RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Seasonal; Autumn - Released in November.
This is an intensely hoppy and strong lager that we refer to as a Double India Pale Lager. Over four pounds of hops per BBL of New Zealand hops (Kiwi Hops) were used in progressively larger hop additions throughout the brewing process. Four kettle hop additions, whole leaf hops in the hop back, and multiple dry hop additions infuse an intense floral and citrusy aroma. No kiwifruit or kiwi birds were used in the production of this beer.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thome50 (1294) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle thanks to Ernesto. Pours a hazy light orange with a modest white head. Aroma is a little off. Some pepper and almost smoke and ash. Maybe some nuts. Taste is hoppy at the front with a medium mouthfeel that by the end has a lot of the heat from the beer. Haven’t had many hot beers like this. Overall, interesting but having just had a Pizza Port Imperial Pale Lager last week this one just doesn’t stand up to it from a hop perspective.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
salvaticas (623) - - FEB 3, 2017
On tap at Hops Hill. Smells like a swimming pool. Really weird. Pours a golden amber. Malty, strong alcohol flavor. Good finish. Interesting. Tastes stronger than it is. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (7546) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 2, 2017
Rating No.7500
Canned 440ml. -Courtesy of Marko, shared with him and Iznogud. Orange/golden coloured, small white head, citrusy hoppy nose. Moderate malty, heavy fresh citrusy fruity hoppy and well balanced bitterness. Notes of alcohol as well but well rounded. Dry bitter hoppy finish. Really really good brew.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dagimp (978) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2017
Best IPL ever! No really, it was that good. And I’m a big fan of the Mass Rising, but this was better. All about the hops with mild to moderate bitterness. Will grab even more of this next year.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (5298) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 20, 2017
Enormous thanks MacBoost! Shared with ogivlado and Iznogud! Poured a hazy pale golden body, small white head. Superb, fresh aroma, dank, orange, onions, cat piss, just lovely! Nice, soft light body, just a vague touch of caramel, to support a nice, citric-herbal hoppiness, some onion too, lighter than expected, but superbly drinkable. Actually more complex than expected, getting more interestingly hoppy by the sip. Just great. Alcohol very, VERY well hidden. One of the best hoppy lagers ever, anywhere!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (2226) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2017
Pours gold with an offwhite head. Aroma is pineapple, earthy, grass and citrus. Medium bodied, alcohol well hidden, good carbonation. Nicely done pils as it is bitter with a touch of sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (13171) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 9, 2017
Keg at Blue Tusk. Hazy amber, large creamy offwhite head, good retention. Aroma of crackers malt, floral hops, mango. Taste is floral, earthy, mango, papaya hops, pale malt. Medium bodied, well balanced, mild lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
epeter85 (53) - - JAN 9, 2017
Pour from a can, consistent amber color and not cloudy. Slight head. Taste is sweet with a hop bite. Very smooth and not much aftertaste. I recommend for anyone who finds 2x IPA too aggressive. Nicely done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (1136) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 3, 2017
16oz can. This is a great rendition of the "Double India Pale Lager" concept, with an obscene amount of tropical fruit hop character and a very light, basically imperceptible lager yeast flavor. It drinks like a DIPA, which is a high compliment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (4438) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 1, 2017
Can from Toby. Very pale golden, fine sparse head. Light citrusy aromas, taste ticks up the tartness, tangy: prickly finish. Fairly juicy, light on the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (6762) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 31, 2016
16oz can thanks to toby. Pours out a golden topped with a white head. Nose is tropical fruit notes kiwi and some sweetness. Taste is more of the nice tropical fruits citrus sweetness.


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