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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hopheads rejoice! This strong IPA takes the style to a new level. It’s a big Imperial IPA packed with Nugget, Palisade, and Amarillo hops. Previously 8.2%.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2009
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks to CaptainCougar. Cloudy amber - white head. High hoppy, sweetness, caramel, candy, toasted, knækbrød (Swedish flatbread), grape fruity, piney, light wooden notes, nice bitterness, light dryness. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13581) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2003
Clear copper body with small beige head. Aroma is grapefruit, medium sweet. Taste is grapefruit, medium sweet, lurking alcohol. Finish is medium intense grapefruit. Medium-full body, slightly sticky.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (13183) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2003
Very nice deep amber in colour with lots of hops and malts in the nose. Very intense resinous hops in the mouth blending with the malts. Grapefruits . Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12893) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2008
(22oz. bottle) Pours a hazy orange body with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma of grapefruit, spruce, and caramel. Flavor of citrusy hops and caramel malt with a dry, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12477) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity and floral hops, pine notes, cookie and biscuit malt with fruity esters. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, supporting malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12295) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
@PilsnerPeters-22oz bottle-pours an off white head and copper color. Aroma is resin, secondary medium malt-caramel. Taste is resin/herbal hops, secondary medium malt-caramel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2007
22oz bottle shared courtesy fo kramer17801. Poured a deeper amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of citrus, grapefruit, oranges, and caramel. Tastes of caramel, orange peels, grapefruit, and pine. Nice balance.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (11497) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2008
Picked up at the brewpub meself. The silly cartoon now makes sense, it’s big on malt and on hops. Cloudy with an off-white bubbly head. CItrus aroma, and the dot loace. Big mouthfeel: big bitterness and big maltiness. Above average mouthfeel. Big and bold, hits the mark.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10919) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 9, 2010
Tampa crew does it again. Copper pour. Whitish head. Resin hops, caramel malt, bready notes. Flavor is sweet and hoppy. Resinous and caramel. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2008 Date: 07/24/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

Appearance: hazy dark copper, scant head,
Aroma: sweet pine aroma,
Flavor: lots of sweet pine flavor, good sweet caramel malt adds to the sweetness instead of balance, a touch of hot alcohol,
-------- /> Date: 05/10/2008
Mode: bottle
Score: 3.4 to 3.4
Words: cellar party

Aroma: nice fruityness in the aroma in addition to the sweet pine,
Body: creamy body,
Overall: lots of crystal sweetness balanced by peppery alcohol,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: **+/4


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