The Oracle - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Ratings: 2,229
Reviews: 669
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.77%
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Gots: 258 | FT: 5
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Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-04-2009

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Photo of corby112
4.72/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks a lot to Tyson and iceicebaby for hooking me up with bottles of this limited brew.

Pours a slightly cloudy golden orange with some light golden ripe banana hues when held to a light source and a one finger frothy off-white head that slowly settles after a bit into a lasting ring that leaves nice sporadic rings of lacing.

Very floral hop aroma with a nice amount of citrus peel as well as some dank, piny resinous hop oil. The malt backbone also contributes to the sweetness. The citrus peel and grapefruit are very prominent, blending well with the earthy hops.

Chewy resinous mouthfeel that is very dry and hop forward. Lots of sweet citrus notes provide an excellent balance to the dry piny bitter hops. Lots of lemon peel and grapefruit sweetness along with the subtle malt backbone provide a nice balance to the massive dry hop explosion that lingers over everything into a long bone dry finish with some slight alcohol heat. The ABV is very well masked, making this dangerously drinkable.

This is one of the most dry, hoppy beers I've ever had. I'm glad I got to try this fresh when the hops still dominate. Everyone who considers themselves a hophead should seek this out immediately.

Photo of siradmiralnelson
4.72/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from 12oz bottle into Tulip.

A. Big 3 finger head. Very good retention. Thick lacing. Copperish orange color.

S. Smell is what you come to expect from Bells. That is to say it is all about the hops. Sweet delicous, tropical hops. I would describe it like Hopslam with out the sweetness to the smell. This might not have the room filling aroma that Hopslam does, but I can't get over the tropical fruit smell, pineapple, grapefruit, mango even. Maybe just a hint of alcohol smell.

T. Wow! Almost taste like drinking pineapple juice. This is delicous. Sweetness comes almost more from the hops than the malt, if that makes any sense. The tropical fruit is definitely evident in the taste. Pineapple, grapefruit, orange, tangerine. Very citrusy sweet. I dont really pick up a lot of malt. The hop bitterness really only displays itself as a lingering taste on the tongue. No trace of 10.4%

M. Medium bodied. Mediumb carbonation. Sweet but finishes dry with a lingering bitterness.

D. I really don't know how a 10.4% DIPA can get any more drinkable. This goes down so easy, and is very delicous. The only thing bad about this beer is that it is seasonal. Seriously if Bells can craft DIPAs like this and Hopslam why can't they put out a year round one.

Photo of nickadams2
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A_Pours a slightly hazy,golden/amber color with a thick, sticky white head.Lots of lacing.

S_Citrus bomb. Grapefruit,pineapple,piny hops.Some alcohol heat.

T_Follows the nos. Intense citrus. Lots of pine. Lots of spruce in the finish.Alcohol burn. Awesome beer.

M_Thick,sticks to your lips. I cant stop lip smacking. So delicious.

D_Very drinkable for such a bad ass beer. Two or three and you're well on your way.

Photo of rfgetz
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly rusting orangy yellow color with nice cap of stiff whiite foam leaving great lacing. Scent is a wonderful, slightly sweet blend of fresh citrus, tropical, piney and floral hops and a touch of fresh cereal grain. The taste is a bright and fresh blend of grapefruit, mango, pineapple with a touch of fresh pine and fresh flowers. Decent, semi-sweet grain profile on the back-end. Medium bodied, perfect carbonation, dry and no lingering bitter aftertaste. A truly unique, fresh tasting DIPA that hides its ABVs well and is not overly bitter.

Photo of sweemzander
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle poured into an imperial pint. Batch #9306.

(A)- Pours an orange amber color that produced an off-white to light yellow colored foamy head that has some good retention to it. Some evident patches of lacing here and there.

(S)- Nice citrus of grapefruit and lime with peaches and apricots too. A little woody pine funk that is slightly mineral-like.

(T)- An interesting variation with the peach/apricot fruits combined with grapefruit and lime citrus; it gives it a sweet yet sour character. Good hop bitterness with the slightest of malt background coming through like honey, but more like a butterscotch thing.

(M)- Definitely an interesting play in fruit complexities that provides an interesting balance with the obvious hop bite. Minimal malt influence, but great fruits within. Great carbonation level.

