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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
snownirvana (70) - - MAY 21, 2012
Snifter from bottle. A: beautiful, simcoe, slight pine, simply wonderful. App: gorgeous gold with a very slight amber hue. One finger, cream white head and nice lacing T: slight malt and sweetness, hops come through in the middle, and the finish is strong, bitter hoppyness with a coriander hint. P: full of crisp, firm bubbles from start to finish with a long lasting finish of dry, top hopping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (5270) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 28, 2016
22oz bottle thanks to Steveoj. Pours out a hazy gold topped with a small head. Nose is nice pine citrus hops and a nice malt sweetness. Taste is more of the pine citrus hops a nice light bitterness on the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (3614) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 28, 2016
A nice break from the lighter end of the spectrum. Medium amber, slightly cloudy. Pretty mild for a DIPA. Body, aroma, taste, all right in the wheelhouse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enwiebe (275) - - MAY 1, 2016
5/1/16. Bomber. Labeled 8.2%. Pours a murky orange w a nice sticky head. Unfiltered and throwing lots of chunks. Drinks like a 1 1/2 rather than a double but that's not bad. Body but not too slippery a mouthfeel. Forward citrus hops and a strong bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (5176) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2016
On tap at The Partisan. Nice cloudy orange body with slight head. Nose is hoppy, fruity with caramel notes. Taste is hoppy up front with citrus and pine. Bitter as well. Some really nice spices in there. Dry in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niko100 (2554) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Hazy amber color; Medium body; Aroma of pine/resin hops, some floral, & fruit/citrus; Flavor of sweet malt, pine/resin hops, fruit, some caramel, and citrus; Finish is dry & bitter; Nicely balanced; Very good!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ctplt777 (472) - - FEB 26, 2016
This beer is another reason why Alewerks is in my top favorite breweries. This literally smells like tropical orange juice. Like someone squeezed a handful of oranges, pineapple, papaya, mango and peaches then said "turn into a dipa now" Itís so aromatic and intense. Taste is just like the aroma with a nice pop of bitterness that lingers around. There is so much flavor, and you can tell the quality of this as soon as you taste it. This one and Secret Admirer are absolute amazing tropical bombs and I highly recommend trying this beer, itís worth every penny and drink it as fresh as possible so you can bask in glorious hoppiness. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
makingr22 (7) - - FEB 21, 2016 does not count
Unfiltered a plus. Light on hops. Nice beer. Nothing special but yet nothing missing from this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6986) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Williamsburg, Va - on tap at the Alewerks Taproom. Hazy, light golden, silky snow white head, thick lacing. Juicy fruit gum, spruce in the aroma. Full-bodied flavor with some pineapple notes, a touch of citrus bitterness, trailing caramel sweetness. Decently thick mouthfeel. Saved the best for last in my visit to Alewerks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HippieFee (287) - - JUN 6, 2015
Large Format - Cloudy orange color. No head. Lots of grapefruit flavors going on, some other fruit tastes as well. Hops flavor that is not strong and not a whole lot of bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Savage_Night (362) - California, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Pours hazy orange with a white head. Head retention is ok. Aroma: hop bitterness, tropical fruit, herbal/floral notes, caramel, pine, citrus, oranges and malty sweetness. Taste: citrus, pine, hop bitterness, peppercorns, oranges/tangerines, tropical fruit, caramel, herbs, slight alcohol and spices. Dry finish with a peppery, alcohol and citrus aftertaste. Awesome DIPA that?s well balanced and flavorful. Special thanks to my friend Shea from VA for sending this brew as part of our trade.

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