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RATINGS: 123   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Draft. Minimal off-white head, crystal clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel/bread, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, some bread. Medium-full body, some resin.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Refrigerated can from JoePessie. Pours deep copper with nice off-white head. Some lacing, medium body, resinous texture, medium carbonation and pine aroma. Taste is citrus, lots of pine, and bitter hop finish. Not balanced, too much pine, won’t be seeking out.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2012
Very good drinking DIPA, with smooth understated carbonation, much citrus flavour. Golden colour. Hops like a 1.5 ipa than a dipa. The citrus is in the nose.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2012
Can from Pawola22 - thanks, dude! Sort of an oily, glassy dark orange pour, with less than impressive carbonation. Medium head, not too much lacing. Nose is sharp and grassy, with a dose of sweet booziness late. Taste is a bit hot and heavy on the faded malts, with thin sweetness an echo of once-fresh hops.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
emeinz (220) - Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2012
Can courtesy of joepeesie. Citrus notes with a hint of pine. Golden Orange pour with moderate off white head. Long bitter finish. Not bad, but not my favorite.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (1842) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2012
12oz can from emelius. 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcjay (463) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Cloudy golden color with a foamy white head. The aroma is a little hoppy with a hint of pine. The body is malty and the flavor is relatively sweet. The flavor has hints of citrus and hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoePeesie (853) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Pours a clean orange with a big white fizzy head. Nose and taste a a well balanced blend of piney, earthy, floral hops. Soild malt backbone very easy drinking for the style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
burgy (454) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Poured out of can into a sniffer. Aroma: Crisp, clean citrus. Much more of a mild hoppy smell than I expected. Appearance: Small head when poured into a very clean glass. Golden in color with light lacing left behind. Taste: Medium level of hops that are well pronounced after you take a drink. Hops start with floral and citrus but finish with resin and earth tones. Almost no alcohol bite. Palate: Very smooth no bite to the alcohol, slightly viscous (in a good way). Overall: Very nice beer with a clean crisp taste. Nice to drink and great smell to boot! It stands up to Hopslam and other DIPA’s I have had! Great job Wild Onion!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12770) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Can at Frontera Grill, Chicago. Clear red/brown - white head. Nice high hoppy. Nice bitterness. Red berries. Light caramel. Roasted notes. Grassy. Light flowery. Toasted.


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