(D)- An interesting DIPA that has a unique fruit profile. Has good balance and is well made. Another winner from Bells brewery. Seek this one out if you can, even in MI it was kinda hard to find.
On a side note, alot of people are comparing this to Hopslam. . . . . this is a totally different beer that is excellent, but I think that Hopslam is better in my opinion. If you try this expecting a beer like or better than Hopslam, you might be dissapointed; Try this with an open mind without assuming anything like I did and you will enjoy it more.

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on-tap at the Brick Store Pub during their recent anniversary celebration. I love this beer. When a double IPA is done right, then for me it's a thing of beauty, and this example is hitting on all cylinders for my taste buds. Pours a nice dark orange amber with a nice head that fades to a thin cap. Very nice lacing with distinct bands of lace down the glass as you drink. The aromas are a nice blend of hops, starting with what smells like Summit and others layered on. Good herbaceous notes with a touch of green onion, dill, and even lactic notes- which is all hop driven. These notes develop more into the direction of pine and pepper with some clean, pure malt underneath as a base, and some tropical fruit right at the end. I always like multi-note hop presence, particularly a layered experience like this. The taste, if anything, is even better. Beautifully balanced hops with pine, bitter citrus, and herbal flavors that are particularly strong on dill and tanginess. There are also developing tastes of more pine, spice, earth, and very firm malt. Overall, you get a blast of hops with a fla vor progression starting with citrus and cycling through pine, herbs, spice, earth, and a late pine finish and long bitterness throughout. Very full and flavorful, but not hot in the least and very drinkable. Fantastic beer, but I will say that if you're not a fan of the more herbaceous styles of hops, you might not find it quite as enjoyable as I did.

Photo of dgugliuzza
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip

Hazy orange in appearance with about an inch of creamy white head. Slow moving bubbles crawl up the sides of the glass. Nice sticky lacing to boot.

A blast of piney and citrusy hops hits the nostrils. Pineapple, mango and piney tree resin combine to create a flawless hop bomb profile. Honey sweet malt rounds out the aroma and adds to the already spectacular balance.

Piney hops and sticky resin explode on the tongue followed by a smattering of citrusy hops. Tropical fruit flavors serve as the ultimate compliment to the pine resin bitterness. Finishes with touches of honey and sweet malt. Everything is layered perfectly and with precision.

Smooth creamy mouthfeel with prickly carbonation. Medium bodied. Alcohol is noticeable, but the brew goes down without burn. It's bold and should be admired one sip at a time.

The Oracle is the cream of the class when it comes to dipa's. The blend of different hops, honey sweet malt and creamy mouthfeel make this a must try for any hop head or beer lover.

Photo of AgentMunky
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Served in a pint glass at Beer Run in Charlottesville. From notes. Reviewed 1 February 2012 (last night).

A: Nice head fades fast. Clearish orange; great lace.

S: Lots of citrusy hops and fruity malts.

T: Fan-freaking-tastic. Huge, fruity flavours; loads of hops; bitter, tasty fruit. Indescribably good. Seriously, I'm not even going to flesh out my review of the taste because it wouldn't do it justice and I'd rather drink another glass than sit here reviewing it.

M: Excellent. Firm, malty, and delicious. The aftertaste is wet and full of fruit.

O: One of the all-time best beers I've ever drunk. I absolutely love it. Highly recommended. I will drink again and again wherever I can find it. If you choose not to...Heaven help you.

Photo of mazdarx
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Grabbed a case at the general store while on vacation in MI. Perfect timing :)

A: nice amber color. pours a off white head with some wonderful lacing.

S: This beer smells so tasty. The fruity citrus smells from the hops are perfect. Some soft floral undertones. Would make a nice air freshener fragrance.

T: No too bitter. Actually the balance between the hops and the malt is damn near perfect. orange, tangerine and grapefruit blend to give a nice citrus flavor with a bit of a floral followup. Taste and smell are married perfectly.

M: med. bodied. not real heavy. nice slight sticky feeling.

D: Be careful. I drank this pretty easily. Not sure on the ABV but this stuff is like a good creeper... drink a few and bam!

One of the nicest of this style i have had. I put this up there with the Pliney in terms of quality.

