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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5400) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Semi cloudy yellow amber pour, with a white head. Citrus, sweet bread, caramel, herbal, bittering hops, sugar, and some alcohol. Not dry enough for my tastes and the body is heavy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4304) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2013
Bomber. Pours deep darker red amber with a great beige lacing head. Aroma is very fruity malty hoppy piny sweet as is flavor, great fruity bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3483) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours hazy amber with a small and sticky beige head leaving great lacing. Nose is aggresively hopped up grapefruit and tropical tones. Very grassy stuff. Heavy pine in the taste with a load of grapefruit. Quite tangy and bitter. Aggressive without being too muddled. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (8174) - La Mesa, California, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2228) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Awesome double IPA dark amber hue light head super hoppy and strong love this xpa very much

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ADfan (852) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5676) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5637) - 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.

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