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: 375   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (7656) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (12499) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle at Craigs. Pours amber, nose is resinous pine, taste is juicy pine, bitter fruity toffee, dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2845) - NORWAY - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle shared by Simonsen
Golden, white head. Smell of grapefruit, hint of cat pee, citrus and malts. Medium sweet, fruity, more citrus and zests. Medium bitter, resins and zests. Quite ok double IPA, nice hops

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (9191) - 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 (670) - 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 (3705) - 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 (2571) - 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 (7570) - 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 (873) - 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 (9878) - 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...


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