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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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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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2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TylerGreenDC (783) - - 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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rusos (571) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 28, 2016
Bottle, from drinkshop.sk. Hazy yellow golden colour, with white head. Aroma is fresh hops, pine, resiny, citrus fruits, grapefruit, pineapple. Some bisquity malty tones. Taste is very hoppy, fresh, pine, resin, grapefruit, mango, nice malty backbone. Very high but pleasant bitterness. Bitter aftertaste. Nice carbonation. Very good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubblehouse (1304) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Better than most of flying dogs beer. Pretty good hoppy taste and aroma. Descent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1858) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Bottle Aroma-fruits Appearance-golden, clear, frothy white foam Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorwart (2522) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2016
Thin offwhite head of fine bubbles. Aroma of pine sap, sweet malts, a hint of pineapple and cereal grains. Color is a nice medium orange. Sharp bitterness overlays some ripe citrus fruit, more pine, toasted grains and grapefruit pith. Moderate alcohol presence that gives a nice little tingle in the mouth. Finishes moderately bitter and dry. A pretty good IIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HerrBierkoenig (1132) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 31, 2016
0,355l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, Pours clear golden liquid, medium frothy white head, makes nice lacing, Aroma: rich hopy profile, citrus, grapefruit, mango, exotic fruits, flowers, Taste: medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, light sour, fruity, citrus, grapefruit, mango, light to medium malty backbone, hopy all over from beguining to the very last end, Palate: medium body, average carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long bitter aftertaste, Overall: very good, very drinkable, full flavour, enjoyed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
azzie (780) - Pula, CROATIA - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle 0,33l from Pivoljub beer shop in Ljubljana. Clear golden liquid with average white head. Sweet smell, not very pleasant fruity smell. Medium body, light carbonation. Medium sweet taste, herbs, fruits, weird taste of old wet herbs.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
veceo (1221) - CROATIA - JUL 30, 2016
Clear golden color, average sized staying head. Aroma of malt, candy, yeah... Hops are probably all gone. Peaches, some herbs notes and light alcohol. Taste is malty, some fruitiness, lots of sweetness, empty bitterness in the end. Shit, I need to try it again, fresh.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (2312) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 30, 2016
Pours a hazy golden amber color, topped with a medium sized frothy off-white head. Decent retention. Swet fruity notes, pineapple, peach and some resin. Malty backbone. Malty start, sweet and lsightly fruity. Solid bitterness. Alcohol a bit noticeable. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eljebi (68) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 30, 2016
DIPA cítrica, afrutada sin excesos, con esas notas a pomelo y cáscara de naranja tan de la casa y el punto ácido del trigo que se combina con el amargor resinoso del final.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (7174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 29, 2016
Bottled 355ml. -at Pivoteka Zagreb. Slightly hazy golden coloured, small white head, sweet and almost sticky hoppy fruity nose. Sweet malty, fruity hoppy, light piney, notes of resin and alcohol with mild piney notes in the finish.


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