Photo of carlborch
4.68/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful 2-inch, creamy, off-white head that persists. Eventually settled to 1/4-inch. Golden, amber color, with moderate carbonation. Medium-full body with wallops of hop flavor and hop bitterness. The hop notes linger extensively. Resin in nose and on the palate. Muted malt. This is a hop-heads delight - and it is moreish to boot. Well-developed Belgian lace. The ABV is noticeable, although hiding a bit behind the hop notes. Sweet, warming, bitter, deliciousness. May age well. Wonderful with food - particularly rich foods. Cuts, cleanses, lifts, and brightens. I will seek to find some more.

Photo of OWSLEY069
4.68/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, orange citrus hops. In the taste, dry orange citrus hops, with a nice malty backing, but huge in hops. A small hop bite, and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry citrus hop in the aftertaste. WOW! Hides the 10%, big hops, great sweet to dry flavors of citrus.

Photo of jmarsh123
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bell's tap takeover at Yogi's out of a tulip.

Pours a bright orange with a white creamy head.

Smells typical of a West Coast DIPA. Loads of grapefruit and some citrus/pine as well.

Oh wow this is good. Very creamy and hits at first with a grapefruit wallop with just enough malt to balance this hop bomb a bit. Finishes with an INTENSE piney dry bitter finish. Covers up the alcohol very well as I wouldn't expect I was drinking something 10%.

Mouthfeel is very creamy with good carbonation levels.

I've heard good things about this one, but it still blew me away. I just wish it were a little more readily available.

Photo of soupyman10
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was really a monster - fantastic DIPA that absolutely dominated the 2XIPA from Southern Tier I tasted it against. Pours a deep amber color with a solid head on top. Aromas and flavors are surprisingly well balanced - nothing thin or one-sided here. Big fruity hops go along with a very noticeably caramel molasses bready malt flavor. This one was just a big, full beer. As close to liquid bread as an IPA gets. Phenomenal.

Photo of slater1313
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks again Derek!

A-Pours a beautiful, hazy orange. Nice head. Excellent retention and good lacing.

S-Citrusy, piney hops! Some malt coming through, but most hops. This beer smells amazing.

T-Piney and dry. Some malt sweetness which is surprising. Some warmth in my chest, but I didn't detect any alcohol taste. Very good DIPA.

M-Very good mouth feel. Low carbonation.

Overall a great DIPA. Hopefully next year they will distribute to more states. This will tide me over until Hopslam. Yet another great Bell's beer.

Photo of Beerzebub
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to gn0sis for this nice extra!

Poured into a big wine glass at 48F.

Rich golden-orange color, hazy, with practically no head, but a bit of finely patterned lace.

Aromas of biscuit, toffee, honey, and tangerine/peach/grapefruit/pine/spice hops, fresh and delicious.

Tastes immensely hoppy, even more than the aroma lets on. Full, fresh, juicy tangerine-peach hop flavor, with subtler grapefruit, pine and spice, backed up by a heavy but clean dose of bitterness. Clean sweet grain balances the bitterness very well. The bitterness grows, and dominates. Bitter citrus rind lingers for a very long, dry finish.

Fine cushy carbonation, restrained enough to avoid fizziness. Great drinkability, due to balance and a dry finish.

Absolutely killer DIPA!

Photo of salvo
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out crystal clear straw yellow with strong brown and red tones. Off-white head stains and etches the glass and lasts and lingers through the bottle. Nose is pine and grapefruit with other earthy tones and citrus smells in the background. Leather and butterscotch are just barely perceptible.

The taste has a pronounced lean towards lime over any other citrus: a nice, unique surprise. Strong hop character: biting, assertive, tangy, and earthy. The bottle conditioning offers a creamy rich mouthfeel which is a step up from the tap.The beer improves with some age.

In May, I was lucky enough to have Oracle on tap. It's better from the bottle. I paste my tap review for reference:

Oracle double IPA head going strong after 15 minutes. Bitter, earthy hops with citrus and pine. Hopsplosion! Very, very dry and light mouthfeel. Light banana hints, wet hay, and smells a little of burlap. Finish is long, bitter, and pulls at the throat. Drys the mouth, readies for more.

Had this at the Eccentric Cafe and thought it was a pub one-off, but would love the chance to score some bottles.

Photo of sholland119
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this at Bell's 31 beer tapping at City Tap House, 6/7/10.

A-Pours a slightly hazy honey amber with a generous amount of foamy white head. Nice lacing.

S-You want hops? We got hops! Mostly citrus, with lots of grapefruit bitterness and some nice pineapple, but some nice piney hop notes as well. Excellent.

