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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Essentially, the same recipe as the IPA, but with approximately 25% more grain and 3 1/2 times the hops! 75 IBU’s, 100% Columbus Hops.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 31, 2011
22oz bottle - Herring Creek beer tasting

The beer pours out a golden body, hazy with a 2" frothy head with really nice lacing left behind. Aroma is medium in intensity, very herbal and citrussy. Some sweet cake batter also creeps in, but mostly it’s glorius hops. Flavor centers squarely on the balance of hops and malt, and it’s does a bang up job of keeping both of these at arms length. Bready malts, grassy/herbal hops...just a touch of earthy/wet leaves. Very nice IPA.


3.7
shawnmurphy (495) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2017
On tap at brewpub in Mukilteo, Washington. Pours clear, bright orange-yellow with no head or lacing. Aroma: brown sugar, wet pine cones. Flavor: malt-forward; brown sugar, honey, rye pepperiness, sweet hops. Mouthfeel: medium- to full-bodied.

3.2
hershiser2 (3242) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2016
Bomber from Total Wine. Pours murky orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is syrup at first, but has hints of orange, floral hops, and caramel as well. Flavor is not too syrupy. Kinda earthy undertones below some pine, oily citrus, toffee, soap, and bread crust.

3.5
bulldogops (2491) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Rating #2082- 2015.09.27 #CraftTakesSeattle Day 4, Beer 184 - Bottleshare - Pours a darker amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is spicy, earthy hops, mild citrus sweetness, mild pine Taste is extremely hoppy, lots of piney, resinous notes, again subtle citrus sweetness. Fairly balanced in terms of hop profile, and managing the ABV, this is a solid DIPA

3.6
ttoadee (1491) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Medium copper pour, medium off white head. Nose is caramel. Bitter. Middle is caramel, toffee, spruce. Finish malty bitterness.

3.7
stevoj (5040) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 2, 2016
Bottle from Harvest Foods in Moses Lake. Deep amber with silky beige head. Malt dominates the aroma, nice caramelly scent. Malt also provides most of the flavor, with some hops at the end drying the whole thing out. Close to an English IPA.

3.3
slowrunner77 (12044) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 27, 2016
Sweet and biscuit malts meet big citrus and pine hops. Better than the standard IPA - still just in the ok range.

3.9
teamsale (273) - Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle into glass. Pours a semi-clear amber with a two finger white head. Smells fairly standard, nothing special found in the aroma. Really, really nice flavor on this one. Strong malt balanced well with strong hops. Just the right sweetness and perfect bitterness. Scores highest where it counts the most.

3.7
biirusaikou (2705) - - APR 14, 2016
Bottle shared. Rich green citrus hop bouquet with a minty edge, decent biscuit malt base, quite punchy yet smooth iipa, good stuff.

3.6
DWestrick (758) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2016
bottle. Much closer to an imperial. Powerful IPA with nice flavor. Really enjoyed it

3.5
Freaky_tiki (1245) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2016
Bomber from Total Wine in Fort Myers. If you’re expecting a heavy hitting hop bomb with this double ipa this ain’t your brew. Hops are a little one dimensional, more for bitterness than hop heavy flavour. Malts are too drenched in honey. Regardless, I like it & will drink this with joy.


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