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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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An intense Double IPA brewed for the "hopheads" of the world. This robust ale is so full of malt and hops that you can almost chew on it. Served in a snifter to bring out all of the nuances of malt, hop, and alcohol.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4971) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Sampled from a 12 oz can this beer poured a bright orange-amber color with a large creamy-soapy orange-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was strong pine, resin and caramel. The flavor was sweet and tangy pine, resin, orange and caramel. Medium length sweet pine, resin and caramel finish. Full bodied and just a touch boozy. Interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2561) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Fruity pebbles aroma hints of grahm cracker and a light grass. Beautiful pour off orange color nearly opaque with a tall dense white head amd great lacing. Sticky full palate. Flavor is a good amount of grahm cracker citrus peel some tropical fruity floral notes amd a warm swallow giving off tue alcohol. Good but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (882) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Hazy copper with a small beige head. The aroma is mostly resinous, and fruity hops, with some slight alcohol and caramelized sugar. The flavor is similar. Full bodied and somewhat balanced. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrnkMcDermott (2810) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Taster at the Blarney Stone’s Solstice Fest, Oak Forest. Cloudy amber color with a fruity hop smell. Simply tastes quite full of IPA goodness, but also plenty of malts to make for a pleasing balance. Lots of pine and a bit of apricot in the hop palate.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (353) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Poured in a tulip glass at Kasey’s Tavern in Chicago. Beautiful deep color meets expectations of a double IPA. Not overly hoppy on the nose or palate. This one kind of grows of you like a band starting out with some stuff from a new album that the crowd hasn’t showed up to see. In the end, a solid representation of the style and worthy of a post-Lolla celebratory spot.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1756) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Can. Pour is a hazy gold with quickly dissipating head. Nice floral hops, not overly flavorful but solid. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GJF (1258) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Can at Lincoln Wine Bar. Small white head. Amber body. Malty aroma with some grapefruit. Flavor is sweet to start. Followed with some grapefruit, toasted malt, sticky hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2422) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 20, 2013
Can with a skeleton! BBOTM. Hazy deep amber with beige head. Citrus, tangerine, some orange marmalade and sweet paprika aroma,bitter, a littledry and oniony taste. Full bodied, long, citrus peel aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2274) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Dirty and hazy amber, Nice aroma of resin hops but a little sharp, citrus undertone with a strong malt backbone. Moderate body and carbonation, little bit of initial sweetness but becomes bitter and grows more so. Leaves a nice blend of resin hops and malt. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Dark orange pour with an off-white head. Aroma has a nice hop influence- a little fruity. Taste is hop dominant- light fruit. 8% alc. is well hidden. Hops are not over powering. Nice lacing.


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