Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 4475   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mezr (66) - California, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Remarkably clear, copper color. Aroma is of pine and citrus, though not as strong as I anticipated. Nice, full body, slightly thick for an IPA. Really enjoy that. Sticky on the lips ... always a welcome trait.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DenverLogan (961) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2015
I’ve been enjoying this for years, including having a sixtel keg as my first on my kegerator. Into a Delirium Noel glass, pours gold with head and lace. Aroma of light malts, grains, slight fruit rind, fresh bread. Medium carbonation and significant mouthfeel. Flavors of rich grains, white grapefruit rind, straw hops, light malts, slight citrus and spice. Overall full bodies, flavorful, and quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours hazy amber, nose is sweet toffee, piney, taste is similar, dry, sweet, fruity, much better after it warmed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
G_Ram9 (88) - - SEP 26, 2015
This is a big bruiser of a beer. Big hops in the front, middle, back and in between. Malt notes and hints of raisin and fruit. Fairly complex for an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (381) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Aroma: caramel, spruce, citrus, Appearance: clear copper, off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish, Delicious

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boomersmancave1 (108) - Indiana, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Holy cow thats hoppy! Nice amber to copper color. Pungent hop aroma. Strong hop flavor. Nice beer! Good IPA!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Larry_Duffman (188) - - SEP 25, 2015
I poured it from the bottle into a pint glass. It pours a copper color with a big and fluffy off-white head and lacing. The aroma is strong floral hops and biscuit. The taste is big on hops with some sweetness and some bread. It’s nice and dry with lots of bitterness. This was very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jiwookdo (8) - changwon, SOUTH KOREA - SEP 25, 2015 does not count
bottle amber color . sweet malty not that hoppy but i love that. medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (1380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Keg at Buxton Tap House. Slightly hazy orange shade. White head and lacing. Red berry fruity, caramel, sherbet. Relentlessly bitter. I like a bit of sweetness in a DIPA but there’s little to be found here. However, this drinks like an archetypal example, so I can see why people like it so much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (704) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2015
Flaska boxbeer. Orange kulör med beiget skum. Humlig doft med enbär, hö och knäck. Möjligtvis också lite lakrits. Ganska söt och karamellig smak med bra maltgrund. Tjock och fin humlehinna med bra beska.

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