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RATINGS: 1608   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Fast on the heels of our fantasticly reformulated Hops Infusion, our brewers have picked up the gauntlet and brewed a Double IPA using exclusively Simcoe(R) Hops! This west coast Hops was created in 2000 by Select Botanicals, Inc. and carries a fantastic flavor profile abounding with citrusy-grapefruit, piney, resiny notes that pushes this Double IPA over the top. 9.0% ABV in the brew gives it a nice malt foundation as well. Draft and bottles, 12 oz. in PA, 22 oz. out of state (as we have no 6-packs),

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3.4
weihenweizen (4166) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2016
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, it seems best before March 4, 2016, oops. Opaque reddish medium brown with small beige head. Aroma is herbal hops, medium body, lower carbonation, and a little lacing. Taste is herbal hops, caramel malt, resin, and bitter finish.

3.9
SG111 (2062) - New York, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Tap at whole foods Auburn Hills. Pours deep honey spiked with melted caramel. Off white head. Aroma is big pine, resin, tropical pineapple, slight orange and grapefruit biscuit malt, dank hops. Wow, this feels like a West coast double to me. Kinda like a knee deep sorta deal almost. Flavor is pine, resin, malt, sugar sweetness from the high abv, pineapple, grapefruit. Wow, really really good.

2.9
BrewBrain (179) - Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Hazy reddish amber pour, smallish thick head. Nose is caramel, pine, vague citrus. Very caramelly sweet, moderate bitterness. Lowish carbonation .

3.8
jsporrer (1128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a cloudy dark amber with a creamy off-white foamy head. Very clingy with lots of lacing. Tons of sediment suspended in the glass. Medium citrus and a pine resin aroma. Surprisingly smooth with just a hint of bitterness on the roof of the mouth and at the finish. Very well balanced with a thicker malty flavor masking any harshness or bitterness. Hides the alcohol well. Refreshing and very enjoyable.

3.6
OrthoDoc (189) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Dark amber color with lots of floaters, clearly unfiltered. Nose is malts and faint citrus. Taste is malts, lots of sweetness, some citrus, and maybe a little very faint mango. This one is very similar to Sierra Nevada Hoptinum in look, nose, and taste. Not my favorite dipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
blueshockey24 (649) - Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2016
12oz bottle. Pours orangish amber with off-white head. Aroma is Malt, Mango and papaya. Taste is sweet malty citrus pine and alcohol up front with a fruity mango/papaya alcohol warmth finish. Pretty good but a little too malty for my personal preferences.

3.9
ads135 (5053) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 23, 2016
A very nice IPA, feel balanced and bitter. Has a pretty great piney aroma, hints of citrus in the aftertaste. Tried at the Old Mattress Warehouse after Black Sabbath with Brian and Jess in 2016.

3
koleminer20 (4091) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2016
12 oz bottle. The pour is a deep ruby, mostly clear, with a thin coat of off white head and a little trace of soapy lace. The aroma is surprisingly bland. There is a little tropical fruit, and a hint of bitter resin, but it's just bland. Light malts on the back end. I'm believing this isn't going to be that great. The flavor is a little bitter up front with some resin, but it falls flat after that. A little maltiness pops up on the back end and it finishes a little sweet. It's pretty much bitter water up front and then malt water on the finish. It's pretty disappointing. The mouth feel is light and watery with minimal carbonation and a lingering bitterness that finishes a little sweet and off. No bueno. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Niall73 (2434) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle at home while visiting Jacksonville. Pours a hazy pale brown/dark gold with a slightly off white head. Aroma is wet hop dankness with caramel and lemon. Medium body, medium carbonation. Piney resin, lemon, grapefruit, light trop stuff, wood, very light soapiness, a little toast... Nicely bitter for a dipa. Good.

3.9
BierMeHoos (650) - Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Draft pour at Brotherhood of Thieves, Nantucket MA. Appearance is a hazy orange amber with a nice white head. Aroma is fruit, tangerines, grapefruit, caramel malt, and resin. Taste is very good, well balanced, fruits of orange, grapefruit, resin. Palate is full and sticky, good alcohol feel. Overall, its very easy to drink and quite potent. Two of these and you’d be doing real well.


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