Wicked Weed Ménage-a-Freak
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 4.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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This triple IPA is brewed once a year and released during Asheville Beer Week. With 94 lbs of hops in only 11 barrels of beer, this exceeds the definition of a hoppy beer. We dry hop this beer here separate times with a blend of Centennial, Simcoe, Amarillo and Mosaic hops to create a tropical fruit explosion of deliciousness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsordr (1429) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Draft at Wicked Weed pour slight hazy dark gold with minimal white head. Nose lots of good hop. Tropical citrus fruits, resin, and sweet malt. Taste moderate bitter up front, citrus hop and dank hop. Some caramel. Great mix of bitter and sweet. Syrupy mouth feel.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4351) - Georgia, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Cask in the basement at Wicked Weed. Hopped with Pacific Gem. Cloudy yellow. I’ve never seen such care by a bartender! Smells of hops and tangerines. Flavor is a palate bruiser. Huge hops. Big beer... (4181)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11710) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Growler shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex hop aroma. Heavy bitter flavor with a moderate to heavy bitter finish of moderate to long duration. Copious body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate alcohol bite at the finish. Standout brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2874) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy golden brown on tap with bubbly white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma is big resinous hops, citrus and new world zest, hints of garlic and earth. Taste follows, super hoppy, just a faint caramel malt back. Medium carbonation, no real hint of the booze, amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrSilverworm (8183) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
32oz growler, thanks to alexsdad06 for sharing, and thanks to b3shine for getting it to him. Clear orange color. Thin off-white head. Decent bits of lace. Amazing huge hoppy flavor on this. Apricot, pine, earthy hops. Strong grapefruit, light orange citrus, big piney resin. Some pineapple. This is what liquid hops is supposed to taste like. Despite being such a big beer, this is very hop forward, almost exclusively hoppy in the flavor. Malt takes a back seat in the 4th row. Bigger body, necessary to host this obscene level of hops. Smooth, lightly soft, lighter carbonation. Dry finish. Great, long, complex hoppy piney citrusy finish. Hops buzz on the palate long after each sip. Easily one of the best DIPAs I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
J_Wicked (10) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Didn’t think it could get better than The Freak DIPA, but this triple dry hopped version with 11.4% abv is extremely drinkable and enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1801) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Beau!!! Notes. pour is clean and clear gold with a banging white head. tropical tropical aroma so nice. taste is a tad bozzy but still fruity and sweet with a sexy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3053) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Sampled at the brewpub. It poured a golden color with a white head. The aroma was of pine resin, some tangerine and citrus hops. The taste was similar with some caramel, maybe a hint of wood and tropical fruits. Awesome.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chronman23 (6) - - JUN 6, 2014 does not count
Had a nice aroma and taste. Was very surprised to to find out the abv was higher than I thought it would be. Very enjoyable beer. Thanks Adam!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (4442) - Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Poured a pale orange color with aromas of hops, citrus, light pine, fresh cut hops holy crap does this need to get drank. Flavors are the same, fresh hops, light citrus, malt fantastic overall. Thanks Beau for the fresh growler.

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