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RATINGS: 1586   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),


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beercam (14) - Georgia, USA - AUG 20, 2012
citrus, resin, caramel, orange, red, hazy, white foam, tan foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, medium body, lively,


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HomerBeerOdysy (63) - New York, New York, USA - APR 8, 2015
APPEARANCE - Opaque, 1FH, Carbonation, amber. AROMA/SCENT - Hops, sweet, malts, pine. TASTE - Hops, bitter, pine. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Carbonation, dry, clean, crisp, lingering, bubbly, effervescent. VALUE - $8 for 12-oz bottle. Decent. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Simple, OK, drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fratto (2803) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2015
Bottle shared at the KoBB meeting. Light pour with a white head. Aroma is oranges and pine. Taste is still more orange, maybe the grapefruit, caramel, light toast, and heat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
libertine (269) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2015
pours a hazy orange amber with a nice white head. Aroma of tangerines, red grapefruit, caramel malt, and resin. Flavor is fantastic. Well balanced. Orange, Grapefruit, resin, and sweet. Full bodied. Oily texture and a little sticky on the lips. Alcohol is well hidden and this is so drinkable that it is real dangerous at 9%. Finishes astringently bitter. This is real good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5206) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2015
pours unclear bright golden orange with a small reviving off-white cap, some lacing. spicy and piney melons, mangoes, minty citrus, danky, some sweetness - honey, grassy leafiness and lots of minty-like plants/herbs, earthy; doughy fruity maltiness layered in caramel, clean yeast. light carbonation, medium body - oily thick; balanced grassy-piney-citrusy finish. good balance and drinkability. tad old-school but nice with some juicy features.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mghj (14) - pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Poured 12 Oz bottle,orange to red in color no head...taste of grapefruit and resinous hops with a slight alcohol burn. Respectable DIPA, but not great, would drink again but wouldn’t go out of my way to find it

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElCapitan22 (199) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Pours a clear orange/gold color. Has some lacing, but no real head retention. Smells hoppy and slightly floral. Tastes very hoppy, but not too bitter. An excellent beer and one that I would seek out in the future.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flatmatt (1208) - Northville, Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2015
12 oz bottle, 02/12/15 bottling date. Pours a coppery amber with a ton of coarse suspended particles. Grapefruit and orange citrus aroma with a little berry. Citrus hoppy flavor, some herbal flavor, with a bit of sweetness and a nice bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ICEatALAMO (1082) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle. The pour is vibrant orange. The aroma is big bold hops. The taste is a little overly bitter. Had high hopes based on the aroma, but taste was lacking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5595) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours orange amber, nose is citrus, pine, caramel, taste is similar, quite bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2613) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 24, 2015
bottle @ Jungle Jim’s / Eastgate OH --- Aroma of strong pine hops and malt. Nearly clear dark amber brown, frothy beige head, broken curtain of lace. Taste is clear malt that turns overwhelmingly pine hoppy on the swallow. Malt doesn’t disappear, but it certainly can’t match the hops. A really strong IPA that is hop-dominated, well-done.


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