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RATINGS: 911   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We brew our beer in New York, about halfway between the hop fields of the Pacific Northwest and the hop fields of Kent, England. So we use earthy English hops to build the foundation and bright citrusy American hops to bring the noise in the rambunctious IPA we call BLAST! British Maris Otter and German Pilsner malts lends solidity, balance and bready flavors to brace up a beer thats beautifully hoppy, strangely quaffable and oddly compelling. Minerally hop bitterness is followed by a shock wave of flavor and aroma. You wont even know what hit you.

Malts: Scottish Floor-malted Maris Otter, German Pilsner Malt

Hops: Willamette, Magnum, Cascade, Fuggle, Aurora, Zythos, Bravo, Simcoe, Sorachi Ace, Amarillo, Experiment 6300
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cobaink2 (525) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle from whole foods nyc. Orange and muted passionfruit is what I got. A little pepper and slightly sugary. The difference with this is the otter Maris malt which gives this mor of a Pilsner backbone. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenkiGonzo (1091) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle from Abbot Ale House. Almost clear deep gold. Pine hops with citrus and sticky malts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thegreenrooster (4148) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Pour is a orange juice lookalike with a small white head. Aroma is full of mango, peach and pineapple. So fruity and fresh. Flavor is again a super fresh tropical fruit but then you also get thee maris otter malt which gives the beer a bready and earthy richness. All those hop varieties really make this beer. So fruity, a bit minty and not bitter at all. This was a awesome beer and those fruity hops are outstanding.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
axl (660) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2016
330ml bottle. Clear golden with white head. Aroma is fruity with mango, tropical fruits, grapefruit, citrus, passion fruit and orange. Taste is mango, grapefruit, orange, passion fruit, citrus zest and tropical fruits backed up by a pleassant sweetness. Medium mouthfeel, light to medium carbonation, moderate bitterness and fruity aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersncomics (14) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2016
I had a actuality had Blast drinking this double IPA!!! Doesn't drink like an 8.4% be warned! :) Sits in the glass golden with thin/medium head. On the nose ripe Mango with hits of Pineapple and Lime with Orange peal in the background. Taste: Citrus comes through first with a touch of Stone fruits, balanced with some bitter hoppy'ness at the finish From the Brooklyn website: Style: Double IPA Malts: Scottish Maris Otter, German Pilsner Hops: Pilgrim, Aurora, Cascade, Bravo, Simcoe, Amarillo Alcohol by Volume: 8.4% Original Gravity: 18.6° Plato Food Pairings: Very spicy Thai dishes, fiery Indian vindaloos, Mexican dishes featuring habañero chilies, Jamaican jerk chicken, and robust cheddars. Availability: Year-round Format: 15.5 gal kegs; 5.2 gal kegs; 24/12oz bottles;

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daigoon (183) - - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle. Nice smell and look. Tastes slightly bitter with lasting after taste. Reasonably priced in NY.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dambor (530) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2016
Pours golden with medium head. Aroma: ripe white fruit, such as mango, grapes. Some citrus, orange in the background. Taste: a lot of lemon and orange at first, followed by peach, some grapes. Palate is nicely hoppy, medium lasting time of the bitterness. Overall very goid DIPA. No sign of the 8,4% ABV at all. I must admit I drank this pretty old - 1 month before the BBD.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (1109) - Kiel, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2016
Diverse Male geschlrft. Zuerst 2014 in der Brooklyn Brewery vom Hahn. Die 11 Hopfen Variante. Trgt seiner Namen vllig zu Recht. Eine wahre Granate, fr ein IIPA nicht sehr bitter, aber dafr sehr vielschichtig und abenteuerlich. Schmeckt aus der Flasche noch ein wenig runder. YEAH!!!!!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schlumpfhunter (171) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2016 Farbe: rtliches gold Schaum: gut immer was da Nase: ipa- fruchtig hopfig: Zitrone orange, Grapefruit, Pfirsich aber auch was erdig holzigesGeschmack: berraschend vollmundig, nix mit leichtes ipa. Feine mittlere Kohlensure, hopfig bitter, aber auch s. Das malzig se kommt auch richtig im Abgang bevor sich wieder das Bittere des Hopfen fr den Nachgeschmack durchsetzt. Dazwischen der volle frucht geschmacklich aus der nase mit mehr Betonung auf dem erdigen, orange und Gerste. Wow echt coole Mischung!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1881) - Besanon, FRANCE - MAR 5, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 355ml. Blonde orange, fine mousse blanche. Nez houblonn, pche, lgrement bois. Palais corpulent, alcool prsent, effervescence moyenne, belle complexit. Amertume finale longue, pointe dacidit boise. Cool.


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