T-Really outstanding and one of the best of the style I have ever tried. A solid, understated malt backbone with lots of sweet pineapple and orange on the front, some pine sap and then a really nice long bitter grapefruit finish.

M-Medium bodied and somewhat dry. Not at all tiring to drink.

D-Really excellent. Could only have one on this night but would love to run across this one again.

HV

Photo of BuckeyeNation
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

"The ancient oracle said that I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because I alone, of all the Greeks, know that I know nothing."

--Socrates

Luminescent tangerine when the glass is backlit with bright morning sunshine. Honey hued highlights can be seen along the edges and a beautiful crown of alabaster colored cream is perched on top. The foam looks even better as it melts and is beginning to lay down a ridiculous amount of sticky lace.

The aroma is everything I crave in a DIPA. Malt is essentially absent and American hops explode from the glass. Their tropical fruitiness almost certainly means that Simcoe (my current favorite) is in the house. Juicy pineapple is followed closely by grapefruit and orange. Prediction: this is going to be amazing beer.

When comparing the Bell's DIPAs... The Oracle isn't quite as good as HopSlam and is better than Big Head San Diego Style Ale. There's a huge amount of hoppiness in this sucker, but the alcohol isn't masked as completely as it could be. Waiting a little longer isn't a good idea because the hops for alcohol tradeoff isn't acceptable.

At least Larry didn't blur the flavor profile by adding much of the mid-range malts. There's a hint of toastedness that is easily ignored, mostly because it's quickly overwhelmed by hop flavor and alpha acids. Hopheads and big beer lovers will go crazy over this lupulin soaked beast. Those who think that balance is best... not so much.

The flavor profile is on the simple side. Then again, there's nothing complicated about a well-crafted DIPA. Sugared pale malts are rock-ribbed in their sturdiness. Even so, they barely hold up to the American hop assault that hits like a buzzsaw as soon as beer hits tongue. We're still looking at candied pineapple, chunks of white grapefruit and a wee splash of Stolichnaya Cristal.

The mouthfeel is sheer perfection. It's a dead solid perfect combination of fullness and silky smoothness. The alcohol cuts through like a sharp knife through butter, keeping the beer from being too sticky or thick. Does this thing go higher than 5.0?

The Oracle is yet another amazing beer from the amazing brewer that is Larry Bell. If you like balls-to-the-wall DIPAs, then you've come to the right place. HopSlam Ale is still my favorite, but this outstanding elixir isn't far behind. Two wildly enthusiastic thumbs up.

Photo of abar22
4.65/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz bottle into a DFH Signature Glass

Bell's The Oracle. A freebie by way of my brother-in-law. In all honesty I couldn't wait to open this thing but waited almost a week because I knew that it would probably be my first and last.
I half expected some revolutionary beer to come pouring out of the bottle but in the end it was a generally standard DIPA. Bronze-like with gold hues when held to the light. A bit lighter than some other DIPAs I've had recently. A foamy off white head settled into a thin cap. Minimal lacing makes it way around the glass.
Beautiful nose on this one. Great bouquet of fruity hops: grapefruit and peaches predominately. Pine is also present along with a tinge of alcohol. This meets my high expectations for this beer.
Wow. The first sip hits me like a ton of hops. Lots of citrus, grapefruit again being dominant. In fact, I even get different types of grapefruit; ruby red, white, and pink. Dry in the finish and piney in the aftertaste. I absolutely love this beer and shudder to think it may be the only one I ever drink.
Well carbonated, solid body leaves me wanting another drink.
More or less as drinkable as any good DIPA. This one gets the nod simply because it tastes so damn good. Bell's would do well to make this a yearly release as it appears to be the best DIPA this side of the California border.
F the red or blue pill: where's another Oracle?

Photo of GbVDave
4.65/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into an imperial pint.

Batch # 9306

A: Pours a hazy, glowing, apricot color with a gorgeous looking dallop of light orange/eggshell colored foam up top. Very bubbly and sticky. Retention is fantastic and a ton of lace is left behind.

S: Massive amount of pineapple in the nose. Pineapple mixed with fresh cut grass, dried wildflowers, floral hops, caramel, and toasty malt.

T: The tastes continues the theme started by the smell. Huge sweet pineapple, herbal/floral hops, a dash of pine, caramel, grass clippings, and toasted malt.

M: A perfect balance of sweet & juicy pineapple, peppery & herbal hops, and dry & astringent malt. Incredibly long lasting finish. This is what a DIPA should feel like!

