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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
This Imperial IPA has an assertive aroma of sticky, resinous Summit hops. A complex flavor profile includes notes of grapefruit, lemon peel, and spruce. Though the flavor focus is on hops, a trio of malts provides a balance to the beer, creating a delicious level of palatability. Hints of caramel, toffee, and freshly-baked biscuits are also apparent in the flavor profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - APR 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours a light orange with a slight white head. Citrusy aroma. Taste is bitter grapefruit up front, followed by some citrus, balanced out with some caramel maltiness. Good stuff, would certainly drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
41cubs (250) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2013
Aroma is hard core pine, cleaning solution and assertive citrus rind, not peel but rind. The flavor can easily be duplicated by venturing into your local lovable cedar and pine forest, cutting into your basic free standing live tree and licking it. This is aggressively piney and cedarish enough to be medicinal. Great weight to the beer but it unfortunately leaves the beer on your tongue for quite a while. Interesting and certainly an experience but it kind of feels like a failed pliny clone homebrew to me. Thank you Arcadia. 2013 12oz.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2441) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2013
a lot of resin. skunky resin. warming and a bit harsh with rubbing alcohol. fruit y esters like fruit punch. pine hop and citrus with a strong malt component. funky taste. powerful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (976) - Santiago, CHILE - MAR 11, 2013
Clear light golden color with a small white head. aroma is piney and grapefruit. flavor is piney resins with some honey and a slihtly funky note gentle bitter aftertaste. medium palate warming and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bwa5879 (826) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Light brown to orange pour that was mostly clear. Small amount of white head. Strong orange and lemon citrus hops aroma, wow. Subtle and well blended taste between malt and hop bill. Strong grapefruit thatís bitter and sweet. Soft carbonation, a little dry finish and oily mouthfeel. I remember this beer being better and look forward to trying it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (5072) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 2/28/13, as Arcadia Hop Rocket Imperial India Pale Ale

Aroma: The aroma is an odd mix of pine and grapefruit hops with some musky cologne
Appearance: Pours a cloudy orange color with a small, bubbly white head and medium lace
Flavor: Tastes muddled, thereís a nice hop bitterness, but the it becomes off toward the end palate
Palate: The body is medium, with average carbonation, and a fairly dry finish on the mouth
Overall Impression: It has a solid hop feel, but thereís just something off about this one, and it comes from what I can best describe as a musky cologne. Thatís not a perfect deScription, but itís the closest thing I can think of. It really is just weird, musky and earthy component that makes the whole beer feel a little muddled and off. Everything else was solid, but that part was hard to get past.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4955) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 23, 2013
12oz bottle in a snifter. Pours copper with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of citrusy hops and a good amount of caramel and toasted malts. Flavor the same, with the hops sort of tame. Average texture. A decent beer but not the best of its style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blackflag321 (574) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Draft. Apricot color. Complex taste: wood, malt, hint of citrus. Medium body from start to finish. Seemed boozier than 9%.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamChandler (3878) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Thanks Mike. Enjoyed in a wine glass. 3 finger pillow-like head. Copper appearance. Nose is very piney. lots metallic notes. taste is like a penny with some pine and grapefruit thrown in. not too complex. hint of booze at the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jkbachman (181) - - FEB 3, 2013
Malty sweetness mixed with grapefruit and citrus aroma. Hop flavor is pine like, slightly fruity, and spicy. Malt is perfectly balanced with the hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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