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

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (8541) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2014
12/IX/14 - 50cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home tasting with Sebletitje - BB: 12/V/15 (2014-996)

Clear deep blond to orange beer, small irregular yellow head, little stable, adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, ripe mango, pineapple. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little sour start, very fruity, piny bitterness, bit resinous, citrus, mango, pineapple. Aftertaste: pretty dry, bitter, citrus, caramel malts, hoppy ending, bit resinous.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CacheManyHose (647) - HONG KONG - SEP 26, 2014
Translucent light orange-amber with watery head and large bubbles. Smells great: citrus (pineapple, orange) and floral hop, sweet bready caramel malt, very juicy. A touch of vegetal herbiness. Tastes of crisp bitter hop, ever so slightly spicy malt. Bitter finish thats very dry. Body is medium with good amount of very smooth slickness. An IIPA thats very juicy/fruity with a good balance between hop and malt. An old favourite.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3607) - FINLAND - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours near amber in color with an off-white head. Citrus, summer meadow and earthy garden fruityness in aroma. Sweet honey and tropical fruityness as well. Green grassyness, forresty pine and grapefruit in taste. A bit on the bitter side in finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Shepherds Bush on 16 September. Poured a hazy golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of grassy hop, peaches and grain. Citrus hop flavours, with pine needles and brown sugar. Finish was golden syrup, resin and peal.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7498) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle.Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, herbs, peach and citrus. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some bitterness, peach and kiwi. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
metalspice (778) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2014
mrkt gyldent med hvit skum som holdt lenge. Stikkelsbr og sitrus i lukten. Stikkelsbr flger ogs i smaken sammen med en frisk bitterhet i ettersmaken. Trr munnflelse.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9667) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2014
Small to medium yellowish head, over very finely bubbled metallic orange-golden beer. Here it is again!!! second time, sorry, beer around. Among the fruity, citrussy aromas, the unsmistakable smell of asaftida! What hop is it - or what yeast,....- that carries this scent? Cant say I think it inviting. Bit catty too. In the taste it remains submerged in extra dry, resiny flavours with cereal, exotic and citrusfruit. Though it is still traceable, it is no longer disturbing. Hint of watercoulourpaint. Bone dry, as the say; lightly spritzy, oily by the resins. All in all a quite good IIPA. But that asaftida idea...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (1456) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2014
-backlog- supet fresh ipa. Huge aroma with good mix between pine and tropical fruit. Fruity palate. Fruity and bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9556) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
Bouteille 50cl de et partage avec Tderoeck. BB 12/05/2015. Orange, col blanc pais. Arme offre un trs bon bouquet houblonn, fruit rappelant bien la mandarine, lger pin en rtro nasal. Palais est fortement ax sur les houblonn et un excellent fruit ponctu par un rsiduel de pin. Amertume modr dagrumes, le tout est sec sur un malt grains, le tout tant un peu huileux. Les presque 9% percent bien.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiscerninDrunk (48) - - SEP 13, 2014
Pours hazy, light copper, aroma sweet, mild citrus, pine, resin very present. Tastes almost of Candi sugar, there is a lot of resin, fades to a very bitter long lasting finish.


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