Twisted Manzanita Chaotic Double IPA

 
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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 93   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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Chaotic is the seasonal release we just couldnt let go of. A hop aficionados dream with so many additions that we had to redesign our brew logs to fit them all in. The light gold pour has a slight haze that betrays the extensive dry-hopping in each batch. This onslaught tags the entire spectrum of hop aromatics with an especially notable citrus medley including grapefruit and tangelo. Brewed by San Diego hopheads for San Diego hopheads, Chaotic is captivatingly so. Double dry-hopped for a huge hop aroma that includes Pine, Tangerine and Grapefruit. Great beer for first time IPA drinkers and seasoned hop heads. Medium-full body and a balancing sweetness help keep the high ABV in line. Hops: Chinook, Cascade, Columbus, Centennial. Malt: 2-Row Barley, Dextrin Malt.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
labeerinthum (769) - Milano, ITALY - FEB 14, 2016
Lattina. Lintensit olfattiva elevata e la persistenza olfattiva pi che sufficiente. Il gusto al naso trova sentori di orzo tostato, cuoio, luppolo e agrumi. Il cappello di schiuma tremolante per le bollicine (un fenomeno raro!) medie e poi fini, ma resiste poco. La carbonazione bassa. Il perlage ha bollicine medie con carbonazione bassa, persistente ed insistita. La consistenza del liquido velata. Il colore ambrato, ricordato anche dl colore della lattina, peraltro pi ambrata. Il corpo strutturato non pesante. La struttura di spessore. Laroma alla lingua leggero per il dolce e carico per lamaro. Lintensit gustativa molto elevata e la persistenza gustativa buona e lunga. Il gusto godereccio. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di facile beva e inducono a bevuta compulsiva, essendo birra dalla pericolosa beverinit. Il finale amarognolo, lungo e asciutto. Il retrogusto intenso e persistente. Laroma in bocca riporta percezioni di caramello, miele, frutta secca, agrumi, alcol presente non invadente, mango, creme caramel. resina, tabacco.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Red-orange body, off white head. Ripe tropical fruit, a bit of melon, light caramel, long bitter finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4751) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 10, 2016
12 oz can into a Sierra Nevada glass. Pours with a clear copper colored body topped by a decent off-white head. Moderately strong hoppy aroma with a strong hop flavor favoring citrus notes -- lots of citrus. Ample malt here too, leaving the beer just moderately+ bitterness and adding some caramel and faint baked bread. Still, this is markedly hop dominant, as expected for style. Lingering, fairly strong, bitter grapefruit peel aftertaste. Medium body with medium-high carbonation and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sdaniel90 (1076) - Mexico City, MEXICO - DEC 10, 2015
On tap, 33cl. Clear ruby with a creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted caramel, green apples, resin, alcohol. Sweet and bitter, with a heavy malt backbone and a stinging bitterness. Pleasant, but somewhat amateurish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dojken (525) - SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Burk. St nstan fr mycket. Bred smak med torkade fikon o dadlar. Smaken hller hela vgen fram till det bsta med len, eftersmaken. Finfin eftersmak.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Patrik (747) - - DEC 5, 2015
Burk bira. Doftar ladugrd fin sdan Maltig. Ren fyllig i munnen. Citron , apelsin mycket apelsin fan ta mig. Oerhrt balanserad. Mycket god

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wolfbass (1143) - Firenze, ITALY - NOV 29, 2015
Appena aperta la lattina, un esplosione di pompelmo. Anche in bocca decisamente agrumata, con un finale non molto amaro, che nasconde benissimo lalta percentuale alcolica. Mi garba

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (4619) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2015
Draft @ beertemple. Aroma of strong boozy caramel and peach. Taste has peach at first, but than the malt kicks in, with lots of caramel punch. Some pine as well. Nice, but a bit too malty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2928) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Poured from 12 oz. can. Cloudy, orange-amber with a 2-finger khaki head and good lacing. Aroma of pine, caramel, citrus and some tropical fruit. Taste of pine resin, orange, caramel, grapefruit, pineapple and tropical fruit. Bitter resin, tropical fruit and caramel are the most prominent and lingering flavored. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (3708) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Pours a clear golden copper color with aroma of pine and caramel. Citrus flavor with caramel and pine. Flavorful beer. Well balanced. Very nice.


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