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RATINGS: 1468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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An imperial IPA that was brewed to turn your world upside down. Hops have got you coming and going. Pungent aromatics up front paired with a malt balanced backbone and a smooth bitter finish. 86 IBUs.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Pours a pale golden yellow with a quickly fading white head. Aroma almost exclusively of hops. Herbal and pine resin up front with hints of grapefruit, orange rind, and tropical fruits. Sweet malt hits the palate first followed by tropical fruit and citrus pithiness. Finishes bitter. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Overall, a nicely balanced and well crafted Imperial IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HonusWagner (1328) - Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Fruity and sweet and a bit harsh astringency on the finish. Reminds of GD Hercules, not a fan. Least favorite Founders beer, I think.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c_lee_burton (42) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Nice citrus nose. Good hop character that fades but sticks with you as you consume more. Piney and resin taste. A little thin on the palate. Overall good, but not blow you away.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigda83 (113) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours a dark yellow and fairly clear. Small amount of white head. Aroma of citrus and floral hops and maybe a bit of malty sweetness in the background. Taste follows the nose with up front hops and some bitter citrus with floral mixed in and a hint of sweet. This is my first time having this offering and it was superb.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1208) - Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle from Grapevine Wine and Spirits. Aroma is tropical fruits, guava, mango, some grapefruit. Awesome! Pours out a golden color, small white head. Flavor is interesting. Grass, grapefruit, sharp cheddar, onion, guava, papaya. It’s a lot drier than I expected. I like it. I’m not sure if the funky flavors I mentioned were intended...but...it’s good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wisdomsolo (391) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Aroma was not as sweet and hoppy as I’ve come to expect from DIPA’s. The flavor is spot on though. I can dig it!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiveacestx (538) - Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle - Dark yellow with a small head and I was really trying for a thicker one. Grapefruit citrusy nose and absolute grapefruit taste inside out. Very hoppy. Medium backbone and grapefruit peel dry. Good!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmanzardo (3) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
On tap at Ashley's in Ann Arbor. Not quite getting the aromas and flavor that others have experienced so a little disappointed. Still a very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
moonine (1) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
resin, spruce, citrus, golden, sparkling, frothy, very bitter, full body, sticky, lively. Wonderful imperial IPA packing a wallop of hops that you can smell and taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (299) - - JUL 7, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear light orange color with 1" of white head that fades to a wisp and light lacing. Aroma is citrus and hop bitterness. Flavor is citrus, particularly grapefruit and tangerines, and fresh hops with a solid malt backbone. Slight booze in the finish, but not unpleasant. A great DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (590) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2014
Flaska@Monks Sveavägen. Bärnstensfärgad grumlig vätska. En tät och ljuvlig doftvägg möter en, där citrus, mango och tallbarr spelar på första raden. Balanserad smak där varken sötma eller beska drar iväg. Fyllig munkänsla. Oj då, 9,4%. Det märks inte.


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