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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Brewed with an abundance of hops. Once we started hopping this beer stopping was impossible. Emphasizing Amarillo, Horizon, Summit, and Glacier hops with support from 5 other American varieties. Hops were added in every conceivable part of the brewing process. Whole leaf in the mash, hop forwarded (lautered through whole cones), hop backed, first wort hopped, kettle hopped with pellets and extract, and dry hopped in the fermenter and brite tanks. No expense was spared to bring you HOPULENCE!


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4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mrhopsbeertalk (103) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 23, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2014 Wormtown has come very close to perfection with this now year-round DIPA. The aroma and flavor remind me a bit of Port’s High Tide IPA which I tend to hunt down every fall. This beer is monstrously bitter with notes of citrus dominating the hop profile. Very crisp and clean, there is no noticeable malt flavor and no harsh aftertaste. A hop bomb indeed, just the way I like it.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2075) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 25, 2014
From the 650 ml. bottle dated April 2014. This is fairly fresh. It pours a copper-orange tone with a big, foamy white head that lingers to the finish. The aroma has a bite of floral and pine hops with a good pinch of toasted malts. It is not explosively hoppy for a DIPA but it is agreeable to my senses. The body is medium. The taste captures the fine balance between the biscuit malts and the overzealous hop character that often accompanies DIPA’s. Easy drinking beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1334) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pour is a lightly hazed deep amber with a white head and some large bubbles. Nose has a light sweet malt make up with some sticky caramel and a bit of grain. Hops are citrus, pineapple and resin but lighter. Taste is pretty nice, malts balance, they would lean to the sweet side. Grains are much more faint mid palate with tropical fruits coming in behind. Grapefruit and mango. Body is larger, soft, a bit syrupy, gently carbonated.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
psabotka (44) - - FEB 15, 2014
On tap @ Peppercorns (Wormtown brewery). Pours unfiltered deep amber. Subtle hop nose. Strong malt up front masks the hop bite that hits late. A bit too heavy on the malt, takes away from the bitterness, but a Good local DIPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
halfonit (1156) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2014
On tap at Battleship. Pours cloudy golden amber color. Thick white head. Aroma is of malts, grass, lactic, hops and some bread. Thicker palate. Flavor is of hops, slight booze, citrus, malts and more hops. Still seams a little hot. Leaves a dry citrus hip finish. Thirst quenching.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2134) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Hazed golden-orange with a soft white head. Light but complex aroma of hops...pine and citrus peel. Dry character with piney orange peel taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ModeEngage (149) - Lowell, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Tap. Pours hazy golden with a thin white head. Pine dominates the nose with citrus undertones. Drinks smoothly with mild bitterness in the finish. Lots of harmonious hop notes, doesn’t just blast you with discordant bitterness. Really solid.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Concealer (740) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Tap. Hazy golden orange with a thin off white head. Smells of citrus, grapefruit, light orange zest, light spice and pine. Flavor is sweet citrus, grapefruit, light spice, and pine. Medium bodied, slight bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
CamdenD (1077) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 24, 2013
A very well-made IIPA. Its wonderful long-lasting palate-feel is fantastic. The aroma is mild despite this. Slightly missing something to make it world-class.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3803) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 3, 2013
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy copper with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of floral, lightly citrusy, and lightly fruity hops plus a nice amount of caramel and pale malts. Flavor the same with a good amount of hops and caramel malts. Average texture. Not a bad beer, but could be hoppier and have a better malt profile.


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