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RATINGS: 4184   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.

rwgould's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - OCT 5, 2012
Pours a transparent brown-orange, frothy white head, minimal visible carbonation. Aroma: Very subtle. Vanilla, raisins, lemon, nuts. Palate: Medium bodied, slightly oily, a bit watery, slightly dry finish. Very pleasant. Taste: Slightly sweet, fades quickly to quite bitter, and then back to sweet for the finish. Probably the most well balanced IPA I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niksko (305) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2014
Pours a cloudy dark orange with some rocky white head. Nose is orange marmalade, pineapple juice, caramel, raisin. Flavor is loads of citrus, marmalade, really fresh pineapple juice, with a slight herbaceousness and generous grapefruit on the finish. High side of medium body, standard carbonation, slight sugar coating on your lips as you drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Howlader (593) - - JUL 6, 2014
On draught, in bottles, had many times. Excellent IPA, and after it sits in a basement for two years, turns into an amazing barley wine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanls (16) - Eureka, USA - JUL 6, 2014
I’ve heard so much about it. I got the recipe and made some before I ever tried it. Mine was better. Yes, it’s good but not the best IPA out there. Lot of hype. Try Brew Cocky or Maharajah.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (447) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. A- Chex mix, caramel, biscuits, bready, malty, fruitcake, spices, citrus. A- Orange color, clear liquid, white head. T- Caramel, citrus, raisins, spices, bitter, malty, salt, bread. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- A goodIPA. I was expecting an aggressive hop profile but it was surprisingly smooth and ungodly complex. There were so many aromas and flavors going on, I could never list them all. Definitely need to try the 60 min and 120 min now.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hoploader (10) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 5, 2014
Clear golden well balanced malt and hop character surprisingly low aroma with a good alcohol hit

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Onosovereign (1) - - JUL 3, 2014 does not count
Incredibly overpowering aroma from the bottle. , floral, earthy, citrus, hay. Has a thin pronounced taste spend across the pallette.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Troupis (26) - - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CPH2200 (264) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Headbanger (3226) - 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.

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