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RATINGS: 2352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
At the height of the heat in the heart of the summer, we felt that the only cure was a raging mouthful of fresh hops and malt. Caution: May remove enamel from teeth. This is Lagunitas IPA pumped up by about 30%!
IBU: 72.41

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewbandit (312) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2005
A strong hoppy opening within the light amber brew. Fairly balanced through the middle but a bit bitter on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rman18 (312) - Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2011
I had this from a bottle poured into a pint glass. There is a light very small head. It is medium amber color with strong hop flavor and taste. A little citrus but that is mostly overwhelmed by the hops. Good Beer, not sure I can drink too many though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (312) - Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Nice golden color with a light film of foam. Great aroma with citrus, pine and some florals. Big hop flavors with noticeable but good bitterness throughout. Some malt and alcohol too but the hops are the primary flavors. Very nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WickerBrew (311) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2008
This was pretty standard for a Double IPA, no big surprises. Its a little unbalanced but I knew it would be going in. By the taste I would have guessed it be a regular IPA, not quite thick and sticky enough to be of the double variety. Up against some of the real DIPAs this seems like water.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FudgeSociety2 (311) - Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2011 This will not remove enamal from anyones teeth. Its not that hoppy, quite balanced. Herbal hops. Nice beer, but nothing amazing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeffwilliams11 (310) - hooterville, Michigan, USA - MAR 8, 2008
tasty beer. nothing real special, piney hop flavor, a little sweet at the end. very drinkable for a beer of 7.5%.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TrevorFloyd (309) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Has a beautiful citrus hop bouquet, which is almost immediately smoothed over with some sweet malty notes. Almost seems more of an ASA than IIPA, but whatever you call it, its delicious. Immensely drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Dark golden poor, good head That lingers. Clean scent of pine and grapefruit. Initially bitter, but lightens to good hoppy flavor. The flavor continues to change over time, passing through citrus on its way to a faint and surprising bubblegum at the end. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dalfaro86 (309) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JAN 23, 2012
Segunda Imperial IPA que probe, y la que empezo a determinar que este estilo se convirtiera en mi favorito, tiene un intenso aroma, con notas de malta y citricas de lupulo mezcladas en un gran balance. Es una cerveza color ambar claro con buena cabeza que presenta buena retencion. Al igual que el aroma, el sabor tiene un gran balance entre malta y lupulo, anque esta dominado por este ultimo. Una gran Imperial IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - MAR 5, 2003
Slightly hazy, dark copper color. Hoppy aroma backed up with a little sweetness. Flavor is the same. Fairly thick and satisfying mouthfeel. Bitterness is somewhat subdued despite 70+ ibus.


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