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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
Big, bold, and British! O.G. 1080, 100 IBU’s, AbV 8.5%. She is amber/copper in color with a strong persistent head. An intense hop aroma is deliverd by copious amounts of English Styrian Gold and Kent Goldings hops. She is full bodied with a strong sweet malty toffee/caramel backbone that supports the 4.3 pounds of hops per barrel making her a very bitter, but delectible woman.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2015
[ bottle ][ 1oz ][ @tasting ][ $ ? ][ snifter ][ 11.14.15 ]
translucent copper, thin white large bubbled ring. Light playdoh and sugar nose, faint booze. Burning caramel front palate, light cardboard and playdoh, stinging mid palate is all cardboard, papery bitterness. Who drank this and said ’ok’.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (6646) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2015
22oz bottle picked up at the brewery pours a clear orange with a ring of white head. Nose has pine and soap, a little tropical fruit, herbs. Flavor is pithy and soapy, orange, grapefruit, heavy pine. Full bodied finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Westchesterco (1612) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2015
From a bottle at the Nov 2015 RateBeer gathering. It is a clear golden color with a slight head. The aroma is malty and the taste is metallic with a bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (5277) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2015
From a bottle at the Nov 2015 RateBeer gathering. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of grass and pine with lots of caramel notes. Barleywine-like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (4553) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle at the DC Gathering. Golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of aged hops, citrus. Tastes of floral, citrus, stone fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (18600) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden yellow color. Aroma of fruity herbal paper. Taste is papery bitter citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Tap at brewery. Golden/amber pour with white head. Smells of hops and slight malts. Bitter but balanced. Good ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AWISLguy (2075) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2014
On tap at the source - enjoying ck1’s birthday. Pours a yellowish-orange with little head. Some lacing. Aroma has fruit and simple sugar and light citrus. Taste is fruity, citrus, some biscuity malts, some sugar. ck1 identifies the Golding Kent hops. Medium bodied with a bit of an alcohol presence. Finishes to the sweet side of bittersweet. Shrug? Old keg?? Hope to get back to retry. Having a taste of the ipa - it was better, so would hope the base would generally translate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (3258) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Shared bomber poured to snifters with a cloudy, orangey gold color, with a modest layer of off white head foam to a bubbly ring & film, and spotty lacing. The nose was a little dank & stinky, with a touch of sweetness, resin, and light citrus & spice. Medium bodied with average to soft carbonation, the taste followed up with medium astringency & dryness to the hop bitterness, and some malt sweetness. Not really a bold alcohol presence, and although tasty, was altogether too mild & thin to be considered Imperial, imo.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lou109 (4) - - FEB 15, 2014 does not count
Can smell the hops The head looks great on this one Yes its Bitter and can taste grapefruit - Bold - full flavored Be careful of the alcohol content My favorite at the Grumpy Troll

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