Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 4185   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Esquire Magazine calls our 90 Minute I.I.PA., "perhaps the best I.P.A. in America." An Imperial I.P.A. brewed to be savored from a snifter. A big beer with a great malt backbone that stands up to the extreme hopping rate. This beer is an excellent candidate for use with Randall The Enamel Animal! 90 ibu
Tasting Notes: Brandied fruitcake, raisiney, citrusy.
Food Pairing recommendations: Pork chops, beef, grilled fish, frites, focaccia, split pea soup, Stilton cheese & escargot.
Glassware recommendation: Snifter
Wine comparable: Sauvignon Blanc
In case you care... the average 12 oz. serving has 294 calories.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2014
12oz bottle 6/30/14 (Osco Singles)-44° in Snifter-Pours am amberish orange with a small off white head. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of citrus, malt, and more sweetness. This full bodied brew is well balanced and is very easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bookman10 (621) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Pours a clear golden-copper, with minimal head. Aroma of raisins, booze, pine-hops, malt. Flavor is very boozey, with dark fruits (plum, raisin), some licorice, sweet, bready malt, and hop-fruitiness (tropical and citrus). Very complex mixture of flavors. An interesting beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
teemoney (12) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Before I say anything: I really like this beer, but it is weird. Poured into pint glass. Slightly foggy yellow with thin white head. Maybe I got a weird batch, but the scent is kind of hoppy, kind of malty, and kind of wild(?), almost like nail polish ( like I said, weird). Gets malty-er as it sits in the glass. The taste is similarly odd: hoppy, bitter, maybe a little boozy, maybe a little sweet. It seems like it changes as it spends time out of the bottle. Overall, a pretty interesting, and tasty brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmicelli (3) - Arizona, USA - JUN 26, 2014 does not count
Poured from a 12oz bottle, very little head, nice deep amber, thick sweet malty flavors followed by the bittering hops which fall off quickly into a balanced after taste. It tastes, in my opinion, similar to Mudshark’s Desert Magic IPA though stronger on the bittering hops. Very malty, sweet, and bitter. Would surly recommend, hope to find this one on tap sometime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andregoncalves (1305) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUN 25, 2014
33cl bottle from drinks of the world, Basel. Color is dark orange. Head is thin. Body is medium to thick. Taste is high bitter, and low sweet. Quite balanced. Aroma is malty, hoppy, herby, resin, spices..Alcohol is very well hidden. Deserves all the hype!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
monoroc (21) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUN 24, 2014
Pours amber color with an minimal head. Malty, nutty aroma with a malty, roasty taste and a slightly floral, hoppy, but not to bitter finish. Perfect carbonation. Good malty IPA with subtle floral character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrHult (159) - SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
Flaska @Monks Sveavägen. Bärnstensfärgad vätska med tjockt smutsvitt skum. Doftar mjukt av söt fruktkaka och mango, underbart. Smakar starkt av amerikahumle utan att bli för pepprig. Söt kraftigt maltig bakgrund och man kan ana alkoholen som en känsla av ekfat. Inget man dricker 10 av en sommardag men en fantastisk öl!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (523) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
On top there is a very good tall just off white colored head. It is very thick and creamy, long lasting and makes cool rings of lace on the glass after each sip. The body has a slight hazy appearance and a golden amber color. The aroma is full of sweet malt and pine resin and citrus hops. The flavor hits you with a full bodied punch of piney, resiny and citrus hops balanced by thick sweet malt and sweet warming brandy like alcohol. It finishes with more herbal and piney bitterness. The palate has a smooth mellow carbonation with a smooth slick almost sticky texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RussianDragon (290) - - JUN 22, 2014
12 oz bottle shared by Mike Brown, thanks! Pours a clear copper orange with fading white head that leaves decent lacing. Aroma is light citrus, and prominent booze. Flavor is malt, slight citrus bitterness, and boozy aftertaste. I need to try this fresh, this bottle is nearly 2 months old.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
4theluvofbeer (86) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Nice clean golden pour with a big frothy white head. Floral aroma with a touch of caramel. Sweet malt with a big hoppy finish. A really nice beer.

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