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RATINGS: 4228   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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Troupis (43) - - JUL 3, 2014
Standard straightforward imperial IPA. Had on draft in a tulip glass and hoped for more. Maybe another minute or two would have helped instead of rounding to the nearest ten :-) Still a very solid beer - particularly if on its own. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CPH2200 (288) - DENMARK - JUL 1, 2014
Bootle from Publix in Tallahasee. 12 fl oz 9.0% abv. Fresh hoppy aroma. Taste is silky and smooth. Hides the alcohol very vell and nicely balanced. Mouthfeel a littly sticky. A world class ipa.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidS80 (14) - - JUL 1, 2014
An IPA with a great malt backbone. Pours a wonderful golden amber with a tint of orange and red. Dangerously drinkable yet full bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Headbanger (3300) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bookman10 (637) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
teemoney (50) - 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.

4.5
   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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrepintado (1399) - 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!

4.1
   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.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrHult (218) - 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!


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