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RATINGS: 909   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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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
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4.1
malrubius (2986) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - MAY 5, 2013
On tap at the Gate. Golden orange with white ring head. (They overfill their glasses there.) Beautiful floral citrus tangerine aroma that I could smell from two feet away. Nice mild tangerine fruity sweetness. Slightly bready with a nice clean medium bitter citrus fresh hop finish. Very well balanced and easy drinking for abv. Excellent.

3.8
Niko100 (2984) - Chicago, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Nice amber/gold color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of citrus hops, pine, & fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel/honey, pine hops, and citrus (notably grapefruit); Finish is fairly bitter; Solid.

3.8
Block (2950) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 7, 2014
A nice gold pour with a thin white head. Aroma is hoppy, bitter, slightly floral. Flavor is robust with a great hop flavor followed by a sweet and malty finish. The alcohol is masked extremely well and this beer is very sessionable.

3.5
sloth (2930) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Thin, off white head thats short lived, spotty lace. Murky, blond colored body. Nose is a hint resiny with juicy citrus notes. Body is med/full with a soft carbonation, lil oily, lil resiny and grainy. Citrus greets you with a dry maltiness backing it up. Tame grapefruit notes, light pine and floral notes, grainy malts, dry. Tame finish with a lil warmth and an equally tame bite. Better than exxpected though. Bottle from statelineliquors.

3.5
esp0r (2928) - NORWAY - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle shared by Simonsen
Copper hazy, white head. Smell of herbal tea, spices, citrus zests. Heavy sweet, herbal, spicy, quite oily texture. Medium bitter finish, herbal and green sap presence. Quite nice dipa.

3.4
DCLawyer (2912) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Backlog. Bottle sample. Hazy orange/gold with moderate white head. Pine and floral hops, bittersweet malt. Bit messy, doesn’t stand out.

3.7
glennmastrange (2899) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2009
Tap. Moderate malt aroma of roasted, heavy hop smells of pine, citrus peel and herbs, light soap for the yeast, and hints of date and alcohol. Head is frothy/fizzy, white, with good sticky lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is slightly hazy amber/orange. Flavor starts moderately sweet and acidic, then the long finish is moderately acidic and heavily bitter. Palate is medium, oily with a lively carbonation and a moderately alcoholic finish. The flavor is just okay, but the hop profile is superb in the aroma of this DIPA.

3.5
UDBeernut (2883) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Golden hue with abundant off white head, decent amount of lacing. Nose and mouth of resin, pine, citrus held together by an ample malt and caramel body. Body is full but abrupt on finish.

3.9
cards04 (2875) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
An excellent double IPA. Pours a nice peachy color with fizzy white head. Great tropical fruit nose. Then bready malts. Flavors are deceptively smooth for the high abv. Citrus and mango flavors with a seamless hoppy finish. Awesome.

3.6
troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2007
(Tap @ Brooklyn Brewery) Described by the tour guide as a triple IPA. Pours a shade of orange with a dense white head. Strong aroma of pine and citrus hops. Taste is similar, with a sweet malty character that is slightly cloying. This throws off the balance a bit. A good beer, but could have been a little less sweet. Still has a decent hoppiness that imparts a long, bitter finish.


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