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RATINGS: 661   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is brewed during the hop harvest with a portion of unkilned or wet hops fresh off the vine. Apricot in color, Broo Doos nose has dominant orange, pine sap and floral notes, balanced by a glazed nut and toffee malt body. This celebration of the hop harvest has intense tropical fruit, citrus and spicy accents that showcase the complexity of the hops we all love. October release.

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4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badbeer (434) - Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2008
Darker yellow with an off-white head. Huge aromas of pineapple, pine, mango, and other citrus. Just beautiful. In the taste I got pineapple, grapefruit, lemon, and peach; so much citrus and excellently balanced. Medium carbonation and a little less than medium bodied. Best wet hop beer Ive had. Another great FFFs beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DicksMcGee (56) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2008
Thanks PEPSICAN for this brew I supplied. Great bear, smell of pineapple, grapefruit, dankness. Taste of the same. Am I at 75 characters yet?

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tompete (311) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2008
Bright yellow/orange with a fast disappearing white head. Bright orange, citrus and grapefruit aroma - amazing. Followup on the flavor is right on par with the smell. Very well balanced with the malt - citrus flavors. A very refreshing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WeeHeavySD (3383) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 3, 2008
Bomber via trade with Motortoddhead. Shared with my girlfriend Cyn. Pours ornage with a foramy tan head. Nose is piney hoppy and has some new zealand citrus in there as well. Taste is big on the citrus and nicely crisp and still fresh. I dont think this has diminished much since it was fresh fresh. Good harvest IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 31, 2008
Bottle: Thanks to renhed for sharing. Light copper in color with a sizeable cream head. Floral and citrus hop bomb compliments some wheat notes and light malts. Nice, crisp mouth feel, not too thick. Grapefruit, wheat and both floral and piney hops wreck the palate, very smooth and refreshing. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2008
Golden color. Smell of grassy hops, citrus, malt, orange peal, pine and caramel notes. Tastes the same. Very nice IPA that I was waiting to try and finally found.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (3018) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2008
So after tasting their other offerings, this one just doesnt stack up. Is it fair to compare this with Alpha King & Dreadnaught, probably not but its impossible not to. Crystal clear mandarin body with a small white head that doesnt leave lacing but instead a sticky glaze on the inside of the glass. Very hop forward, this one just doesnt bring the complexities of its counterparts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WickerBrew (311) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2008
I love the fresh hopped stuff, and I would have assumed FFF would knocked my socks off. It was good but didnt go that far. Very organic and citrusy, but it seemed a little thin and 22 oz was alot. Maybe just a pint or 12 oz would have been good. Nice to try, but I will stick with Alpha King.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 26, 2008
Bomber courtesy of inkubus27. Pours a hazy orange with a 2 finger head and spotty lacing. Nose is nice sweet citrus, malt and pine. Palate is pink grapefruit, malt with just a bit of a hoppy bite. Creamy mouthful. Pretty mellow IPA more so than I thought it would be coming from 3F. This one is definitely sessionable, as its a solid, every day IPA with low ABV. It would be one of my go to beers if they sold it here.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hotstuff (4921) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 18, 2008
Bottle. Small ivory head that mostly diminished, fair amount of lacing, transparent, very little carbonation, and an orange hue. Nose was caramel, hoppy, citrus, pine, grapefruit, and bitter.Ditto for the flavor. Medium in body. Very quaffable, not overly hoppy, would drink again and worthy of a try.


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