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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
When you get three hopheads together to collaborate on a beer, its only natural to expect some hopped up liquid incarnation of their lupulin lust to spring forth from such a session. Maybe it seems pass to somethree masters of hoppy beer once again exploring the familiar territory of the India pale ale. After all, who needs yet another IPA, double or otherwise, right? Its all been done. To those who feel this way, this trios reply is: So what? In birthing a double IPA made bitter and fruity care of a mlange of new and experimental hops (Azacca, Belma, and yet-to-be-named varieties from Washingtons Yakima Valley), they arent staying in a comfort zonetheyre hitting a sweet spot in the name of all that is good, delicious, hoppy and forward-thinking to create an IPA thats both like and unlike anything they, or you, have ever tasted. Rife with essence of pine, resin, and fruits both citrus and tropical, theres no need for apologies with this beer. All thats necessary is a yearning for hops, a sturdy constitution and an empty glass.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersighted (134) - - JUL 24, 2014
Stone Collaboration with Beachwood and Heretic, this DIPA uses new his varietals, Azacca, Belma, and HBC 342. A floral nose leads to a crystal clear IPA with a 1 inch frothy head. A balanced bitterness mingles with an original fruity flavor similar to citrus zest. Overall, solid, but not overly memorable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmargarucci (340) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - JAN 6, 2017
Pours a nice pale color little or no head. Aroma is filled pine and some hidden tropical fruit. Taste has a nice malt profile but still hop forward. Strong pine at start which dissolves to lychee and tropical fruit. 8.8 abv is dangerously well hidden. Not as sweet as your typical double IPA. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (2403) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2017
Tap, Whole Foods, Ann Arbor, MI. Hazy apricot colour. Sweet honey resin aroma. Thick and syrupy. Sharp citrus resin syrup finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hkkiwi (18) - HONG KONG - NOV 26, 2016
Draft pint at Roundhouse Wanchai. Sweet citrus on the nose. Beautiful light amber, quickly dissipating head that clings to the glass. Citrus, sativa, lychee. Sweet and sour goodness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (3016) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 7, 2016
Golden with white head. Dank hop aroma and taste, a bit on cantaloupe melon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (1177) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 2, 2016
On tap at Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is pine, citrus, marmalade, stewed fruits (less fragrant than the Fieldwork Swash IPA Im drinking). Taste is big hops and big malts that meld together so well and that youd expect from Stone. A citrus bouillon, marmalade, fruit stew. A great beer from Stone...although nothing that unique or new, probably something a little more nuanced from them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (6224) - FINLAND - OCT 31, 2016

light amber clear. Peachy sweet fruity nose, malty caramels, butterscotch. Med bodied, good bitters, citrus, some grapefruits. Bitter finish. Ok, stone- like ipa.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (3054) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2016
Pours amber with a large head. Nose shows lychee and floral hops, melon, pear and clean malt. Flavours include heavy melon, honey, spicy hops, pine, resinous notes and heavy sweet clean malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (7046) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2016
(Keg at OlutExpo 2016) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass, herbalness and fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, citricness, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A good one-dimensional hoppy brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (7224) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2016
Sample @Olutexpo 2016. Golden color with a thin white head. Tropical fruity aroma, pineapples, mango. Floral notes. Nice bitterness, some warmth. Pine, ripe fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (3165) - New York, USA - OCT 22, 2016
Draught from evening star. Not sure if tap line was unclean or what but this had a funky old undertone. Otherwise some tangerine and citrus.

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