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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Full Disclosure: This beer came to fruition because we saw a gap in our portfolio and we wanted to increase our market share. Sometimes the truth hurts. But most often, it’s damn refreshing. The Truth Imperial IPA--the latest addition to our year-round portfolio-is a hop bomb of some of the most distinct Pacific Northwest hops available today. Its sharp hop bitterness begins with huge pine notes on the nose, which evolve into bright citrus (think grapefruit) and subtle stone fruit flavors.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TylerGreenDC (583) - - OCT 17, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2013 12oz bottle. Nice aroma of mang, maybe peach. Beautiful, dense lacing. But the taste is lackluster: A mixture of thin grapefruit and thin mango which gives way to a chalky finish, that sticks in the mouth for a dusty long while. Pretty sub-average DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (762) - Delaware, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Great floral sweet aroma. Foaming white head, dark honey brown appearance. This is a good one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (260) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Aroma: citrus, pine, caramel, Appearance: clear light amber, off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, citrus Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Delicious

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2620) - New York, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Yellow orange pour clear from bottle. Spicy fruity aroma. Grapefruit. Bitter finish...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (2238) - USA - JUL 10, 2015
Full head on a dark gold pour. There is a good dose of lemony, herbal hops in the aroma, plus a bit of honey. The taste is packed with leafy hops, then shifts to a full, spicy finish. Very good! FD continues to impress.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3867) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle in Baltimore. Hazy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma is very fruity, citrus, pine, resin and grapefruit hops. Flavor is quite bitter, spicy, a hint of pepper and a bit sharp. Fresh and intense, crispy brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2559) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2015
12oz bottle from JohnGonk! Thanks bro! Pours a clear golden orange color with a finger of frothy white head. Aroma of lemon, orange, grapefruit, caramel malt, and hints of grass and alcohol. Taste mimics the nose. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6141) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 30, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden, offwhite lace. Grass and citrus nose. Medium light body, sticky mouthfeel. Grass and pine hops. lychee mousse, grassy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathan30533 (904) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2015
This brew is great. Good looking brew with little lacing. Good hop and fruity balanced flavor. Very enjoyable double IPa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egg (147) - USA - FEB 24, 2015
Pours a clear orange with a thin white tan head. Nose is pretty light hop aroma. Citrus, pine. Taste is yummy, citrus, bitter, pine, some juicy fruit. Dry. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2954) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Almost there. Piney, resinous, but falls a little short by NW standards. Pretty decent, but more like a normal NW IPA, not a DIPA. Enjoyable, but could be a bit bigger.

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