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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Do you find yourself constantly seeking your next "alpha acid" overload? Are you just not satisfied with the hoppy bite of your run of the mill IPA? Well look no further. Hop flavor, hop aroma & hop bite! Brewed for hop heads, by hop heads.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcox90 (2045) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 14, 2017
12 oz. bottle from Cable Beverages. Poured a lightly hazed yellow/gold with a one finger white head that retained well and left bits and pieces of lace. Aroma is fruity, featuring peach, apricot as well as a fair amount of alcohol. Flavor has a light sweetness. Nicely balanced with a touch of caramel. The initial swallow was strong alcohol, but subsequent sips smooth out. Medium bodied with lingering bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1850) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2017
12 oz. bottle from Total Wine, Chesapeake (bottled March 20, 2017). Hazy orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, grapefruit rind, and light caramel. Hop-forward but surprisingly balanced for a triple IPA with pineapple, grapefruit, and toffee notes most notably in the taste. Mild bitterness lingers on the palate. A nice imperial IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (6630) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2017
Bottle. Big, muscular pour ... rusty orange and moderately hazy, with a pumped-up head. The aroma is an enticing blend of sturdy malt and woodsy spices. This drinks with a well-bodied mouthfeel, peppery, woodsy, and sticky goodness. Wouldnt guess that at 12% and theres no indication of that on the bottle. Well see how I feel in the morning. (#6597, 5/8/2017)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4824) - South Carolina, USA - APR 25, 2017
12 oz bottle; nice and fresh: kept cold mostly since the 17 March 2017 bottling date. Pours hazy golden-amber with a creamy white head that proves to be good at leaving lacing on the glass but which has limited retention. This is a strong but not highly bitter Imperial IPA. More boozy than I expected, but then i was unaware of the 12% ABV at first. with that in mind, the alcohol is obvious in the aroma, partially hidden in the flavor, and well hidden in the feel. Medium+ carbonation in a medium+ body. Overall: seeking alpha? Find it here along with an (overly?) high ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hershiser2 (2857) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2017
Bottle. Wine Warehouse. Hazy golden-amber. Aroma of grapefruit peel, some juice. Flavor is grapefruit juice, pine, cat piss, alcohol. 12% shit, doesnt taste it. Definitely boozy, but not 12% by taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - APR 19, 2017
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head that mostly dissipates to reveal a clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, pine/resin, some alcohol, light grapefruit, peach. Taste is medium sweet, pine, orange, some grapefruit, bread, alcohol warming. Resinous medium-full body, light acidity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (6233) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2017
Marigold, a little smoky, lilly aroma. Clear golden, medium head. Papaya, lilly, honey. Full body, easy carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (1103) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - APR 6, 2017
Bottle from Whole Foods Market Fair Lakes Aroma: resin, pine, caramel, citrus, Appearance: clear golden with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Delicious

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (5292) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2017
12 oz. bottled 03/30/2016. Lightly hazy golden body with nice legs and a lasting disc of creamy foam. Pleasing aroma of pineapple, peppery citrus zest, honey, and a hint of garlic. Flavors of resin, pineapple, lemon zest, galangal and a touch of mint. Medium-heavy with a smooth low-medium carbonation and a definite hop slant. The peppery tingly tongue bite is hops more than the abv, with just a bit of the 12% showing up with some welcomed chest-warming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alpha10 (738) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2016
2016/11/16 - Pours a hazy deep gold colour with a soapy, white head that quickly reduces and leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is orange, stone fruit, caramel, bread, grassy hops and resin. Taste is sweet caramel, ripe orange and stone fruit, grain, with grassy/lightly herbal hops and resin. Mouthfeel is full and chewy with sharp carbonation and a juicy, bitter, lightly warming finish. ABV is present, but mostly in mouthfeel. Full flavoured and balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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