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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 18, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 12 oz Can. The beer pours to a cloudy deep copper color with a medium white head. The aroma had resin, caramel malt & a slight floral scent to it. The taste has a medium body an almost sweet finish. Overall an average DIPA for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (4196) - Nueva York, New York, USA - OCT 12, 2013
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: Pours light amber with a white head. Aroma is piny hops and resin hops, with a substantial malt backbone. Taste is rather bitter and hoppy, but with a big chewy malt backbone. A relatively standard DIPA, but pretty good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crackbebe (2) - - SEP 27, 2013 does not count
Dense body, underattenuated or full of unfermentables. Good beer but not to style. The hops are there but nothing stands out. Almost a highly hopped, low alcohol barleywine.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
want1DIPA (227) - - SEP 23, 2013
A 12 oz pour. I liked the smooth hope bite. I drank from the can and was pleasantly suprised. Very enjoyable!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5583) - 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 (2570) - 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 (960) - 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 (2911) - 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 (694) - 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 (1791) - 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.


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