Selfies Are For Wieners - Spiteful Brewing

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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
We see you on the Internet, pixelated and hungry for attention.
You just posted a selfie, and can't wait for the validation.
"Beautiful."
"HOTT."
"SEXY."
But not this time.
This selfie is going to cost you a punch in the nuts and a loss of self-worth.
We discovered that our honey IPA is a natural duck face repellent.
Citric and dry, with a delightful addition of honey.
Redeem yourself, wiener.
Following our four easy steps in the only known cure for the selfie pandemic.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-09-2014)
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Thanks to Joe for this one!

Pours a coppery saturated dark orange, plenty of sturdy parchment colored foam on the surface. Sticky collar of lace, random arcs and patchy partial halos form and etch themselves into the glass.

Heady, pungent tropical aromas, papaya in spades. Complex and unique hop aromas, dank and long lasting.

Taste is similarly tropical, papaya and bitter orange peel, resiny and bitter. Full body, malty backbone lends some supporting honeyed sweetness and secondary bready notes. Lingering bitter citrus peel in the aftertaste. Overall really nice, one of Spiteful's most interesting DIPA's.

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Smell: bright sweet malts and sugary full bodied honey notes greet the drinker. Heavier saturated citrus shows up on the body. Enticing yet light tropical fruits really pull the drinker in.

Taste: freshly baked sweet rolls drizzled with honey and sugar greet the palate. The honey builds and adds earthy notes. Then like a strike of lightning, bright tropical fruits light up the palate. Mangos, kiwi, tangerine, and papaya blast on the scene. The finish is a cornucopia of the most wonderful accents found in the beer, with sweet malts and full bodied fruits.

Mouthfeel: carbonation is done to near perfection, just a touch bright. Sweet malts and huge fruits and honey dance on the palate long after drinking.

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Selfies Are For Wieners from Spiteful Brewing
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