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


on tap

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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.88%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (1166) - Sydney, - DEC 10, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours a clear golden amber, with a medium off-white head, which lasts reasonably well and leaves acceptable lacing. Potent tropical hops aromas blend with floral notes and some nutty malt. Powerful grapefruit and pineapple hops up front lead into some toasty, slightly charry malt in the mid-palate, with more pineapple and a touch of mango coming into the finish. There is a lingering bitter aftertaste. This is a very nice DIPA, and only improved by the fact that I have just spent three months in Africa and the Middle East, where the beer is either terrible or totally non-existent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moolesen (516) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Cloudy yellow with a white creamy head. Hoppy aroma with hints of malt. Very concentrated flavour, citrus, pine, malt and heaps of hops. Long lasting finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (4505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 23, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Toms place. Thanks zvikar. Clear gold with white film. Ripe orange, a little stale aroma. Sweet and then a little bitter with honey undertones. Medium body, honey finish, rather sticky and fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ngejo (976) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - NOV 16, 2016
Tap. Clear, orange, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (1547) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - NOV 3, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting Toms place. Thanks Tom. Clear golden with off-white head. The aroma has notes of caramel, some fruitiness and some graininess. Sweet flavor, light hoppy bitterness, notes of grains, caramel and citrus. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (1845) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 1, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (1785) - ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Tom L. Hazy yellow orange. Caramel and stale hops aroma, honey, onion ad pine. Sweet, fruity, malty, caramel, honey, citrus, strong bitterness in the finish. Medium-bodied, smooth. Not fresh, still decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (5537) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 22, 2016
Pours yellow to brown with a beige head, aroma of orange, caramel, toffee, flavor of orange, caramel, tangerine, muddy, medium bodied

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3700) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 5, 2016
Bottle (best before 26.04.17) from Bridgend Service Station. Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Low carbonation. Good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, sea salt and pineapple. Flavour of melon, white grape and honeycomb. Medium body with a syrupy mouthfeel. Very easy drinking for the strength. Id love to try this fresh on keg.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mister_Li (1106) - GERMANY - SEP 26, 2016
Leicht trbes Orange mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, sehr fruchtig, Zitrus, Grapefruit, harzig, etwas Honig, sehr trocken.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (2512) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 22, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. No BB date. orange clear color, medium big white head. smells of pines, candy, grassy, spices, bit parfumy, some exotic fruits, melon, citric, tobacco. nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes rather creamy, resin, some pines, bit peppery, some exotic fruits, melon, bit earthy, light parfumy, light candy, light coffeeish. finishes lightly bitter with notes of pines and coffeeish notes. quite good one, bit heavy and not overly crisp, but still very nice enjoyable beer. must be great fresh. great balance, lovely pine notes.

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