RateBeer
overall
95
70
style
Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
common

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 115   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Simcoe, Columbus, Centennial and then double dry hopped. Layers of citrus and pine flavours with a long resiny finish.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
matt7215 (2231) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
355ml bottle from jsprime. Deep orange, off white head. Hop saturation. The aroma is hugely hoppy, itís lovely. The flavour isnít quite as good. There is something about amsterdams base malt that I find out putting but this is such a hop bomb that itís only minimally annoying. Really good stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (8569) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
Cask at The Only Cafe. Pale golden pour with a tight white head. The nose is bright and juicy. Loads of fresh pine and citrus along with some juicy/citrusy hops and a bit of tropical fruit. Rich and resiny with a lot of bright citrus and grapefruit. Resiny and juicy with some nice sticky malts. Goddamn - this is amazing.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Spab (2573) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
355 ml bottle from brewery. Pours a clear orangey amber with modest-sized but lasting off-white head. Aroma just bursts out of the bottle after the top is removed with big juicy citrus and resiny hops, as well as a gentle caramel maltiness. Flavour is juicy grapefruity and mango hops, some resiny piney hops as well as doughy caramel malt in the background. Medium-full body. Dangerously easy-drinking for the ABV. A real winner.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Pours a copper red color with just a hint of white head. Smell is really awesome and fairly strong. Sweet fruit like a pineapple and passion fruit plus a hint of trees. Palate is medium bodied with good carbonation. Taste is quite bitter at the beginning and end but a bit of a sweet interlude. Quite tasty, wish I had much more of this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2013
At the brew pub. Brownish gold pour, thin foam tan head. Aroma is grapefruit, resin, slightly woody malt. Clean medium palette is full of grapefruit and orange rind. Bitterness and alcohol blend nicely with chewy sweetness. Long bitter finish. Very balanced and complex. Great IIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontbeertaster (2345) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
Tap at the ship, pours kind murky brown, aroma was piney and flavour was strong in the way of pine but it was really nice for the style and i really quite enjoyed this one

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (6277) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2013
Draught at Indie Alehouse. Pours a deep amber-gold with a small long-lasting creamy white head. Lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is lovely, lots of citrusy hops, quite fruity, along with caramel malt. Fruity, hoppy flavour -- simple but oh so pleasant. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium bodied. Holy cow, this is great!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6130) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 8, 2013
On draught at Bar Hop. Amber tinged gold, clear, solid creamy lasting beige head. So nice, that aroma - alcohol, juicy malt, tropical fruit, light resin, maybe a little oak tannin? Taste follows, juicy, mango and blood orange zest, alcohol, marigold overtones. Average body, quite astringent, light carbonation, a long dry, coating grapefruit finish. Bloody good, one of the best I have had in Ontario, big but restrained.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
2013-06-20. Dark orange body small beige head and lace. 3++ Aroma is pleasant, milder than expected. Moderate citrusy hops, light leafy touches. 7+ Flavour is pleasantly fruity citrus, lightly alcoholic, sweetish orange infused malt core, moderate bitterness throughout. Very smooth medium to full bodied palate, soft carbonation. Very nice, dangerously drinkable. On tap at Brydenís, Toronto

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gethinbeer (2206) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
Cheers brah. Great aroma of fruit hop, gummy goodness in a bottle. Hazy copper pour with a frothy white head and clinging lace. Great flavour of hop, citrus with a syrupy texture.grapefruit bitter finish. Lovely beer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50