Brewed by Central City Brewers + Distillers
Style: Imperial IPA
Surrey, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Dry hopped with whole leaf hops from the Yakima Valley, combined with Maris Otter English barley, which is floor-malted in age old tradition. A long maturation ensures plenty of flavour, with strong aromatics of grapefruit, tangerine and mango.

sudomorph's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sudomorph (944) - Barrie, Ontario, - OCT 23, 2013
650ml bottle. "Imperial IPA for Autism" edition. Pours a murky, copper/orange with a half finger, off-white head that thins to a small film quickly. Aroma is noticeable. Big notes of tropical fruits, bready malts, and a solid amount of resin.Taste is a solid bitter with a resiny, piney, slightly bready aftertaste.Medium body with a low-medium carbonation.Slick mouth feel. Resiny.Overall not bad. Probably could have been a fresher bottle but still good. Great aroma but a bit too slick and resiny on the texture for me. Would get again for sure to retry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1781) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
With Z over a game of chess, pours a dark amber red color with a nice beige head. Nose is deep sweet citrus with softer pine and resin. Taste is sweet citrus , hoppy with moderate bitterness . Finish on the same tasting notes with a dry long ending . Quaff Score 6 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1710) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bomber. Pours a copper orange with an off white head and resin, pine aroma. Taste is bitterness up front, with resin, pine, hops, and caramel leading to a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thornecb (4917) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Pours deep amber into a snifter. Tan head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Sour caramel aromas. Thick with bitter sourdough, toffee and roasted nuts upfront turning to bitter resin and pith in the lasting finish. Perhaps this bottle has been on the shelf too long....

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (3040) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 7, 2015
On tap at Bitter Creek Boise Clear light Amber with a thick sandy head Huge fresh citrusy aroma Thick sweet body and very big bitter hoppy flavor Rather piney at the end Very good DIPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (6580) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2015
25/VII/15 - 650ml bottle from a trade @ Trillium tasting, home - BB: n/a (2015-1001) Thanks to cards04 for the trade!

Clear reddish amber beer, huge aery off-white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: lots of exotic fruits, citrus, pineapple, caramel, malty. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet malty start, caramel, piny, bit resinous, bitter hops, citrus, creamy. Aftertaste: caramel malts, hoppy, alcohol, very resinous, some pineapple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (577) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2015
Un peu trop sucré mais reste un bière buvable. Bien houblonné mais rien pour se démarquer de ses semblables.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8008) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2015
66cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Tderoeck. Cuivrée, col fin beige. Arôme est malté, houblonné tropical, note d’agrumes avec un bouquet houblonné de type C. Palais est malté, cara et pâle/ambré, pas mal de belles notes d’agrumes, amertume moyenne avec un côté de pamplemousse et orange sanguine. Malt et léger caramel perdurent en fin de bouche.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (5872) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015
Thanks to tderoeck! 660 ml. bottle sampled. Dark red-hued amber, little white head. Nose is pine resin, malty, some spices, orange, light vanilla,…Taste is bitter pine resin, orange peel, herbal, dried orange, light bitter vegetable note, pine resin, strong bitter orange peel, quite unbalanced but agreeable. Med, dry orange peel body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
X (135) - California, USA - JUN 19, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2015 Very malt forward IPA with a significant caramel character. Hops were faded and piney. I think that I may have an old bottle, note to rerate when I get a known fresh bottle. My bottle clearly says the ABV is 6.5% Not an imperial by a longshot--feedback sent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (1147) - ISRAEL - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Ori. Clear amber with a big head. Smell of stale green hops and caramel. Sweet, fruity and quite malty, boozy with strong bitterness. Medium bodied, syrupy. Too old and heavy for me.

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