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RATINGS: 932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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It doesn’t take a genius to kno w quality West Coast IPAs require a stupid amount of hops. A generous blend of Nugget hops and the four Cs—Cascade, Centennial, Chinook and Columbus—brings forth a myriad of tropical fruit flavors and a brawny, persistent bitterness that makes for a highly intelligent brew.

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4.7
gtb1973 (22) - - FEB 19, 2014
a double ipa for a fortnight and a day #6...Hazy, amber pour with one finger of rapidly diminishing head. Rich complex aromas and flavors, featuring pine needles, grapefruit, mandarin orange, tangerine, peach, pineapple, apricot, and mango. Powdery texture that is neither too thick, nor too thin. This really wraps itself around the taste buds, and digs in for an incredibly lengthy finish, while somehow managing to also be very soft and gentle on the palate, as strange as that sounds. Fantastic!!!!

4.6
dwyerpg (6216) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 1, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2010 Good light hop aroma, nice head, though a little pale in color. This has a good hop bite but isn’t that bitter. Crisp and relatively easy to drink, I think I may like this one Coronado beer I had in the bottle better than all I had on tap at the brewery last weekend. Had again at Brew’s Best festival. Raised score from 4.5 to 4.6.

4.6
obxdude10 (2344) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2010
Awesome double IPA!! This monster of a beer pours a light amber color with a very soft, creamy and sticky off-white head. The beer leaves a beautiful, cascading, sticky lace around the edges of the glass. The nose is full of generous hops, resin, grass, light earth, citrus and pine. The body is smooth, creamy and an attractive mouthfeel. Some of the extremely well-balanced and delicious flavors were of hop resin, dry citrus, light red pepper flakes, earth, bread and a hint of caramel malt. The finish was smooth and delicious, with a subtle hint of alcohol, along with some spicy and dry hops. The Idiot IPA is a masterful beer!

4.6
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - APR 1, 2011
Great imperial. Super fresh. Bitter green hops. Mouth buzzer. Doesn’t have the sweetness I like. Slight soapy aftertaste.

4.6
drpimento (3669) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Generally I’m kind of tired of the west coast hop bombs, but this one is very good. Poured at a good temperature with a giant, foamy, frothy, off-white head that soon settles down and a bit of lace. Aroma is a fresh, pleasing hop, fruit, and a bit of malt. Flavor’s of course dominated by hop, but done with a sense of aesthetics - nicely contrasted with the malt and carbonic tang. Body/carbonation are perfect. Finish is like flavor, long, with no off qualities, and only a hint of alcohol.

4.6
jimrockford (63) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 17, 2013
Totally awesome dude:) Good pine aroma, clear, great palate of bready malt and an excellent hop profile. Has on tap in a restaraunt in Carlsbad. Try this brew for sure

4.6
aenima (335) - Askim, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2014
Great aroma of citrus fruits. The taste is similar. A lot of citrus fruits all over. Dry finish with just the perfect amount of bitterness.

4.6
BobyFischer (311) - FRANCE - APR 16, 2016
Blond cuivré un peu trouble typique d’une IPA. Magnifique mousse fine bien persistante et un peu collante. Débordement d’arômes floraux et fruités en bouche.Fruit tropical : passion, litchi ananas mangue.Poivre fine levures : un des meilleur nez d’ipa qui soit. Bouche attaque amère bien sèche, corps fluide, peu de douceur peu d’alcool, mais une certaine ampleur que je ne classerais pas comme impériale mais comme IPA américaine, souvent les meilleurs du style et ils le confirme ici. A boire jeune, fraîche au service et laisser se révéler en réchauffant.

4.5
taestee (52) - USA - MAR 19, 2014
A really enjoyable IPA. Aroma is peppery, bready, fruity... a little bit of everything. The flavor is the same.... extremely complex. Nice full mouthfeel and velvety smooth. No lingering bitterness. Delicious!

4.5
konungen (597) - - OCT 21, 2014
Underbar humlig doft av Bla citrus, tropisk frukt, gräs och malt. Smaken är riktigt god med en bra sötma och inslag av ovanstående. Bra beska och god eftersmak! Ev lite hög % men det är inget som drar ner ölet i sig. Flaska från Systembolaget. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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