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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our massively hopped anniversary triple IPA is back and being bottled for the first time ever, heavy hitting with over 10lbs of hops per barrel.

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Samtzu (304) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 18, 2017
650ml Bottle. Pours a crisp gold with solid off white head. Stunted aroma of hops and passionfruit. Full body with a mild bitterness. Fruity flavours and a lingering bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16053) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2017
22 oz. bottle, pours a filthy bright orange with tons of sediment and a small white head. Aroma brings out lots of resinous hops, a little candied sugar, and caramel malt. Flavour is quite massive, with lots of resinous hops attacking the palate upfront, followed by candied sugar and caramel malt in back. Sweet, but not cloying and well-balanced. Chewy but not too malty. Nicely constructed. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lupulist (327) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2017
Pours an orange colour with a thin head. Aroma of mango, with resiny hops too. Tastes fairly bitter, but still balanced. Pretty good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16507) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2017
Hazy light amber. Bubbly head. Grapefruit and lemon rind nose, some fairly thick malts. Theres maybe a touch of pine. Sweet up front, giving way to a lot of bitterness, that pithy grapefruit type. Then, alcohol in the finish. Fairly strong. Not bad, good example.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tombutlin (274) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 9, 2016
Maybe the bottle was a bit old, but the aroma was mild & uninspiring. Very bitter and not really balanced

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 2, 2016
Bottle:   Thick straw, orange hued, nice white head and lacing.   Somewhat of a dank and musty/sock like citrusy nose.   Dull pith and peel.   Feels very very musty and stale.   Not bright at all.   Less musty on the tongue.   Surprised its as high an ABV as it is.   Nice body tho, smooth, a bit chewy.   Finishes stale, musty, some sweaty sock, with stale wet hops.   Not bright at all, and very dank.   Meh... clean, despite the musty/sweaty sock.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KUEric (955) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Surprised by such a high rating to be honest. Its got hops, sure. It has some balance, but just seems to fall a little flat for me. Looks pretty. Smells a little citric, lemony in particular. The flavor is a little caramel, a little tart. But somehow it just seems a little bitter. A little flat. A little tart. Not quite right, not sure why.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1785) - California, USA - AUG 5, 2016
Pours a golden color with some sediment and thin white head. Hop, grapefruit, orange, pine and biscuit aroma. Resinous hop, grapefruit, orange, pine, floral, caramel, dank and biscuit flavors. Medium full body and average carbonation with aggressive bitterness. Resinous hop, pine and slight booze finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11048) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Slick and sweet, but not so over the top as to make it more Barleywine than IPA. Nice pine sap and citrus aroma and flavor, a little sticky on the feel. Alcohol shows, but not to a fault.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3814) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2016
July 27, 2015. Bottle, bottled May 29, 2015.
Cloudy pale yellow with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is toffee, pine, resin and citrus. Taste is medium sweet, malty and fruity with toffee, some watermelon, tangerine, resin, medium bitterness with lots of piney notes leading to a light to medium dry bitter finish. Medium bodied, average carbonation, light sticky texture.


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