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Haymarket Mathias Imperial IPA
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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In honor of Officer Mathias Degan, the first of 8 of Chicago’s Finest to lose their lives in the line of duty during the Haymarket Affair. Copious amounts of Citra Hops deliver wonderful citrus and mango notes. At 10% ABV, we feel Mathias is a proper representation of the strength and courage of our Boys in Blue. Raise one to thank the fine Officers of the Chicago Police Department for their sacrifice.

A version of Uber Mathias is Mathias dry hopped with 10 lbs of Cascade per barrel.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2017) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2013
November 12, 2013 - on tap at brewpub. Cloudy orangish pour with some head and lacing. Arima was fruity, hoppy and touch of alcohol. Taste was consistent with aroma but very nicely balanced with malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (3789) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Orange and clear. Hoppy and slight bitterness. Thicker palette. Carmel notes. Floral and citrus taste. Honey notes. Good beer. Poured from draft at Haymarket Brewey in Chicago.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (6215) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Clear dark amber color with ivory head. Big ass pine, floral, tropical fruit aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Nice pine, floral hoppy bitter flavors with a heavy caramel, pale malt base----very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shigadeyo (3180) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013

7/21/2011: Haymarket Mathias Imperial American IPA... Aroma: Tropiclal fruit salad! Appearance: Cloudy light amber color; beige crown. Flavor: Sweet and malty; tangerince and tone os hop flavor, including mango, pineapple; alcohol is there, but not overwhelming. Palate: Medium to medium-full body. Overall: REALLY tasty!

Draught (10% ABV) at Haymarket in Chicago, IL. Rating #53 for this beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
monkeychugg55 (941) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Dark copper pour with a small white head. The aroma is amazingly hoppy. Lots of pine and tropical fruit, some herbal notes as well. The flavor follows suit, adding some sweet caramel malt that puts this on a slightly sweeter side of balance and dangerously drinkable. Wonderful IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Tap @ Haymarket with TheAlum. Pours a bit hazy dark orange appearance with a cream colored head. Fairly sweet, light caramel, candy, orange, citrusy hoppy aroma. Carbonation is a bit dull. Peach, citrusy, vanilla, herbal, a touch spicy hoppy flavor. Fairly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6639) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2013
call me sandy sue! .. . deep amber .. . good foam, lacing .. . thick .. oozes sweet sweet sickly hop syrup- too much .. . like drinking maple syrup, the silly people who still like dfh 120 would love this .. . . If I was a UFC fighter, my entrance music would be the Divinyls "I Touch Myself." Psychological warfare, my friend

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Like a super version of Algonquin. Dank and piney hops with a touch of citrus rind. A bit too much sweetness for my liking.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jstraw (1943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Draft at Jerry’s/Division Crawl. Amber with good, frothy, beige head, decent legs / Bright nose of cut pine, weed, citrus, caramel / Full body, malty, sweet and somewhat syrupy, big hop bite but still not quite up to the sweet malts, with bitter finish / Big flavors of caramel, toffee, orange peel, grapefruit, pineapple, cut pine / I little sweet for me as compared to the best, but still a fine brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1305) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 10, 2013
On tap at Apex Bar in Portland, OR. Colour...clear, garnet-amber with no head. Nose...redolent of hop resin and pine tar. Palate...sweeeet! More citrus than on the nose and loads of tropical fruit that allows the bite of the hops to push through. The boiled sweets amble through the palate as does some fruity frosting and it all works very well together!


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