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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
At over 100 IBUs, Therapist is surprisingly easy to drink. Big, bold hop aromas and flavors of citrus, tropical fruits and pine are bracketed by light malty sweetness that does not overpower. A healthy addition of wheat in the grain bill adds to the body and mouthfeel.

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4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
juliadawn (2) - - OCT 30, 2016 does not count
Big malty and hoppy starting off. Wildly bold like an ex with a vengeance. Sweet bitterness toward the back end. Easy to drink considering the ABV...beware.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (7126) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Mar 2016 - Bottle share at Canary Wharf as Dust Bowl Therapist, 10.4%, with thanks to therapist theydon. Clear dark yellow, still, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is toffee, caramelised orange, dense honey - sickly sweet vibe. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is again very sweet, caramel, pine, spicy hops. Not bad, but sweeter than I like.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Troupis (227) - - MAY 19, 2016
A hop heavy beautifully smelling and looking beer. Lacks the complexity I would have expected but a refreshing beer - especially given the hops. Citrus and pine balance well. Impressive craftsmanship. Bottle from a random liquor store in union square area of San Fran. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (23302) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
9th March 2016
Tower 42 Tasting. Thanks to Colin. Bright clear gold beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is soft, airy and has modest fine carbonation. Smooth malts, mild creamy sweetness. Good hop spice. Pine and orange peel. More spice. Finishes light and semi dry with a little aniseed alcohol. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (10316) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42 9/3/16. Many thanks Colin. to orange golden coloured pour with a loose off white head. Clear golden orange. Aroma is toasted pine, alcohol, earthy, semi sweet, hot, orange rind. Flavour is composed of semi sweet, caramel, harsh piney, slightly grassy bitterness, orange rind, Palate is sticky hop, moderate carbonation, semi sweet. A little rough round the edges. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (7198) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2016
660ml bottle shared at the Mar-16 Level 42 CW tasting, London. Many thanks to Colin for this one. It pours a clean yellow color with minimal white head. Aroma is full of sweet oranges and bitter grass. Taste is also rich in orange peel an sweet caramel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, not bad

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (13309) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle thanks to Cloin. It pours clear deep gold with a thick white head. The aroma is bitter - sweet, peach, apricot, grainy, brioche and earth. The taste is crisp, grassy, pine, old peach, apricot, sweet, grainy, leafy, grass, honey and some alcohol boost. Medium body and fine carbonation. Sweet and grainy. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (19499) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Colin. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. The nose has lightly doughy pale malts, pine, ripening citrus, orange. Medium sweet flavor with a little dank hop, orange, citrus rind, alcohol, oily pine. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Warming and resinous on the finish, some bitter grass, pale bread. Solid stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17944) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle split at the level 42 tasting, acquired in CA, 09/03/16. Golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is pine needle, straw, trace of caramel, juicy tropical fruit linger. Taste comprises bitter orange, light spice, straw, lemon rind, grapefruit, pine needle. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with leafy hop bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1874) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 4, 2016
A nice triple IPA. Fairly well balanced, a bit of a hoppy aftertaste. Pours a thick orange with a thick milky white head. Smells great, of pineapple, banana, mango, and hops. Taste is balanced to begin with, with lots of tropical fruit, more pineapple and banana, and a bit of a bitter finish that lingers. Had on tap at Billcos.


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