RateBeer
overall
92
54
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Liberation IPA Is an Imperial IPA, which means that we took the malt and hop character of a regular IPA and kicked everything up a few notches. Liberation is a malt and hop powerhouse that drinks smooth and hides its strength. Drink this one fresh to preserve all the hoppy goodness.
Hops: Amarillo, Cascade, Columbus
Malt: Pale, Crystal, Wheat


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6332) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. Spicy and piney hops, lightly sweet malts, and a hint of booze. Pretty good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (1986) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUL 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 Bonber.. holy smokes this has head . Aparently one oz of beer equaks a glass of head.... anywsy.. cloudy orange poyr with clean orange fruit arona...taste is awesone.. good hopps..well balanced..pretty big fan of this stuff

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3024) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Awesome double IPA dark amber hue light head super hoppy and strong love this xpa very much

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ADfan (616) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 4, 2013
The beer pours an amber color with a huge head. The aroma has some resin, malt and some caramel. Taste has caramel and some big hops. Easy drinking beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Tap at Black Market. Pours a low haze deep orange. Webby lacing. Nose is mango, melon, orange perfume, lemon tea, raw grist. Taste is orange oil, mango, gamey melon, lemon tea. Dense and sticky body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4847) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Rich hazy light brown, copper, caramel and bronze body with a luscious three centimetre tall tan head - very nice. Aroma of resin, pine, grapefruit, passionfruit and quite a bit of malt. Full-bodied; Deep rich flavour of hops, malt, alcohol, fruit, caramel and a dense piney and resinous finish. Aftertaste shows a lot of depth, but a noticeable hoppy flavour coupled with a good malt balance, a lot of alcohol and a very resinous, piney hoppiness which shows decently. Overall, a decent Imperial IPA, but perhaps showing too much resinous and piney hops and too much alcohol and bitterness. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Total Wine in Tustin, California on 02-May-2013 for US$5.99 sampled at home in Washington four days before heading out to Southern California again on 02-June-2013.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (3113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Cloudy orange pour from bottle. No head. Apricot and sour aroma. Very bitter floral citrus apricot and orange taste. I like it. Maybe a little too bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gruvmunkey (5) - - APR 21, 2013 does not count
Cloying caramel maltiness stays with you...for awhile. Kinda sharp alcoholness on the palate. Yeah, alcoholeness is a word.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1323) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - APR 6, 2013
Hazy orange with a one-finger frothy white head and very nice lace. Sharp grapefruit hop aroma with strong caramel malt underneath. Hops bitterness is strong mostly citrus and pine, offset by a strong caramel sweetness that creates a less-than-optimal balance. Medium to full body, medium carbonation, sticky mouthfeel, and a chaotic malt/hop finish. A clash of titans that doesn’t work for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Clear amber color with rich ivory foam. Nice honey, floral, pine sap aromas. Medium body with average co2. Hoppy bitter citrus, pine, floral flavors with a solid pale malt base brew--mildly boozy finish---good.


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 5


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