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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A highly hopped, yet still balanced, double IPA. 6 hop varieties, emphasizing Citra Hops, were used. We’re lovin’ the tropical goodness of this hop variety! July 2010: Even more Citra hops! Extreme tropical, melon and peach.

Ingredients: 2-Row*, Munich* and Wheat* Malt, Citra, Chinook, Nugget, Cascade, Centenniel and Columbus Hops. 9.7% abv. Seasonal- Spring

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4.2
mcberko (18431) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
32 oz. growler, sent from Elliesbrown (thanks a lot, Zack!), pours a fairly clear orange with a small beige head. Nose is full of tropical fruits (pineapple, peach and mango, in particular), loads of citrus and resinous hops, and a big malt backbone. Flavour is robustly tropical fruit-heavy and citrus and resinous hops heavy, loads of grapefruit, and with a big, but not overdone, malt backbone. The hops pack a punch, but a beautiful one, without any astringency whatsoever. Full bodied and robust. Beautiful IIPA.

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jtclockwork (16857) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours apricot with white head. Nose/taste of tropical fruits, grapefruit, freshly cut grass, pineapple, caramel malt, citrus, pine and resin. Finishes dank and resin pine. Bitter. Medium body.

3.9
brokensail (16609) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 23, 2010
A: The pour is a golden orange color with a nice white head on top. S: An intense citrus nose on this beer. Lots of juicy grapefruit notes with some orange and maybe a bit of pineapple as well. A very mild malt character. T: A sharp citrus kick up front featuring some fresh and juicy grapefruit flavors. The hops are slightly fruity but also some great piney bitterness, especially on the finish. M: The body is medium with a really crisp and refreshing finish and a great carbonation. D: A really easy to drink DIPA and one that is truly delicious as well. I’m pleased to have been able to try this one out.

3
djd07 (15293) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Can. Pours a hazy copper gold with small off white head. The aroma is fruity malt and pine. Medium mouth, pine, dank, light bitterness, very good.

4.1
Ratman197 (15109) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2016
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of bread, dankness, pink grapefruit and orange zest. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, dankness, grapefruit and light pine with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.8
BeerandBlues2 (13654) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 7, 2017
Can received from AnthonyMacchio. Pours hazy amber with a large, frothy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy citrus and tropical fruity hops, biscuit and honey malt with apple and pear esters. Flavor is medium honey and biscuit malt, moderate citrus and tropical fruit hops and bitterness, apple and pear esters and a lightly sweet finish. Medium-full body and moderate carbonation.

1.9
crossovert (13415) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Dry beer, very herbal, some really cleaning fluidy flavors, not a fan of this ipa.

3.7
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2010
(Growler, courtesy of Exiled) Pours a hazy orange body with a medium off-white head and nice lacing. Aroma of pine, earth, dried cow manure, freshly ground grain, and grass. Flavor of pine, earth, grass, caramel malt, and resin with a dry, bitter finish.

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hopscotch (11175) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Growler… This beer rocks!… Clear amber/orange ale with a small, creamy, white head. Great retention. The aroma is chock-full-of white pepper, tropical fruit and resin – a straight-up menagerie of hop madness. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and gentle carbonation. Leans heavily toward the bitter side of balance. Almost violently bitter, but very tasty. Big-time malts, but even bigger hops. Finishes fruity and ruthlessly bitter. This growler of world class beer was provided by Elliesbrown!

3.5
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Boy King
Date: July 25, 2010
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head
Aroma: sweet citrus aroma, big piney sweetness
Flavor: lots of hop flavor, big bitterness, nice citrus, peppery spicyness, long bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4


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