Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Imperial IPA
Squamish, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A high gravity India Pale Ale brewed with 100% barley, six varieties of hops, water and yeast. Extra barley malt nicely balances the huge volume of hops in this brew. Produced as part of the John Mitchell Series. Turn around bright eyes! 17 Plato.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (5012) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Pours amber into an English pint. Gloppy seafoam head with good retention recedes leaving spider lacing. Stale cooked veggie aromas. Soft with sweet caramel and citrus upfront turning to bitter grapefruit in the lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4910) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2008
(Draught) Sampled at the Great Canadian Beer Festival 2008 in Victoria, September 7. Pours a sweet berry with pine hops base. Good malt base. Very enjoyable. 8/3/8/3/15

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2009
Tiggmtl brought this to Grey Cup. Good head on copper/dark amber. Soft scent. ESB - Brittish. Dry woody hop character with a dry hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (4571) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Dark amber pour out of a huge weird bottle. Crazy hoppy and malty taste. Huge palate. This is a monster. Thought it would be higher ABV actually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 20, 2009
Sweet caramel malt base with berry-like fruity sweetness, plenty of citrus, pine and floral hops in the nose. Clear golden brown body is topped by a decent white head that recedes slowly to a low cover with some nice lacing. Nice thick chewy caramel.bread-like malt base supports strong but balanced hop bitterness. Floral hop flavours in the aftertaste. Medium body with pleasant effervescence. Really well done. Tulip glass. Cellar temperature. Bottle purchased at Brewery Creek in Nov-09.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (4382) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2014
1 L. swing-top. Mostly clear copper with a small layer of creamy bubbles. Nose is orange toffee, earthy tea leaf and whiffs of dry cocoa and wood. Tastes of sourish tangerine, toasted malt, cocoa, evergreen resin, and earthy dried leaf and wood. Medium body has a soft smooth carbonation and a big dry finish. An interesting and tasty IPA that pays a nice homage to the traditional English style while incorporating some new era hops as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2014
bottle. Amber with one finger head. Medium malt body with a bit of sweetness and slight booze. Substantial hops. Well balanced, hoppy but not a hop bomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ads135 (3690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Mediocre IPA. One of the mildest double IPAs I’ve had. Musty aroma, and slick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3638) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 6, 2009
Hazy amber,large lasting beige head.Lighlyt alcoholic sweet malt nose.Full bodied malt start,earthy mid,big lasting bitter hop end. Great lace A nice effort

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3567) - California, USA - JUL 12, 2013
12 July 2013, bottle. Orange. Nose is orange juice and some bitter orange rind. Med body and mildly fizzy. Mild orange juice, maybe a nutty malt. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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