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RATINGS: 4352   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.


jeremugohio's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeremugohio (94) - springboro, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Excellent hop aroma and taste. Goes down smooth and nice balance. One of the most enjoyable beers readily available.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (874) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
Couleur dorée-ambrée translucide avec un col blanc résistant. Aromes de caramel, sucre brun, agrumes, un peu de résine, fruits rouges. Bien balancé, pas trop explosive pour une DIPA. Respectable mais pas tout a fait dans ma gamme!

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alex_leit (114) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle 0,355 l. Good foam, light orange color, powerful aroma of hops with half hundred of shades: herbs, pine needles, tropical fruits, berries, powerful malt. Well balanced taste with many hops: fruit, pine, wine like porto, excellent malt profile, good bitterness, perfect finish. Excellent example of Imperial IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (563) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Dark golden pour with a creamy head. Big hop and malt aroma and taste. Well balanced bitterness. Truly a world class Imperial IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtdewa1 (416) - rome, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Cloudy orange pour, small white head. Aroma is hops, citrus, malts and grapefruit. Taste is well balanced malts and hops. Citrus and grapefruit taste. Oily smooth texture. Very well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bootlegger007 (91) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2015
Heavy on the hops - tropical fruits, lightly cloudy golden colour, good sized white head, a please to drink hop hop and then some more for good luck, full bodied with a some more hops to finish.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fantomasus (256) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Can’t believe I have never rated this legend... Pours a brilliant golden copper with a nice head that sticks around (heavy lace). Simple clean aroma profile: caramel, resin, dough, with a little woody vanilla. Taste is out of the park awesome. A perfect balance. Palate: medium body, velvet texture, soft carbonation, with an easy bitter finish. Quite an offering.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demannu (31) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
As someone who is trying to ease himself into the world of hops, I was not sure how this was gonna go. In the end I was pleased. The malty backbone eases the 90 ibus while still allowing the hops to shine. The finish is long and bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sandygoonie (48) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Everything is great about this brew except price and some residual sweetness. Excellent hops in nose and flavor. Some what like seet peach pine cone flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
COMRADEJOSH (318) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2015
This one really has to be tried to be believed. At first I thought it would be the usually over the top hop bomb that most double ipa’s are but it surprised be with how well balanced it is for being both strong in the flavor of the hops which are fruity and sweet the malt is while at the same time covering the big alcohol of this beer. Absolutely delicious and should be the standard for this category.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
japi (115) - Kisvárda, HUNGARY - FEB 22, 2015
An amber colored beer with an off-white, thin head. The aroma is not so intensive, but crispy and soury. The taste is complex, full body; crispy notes with banana and caramel. Very lond and bitter aftertaste. It’s not the best beer that I’ve ever tasted, but good.


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