overall
92
63
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong, smooth, and full of hop flavor.
2012 vintage - 8.4% abv
2013 vintage - 9.5% abv

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (43216) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is dense hoppy, light malty note. Thick malty, orange fruity and dense grapefruity. Smooth and fruity finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (25572) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2008
Draught @ WABF 2008. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Hoppy malty grapefruit aroma. Very malty and hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Long malty hoppy bitter finish with a long bitter aftertaste with hints of grapefruit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (20221) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle from Happy’s Market, Ellensburg, WA; no ABV on bottle
Hazy amber color, medium sized head. A good American Barley Wine, as it’s well malty, noticeable from the moment you pour; sweet, rich, with nice hopping, lowering bitterness, but still good fruits and hop resins.
Very good, but probably not fresh.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (16597) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2010
On tap at Bottleworks, pours orangey amber with a white head. Wonderful aroma of piney hops, caramel malts (just enough to balance), grapefruit and mango. The flavour is no less hoppy, with citrusy hops, balanced perfectly with caramel malts. The palate is fruity and leaves a sweet caramel finish. Delicious - really well-made.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14881) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 4, 2008
Bomber from Bottle Trek. Hazy red tinged amber color with minimal beige ring. Aroma seems to be hugely grapefruit, but there is a hint of malt. Medium body with rather creamy carbonation. It’s mostly hop over a little roasted caramel. Pretty much grapefruit rind with some floral aspects. Finish is pretty dry, but there’s still enough sugar to call it balanced - maybe. Pretty hoppy brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (14366) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015
Bottle - Sweet earthy hops and caramel. Dirty gold with a decent off white head. Sweet caramel and bitter hops with a long sweet bitter finish. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (14364) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Bomber poured a clear copper with a small lingering light amber head. Aromas of earthiness, carmel, pine, orange peel, mango and grapefruit rind. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, orange peel, mango, light pine and a hint of grapefruit rind with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.
Amaziung IIPA considering I was’nt that impressed with Mongoose.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (14012) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2004
Hazed amber with minimal off-white head. Aroma is quite sweet, grapefruit/orange, alcohol, barleywinish. Taste is much the same, malty barleywine. Full sticky body.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy orange body with a large rocky beige head. Aroma of florals, grapefruit, and orange. Flavor of flowers and caramel. Chewy with bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (12587) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. This brew pours a clear deep amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes slowly. Patchy lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of hops, fruit and sweet malt. Medium to full body with flavors of floral hops, earthy malt and fruit. The finish is hoppy with a short citrus aftertaste. Decent overall.


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