: Bottle.
hazy orange body with tones of brown and red. light almond coloured head with nice lace. beautifully hopped nose - citrus and pine- very yummy and hop-oh-lishous. Citrus, floral and fresh grapefruit. rated at "uncle" carnevale’s house via laptop due to poweroutage at mi casa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30812) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2006
A hazy amber beer with a thin oof-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of hops and grapefruit. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of hops, alfa acids, and caramel, leading to a nicely bitter end. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peterstrongale (43) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2006
Clear orange-amber beer with nice and thick off white head. The nose is one and all hops, it is herby and has interesting tones of mint and pastis. It also has hints of citrus, dry malts and wood. The taste is smooth and dry at the same time. It is nutty, and has touches of bread and lemon zests. Aftertaste is refreshing and fine hoppy, it stays in your mouth for minutes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (23865) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2006
Bottle. Cloudy orange coloured with an off white ehad. Aroma of hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Flavour of caramel, hops, pine needles and grape fruits.


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