McFate Double (Imperial) IPA
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 14, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Hazed orange pour with a white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, and pine. Sweet brown sugar and caramel. A touch of grass. Flavor is sweet caramel and brown sugar up front with a nice bitterness on the finish. Pine, grapefruit, and orange peel hop character. Pretty standard but enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13469) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Tap. Poured clear copper color with an average fizzy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy citrus and resin aroma. Medium to abundant body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex bitter flavor with a moderate to heavy complex bitter finish of medium to long duration. This is a standout beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2013
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of pine, caramel, weed, and pineapple. Flavor of pineapple, citrus, dank, pine, caramel, and grass with a dry, moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2012
UPDATED: APR 28, 2013 Cloudy gold pour. Small head. Citrusy and spicy hop nose, a touch of malt. Flavor is quite bitter, nice citrusy and grassy flavors. A bit too much on the bitterness scale for me...like chewing a hop pellet. New batches of this beer kick ass. The improvements are flat out awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8159) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 22, 2013
On tap at Fate, called Imperial. It pours with a clear copper body with thin gold edges and supporting a near white head of foam. The aroma offers up resin like hoppiness leaning quickly into citrus and mango tropical fruitiness. The taste is rich and pleasingly resiny with hoppy goodness that rings up grapefruit hop bitterness and some mango like tropical fruit. These hops are sweetened up just the right amount by a modest sweet malty base. Pretty solid IIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7495) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2013
32oz growler pours a translucent, dark orange with some lacing, clump, white head. Nose is very pithy citrus, grapefruit and orange, pine, soap, honey, malt, some kumquat. Flavor is mostly bitter, strong grapefruit, like biting through the rind of an orange, a little blood orange, kumquat, pine, honey, a little candy. Full bodied, sticky finish. A good beer, but very much in the vein of all DIPAs. Nothing really stick out, but still well made.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (5578) - Arizona, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Huge thanks to Kyle, you’re the man, a big piney dank iipa but not sticky and thick which is new, these are usually stick. Good malt Body, this is very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5446) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 9, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Comes pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, and malt. Taste is grapefruit, lemons, malt, and grass. Good bitterness. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Sampled at GABF2013. Pours an orangish amber color with a white head. Aroma of citrus, orange peel, some pine notes, lots of brown sugar and carmel. Flavor is quite sweet and malt foward, with lots of caramel, sugar, and brown sugar notes. Some mild grapefruit and citrus peel bitterness. Boozy, way too sweet, thin bodied. Finishes with some generic hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (3315) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Aroma came at me with nice pine and grass hops. Taste is a bit sweet with a huge soapy presence that i cant get past. Pretty good but very soapy hops.

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