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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First brewed in 2008 for batch # 3,000. This is our version of a Double India Pale Ale. This year we used almost 900 lbs of English pale malt, and over 40 lbs of hops in a 10 barrel batch. A nice golden color with aromas of pine, citrus and some earthy spicy notes. This is what hop lovers dream about. Get hopped up on the sauce.!
2008-2009 vintage: 8.9% abv
2010-2011 vintage: 8.1% abv

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mu11igan (133) - Davis, California, USA - JAN 8, 2011
On tap @ Rubicon. Aroma is citrus, pine, resin. Flavor follows with nice finishing bitterness. Great malt backbone. A wonderful brew.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (696) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2016
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with tan head. Aroma is sweet with lots of rasin and pine. Taste has good bitterness and it has quite a heavy body. Medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tandembrauer (1249) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2016
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy light amber with white head. Aroma of pine needles, some citrus. Tastes bitter with some sweetness. Distinct bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1475) - Hammel, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2016
Bottle from Brdr. Schmidt Vinhandel, Viby. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma and taste is malt, tropical fruits, grapefruit, tangerine, citrus fruits, caramel, hops. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Nice bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (12413) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2016
From tap at Kge ldag 2016. Hazy orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, alcohol, grapefruit and bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14463) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2016
Bottle @ home. Hazy light orange color, medium sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, some fruit hops and some grapefruit. Taste malts, hops, some fruit hops, light pine, lightly grapefruit, grapefruit bitter, bitter and a slight hint of citruspeel. Medium body, sticky texture, medium arbonation. Solid DIPA.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog (6448) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2016
Bottle. Ruddy orange, with an even, earthy aroma. This drinks with a thick malty base, almost syrupy. The little bit of rustic bitterness of hops merely floats on the wavetops. (#6169, 4/17/2016)

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dojken (509) - - MAR 25, 2016
Flaska. Doftar starkt av tall o en lite fruktig doft. Smaken tydligt av persika o pron. Riktigt krmig i munnen med en bra beska. En hrlig dipa. Roligt att f en god l p lngfredagen.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (2049) - - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours a hazy goldem with a white head. 8.2% ABV in this version. Nose has some perfumy hops. Rich, malty body - perhaps more fruity than malty. Soft on the palate, solid late bitterness. Ok, but naturally lacks crispiness in the hops. 220216

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9689) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle at the hotel with my wife, NYE 2015. Pours a faintly hazed gold with a thin white head. Big citrus on the nose, a bit of cool hops and caramel. Medium-bodied, icy grapefruit, slow alcohol. Slow grapefruit into the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nicolash (2) - DENMARK - FEB 13, 2016 does not count
Bottle. Pours a nice cloudy orange/amber color, with a small off-white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, floral and a little peach. Taste has an initial sweet mix of grapefruit and pine, that is quickly overpowered by the massive hops that stays as a bitter aftertaste.


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