overall
95
80
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 915   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (14386) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2013
Draft - Tons of tropical fruit, so pleasant and a nice contrast to the pine/grapefruit we normally see. Cloudy orange with a thick medium head. Citrus punch of the bat with more tropical fruit and a mild bitterness. Very deceptive flavour considering the high ABV. Dry finish with a hint of resin. Very different, but pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (14376) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, dank bud, earthiness, pine and grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, pine, grapefruit and light earthiness with a smooth dry moderately bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (14199) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2006
Draft at the Dilly Deli. Poured cloudy copper with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate complex citrus hop and sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium bitter finish of long duration. This is a standout beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (14025) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2010 (draft, 3/22/08) Rocky off-white head atop lightly hazed light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapfruit/herbal, some pine, berry. Taste is medium sweet, pine/herbal, berry, some spice, alcohol. Medium body. (7/4/7/3/14)

(draft, 1/19/10) Medium off-white head, lightly hazed apple juice body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some pineapple, catty. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pineapple, some cattiness. Smooth medium-full body. (9/4/7/4/15)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (14014) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2012
Keg at Evening Star, Brighton. It pours hazy orange-amber, with a long-lasting thick off-white head. The nose is sweet orange, tangerine, apricot, peach, white grape and sweaty socks. The taste is orange, clementine, marmalade, white grape, pine and resin, with bitterness in the finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Well balanced and easy drinking. Good Stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (13906) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks zvikar. Hazy golden. Hoppy aroma, slightly stale, a bit fruity. Flavor has some chewy malt sweetness and lots of bitter hops, fruity and a bit piney. Medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (13828) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2007
Draught at Charlies. Creamy white excellent fully lasting head. Yellow colour. Very powerfull and flowery hoppy aroma. Nice strong flowery flavor (please try to say this) Oily palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13725) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle at K15. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, spice, caramel and bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (13702) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2010
On tap at Flying Saucer. Pours a clear amber with a small frothy white head that diminshes quickly. The aroma is a light hop and grapefruit. Medium mouthfeel with a dry hop with caramel and a nice smooth finish. Hides the alcohol well making it easy to drink. A very good IIPA from Brooklyn.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (13556) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2006
Cask. Lightly hazed golden ale with a thin creamy white head. Nice dry hoping with notes of oranges and pineapples. In mouth, a citrusy IPA with noes of blood oranges, mint, berries. Short bitterness, but well balanced. Light alcohol in finish. The Real Beer Expo - Rochester, NY, Oct. 21, 2006.


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