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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 that’s beautifully hoppy, strangely quaffable and oddly compelling. Minerally hop bitterness is followed by a shock wave of flavor and aroma. You won’t 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
18.8°

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3.9
fonefan (52396) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2007
Draught @ Københavnske Øldage 2007 in Copenhagen. Poured by Garrett Oliver him self :o)). Clear yellow / orange golden color with a huge frothy excellent lacing fully lasting white head. Aroma is heavy hoppy, flowers, grass, straw. Initial flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter, middel flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter, finish flavor is moderate to heavy both sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
yespr (48931) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2007
CBF07 sample from tap. Pours golden orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet floral. Flavour is aroma hops, bitter and sweet malty. Good malt finish with a bitterness on top.

3.7
Ungstrup (38958) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2005
[At Fynske Øldage 2005] A hazy orange beer with a nice off-white head. The aroma is quite hoppy with flowery and grassy notes, while the flavor is sweet and quite hoppy combined with some notes of grass and fruit - I’m thinking grapefruit. Nice not too overwhelming double IPA - though it is not listed as such.

3.8
joergen (29624) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2005
Draft at Fynske Øldage 2005. Cloudy yellow coloured with a small white head. Aroma of fruits, hops and pine needles. Flavour of fruits, pine needles and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

3.9
anders37 (27635) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2007
Draught. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Fruity hoppy citrus aroma with some piney hints. Sweet malty hoppy pine needle flavor with some citrus hints. Sweet malty finish with some piney hints. Has a bitter aftertaste.

4
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2008
[email protected] Orangeish golden colour, small beige bubbly head. Aroma is fruits, spices, alcohol, some pine and mild notes of yeast. Flavour is alcohol, tropical fruits, yeast and being very balanced. Alcohol gives a nice burn in the finish.

3.8
madmitch76 (26440) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2010 5th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. A touch of barleywine about this DIPA. Smooth not too bitter. Low carbonation. 8th May 2010. Copenhagen Beer Festival. Pale gold beer. Light crisp palate. Piney hops but not aggressive. Aromatic. Pretty spot on.

3.7
Travlr (26430) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Draft courtesy of GT2, thank you sir! Cloudy golden colir. Arona of pine, grass, flowrrs. Taste is not overly bitter, very nice.

3.5
cgarvieuk (26387) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2012 Cask, GBBF 08... Amber ... big american hop nose ... slight sweet malts and loads of hops quite a bitter linger.3.2 keg at red squirell 2012 ... amber ... thin white head ... sweet pine and grapefruit nose ... harsh fizzyness ... juicy ornge and pine ... zezty orange sherbert ... decent enough3.5

3.5
omhper (25956) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2007
Draught at Københavnske Øldage. Clear deep golden. Lychee-like hop aroma. Sweet and fruity with peach, red currant and lots of sweaty lychees. Near full bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Piney bitter finish. Good beer.


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