overall
98
95
style
Brewed by 8 Wired Brewing
Style: Imperial IPA
Warkworth, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.88%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bone dry and ultra hoppy Double IPA. Brewed with 80% more hops than our already extremely hoppy HopWired IPA.
Hops - Lots and lots of New Zealand and American hops
Malt - Golden Promise, Pilsner, Caramalt, Pale Crystal
Yeast - Wyeast 1272 - All American Ale
IBU - 90
SRM - 6 (Pale)

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (746) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle. Hazy dark amber pour with white head. Aroma has lots of malt and hoppy freshness. Taste has a nice kick of bitterness. Very nice

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brentv (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Purchased and drunk in Xiamen, China at the recommendation of the proprietor of the Beer Station. Bottle pours a hazy orange with a big whitish head and lots and lots of lacing on the glass. Huge aroma of citrus and pine with strong floral notes, as well. Taste is also huge - citrus and very bitter with a good malty sweetness, but not too much. Medium oily mouthfeel and a dry mild bitter finish. This beer is a masterpiece. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (1291) - Xiamen, CHINA - NOV 23, 2014
From the bottle at a tasting session in Tap 66, Xiamen. Pours golden yellow with a white head. Aroma of pine. Bittersweet finish. Got better as it went down.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (7312) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: SMF 2014.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, hops, citrus, floral, grapefruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, grapefruit, floral, pine, caramel, malt.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
remice2 (151) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 16, 2014
Bus au Saint-Bock Mtl,Grosse double IPA,Draft dorange,mandarine,ananas,quelques touches herbeuse,Belle onctuosit,cest crmeux,voir huileux un tout petit peux.Mandarine en puissance,agrment de pelures dorange,voir de figues sches.Trs rsineuse et ptillante avec une belle amertume franche qui saccroche en laissant une touche vanille dans le sucre rsiduel, cest dlicieux! Merci Yb

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LomYst (856) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2014
Citric hops, citra perhaps? Some soapyness, mouth has some caramel... great sweet bitter body with afizzy carbs and a long bitter citroc finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (3146) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 29, 2014
50cl bottle from cerveteca Lisboa. Dark gold. Thin head. Medium oily body. High bitterness. Aroma is super woody, hoppy, malty, light fruit/mango.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sjoerdve (101) - - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle, 500ml. This is one heck of an ipa. The bottle says it, and it's true. If you don't like hops, don't drink this. Awesome beer, definitely recommending this. Sadly it's quite expensive in the Netherlands ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (2187) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Butelka 50cl. OCZY : piwo ma kolor jasno-złocisty, delikatnie zamglony o średniej wielkości pianie. Piana ma, oczywiście kolor biały i jest średnio trwała. Jest rwnież średni lacing. NOS : piwo ma dominujące i mocne nuty marakui, pomelo, ananasa i jałowca. Rwnież białe winogrona, tarta, peklowany imbir w syropie. USTA : piwo jest średnio gęste, tłuste o niewielkim nasyceniu. Słodycz jest średnia ale daje rade skontrować gorzkość chmieli. Nuty słodowe to typowa tarta ale bardziej podobna do biszkopta. Chmiele sa świetnie wyeksponowane, cytrusowo-mydlane i owoce tropikalne. Alkohol wyczuwalny i dokłada gorzkości temu piwu. Oglnie gorycz jest średnia i nie zalega. Posmak piwa jest trochę jak skrka grejpfruta. ODCZUCIA : po etykiecie spodziewałem się więcej wytrawności i goryczy. W rzeczywistości piwo jest średnio gorzkie o bardzo fajnie wyeksponowanych aromatach chmielowych. Jest spoko. OCENA : smak : 8/10 pijalność : 7/10 styl : +1

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (7619) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 21, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. Clear orange/golden coloured, small white to off-white head, perfumey fruity hoppy nose. Moderate malty, intensive fruity hoppy and notes of wood and alcohol. Quite strong bitterness, citrusy hoppy finish. Very good brew.


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