RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Our Double IPA is loaded with Pacific Northwest hops blended with a light malt backbone. A bitter Valentine for you to love, how ever unrequited.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
snownirvana (70) - - MAY 21, 2012
Snifter from bottle. A: beautiful, simcoe, slight pine, simply wonderful. App: gorgeous gold with a very slight amber hue. One finger, cream white head and nice lacing T: slight malt and sweetness, hops come through in the middle, and the finish is strong, bitter hoppyness with a coriander hint. P: full of crisp, firm bubbles from start to finish with a long lasting finish of dry, top hopping.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kathouse (1817) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - APR 5, 2017
Golden orange in color with a lasting, but thin white foam. Strong citrus aroma and flavor thats sweet orange and tangerine. Bitterness is firm leaving just a bit of sweetness in the finish. The balance on this is really nice. One well constructed DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2694) - California, USA - MAR 31, 2017
Cloudy amber colored with a white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, orange, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate bitterness, solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cobaink2 (615) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 30, 2017
Bottle from tavour. Nice pine smell on first taste. The first sip has loads of mango and deep citrus. Really nice and balanced. Could drink this all day!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (2807) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2017
$10.99 bomber from Market Street Wine Shop, Uptown. Pours murky golden with a small, soft off-white head. Aroma of orange, pineapple, mango, grapefruit. Flavor is really bitter - wow bitter. Grapefruit peel and juice, orange rind, lemon zest, pineapple, soap, pine. Holy shit bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChadPolenz (1784) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 22A Double IPA

AROMA: Strong orange aroma, some alcohol. Some clean malty sweetness in the background. 10/12

APPEARANCE: Flame orange hue, hazy body, visible sediment and CO2. Moderate off white froth leaves great lacing. 3/3

FLAVOR: Orange flavor akin to sweet peel rather than bitter peel. Some sherbet or candy-like flavors. Bitterness is strong and dank, but not syrupy or resiny. There is a firm malty backbone, but it is not especially sweet. Alcohol is subtle. Well balanced. 17/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium-full body. Too thick to be crisp, but too carbonated to be syrupy. Alcohol warmth is minor and complements the palette. Very smooth and surprisingly quaffable (not a sipper). 5/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: An excellent overlooked DIPA. Kind of an orange bomb, but tasty, well balanced, and highly drinkable nevertheless. 9/10


DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (7176) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 28, 2016
22oz bottle thanks to Steveoj. Pours out a hazy gold topped with a small head. Nose is nice pine citrus hops and a nice malt sweetness. Taste is more of the pine citrus hops a nice light bitterness on the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (4735) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 28, 2016
A nice break from the lighter end of the spectrum. Medium amber, slightly cloudy. Pretty mild for a DIPA. Body, aroma, taste, all right in the wheelhouse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enwiebe (318) - - MAY 1, 2016
5/1/16. Bomber. Labeled 8.2%. Pours a murky orange w a nice sticky head. Unfiltered and throwing lots of chunks. Drinks like a 1 1/2 rather than a double but that's not bad. Body but not too slippery a mouthfeel. Forward citrus hops and a strong bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2016
On tap at The Partisan. Nice cloudy orange body with slight head. Nose is hoppy, fruity with caramel notes. Taste is hoppy up front with citrus and pine. Bitter as well. Some really nice spices in there. Dry in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niko100 (2844) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Hazy amber color; Medium body; Aroma of pine/resin hops, some floral, & fruit/citrus; Flavor of sweet malt, pine/resin hops, fruit, some caramel, and citrus; Finish is dry & bitter; Nicely balanced; Very good!

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