blackoutblues (4) - - JUL 7, 2017 does not count NaturalIce (149) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2009
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
12 oz. bottle; WOW. This is the best beer I’ve had in my 25 years of life so far. I knew I was in for a treat as soon as I cracked the cap off the bottle and took in the aroma. Smells like a combination of honey and floral hoppiness with a little citrus. Pours out a nearly opaque orange-amber with a very thin head. The lack of substantial head is the only reason I didn’t rate this beer a 5. The flavor represents a delicious combination of pefect hops and just enough sweet honey. I don’t quite understand how the ABV is 10%! Considering Hopslam is a double IPA, it predictably finishes bitter and the honey almost enables it to last much longer than most beers in it’s class. Buy it while it’s still in season!!! (till the end of Feb)
Amazing beer. Not too taxing on the palate, but with a good strong hop flavor and aroma. Strong citrus notes. Drink it fresh.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone LiwkoLiwko (434) - POLAND - JUL 2, 2017
Piwo ze styczniowego rozlewu, więc nie pierwszej świeżości. Mimo to jest powalające. W aromacie intensywnie owocowo. Ananas, brzoskwinie i cytryna. Piwo niemal klarowne. W smaku słodko gorzko. Spora goryczka, ale nie zalega. Mega pijalne. Topowe. Mniam.
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The beer’s got a great look: orange/light amber with a bubbly head. Even though it’s an older can at this point in the year, the moment I cracked it open the aromas from those Northwest hops exploded out. Dominant floral aromas, raisins and a boozy note to finish things off. It’s also got a bit of a bready aroma in there too, which is surprising to pick up in a DIPA. Overall, it’s a deep, complex beer that held up over the last few months nicely. It’s in the ballpark of a Pliney. bb (9268) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 14, 2017
Can. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and pine aroma with tropical fruit. Summer fruit and grapefruit flavor with light pine. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Pine and grapefruit lingers with summer fruit and light malt backing. Honey slightly noticeable. elbernays (1496) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 3, 2017
Can shared. Pours amber with white head. Aroma is honey, sugar, candy floss. I would imagine this is a bit older as hops have died a bit. Flavour is a thick caramel sweet with a wet honey finish. Smooth and still a good beer.
benpickens (511) - Camarillo, California, USA - MAY 16, 2017
Pours gold with a frothy white head that holds well; rich passion and mango fruit aromas; oily and bitter palate with a nice finish. My favorite DIPA. ttutony (920) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2017
Potent resinous hop aroma. Syrupy rich mouthfeel. Caramel malt sweetness goes well against the hop bitterness. More resinous and herbal hop flavors on the palate dnstone (3404) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 1, 2017
Hazed golden with a sudsy white head. Fantastic hop complexity, almost a sweet and sour aroma. Sweet with a medium body, sticky hop intensity and a bite of a bite at the end.
Notes: cans from VA. phranq (210) - - APR 15, 2017
Sweet pineapple in the nose. Boozy bite with a mix of sweet abd bitter honey. Slightly bitter finish. Can def tell its north of 10%.. markextrae (4424) - Alingsås, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2017
can shared by a friend. poured a light amber colour with a slight off head. nose of light caramel malts, citrus, sweet honey notes, pine, bitter hops. peel, and light orange. taste is sweet honey, malts, pine, and chewy full mouthfeel. alcohol is hidden. but expected more