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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TylerGreenDC (294) - - FEB 28, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2014 On draft. Nice flame orange color. Not a lot else going on to justify that ABV. Lots of alcohol burn. I guess there’s some citrus present, but it’s overwhelmed by the alcohol. I haven’t any idea how this one pulls the ratings it does. A big meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2014
22 oz. bottle at RBWG, the Grand Tasting portion of the evening. Pours a clear, bright gold with almost no head. Notes of citrus fruits, florals, caramel and biscuit malts, grass, straw, honey, and earth. A hint of tropical and pine, but they didn’t factor much into this one. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a resinous mouthfeel. This was a long-time want that I was thrilled to see show up, so it fell a bit short of my admittedly lofty expectations. Good DIPA, but didn’t strike me as deserving of its world-class status.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (1898) - Silver Spring, USA - FEB 26, 2014
On tap 4 oz. pour at Meridian Pint in Columbia Heights, Washington, DC. Clear, bright amber with a large off-white head and excellent lacing. Beautiful to behold. Aroma of citrus, intense tropical fruit ;including mango, passion fruit and guava) and caramel. Taste of bitter orange, grapefruit, lemon, pineapple and tropical fruit. Medium body and medium carbonation. A delicious, citrusy tropical fruit salad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopznmalz (2) - Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2014 does not count
Poured into a tulip glass. Inch head forms giving away to a nice lacing.Light amber colr. Aroma of orange and pine. Citrus and pine stand forth with hints of earth. Alcohol warms the palate, but does not destroy the experience. This beer is the complete package for a DIPA.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gendv138 (1200) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle (dated 2/10/14) poured into a tulip. Pours a golden yellow color, almost amber. Half a finger of off-white head fades away into a thin ring. Aromas of dank hops, floral notes, grapefruit citrus, a bit of onion/garlic . Tasting notes of grapefruit citrus, pine, floral notes, caramel, light onion/garlic. Medium body with a semi-dry finish. Juicy mouthfeel. Definitely one of my top East Coast DIPAs.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5410) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2014
65cl, at 8.3%Vol, as AleWerks Bitter Valentine, new exclusive American brew Anno 2012, thx alot to Mike for bringing this fresh sample over!, very complex bitter brew, fruity/bitter and slightly woody/malty, balanced, clear, rocky head, very good brew

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2296) - Athens, Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle shared at RBWG! Pours a golden orange with fluffy white head. Aroma is a hoppy bomb, lots of new world zestiness. Taste is less than the nose, but still very nice. Would love a whole bottle of this to myself.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsordr (1045) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle pour avg gold. Nose big pine and resin. Hint of dank. Taste sweet up front then the aromatic hop comes through. Mid palate sweet. Pleasing bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is biscuit malt, earthy, pine, resin, and citrus hops with tropical fruity esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, light alcohol, supporting malt, tropical fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (3921) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 11, 2014
22 ounce bottle thanks to ygtbsm94. Orange pour. Bitter. Tropical fruit and resin followed by big bold bitter flavor. Very nice.


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