Haymarket Mathias Imperial IPA
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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (5243) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of floral and citrusy hops, some caramel and pale malts, and light dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. A solid beer but could be hoppier with less malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Draft at haymarket.mfrom notes. Loads of citrus dominate this bad boy. Wow, I’m really digging this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4629) - Eureka, California, USA - MAY 7, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2014 This was sampled at the brewpub with Doran and Dave. Came in the glass an ambre-orange with and off-white head. Nose of tropical fruit. Medium body. Flavor is tropical fruit with mango and pineapple. Finish shows floral hops. Really nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (3740) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Sampled at the brewpub. It poured a clear dark orange color with a white head. The aroma was of mango, pineapple, bready malts and some hops. The taste was of mango, pineapple some bready malts and caramel. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6560) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
Sampled at Haymarket. Clear and somewhat coppery. A beige / eggshell head. Floral and pine in the nose with tropical fruit. Those tropical fruits are tasted. Caramel and pale malts. Ma nice beer that does not seem so big.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2014
On tap at Haymarket. Pour is hazy copper with a large off-white head. Aroma and flavor of malty caramel, peaches, fruit rind, and slight booze. Aftertaste is fruity and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17304) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
Draught at the brewpub in Chicago. Clear golden/copper beer with a nice offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, citrus, floral, pine, hay, some pine apples. Hoppy floral flavor, grapes, pine apples, floral, some biscuits. Hoppy fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Draft; Hazy amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, citrus hops, & floral/pine; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, pine hops, tropical fruit, and citrus; Finish is fairly bitter; Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11179) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Sample at the brewpub. Clear reddish-orange color with a medium foamy off-white head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of tropical fruit, hops and malt. Medium-bodied and somewhat chewy with flavors of mango, citrus, resiny hops and malt. The finish is fruity with a citrusy hops aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6179) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2013
This one poured a lighter orange color with an off white head. Aroma was of alcohol, fruity hops and lgiht caramel. Flavor was similar, over the top booze, decent hop profile though.

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