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98
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RATINGS: 1650   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An imperial IPA that was brewed to turn your world upside down. Hops have got you coming and going. Pungent aromatics up front paired with a malt balanced backbone and a smooth bitter finish. 86 IBUs.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
abcfan (920) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2009
Very good IIPA. Aroma full of citrus and malt. Pours a nice yellow/orange color. Very biting finish. Would drink again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 30, 2009
draft at fiddlers hearth. thanks to the univeristy for paying for this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldGrowth (3416) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2009
bottle, from Sams, Great aroma, alot going on, apricot/peach, grass, lemon/grapefruit, honey. Clean orangy gold color, ok head & lacing. Bitter sweet flavor, More citric than sweet. Medium body, oily creamy mouthfeel, bitter dry finish. Tasty IIPA, Aroma was best part, could sniff it all day, just kept getting all the mentioned scents the whole time, lucious

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 29, 2009
Growler sample: Pours a transparent deep golden with a stringy, clingy-lacing white head. Aroma of fresh resiny grapefruity hops and sweet pale malts. Body starts with good fullness and sweet sticky malts with a nice fresh sticky grapefruity hoppiness. Finishes with good bittersweetness and flavoring hops with some lingering grassy bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sirpsycho (393) - Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear amber, light beige head. Aroma is sweet hops, touch of citrus. Flavor is a nice blend of sweet malt, hops and citrus notes. Bitter and sweet on the finish. Solid IIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EHopper (620) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Very good. Very bright with butterscotch and bitter, following a nice citrus, especially grapefruit aroma. Easy to find and not too expensive so need to make a point of picking some up another time.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
soccer290 (225) - Highland Park, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2009
12 oz bottle. Was Interested in this after having Founders Centennial IPA, so an I-IPA is even more interesting to me. Pours a beautiful hazy light golden color with a small white head that dies quickly. Smells of citrus (lemon or grapefruit I believe), and some hops. Tastes of some citrus and light hops, bit of caramel; not too much flavor to this one though. Not that full-bodied, but does leave a citrus aftertaste. Decent, not great. For the price equivalence, Hopslam is much better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (2183) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 26, 2009
Hazy headless orange/yellow. Aroma is citrus and pith, but not too strong. Taste is pithy and resinous which lingers well after the finish. Solid IIPA, but not astounding. $3/12oz

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (13301) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Bruisin Ales in Asheville. Pours a light amber color with a thin head. Decent retention and good lacing. Aroma is toffee with strong citrus and resiny hops. Taste is toffee, caramel, citrus hops. Full bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2009
My Million Beer March Tasting. Sample from a bottle thanks to nearbeer. Clear yellow orange with a thin white cover. Big spicy grapefruit hop aroma. Taste is the same, grapefruit, light pine spice and a perfect caramel base.


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