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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
On tap. Pours with a hazed golden orange hued body with a lasting foamy just off-white head. Good retention. Aroma shows a lot of caramel malt, noticeable VDKs, herbaceous and citrus hop character. Lasting butterscotch. Flavors are sweet and fruity with a lot of crystal malt like character. Herbal and citrusy hop character. Medium carbonation, fuller body and very sweet.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11471) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is pine and resin hops, light diacetyl, honey and cracker malt, and apple esters. Flavor is heavy pine and resin hops and bitterness, cracker and honey malt, diacetyl, and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Orange hazy pour with some tinge of green from hops still hanging out. Aroma of mild pine. Taste of mild malts and some pine hops finishes bitter and slightly sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1736) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 10, 2015
Bomber. Clear orange copper, mostly lasting tan foam. Pungent forest fruity aroma, c-malt. Powerful taste of grapefruity citric herbal floral hop, rich toasty caramel/toffee malts. Average carbonation, full bodied, aggressively hopped. Very flavourful big hop bomb. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4958) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2015
Pours a nice big off-white frothy head and a clear orange body. Nose is very malty and pine needles. Flavour is great and potent. Strong pine cone, some medicinal properties. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (338) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - AUG 30, 2015
22 bomber to tulip. Pours hazy orange amber, beige head. Aroma of booze, floral, cooked carrots or bergamot, wet hops and spice. Taste of same with boozy warm finish. Quite warm. As beer warms the nose gets a lot of oaky and pear red wine booze aroma and flavors.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
astanford (36) - California, USA - JUN 11, 2015
pale malt, strong hops, floral, citrusamber, hazy, minimal head, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, average carbonation,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3148) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2015
650ml brown bottle. Coppery colour, faint haze. Clingy off white cap. Aromas are orange, grapefruit and pine. Some malt sweetness/caramel, orange, grapefruit and piney hops. Aftertaste is a bit sweet, some grapefruity notes. Medium bodied. Good, a bit malt heavy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reimer96 (1731) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
Pours a clear orangish amber with a small white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, mango, passionfruit, orange peel, sweet pale malts and some pine. Taste is a big burst of tropical fruits, passionfruit, papaya, sweet caramel malts, light pine and a nice medium dry finish. Great balance with a smooth bitterness and flavor... Love this ipa!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1486) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle to tulip Spruce, lime, booze, grapefruit, pepper, and pine. Clear amber with loads of effervescence and a 1 cm frothy off white head. Taste is lemon, spruce, grapefruit, a touch of papaya and then loads of long lasting bitterness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (943) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
Very rich amber pour with a foamy off white head. Tons of lacing. Aroma of pears and pine. Has a nice bitterness and hides the abv well with bitter hoppy goodness.


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