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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Retribütion Imperial IPA is brewed for the true connoisseur of all things hoppy. We brew this beer with one theme, go big... or go home... Layers of bittering finishing and aroma hops all combine to result in a truly unique beer.

Formerly brewed at Drakes. Brewing transferred to Hermitage in 2013.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium yellow amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, hay, straw, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, orange - citrus, wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long to average duration, citrus, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111216]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (37030) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2011
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity and hoppy dense. Bitter, grapefruity and crisp hoppy. Bitter and bone dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31473) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2011
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of hops, lemons, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, malt, citrus, and metal, leading to a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2011
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours deep golden with a slight haze and a lacing off-white head. Solid hop aroma if somewhat herbal. Medium body, some sweet fruits, perfumy, herbal hops. And an almost aggressive hop bitterness. Not all that balanced. 161211

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24491) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle at pinball. Cloudy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and pine needles. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20474) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2012
Bottle @ Pinball. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
26th April 2013
Clear deep amber beer, good size pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth. Mild minerally carbonation, semi dry. A little malt sweetness. Rich tangerine, turns marmalade. Touches of pine and grass. Alcohol dryness and spice. Decent if marred by obvious alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18564) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2012
bottle at bens ...amber ... thin white lacing ... soft toffee ... light peach nose ... soft peachy pine ... light bitter zezt ... long creamy toffee nose

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15762) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle, 22oz. It’s an unclear, dark golden to amber colored beer topped by a dense, finger-thick light beige head. The aroma is quite malty, with a nice hoppy touch in the back. Pine cones, resins and some oranges, with a faint cheesy touch. The flavor is really bitter, with resins, pine cones and orange peel. Full body, some alcohol warmth and a nice carbonation level. Lasting bitter finish. Nice indeed, although a tad sweet. Guess it’s influenced by age too. 140717

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (15335) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at Gott i Lådan, Billdal, 120421. Clear amber beer with à nice steady offwhite head. Pine aroma, milky, malty, perfume notes, grassy, creamy notes, black currant. Hoppy flavor, grassy, quite bitter, perfume, milky notes. Long bitter finish with nice hops.

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