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Barley Browns Tank Slapper Imperial IPA

Barley Browns Tank Slapper Imperial IPA
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Our 10th Anniversary edition. Loaded with Simcoe hops and weighing in at over 9% ABV. It could give you a head shake.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
writerljberg (487) - Oregon, USA - APR 3, 2014
On tap. A: Copper color with a thin off-white head. Good lacing. N: Dried pineapple, tangerine, fruit syrup, toffee and caramel, biscuit. T: Huge hops, bracing bitterness, overwhelming sweetness. Power hour DIPA. Fruit everywhere. M: Alcoholic, resinous, huge body. O: This is loud; screaming in your ear to get out of the way or enjoy it immensely. When talk about Dreadnaught, this is what I assume they actually think they had. Damned if this isn’t a killer at the end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1019) - Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2014
On draught at Apex. Orange-hued golden color. Aroma is pine, tart grapefruit, and a vegetal grass note. Taste is super resinous pine, tart grapefruit, citrus caramel malts. Quite the hop bomb; the bitter pine and citrus lingers for a while afterwards.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (678) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Draft at apex. Pours clear pale/light amber, white head, some lacing. Aroma: some pine and pee; crystal sugary sweetness to the nose as well. Pretty sweet taste with big bitter finish. Spicy, lasting bitter finish. Sticky texture, full body. Overall: a little rich (as expected I suppose) -- maybe a bit much for me this morning.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
boFNjackson (4024) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Tap @ The BeerMongers... Poured amber golden with a moderate head. Awesome citrus, pungent onion and vegetal hops. So much hoppy goodness here. Resinous and spicy with a decent amount of bitterness. And not a whole lot of sweetness too. This is killing it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Orangish pour at GABF. Flavors of grapefruit peel, dank hops, sweet malts. Big beer. Sweet and hoppy at the same time.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BK7 (693) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Growler from Growl Movement. Huge amount of pine with just a hint of sweet caramel in the background. Some citrus flavors show up as the beer warms. Long lingering harsh bitter finish with a touch of alcohol. Tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7787) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 21, 2011
On tap at GABF. Pours with a clear yellow body and a white head. Aromas are strongly hoppy, dank, but quite pungent, onion and a bit of cat piss. Flavors are quite bitter, pungent, really strong ammonia/cat piss. Lively bubbles, dry. Just too pungent sadly, the hop presentation and malt bill were nice, but ammonia overpowered.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rudolf (2310) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 23, 2010
Dank, earthy malt, citrus fruits, candy sugariness. Flavor is heavy on the malt with big pine/grapefruit, a little dank. Quite sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2010
GABF 2010. as advertised, this is what i was looking for. PNW hop bomb. Big piney hop aroma & flavor. big mouthfeel Big DIPA. well done

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewDad (4628) - Olympia, USA - JUN 16, 2010
SLC to OLY 877 Miles – Barley Browns Brewpub – Backer City, OR
Aroma – Huge hops aroma. Lots of floral and fruity aromas.
Appearance – Dark Amber in color, Clear, with a thin head.
Flavor – IPA aroma and then some. Los of Floral with hints of grapefruit and banana. Nice flavor overall.
Palate – Dry finish with a Nice Double IPA Mouthfeel.
Overall – This is one for the record books this is a killer 2XIPA.


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