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RATINGS: 874   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blue Dot is named after our planet: we are only a pale blue dot in this universe. A Double India Pale Ale made with Organic Pilsner, Rye malt and a combination of intense northwest hop varieties.
O.G. 1074, 80 IBUs.

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4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
collinthib (8) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2013
A great DIPA: my girlfriend hates bitterness in beers but loved this. Its a cloudy, dark pour on draft- likely due to the high SG and could benefit from some finings. However, is reminiscent of real ale, and smells hoppy, malty, and amazing. Flavor is big, sweet, and hoppy with a smooth, even finish. Well balanced and full-flavored.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (3638) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 18, 2017
Draught at Hair of the Dog. Golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, floral hops, resin, mango, pine and a bit of toast. Bitter finish with citrus, pine, hops, resin and a bit of grass. Very nice imperial IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (7508) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 13, 2017
Tap at beerlovers bar. Pours unclear blonde, big fluffy white head. Smell is intense, green hop, some fruits. Taste is full, bitter, grainy, very aromatic, full. Great ! Very full, bitter ending.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
90 (364) - BELGIUM - APR 6, 2017
Zeer vol en romig, mooie knapperige hop, niet te bitter. Heel veel gist als body, daar hou ik van. Heel veel in n glas. Koppig, gedroogd fruit, rond, romig. Top voor een bier binnen het genre dat niet mijn favoriete stijl is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (3626) - CROATIA - APR 2, 2017
On tap at ACBF 2017. Pours hazy golden with white head. Fruity, apricot, citrus, pine, malty, light to moderate hoppiness, bitter finish. Medium bodied. Expected a bit more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7565) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2017
Keg @ HotD. Gold pour with a modest white head. Nose has some nice herbal hop character. A touch of pine. Light peppery spiciness. Similar flavor. Restrained, crisp malt. Spicy, floral bitterness. A bit oily. Fine carb. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (4515) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2017
Bottled. Pours hazy golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, grapefruit, alcohol and a little pine. Sweet flavor that ends up being more dry and solid bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice DIPA indeed. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (2203) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2017
Sampled at ACBF 2017, Vichte. Semi-hazy golden pour with a fine-grained off-white head. Notes of tropical hops, passion fruit, citrus, perfumey hops, caramel and a bit of honey. Really well-balanced, a pleasure to drink.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rubin77 (1750) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 6, 2017
F: medium size, white, creamy, not long lasting. C: golden, hazy, opaque. A: tangerine, mango, pineapple, fresh orange, apricot, pine resin. T: sampled from tap at ACBF 2017, malt, tangerine, orange, tropical fruits, pine resin, earthy, very good balanced sweetness, fresh tangerine, and decent pine bitterness on the palate, great IPA worth to try.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7570) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma of pine, bread, grapefruit and malt. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some pine, grapefruit, some bitterness and malt. Medium body, average carbonation

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (7052) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2016
Big bottle from Mikkeller we shop cons 2016-12-28 Gteborg AR: tropical fruit marmalade, pine AP: hazy bronze, frothy white head F: bitter, tropical fruity marmalade, orange zest, wee grainy


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