Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
First brewed to commemorate Seattle Beer Week. Unfiltered and perfectly balanced.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
teamsale (263) - Washington, USA - APR 14, 2017
Bomber pours a hazy copper with a one finger sand head and good lacing. Aroma is a nice pear and other tree fruit. Taste is awesome, ideal sweetness, simple flavors. Bitterness is a perfect mild to medium and the aftertaste is a short-lived sweet fig flavor. Really impressive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3986) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2016
22oz bottle 9/9/16 (Pike Brewing company-SEA)-42 in shaker-Pours an orangish amber with a small off white head. Aroma of malt, hops, and sweetness. Taste of the same with a bit more citrus and sweetness. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and a bit more malt and sweetness than other double IPAS.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanuta06 (469) - Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Serving: from tap. Aroma: light hop. Appearance: small, creamy, off-white, initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Hazy, medium-amber body. Taste: lightly bitter, citrusy initial flavor and lightly sour, citrusy finish with average duration. Palate: medium body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: very good. Not overly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddon90 (1634) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Pours a dark, copper color with a light, lacing head. Strong, hoppy aroma. Some citrus but mostly hops. Smooth taste. Citrusy hops taste. Not much of a dry finish. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastiefan2k (3822) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2015
12oz at brewpub. Clear golden color. Sticky long lasting head with a whole lotta lacing. Lots of fresh slightly lemony and slightly resinous with moderate bitterness. All those aspects are well within reason a hint of tropical flavors. Taste is bright on hops, malts dont get in the way. Clean malt profile but bitter and lemon heavy hops (not to heavy). Decent DIPA with clean hop flavor but Id like hops flavors to be better. As the beer warmed up a sweet (maybe light butter) flavor emerged. Was hard to tell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5535) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 3, 2015
On draft at the brewpub Seattle. Golden amber pour, slight haze, with a white head. Sweet and fruity, resinous hops, caramel, a bit sugary, and moderate bitterness. Not great, but one of their more enjoyable offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (11460) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"a surprise on tap at the Pike pub. not a letdown, but less focused and not as good or as well balanced as their regular IPA. the body was a little bigger and juicier, and the flavor a little more bitter and sweet. not the best, but not bad at all."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (20218) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
Draught at Collective on Tap, Woodinville, WA
Cloudy golden color with creamy head. Hop aroma, fruity, but not very strong, with a light animal note. It expresses itself better in the flavor, which is lean, with pale malt, very light sweetness, very fruity and resiny hops, and a hint of fox grapes.
Very good.
Earlier Rating: 5/2/2014 Total Score: 4
Draught at St. Augustines, Vancouver
Cloudy light amber color with small head. Sweet caramel aroma, some toffee, mild hop fruitiness, olive oil. Lean mouthfeel, with just a moderate level of sweetness; strong caramel flavor with a toffee accent; powerful bitterness; the hops are very resiny, piney, and also with a strong bitter orange character.
Old school; pleasant because not sticky; among DIPAs, a quaffable one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zeswaft (1755) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Tap. Abundant tropical fruits in the aroma and flavor. Mango, mandarun orange, passion fruit. Almost candy sweet. Well balanced with honey flavor and caramel malts. Superb.
Earlier Rating: 6/15/2012 Total Score: 3.5
I find bottles of this highly variable. Some times its really hoppy and citrusy, sometimes its all malt, and today its malty and piney. On its best days its a 3.8 and on its worse its a 3.3. Fairly cheap, I think a bomber was on sale for $3.69.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luvystypotables (1860) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Wonderful aroma of dried fruit and hops. Great looking caramel colour with a lasting white well laced head. Complex taste of fruit, floral and citrus. A creamy feel with and a pleasant fruity finish,

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