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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Five hop varieties provide over 90 IBUs to balance out subtle malt complexity. Classic hops, such as Centennial and Columbus, provide a familiar citrus note, while Galaxy hops bring a noticeable tropical fruit presence.

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4.8
thetmaxx (927) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 10, 2015
From the bottle. Nice thick head, aroma of pure citrus! Very bitter! Dry finish. Very good dipa! Takes hops of wrath up a notch. Never disappointed by dust bowl.

4.2
madchemist83 (272) - USA - APR 13, 2015
Aromas citrus and citrus peel. Great clean taste with slight bitterness. Slight citrus in aftertaste as well. Doesn’t feel like 9.5 percent at all. Super smooth and tasty.

4
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle through trade, nice hazy amber orange pour with a white head and sticky lacing. Aroma is all pine and some subtle grapefruit. Taste is spot on with aroma, has a nice malt backing, super solid beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
hayduke (5691) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 26, 2016
This was shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chart. From a 22 oz bottle pours dark copper. Creamy off-white head. Nose is fruit, citrus, pine, and a lot of earthy aromas. The body is full, and the mouth feel is resinous and pine touch. The flavor is very strong pine, with fruit, citrus, and the earthiness following. The finish is very pine bitter. ABV hidden well enough. This is a powerful beer, with lots of malts and hops. Lots of bitterness. A little more flavor would be appreciated but overall a really big beer and for some much hops and bitterness quite easy drinking.

3.9
Ratman197 (15440) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2013
On tap at Bistro DIPA Fest poured a clear golden amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, skunk bud, earthiness and pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and light citrus with a crisp dry bitter lingering earthy finish.

3.9
Fatehunter (2622) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Poured a finger and half of head on a clear, dark straw colored body.
The aroma is lemon, apricot and grapefruit. Nice combination.
The taste has a sharp pine bitterness throughout with a touch of honey and a biting pine bitter finish.
The texture is soft with a low to moderate carbonation.
Quite good and enjoyable.

3.9
rosenbergh (11867) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2015
22 oz bottle. (City Beer Store) San Francisco, CA.

Clear deep golden colour with a small to mid-size foamy white head.
Sweet resiny and piney hops, moderate bitterness, more sweetness and some maltiness in the aroma.
The flavour is very bitter with resiny, grapefruity and piney hops and sweet maltiness.
Strong, tasty and sweet.

3.8
bhensonb (15832) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours dark copper with a creamy white head that laces. Aroma is resin and fruit/citrus with a touch of treacle or chocolate. Flavor is resin, fruit and caramel/toffee. Almost seems woody. Gets a little earthy and citrusy in the finish. Quite tasty.

3.8
anders37 (27226) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty slightly earthy hoppy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish with weak pine hints.


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