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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7895) - San Diego, 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 (2227) - 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 (797) - 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 (9918) - 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 (5522) - 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 (5312) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1590) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6626) - 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.

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