D: Not sure of the ABV but I'm sure it's pretty stout and this drinks like an APA/IPA around 5 1/2 - 6%. This goes to show that big beers CAN be refreshing and aren't necessarily a chore to drink. Consider me awestruck!

Photo of justintcoons
4.65/5  rDev +11.2%

2014 Vintage
12 oz bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance
Golden amber with a short wispy head that dissipates quickly. Slightly hazy with medium-light carbonation.

Nose
Papaya, tangerine, peach, grapefruit, pine, and caramel.

Taste
Papaya, tangerine, and navel orange. Sweetened grapefruit juice and grapefruit zest. Nicely balanced caramel and honey maltiness. Pine sap, zesty green florals, and touches of onion. Slight suggestions of peach and honeydew melon rind.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, semi-dry, smooth, and silky with a medium bitterness.

Overall
Always amaze-balls, Bells. I wish this stuff was easier to come by.

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2013 Vintage
12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance
Golden orange with 1/2 a finger of white head that dissipates quickly. Hazy with low-moderate carbonation.

Nose
Navel orange, tangerine, papaya, mango, pineapple and candy sugar.

Taste
A lot of citrus and tropical fruits. Navel orange, tangerine, white grapefruit, papaya, mango and pineapple. Thin candy sugar backbone with notes of honey. Finishes with good amounts of pine resin, florals and dried grass.

Mouthfeel
Full bodied, juicy, crisp, oily, sticky and moderately bitter.

Overall
Yeah, it's a pretty freakin' good DIPA.

Photo of Stokes_
4.63/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a deep golden color. 3+ finger head that hangs around for days, heavy lacing. Extremely fruity on the nose, I believe my cold is hindering me from picking up on the hops. Taste is amazing, fruit and hops aplenty. Wow. This is one of the better DIPA's I've tried.

Photo of tfleming09
4.63/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

My first review on here. Bottled on 8/12/11.

Poured on 8/2 into a Bell's tulip.

A - pours a slightly hazy amber color with a nice, creamy offwhite head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing.

S - pine, citrus, certainly a hop bomb typical smell

T - wow, this thing is really a west coast style DIPA. Big hop presence up front, grapefruit mostly, nice warming alcohol finish but it's well hidden at 10%. If there's any malt in this, I'm not tasting it.

M - nicely carbonated, full bodied, sticky and resiny.

O - this thing was tough to track down, but worth the effort. Nowhere near as balanced as Hopslam, but that isn't a bad thing. This is an excellent beer, but I couldn't drink a ton of it like I can with Hopslam.

Photo of beer2day
4.63/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

10oz snifter pour at the Saucer as part of Raleigh Beer week.

Dark orange-gold with 1/2 finger of standard cream head. Decent head retention with just a trace of lace on the sides of the glass.

Nose is light. Resiny hops and a suggestion of pine are all I get.

The flavor is fantastic. Lots of hop resin with a oily sheen. Very nice pepper quality. Floral finish with a dry pine component. Very well done.

Body is stick and thick with hop oil. Perfect for a DIPA.

Just an excellent glass of beer. Only wish is for a slightly stronger nose.

Photo of merlin48
4.62/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Twelve ounce bottle pours a mostly clear golden amber body with a tall and creamy offwhite head. Retention is excellent and leaves a cap all the way to the finish. Lavish sticky lacing decorates the glass.

Aroma pounds the olfactory senses with a sledge hammer of hops. Grassy, earthy, leafy, citrusy, minty, and hempy notes all make their presence known. Not quite the cat urine hint that I got from Hopslam, but close. Softer notes of florals and ripe plums are underneath and betray a kinship with Two Hearted.

Mouthfeel is a creamy medium, with a smooth carbonation and some hop resins.

Taste is all about the hops. Sharp citrus, grassiness, leafy, floral, minty, earthy, with some pine sap underneath. A nectar like hint of honey sweetness struggles to balance the massive assault of muti-hop bitterness. Finishes with a lasting earthy and leafy bitterness. Alcohol is cleverly concealed except for some warmth at the end.

Superb effort. Seems to blend the better attributes of its kindred, Hopslam and Two Hearted, into a unique identiy of it own. A challenging DIPA that is rewarding and satisying.

The Oracle from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
93 out of 100 based on 2,229 ratings.