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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Brewed to compete in Concordia Cup 2009.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1290) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Draft 5 oz in portland OR. Golden color. Aroma of grass, hay, floral hops. Slight grapefruit citrus. Medium light bitterness. Grapefruit bitter aftertaste. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
garth_86 (225) - EDMONTON, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours with a huge foamy head and has nice lacing. Nice smooth 2IPA anf i think an overall good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2240) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 25, 2014
Decent all around double, but rather pedestrian. No sign of the high ABV though, which is nice. Lingering pine/citrus hop finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pictoman (549) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
Poured from the tap. Cloudy yellow with minimal white head. Citrus hop aroma. A bit of yeast and grassy hops in the flavour, seems a bit muted overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (117) - USA - APR 20, 2014
Enjoyed this beer. The aroma a little bitter, definite citrus overtones. Golden in color, haze with a sticky white head. Medium body, sticky with a bitter finish. all in all a nice Imperial IPA with an average presentation. I donít think Iíd write home about it, but nice and a good choice with dinner.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 13, 2014
Fruity, lightly spicy, blonde...the strength is quite evident, good balance though, clean pale malts, citrus, bitterness, just a nice balanced example.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 25, 2014
The appearance has a hazy golden orange somewhat brown body with a half fingerís worth of foamy head that concaves a bit into the body. The smell has a malty sweet yet light citrus trying to burst through. It stays a bit backward throughout the beer for the most part. The taste is mainly sweet with a stronger breadier note to the flavoring and more of a grapefruit/lemon-ness comes out as it warms. There is a strong grapefruit aftertaste with a quick citrus somewhat dry finish. On the palate, she sits about a medium on the body, comes across fairly sessionable. Carbonation seems to be good for the style and good for me. Overall, this is a good DIPA that I would have again, nothing to scream about, but definitely worth having again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2272) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 6, 2014
22oz in Seattle. Quite hazy yellow-gold, lemony juicy, with foamy white head. Sharp metallic hops aroma, medium bodied imp IPA, some stale orange. Donít think this is as fresh as could be, a bit malt heavy. But a nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cirrhosis (1215) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2014
Here is a copy and paste of VBS review i did a quick crapy review and lost my napkin notes some where on the way back to the office. He is my God so Iíll just agree with what he siad. ALL HAIL JEFF OUR LORD AND N GIVER OF AWSOMeNESS!!!!! Plenty ío hops! Tangerine, grapefruit, orange, bit ío pine, slightly floral. Needs to be stronger. Eats pretty good for an average iipa. Pine, citruseseses, grapefruit, canít find the caramel too well. Fairly smooth with ok bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1258) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 21, 2014
Bomber. Almost opaque orange amber, frothy white foam head mostly settles. Hoppy citrus herbal floral evergreen aroma. Citrus fruity hop forward taste, some pine, solid malts, light caramel, grapefruit takes over. Average carbonation, medium bodied, more aggressively hopped. Finishes clean dry and bitter. A lighter Impy, but still: DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys)


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