RATINGS: 2219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a gaurantee built right into the name!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheShat (131) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - JUL 8, 2009
I have been looking forward to trying this one. A nice pleasant hop aroma with a bit more sweetness than I expected. Just a small head on this one. Starts with some malty sweetness before a very strong bitter kick in the mouth. Not as pine and ctirus as I anticipated. Nice long oily finish. Anther good one from Lagunitas!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ronritter (434) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 19, 2017
12oz bottle pours copper with minimal head aroma is citrus taste is citrus with hop bitterness through out

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ehaak26 (374) - - MAR 12, 2017
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Lots of hops as advertised. I noticed a nice combination of spruce and citrus. Malt profile helps balance it out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FROMTHEBOTTLE (74) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2017
12oz bottle. Golden/orange pour. Head is resilient and last throughout. Aroma is split between hops and malt profiles. A mixture of pine, mango grapefruit and orange. Very decent DIPA. Wish I had better access to a supply. 102 ibu well established and integrated into malt and hop profile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (892) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 22, 2017
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Greg & Janes Beer and Wine. Appearance is hazy golden orange with prevalent noticeable floaties, fair sparkle, finger-width foamy white head with poor retention and nice sudsy lacing. Aroma is strong tropical fruit, orange, grapefruit, light candied sugar. Taste is initial strong sweet orange, tropical fruit with growing bitter resin presence mixed in for back half over malt backbone. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with thick texture, soft carbonation and mix of bitter and sweet finish. Overall, bountiful flavor and not the typical Lagunitas bitter profile. A nice departure and surprisingly light for the ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattShizzle (607) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle - labeled simply as "Hop Stoopid." Golden to copper color - clear. Aroma is of both malt and hops. Really good - very hoppy but the malt still is noticeable too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Awktoberfest (402) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Fair. Kind of a blah aroma. Maybe a muted bit of pine. Tastes follows. Like a sweet, bitter, cloying pine comb. Remains on the palette. Not a smooth or real clean bitterness. Ok. But falls short. Mid range at best. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeymike (68) - Kansas, USA - JAN 27, 2017
22 oz bomber. Pours a clear amber yellow with a billowy head. Aroma is strong mango, papaya, and grapefruit. Taste is mango and papaya with a bitterness on the middle of the palette. Mouthfeel is medium-thin. Overall, a decent DIPA but needs something to transition from the middle bitterness to the lingering flavors on the palette.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
meccahh69lol (81) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - JAN 25, 2017
Poured from a 22 oz bomber into an Medieval Times imperial pint. This one has been a favorite for years and never fails to impress. I may be a tad biased because Lagunitas is probably my favorite brewer, but this is definitely one of my very favorite beers and my amazing girlfriend did an excellent job picking it out for me. It has a smooth hoppy flavor without being too overpowering and the 8% is disguised pretty well. Four thumbs up! This is one that I could probably drink every day. Too bad they dont make it in six packs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (3097) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Bottle from West Side. Pours a clear, deep gold with a small head that dissipates. Big green pineapple, diesel fuel and peach aromas. Clean and crisp, light-bodied, abv hidden well. Some citrus as it warms up, more diesel notes. Clean finish, with lingering fruity hops and prickly bitterness. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (4164) - Garching b. Mnchen, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2017
Tap. Slightly hazy orange color with small white head. Aroma is piney, earthy, toasted malts. Taste is grapefruit, piney hops, toasted malts, clean and dry finish. Medium carbonation. Classic West Coast DIPA, well-made.

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