overall
85
44
style
Brewed by Propeller Brewery
Style: Imperial IPA
Halifax, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This full-bodied beer is brewed with ample amounts of premium Pacific northwest hops, and then heavily dry hopped giving this bold brew a big west coast nose. Double IPA delivers a huge amount of piny, floral, and citrusy hop aroma and flavour from start to finish that is moderately tempered by a sweet malt backbone. This is a TRUE hop bomb for TRUE hop heads.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dudebun (140) - - AUG 28, 2012
Bought the last bottle at the LC in Sydney River in early July 2012. Wasn’t totally blown away by it, but it was pretty good although I was expecting more. I guess I was hoping for more hop aroma... It was hoppy and bitter and malty and great but not double IPA hoppy enough on the nose for me. More on the nose would have been good. But it was fine. But not awesome. Decent. Would like to try it again. Maybe it was old, I didn’t check the best before date.


3.6
jercraigs (10591) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2017
2017-08-11. Crisp orange body, nice foamy off white head. 3++ Aroma is resiny and lightly green. Flavour is fairly bitter, moderate resiny hops throughout. Grassy green notes. Alcohol in the aftertaste. Average plus bodied palate, modest carbonation. Decent, not a ton of depth or citrus. 7/4/7/3/14-15 Bottle from NSLC, Sydney, NS.

3.1
Sammy (12346) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2017
hoppy and very malty. orange colour. drinkable but not a state of art dipa. on tap at tide & boar.

3.4
DuffMan (10451) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2017
Bottle, no best-before date. Medium orange-amber hue, off white head. Sweet toasty caramel with earthy/piney hops and aspirin bitterness.

4
decaturstevo (6244) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Amber pour with white head and lace. Aroma is large malt with a cover of big resiny/floral/citrus hops. Flavor is Sweet malty start with a nice breadiness, a grapefruit zest bitter followed by a resiny finish that really creeps up on you. Smooth abv warmth. Medium body with slightly aggressive carbonation. Balanced, bready, warm, hoppy. solid

3.5
berkshirejohn (6532) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2016
On tap at the Five Fishermen, Halifax NS. A dark amber pour with a ring of white head; resinous pine aroma; quite sharp pine taste, but smooth enough; with a deep resinous hop finish. Lots of hops.

3.8
AlainG (2294) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
D’un beau doré lumineux, une mousse soyeuse semble figée sur place. Une fine dentelles s’accroche à la paroi. Un nez intense de houblon floral, de malt épais et de conifère. Des vapeurs sucrées se mêlent à d’autres vapeurs d’alcool. Un gros liquide épais empreint de malt, de houblon et d’alcool. Une bonne corpulence et une amertume assez timide. Pas de finesse dans cette bière mais c’est pour cette raison que j’apprécie. (Emb. 2è semaine de juin 2016) (1919-130816)

3.6
teamrunkle (381) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2016
Dark amber, lacing, heady. Good carbonation. From a growler. Piny, slight citrus

3
daniele (9219) - ITALY - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle leggermente ambrata limpida buona schiuma discreta persistenza noso floreale un filo di agrume secca amaro piuttosto deciso amaro e poco piu

3.8
rederic (3337) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015
500ml bottle, slight hazy amber hue, with a frothy white head, with a mild floral citrus, leafy, grassy, piney hoppy, sweet candied lemon, grapefruit rind nose, with a lemon marmalade, toffee, caramelized, biscuity, toasted malty accent, and a faint lemon toasted pie crust, subtle nutty, lemon tea leaf note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a sweet toasted, biscuity, caramel malty, candied grapefruit peel, flowery citrus, leafy, piney hoppy character, with a subtle toasted breadcrumb, lemon tea leaf, lemon marmalade, toffee, infused pine needles flavour, leading towards a sweet candied lemon fruitiness, toasted maltiness, and a lingering citrus, leafy hop bitterness finish.

3.3
Metalchopz (3419) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 28, 2015
Purchased at NSLC on my trip to Nova Scotia. Pours a clean amber colour with a big beige head, good retention and lots of creamy-foamy lace. Aromas of grass, caramel, fruits, cereal malts and nutty notes. The taste is matly with some grass. Some bitterness in the finish, but not too crazy. Not a hop bomb, but a decent DIPA.


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