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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Part of the MEPS series. An American Double India Pale Ale that packs a punch when it comes to hops. The aroma and flavors will give you citrus and pine with a slight malt sweetness that finishes dry.
Malts a blend of Canadian, German, Chile and United Kingdom malts
Hops Cascade, Citra, Columbus, Magnum and Hersbrucker

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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopsythe (46) - - SEP 16, 2012
A very interesting DIPA. The aroma is very light and floral. Taste is citrusy with a hint of tropical. Loving the huge bitterness at the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (451) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Clear golden pour with a ring of clingy white that laces. Pine foremost on the nose and flavor with grapefruit rind coming in the finish to add a bitterness Im not overly fond of. Finish is dry with lingering rind aftertaste. Starts okay, finish is too biting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (3392) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2017
Pours hazy golden with a low white head and slightly oily lacings. Aromas of citrus, grapefruit, grass, pine, kiwi. Taste is very fruity and somewhat bitter with light floral notes and some grassy notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (3082) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2017
Pours hazy yellow with low white head Aromas hoppy of tropical fruits, resin, pine, caramel Taste has hoppy notes of tropical fruits, pine, resin, caramel

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZacM612 (637) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Deep golden, slight haze with a big white head. Piney aroma with a bit of citrus. A little sweet and citrusy up front, nice balanced bitter finish. I find the 102 IBU hard to believe.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7288) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Sampled on draft at Tapped this beer poured a dark amber color with a medium sized foamy white head that left good lacing. The aroma ws tart, chalky and dry with perfume and lemon. The flavor was bitter, tart and dry with herbal notes followed by a bit of tropical fruit and perfume. Long dry perfumey finish. Medium body. Alcohol well controlled. Pretty bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttoadee (1356) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Medium gold pour, slight haze, initial white head. Nose is hearty grapefruit. Bitter. Middle is a Shade of caramel , pithy grapefruit, solid malt backbone. Finish is spicy with alcohol on the tongue.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maekchu (3695) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 5, 2017
Bomber from Whole Foods Market, Glendale CA. Very piney nose, with lots of citrus, lime juice, and very overripe grapefruit. Whew! Orange/amber color, some thick lace. Very resiny initial, thick caramel, considerable hop burn in mid palate, bitter citrus peel and citrus juice, with some sweet peach in late mid palate. Medium-heavy body. The pine and citrus really blast the sinuses. Quite a bit of hop burn and alc. warmth.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ctplt777 (517) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2017
Super dank double ipa, like supa dupa dank. Smells amazing. Big tropical fruit, pine, and a big sticky resinous aroma. This thing is amazing smelling. Theres not an ounce of doubt theres a massive amount of columbus in it. Taste is huge tropical and pine. Theres some candied fruit and the hops just go bananas in it. Its super fresh and crushes all the weak feelings of the beers you had before it. Overall, awesome beer definitely recommended. Cheers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13749) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 18, 2017
22oz bottle. Crystal clear light amber body with medium off-white head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/tangerine, light pine, dank. Taste is moderately sweet, juicy grapefruit/tangerine, light pine, bread. Resinous medium-full body, light acidity, surprisingly drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjohnny (563) - - JAN 13, 2017
Pine. Hay. Effervescent clear light gold with a long lasting fluffy off white head. Thick mouthfeel. Pine. Grass. Grapefruit. A hint of earth. Very sharp finish. Slightly boozy. Nice.


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