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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Hop lovers rejoice. We use 8 Oregon grown hop varieties in this big, bold, balanced beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5599) - Utah, USA - APR 6, 2015
22oz bottle picked up in Boise
Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head, some lacing. Aroma is fruity, caramel, dusty and resin. Taste of grapefruit, malts and pine resin
A decent IIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1049) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2015
22 oz bottle poured and split. Pours a hazy light orange color with a huge foam head. Soft bready malt aroma. Flavor matches, and is fairly light. Doesn’t really taste imperial to me. Hops mostly in the finish. Lighter than expected, but a good beer overall. Enjoyed this.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagerboy (1466) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
Bomber. Clear paler orange, fading thin white foam. Foresty fruity aroma, orange zest. Piney fruity taste, soapy, oily and floral, mild pale c-malt, grapefruit, some spice, lean and dry, a bit harsh. Soft carbonation, medium bodied, well hopped. An unworthy atypical PNW IIPA. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7112) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle at Imazato. Orange-golden color with lace. Nose of orange, grapefruit, biscuirts. A bit syrupy, but nice citrus flavor, solid bitterness and good, crisp carbonation. A likeable big IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (2535) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle from Sugaya. Big fruity nose, peach and citrus, large caramel, and some grass. Orange/amber color, 2-cm head, and some reluctant, sticky lace. Big malty initial, piney hops, doesn’t really go to balance. Final moves to an overripe date note. Medium-heavy body. Pretty good, overall. Doesn’t have the aggressive rush of malt or hops of many imperial IPAs. A really good imperial should knock your hat off with the first sip; this one merely gives you a nasty glance, and then walks on by...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2905) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2014
22oz bottle in Seattle. Darker clear orange, small foam. Mild dense hop aroma, I imagine this isn’t as fresh as we’d like it. Smooth sweet body, apple fruitiness. Some bittering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1865) - portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Hazy orange with thin white head. Aroma of pineapple and guava and taste is the same, but taken down a notch by some English character. $4/22oz

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
liquidhedonism (284) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2014
22 oz bottle from Portland Fruit West in Beaverton, OR. Pours clear. Aroma has notes of resin, hay, and white wine, with a hint of sweet bubblegum. Mouthfeel starts crisp and dry, and somehow finishes smooth and a bit creamy, with a short, bitter aftertaste. Masks the alcohol very well. A unique and pretty great DIPA!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
julesjis (249) - Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Poured from a 22oz. Pours a light amber color, doesn’t look like a strong beer at all. It drinks very easy and smooth. Initial nose is sweet like tropical fruit but gives way to a grassy aroma. Taste is very well balanced and ever so slightly bitter. This is just a very easy drinking 8.5%-er!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (1191) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
On tap at Darby's. Pours a clear straw yellow with a low lying fine bubble whit cap that doesn't change. Aroma of biscuit, brown sugar, pink grapefruit, tropical fruit. Taste is pretty sweet with a pleasant bitterness. Mouthfeel is clean, with a slight bit of stickiness.


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