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RATINGS: 1562   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (287) - New York, USA - APR 3, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a tumbler..bronze/amber pour with thin head..Aroma of hops, pine, resin..doesn’t taste like a DIPA..but not bad.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (920) - Poway, California, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pours rusty orange with nice one finger head. Aroma of citrus, pine, tropical fruits, pine, dank hops, and herbal hop with some light sweet and bready malts. Has a medium- full body with a creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a tasty DIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
radio_nowhere (832) - Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle into snifter glass, hazy rusty-amber color with cream colored head. Aroma of strong pine/grapefruit hops, heavy malt sweetness, light fruitiness and faint woody note. Taste adds notes of caramel, berries, lemon rind, dried fruit (prunes mainly) and honey. Heavy body, low carbonation, sticky, syrupy, dry with lingering citrus bitter finish. A monster yet balanced DIPA, showcases the complexity of the simcoe hop well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiscerninDrunk (43) - - SEP 18, 2014
Deep amber, some brown, moderate haze, light tan head medium retention. Aroma of woods and red berries, some sweetness. Flavor starts with a cherry like essence, moves into some sweetness with resin, fades in a long slow finish with strong woody bitterness. Quite nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Khaggerty118 (69) - Olney, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2014
I’ll be honest here, its too much. I don’t know if my taste buds have turned but I feel this is just a full-on-in-your-face-malty-hoppy-behemoth that lacks that refined taste. I prefer light body ipa’s so I may be biased, but the malt sweetness is too much. Apricot juice, thats its.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (842) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Hazy amber / orange color; medium off -white head. Strong aroma of pine , grapefruits , a bit of resin and malt. Sweet malty taste with citrus and pine on the beginning , strong hops bitterness in finish and aftertaste. Full body , low carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
1guywith_aboat (227) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Nice amber pour. Hoppy aroma with some malt present. Flavor is very floral. Smooth and crisp. medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YogiBeera (2475) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Nice dark amber color with a small foamy head. Sweet hops nose. Sweet malty, resin and very peppery taste. Light bitter aftertaste that lingers quite long.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivo (2566) - GERMANY - AUG 16, 2014
Big sweet nose with little direct hop aroma. Deep amber color with a spongy head. Warm round body of malt with a heavy dose of alcohol that injects hops into the corners of the mouth. Not so bitter actually though the flavor is characterized by hops. Slight alcohol burn after swallow and a peppery finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (616) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottled 5/13/14. Consumed 7/30/14. Pours a bright Orange with a one and a half finger, off white head that laces well and a lot of fine sediment. Aroma has nice notes of pine, slight resin, and tropical tangerine, and slight alcohol Taste is a strong bitter with big, pungent resin, pine, citrus, slight bread, alcohol, and a drawn put aftertaste. Medium-full body with a medium carbonation. Resiny texture in the mouth with a dry finish. Overall a nice beer. Great display of the hop.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
adster (388) - HUNGARY - JUL 21, 2014
Sötét borostyán, opálos színéhez foghatóval csak a kategória legnagyobbjai rendelkeznek, mindenesetre már jó előre belopja magát a szívünkbe, még azelőtt, hogy a mázsányi komló jelenlétének bizonyítékaként előtörő nehéz gyantás, néhol ecetes savanykásságba, majd hagymalekváros édességbe, mézes élesztősségbe átcsapó illatáradat teljesen levenne minket a lábunkról. Sziruposan indul, masszív test fogad minket, melyet természetesen az amerikai komló szivárványszínű, agresszív keserűsége ural egy enyhe, citrusos érintéssel. Minden kortyot öntetszerű, mézes édesség övez, mely csodásan kiegyensúlyozza az összhatást, remekül kerekíti le az ízeket. Mindez egy átható, élesztős lepelbe burkolva, melynek maradványai egyébként jól láthatóvá is válnak a pohárban. Egy gyengédnek a legkevésbé sem mondható, markánsan keserű, mégis gazdag és rendkívüli módon élvezhető ízvilág, mely egyértelműen a műfaj legnagyobb remekei közé emeli ezt a mesterművet.


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