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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4284) - SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2012
Pours clear dark amber with a small off white head leaving some lacing. Aroma of malts pine caramel tea citrus and pine. Flavor is tea, bitter, sweet, fruity and malty. Finishes longlived bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (8917) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 8, 2012
On tap @ the brewpub. Deep red-orange, nearly no head. Syrupy tropical fruit aroma, lots of ripe mango, passionfruit, melon. Oily body, loads of tropical fruit and crushed nettles/green grass, juicy juicy! Pithy dry bitter finish. Outstanding!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (2270) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 3, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Pours orange brown with some head, nice lacing. Aroma has citrus fruits and dark fruits with some pine. Heavy citra on review - nice Taste brings sweet fruit, pine and some resin. Modicum of caramel. Some syrupiness. Finishes medium length and a nice sweet/bitter mix. Alcohol hidden. This is really nicely put together brew that stays with you!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14943) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
Draught at Haymarket. Clear golden/amber - white head. Hashish. Herbal. Fruity. High hoppy. High bitterness. Light boozy. Dry bitter finish. Classic 10% american IIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
brian60625 (746) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2012
This was the best I’ve had from Haymarket so far. Lots of floral hops and a big flavor kick that doesn’t give you a bitter slap in the face. Very smooth actually, and the abv wasn’t noticeable at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hammy78 (949) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2012
4 oz pour at the Haymarket brewpub in Chicago Illinois. Pours a hazy copperish colour, white head and lacing. Aroma is sweet, a little hop and nice fruits like orange and grapefruit. Tastes a little bready actually, but the hops champion through for some citrus bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2011
4oz pour. A little darker than expected caramel color pour with a nice sized pillowy head floating on top. Huge resinous citrus hop notes are mixed well with some tropical fruit and more dank dank dank. Flavor is a bit more malt forward than I figured. Aggressively bitter finish, great carbonation for the style. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (6034) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Fruity mango citrus grapefruit and caramel. Amber reddish pour nice creamy head lace. Fruity citrus peach caramel light crystal malt. Little iced tea. Very fruity hides 10% well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9189) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Tap at the brewpub on Dec. 6, 2011. Reddish amber pour with a cream head. Big citrus nose with some malt backing. Taste is similar. This is excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
justinwmaynard (14) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2011
By far my favorite Haymarket brew. Ripe, tropical fruitiness that dominates your palate with flavor. Rediculous finish to this beer, and with such a juciy finish you won’t even realize you are on your 4th serving! This beer is ranked #1 by my bowling team, as "Mathias Tuesdays" has quickly taken Chicago by storm!

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