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Bitter Valentine - AleWerks Brewing Company

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94
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346 Ratings
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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.09%
Wants: 115
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viciousknishs on 02-18-2012)
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-15-2013 01:13:27 | More by mctizzz
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.74/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours dark copper with a 2 finger off-white head. Thick walls and leopard spotting of lacing remains on the glass.

S- caramel, biscuit, very light citrus, some spice and nice pine aroma

T- someone caramel, light toasted malts, not much citrus to be found, and big pine bitterness at the end.

M- medium body and carbonation. Smooth and crisp with semi-dry finish.

O- good dipa. Citrus was lacking for my taste but had some sweetness from the malt to balance the big pine bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 02:44:27 | More by kawilliams81
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ThatCracker

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-09-2013 16:25:21 | More by ThatCracker
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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-09-2013 01:50:40 | More by Evan
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-03-2013 03:44:29 | More by StaindProject86
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jasoncheb

Virginia

4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

App- Had a very deep orange color. Very little head even with a slightly vigorous pour.

Smell- Excellent pine smell with hints of grapefruit, excellent hoppy aroma when first opening the bottle.

Taste- Granted, this beer came in line after the Heady Topper at a tasting, however, this beer really stood out as a great DIPA with strong notes of pine and citrus. Very little grain after the inital "hop kick".

Mouth- Medium-bodied feel, with a slightly viscous ending.

Drink- Very tasty DIPA. I generally like a little more citrus in my DIPAs, but this definitely stacks up against some of the better DIPAs on the east coast.

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 18:58:01 | More by jasoncheb
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-24-2013 04:38:23 | More by gibby
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-13-2013 20:25:29 | More by spycow
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-29-2012 01:48:20 | More by pauljunk
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -12%

12-21-2012 03:55:12 | More by chippo33
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-26-2012 16:08:19 | More by AgentZero
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

10-28-2012 01:04:06 | More by M1A2
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-20-2012 06:48:38 | More by CarolinaKev
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.1%

10-12-2012 04:24:14 | More by Savearth
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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

10-08-2012 21:33:12 | More by danwho
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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Bitter Valentine from AleWerks Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.