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RATINGS: 1354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Above and beyond an India Pale Ale--I2PA is radically hopped with an intense aroma and hop bitterness. Unfiltered and aged for 9 months before it leaves the brewery--not for the faint of heart. I2PA is brewed with two-row Pipkin Pale malts, Saaz, Cascade and Northwest Golding hops.


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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai (9432) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, - OCT 28, 2012
Draught @ Beer Temple. Slightly unclear yellow / orange / golden colour, medium sized white to off-white head. Smell malts, hops, resin, pine, a hint of sticky sweetness. Just superb, this is what an Imperial IPA should smell like. Taste malts, hops, resin, pine, slightly alcohol, fruityness, grapefruit and bitter! Light to medium sticky textures, medium to full body, medium carbonation.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (428) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2015
wow great tasting double ipa...hoppy citrus nose...really nice even malt and hops blend...really nice beer...(#418)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JonMoore (1957) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle (nice) - dark gold with slim white head. Aroma of citrus hops, pine, honey maybe. Excellent taste - citrus hops mainly, with touch of floral, nicely dry, good malt backbone. Medium to full bodied, softly carbonated. Nice long bitter finish, touch of late warming alcohol. An excellent DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (832) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle shared @ home from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: hazy dark blond beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: resin and hoppy domination with grassy finish. Taste: hoppy taste and resin notes. Woody taste and alcohol finish. Aftertaste: resin and caramel with alcohol notes. Maybe it was to late to drink this beer....

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (450) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 27, 2015
On tap at the PDX Airport Rogue Pub. Dark gold. Big white head. Lovely citrus hops aroma and flavor.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1545) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2015
Riktigt bra balans och syrlighet både i arom smak och kroppen. Delades med Rydis och robert

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2609) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2015
On tap at Dexters, pours a hazy dark amber orange with a thin white head and some lacing in the glass, the aroma is of heavy citrus and hop resin with a pine touch as well, the flavor has a nice citrus front end with a pine and hop like finish, smooth mouthfeel, not bad.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatDane1632 (673) - USA - NOV 23, 2014
Rated based on notes taken 30 Dec 2011 -- No notes taken other than a 4.5/5 rating.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (11117) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Keg at the Rogue bar, PDX Flughafen, 12/11/14. Clear golden amber with moderate off white spotting and edgework. Nose is caramel malt forward, candied orange peel, bitter hops, light booze tunes. Taste comprises orange pith, bitter hoppy wash, grapefruit, mandarina, pine, caramel malt - less so than the aroma dictated. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok DIPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Keg at the drygate. Pours clear golden amber, merest white head that appears to be forming into a map of Scotland. I know where I am now at least. Aromas are lemon verbena, floral, light syrup. Taste is light bitter, floral notes, almost perfumed and quite intense. Sweet, syrupy finish. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (904) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2014
A complex aroma of cucumber, melon, hops and citrus with a cloudy amber color and an off white head. Interesting taste of hips and melon with a hint o cucumber. Dry feel with a slightly bitter floral citrus finish.0


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