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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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This is an Imperial Pale Ale. Howler would never settle for a wimpy beer, so this beer is brewed with copious amounts of malt, local honey and Equinox hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
kkleu357 (427) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Dark amber color with little head. Earthy sweet aroma. Sweet taste. Mild hoppyness. Actually mild flavor in general. It’s ok. Was expecting more from this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6517) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2015
22oz bottle shared by rdixon77, summer 2014. Orange pour with a small khaki head, mild lacing. Sweet aroma, caramel, toffee, mild citrus, lots of maltiness. Sweet flavor, malty, caramel, candied orange, citrus, doughy pale malts. Could be hoppier, a bit sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5282) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Sampled on draught at the Blue Moon bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Pours a semi-clear golden pale amber with a thick creamy ivory colored head that slowly dissipates and leaves behind some thick lacing. Aroma of light biscuit malt, earthy hops and a touch of citrus. Taste is full bodied (and then some), soft carbonation with flavors of caramel malt, some biscuit like malt, earth hops and a touch of grapefruit. Finish is semi-sweet with a weedy and citrus hop aftertaste that lingers for about three minutes. Just as thick and chewy as the Simcoe version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8349) - Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Draft. Enjoying this more than the S one but who knwos maybe freshness is a factor. The malt extremeties are a bit calmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2568) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Copper pour with a tall thick white head and some nice lacing. Big sweet caramel aroma lots of fruit grapefruit and a hint of strawberry along with a touch of alcohol. Huge thick mouth feel creamy swallow and warms the way down revelaing that big ABV. Flavor is sweet a little cereal notes and sine dark fruit bits with a lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (971) - Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Dark orange-red pour. Very sweet aroma with lots of caramel and maltiness. Taste comes through with plenty of that honey sweetness. Citrus peel, other tropical fruits, and almost a slight heat are present as well. Smooth, oily, and full bodied. Interesting (and sweet) imperial IPA.

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