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RATINGS: 4509   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Powderfin (5) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2015 does not count
Love it and I’m not ashamed. It’s a great imperial IPA. I can’t say anything about taste that hasn’t already been said, but I will say this is in my top 5 IPAs. It’s really good, always. A little buzzed on my second one as I type this...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaltOne (290) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Pours hay butterscotch, brief white head, but sustained shore cap. Aroma sweet biscuit, shortbread, resin hops, and first hints of ripe fruit. Taste starts surprisingly sweet, but evolves into a drier, more hops, profile with subtle rich dried fruit note that lingers. Lots of entertaining complexity, that earns the Imperial in the name. Overall its sweeter the I would expect from an I IPA but the complexity it offers make if outstanding. It reminds me of "old ales" in its richness, that plum pudding taste in the later moments that linger on the palate. The hops play a tempering role, keeping it an IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerRenter76 (473) - Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2015
The 60 min was pretty darn good and after reading reviews i bought a single to give the 90 a spin. Disappointed is the word that comes to mind, Although it looked good (color, head and lacing.) The aroma was almost non-existant and the taste was one of burnt barley, the hops were hardly noticeable. After trying this a few times over the past few years it just hasnt done anything for me

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AwaKe (165) - Laval, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
En bouteille. Couleur ambrée avec mousse blanche. Arômes de pins, agrumes, malt, alcool. Goût étonnamment malté, très pins, très résineux. On sent le 9% d’alcool, belle chaleur en poche. Amertume relativement courte en fin de bouche de style écorce de pamplemousse avec un bon goût sucré résiduel. Palais modéré avec effervescence élevé. C’est très agréable à boire quoiqu’un peu fort en alcool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuedmaster (325) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 7, 2015
I can see what all of the hype is about, this is really good. 12 oz. bottle from Pacific Liquor. Pour is hazy golden amber with a nice, dense, one finger, white head that retains and leaves thick lacing. I detect caramel, bread, grass, citrus, and pine in the aroma. Has a rich, fruity flavor, not very bitter for an Imperial IPA, low resin, low high alpha hop bite. Has a balanced flavor, the alcohol is well hidden. Full body, creamy texture, medium carbonation, and smooth finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrNosha (1034) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2015
Vom Fass im Brauhaus in Rehoboth. Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit cremigem Schaum. Fruchtiger Hopfenduft mit Malz und Trockenpflaumenduft. Geschmack schwer aber rund. Frucht und Malz sehr ausgewogen. Ein Hsuch Rum. Wahnsinns Bier.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kathouse (1418) - Nevada, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Had this several times, but finally getting to rate it. Cloudy sunshine in a bottle. Lots of pine, pineapple, and citrus aroma leads into a medium body. Hops are spicy, sweet, and dank without being too bitter or grassy. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
colui72 (490) - HONG KONG - NOV 3, 2015
Crystal clear amber with a beautiful creamy head. Aroma is sweet English malts and some hops. Malts are the backbone of this beer, very British, and the hops aren’t as strong as expected. A very tasty beer, but not what I expected from an Imperial IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HippieFee (259) - - OCT 27, 2015
Growler - Very clear color, cross between a golden color and amber color with leaning more towards gold. Slight alcohol smell with a hint of hops on the nose. Alcohol taste with this one at 9% ABV. Not as much bitterness as I would expect from this one and a healthy amount of sweetness from the malt. Actually more sweetness than I was expecting from this imperial.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jared_Clifton (96) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Pours copper color with white head. Medium body. Initial hop taste, bitter but not overpowering. Malty, caramel, peaches and raisins fruits. Finishes with a string fruits flavor with very little hoppy taste. One if the greats.

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