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RATINGS: 1551   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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shawn14505 (39) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 11, 2009
This is damn near DIPA perfection as far as I have ever tasted. Wow. The aroma is unbelievable. You are first hit with such a sweet whiff of hops and flowers that you believe that you are actually smelling a hop vine. The frist taste is pure hop head bliss. The use of only a single hop to get this flavor is pure genius. I could drink this all day everyday. Uncommonly good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ctplt777 (63) - - JUL 12, 2014
Love it! Never had anything from Weyerbacher until this one and I’m super impressed. Lots of piney grapefruit on the aroma. Super fresh smelling. The taste is spot on. Well balanced super bitter. Lots of pine, grapefruit and some woodsy stuff on the taste. Super refreshing just awesome beer. I love the use of only Simcoe hops here, it really shows what the hop does and how it tastes. Definitely will be having this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsnicholas (64) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle (12oz): Pours a cloudy amber. Small head. Lots of flavors with a Carmel malty taste and some bitterness in the finish. Very Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReeceG (49) - Iowa, USA - JUL 7, 2014
poured into a snifter, with a light amber color, had a nice nose of pine and grapefruit with the taste providing more of the same with a balanced flavor profile and slight malty background with a bit of an alcohol burn at the end. a well done brew and a good reminder of why i love the simcoe hop

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndrewMichaelZ (44) - - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle poured into Dogfish IPA glass. Pours a deep, hazy, opaque copper with a creamy head. Strong citrus and grapefruit notes on the nose with resiny back notes. Mild carbonation with a medium mouthfeel and a bit sticky. Sweet maltiness plays against the strong hops. Bitterness hangs on the palate for long enough. Weyerbacher does it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockeybeerguy (1505) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a snifter and a tulip. There was basically the same look and smell in both glasses. The appearance had a nice ruddy orange coloring to it with a decent one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. The lacing stuck nicely to both glasses. The smell had a nice spicy and piney aroma running under my nose. The taste had a decent bitter piney and slightly citrusy flavoring. There was a nice sharp bitter citrus aftertaste and it had a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium in body with a fairly good sessionable aspect about it. The carbonation was appropriately harsh for the style. Overall, I say this was a pretty good DIPA well worthy of having again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SNL (200) - - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Hazy Brown pour, minimal light Brown head. Sweet malty Nose, notes of prunes. Sweet taste, notes of prunes and bitter malts. Unusual DIPA, but decent. Oily texting, medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2163) - New York, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Draught from d 55. Orangey pour white head. Floral hops and citrus and pine nice enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (1824) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Tasted on 6/12/14 from a capped 12oz bottle purchased at Maine Wine and Cheese. Pours lightly hazy amber with an average off-white head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is pine resin hops with some nice caramel and brown sugar malt. The flavor is about the same, this is a very nicely balanced DIPA, with plenty of pleasant bitterness. The body is a sticky medium plus with average carbonation and a long bitter resin hops and burnt brown sugar finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (784) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Deep amber with lasting foamy lacy beige head; aroma is hoppy with notes of sweet caramel malt; Flava is on the mild side with def hoppy notes roasty malt notes and some tartness; feels medium kinda flat; finishes dry and roasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours amber and clear. Nose is sticky fruity tropical hops, very fruity, and the hops blend well with the esters and caramel malts. Flavor is similar. Good beer.

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