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Barley Browns Tank Slapper Imperial IPA

Barley Browns Tank Slapper Imperial IPA
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lectvay (157) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Growler my friend drove over to Boise from the taproom today. Smells great. Grapefruit, lemon, dank hops. Tastes great too. Bitter and a little sweet. Full of flavor. Really liked this.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5655) - Manhattan, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2014
GABF 2014. Pours an orange amber with white lacing. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, pine and caramel malt. Mouthfeel is light to medium with notes of citrus, pine, mango and clean malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6263) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Growler. Thanks, C! What an awesome treat. Pours a murky bright orange with a dense and creamy light tan head. Big sweet and juicy grapefruit and caramel nose. Creamy thick body with sluggish carb. Chewy mid palate, lots of heavy malt, some unfermented malt sugar for sure. Big presence. Lots of flavor--big heavy sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2335) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Wow! Up front hoppiness , yet very smooth and drinkable . No alcohol burn, but this beer brings on wooziness . Orange copper color, oil skin head, hop dominance for aroma and taste . A real beauty!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neepsntatties (1242) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Past notes. On tap. Colour...copper hued with a very slight haze and a decent size off white head. Nose...massively hoppy! The simcoes really come through as does loads of pine pitch and crushed ponderosa needles. Palate...geez sweet Louise!! Talk about sweetness! This is like a diabetic coma in a glass! Intensely cloying, this ale brings forth a brigade of toffee, Turkish delight and Medjool date paste. The piney aspect is ever present and there’s plenty of earthy, dusty hops. Satsuma mandarin hits the back of the palate and the finish is lengthy and still immense with sugar.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaserk (55) - wdm, Iowa, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Drank this draw at Beaver Tap. Very smooth and fresh. I would for sure drink this again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnGalt1 (592) - , Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Very clear golden... good 1" head and great lace. tons of fresh fruity hoppiness.... citrus and pineapple come to mind.. just enough maltiness to drive the hops up and out of the glass. very bright bitterness out of the gates... with again a definite West Coast feel when it comes to the malts... mid palate is a huge blast of tropical fruit hoppiness (simcoes?) Great Body and carbonation. Honestly reminds me of PtE... very very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (948) - 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 (1445) - 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 (1144) - 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.


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