Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 4591   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - AUG 1, 2006
(on bottle thanx hopscoctch for this classic IIPA) Dark, clear and orange, with a steady white head. Welbalanced hoparoma, heavy of cause, with a zing of Faxe Kondi. Small carbonation, most be a beer for low temps, allthough I know itīs the other way aroud that seems best for me. The little bobbles, gives the sugars and barley lots of space and the )% are fighting hard to stay in the balance. It does and makes a fine beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
deltamarik (50) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2006
One of the best beers Iíve had. As hoppy as any IPA short of Stone Ruination or the 120 Minute, and as complex as most imperial stouts. At the same time, itís accessible even to non-hopheads. Try this if you havenít already (hell, even if you have).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
POD (198) - USA - JUL 30, 2006
Bottle. I was greeted by a pungent aroma of hops. Appearance was golden clear with nice head and lacing. Flavor was overwhelming citrus and orange peel. By the bottom of the glass I felt like I was back on the California Grapefruit diet! Too much citrus for flavor for my liking. I donít think there will be a repeat performance for this Dogfish product in Podís World.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheOrange (479) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2006
Very strong hoppy aroma. No room for any other scents in here. The Flavor is strong nose of hopps, but the height of the hoppy flavor was very mellow and quite pleasent. The finsh was fast and clean. This the type of beer that is easy to drink and hids its high alcohol content. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alobar (3561) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2006
Powerful and pleasant aroma. Hoppy. Sopay white head that dissipates quickly. Clear amber color. Taste is hoppy and bitter at the end. Up front taste is fruity/orange. A great beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smhncabot (310) - Cabot, Arkansas, USA - JUL 28, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2006 A favorite i loved to go to. Great aroma. Citrus and sweet biscuit malt. Palate full yet carbonated. Nice lacing. Flavor sweet citrus (some pine) hoppiness.Quite sweet but finishes with lingering bitterness. Excellent IPA

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
victory (45) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2006
One of my favorite beers. Wonderful aroma, warming flavor. Itís a beer that just feels good to drink. Must have food on hand because IPAís give me the munchies.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2006
Bottle. Fantastic IPA/Double/Imperial IPA. Very aromatic, and a nice taste of oranges and grapefruit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sisyphus12 (99) - Belmont, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 25, 2006
What a great beer. This is an excellent IPA that is plesantly aromatic as soon as you pour it into a sniffer. This most recent sampling was from the typical 12oz bottle. The pour is lively with a moderate head that gives way to an attractive clear orange hue. A heavy taste of orange and grapefruit grips you as you sip it but is balance nicely by the incredibly hoppy-ness of this beer. The finish is nice but slighty sappy but it still is not too overpowering. One of the best beers for your $.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
blackmurder (236) - Whitaker, Oregon, USA - JUL 25, 2006
Best IPA in my book. The flavor is present, yet not overwhelmingly bitter with grapefruit hops. Pours tawny golden in color with a decent head and some good lacing. A bit heavy mouthfeel, hence the imperial name I suppose. A good one.

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