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Joseph James Hop Box Imperial IPA

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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Imperial IPA has a large Hop Aroma and sweetness from dark caramel malts. This brew uses Simcoe and Cascade hops and is hopped at 5lbs per barrel. The brew is best enjoyed at 55F.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2919) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 24, 2016
From the 12 fl. oz. can. The pour is a very cloudy yellow with a modest white head and lacing. The aroma is both herbal and floral. The body is medium. The taste has a slight toasted bread character to start but the herbal and floral bitterness winds it up. The herbs feel like Ginger or Rosemary.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
duganc (23) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2016
Decent from a can. Not much malt for an iipa. Clean finish that doesn't linger.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DWestrick (611) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2016
can from Total Win in FL. Pretty solid Imperial IPA - but nothing incredible. Good beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (571) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Draft. Pours yellow with a very slight haze. Very thin white head that dissipates quickly. Medium heavy carbonation over piney hop aroma. Nice citrus flavor with a bit of complexity. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (2100) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Draft to pint at Monte Carlo in Vegas pour lightly hazy avg gold with thin white head. Nose mango and tropical fruit, light floral. Taste light to moderate bitter bite up front, then some fruit and dank hop. All in all a bit muted.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (3414) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 16, 2016
22 oz bomber pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of citrus, pine and caramel. Taste is resin, caramel and malts.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (5217) - Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Golden orange pour with some caramel, light grassy hops and malt. Flavors are the same, basic, but not bad, more malt than hops for an IPA. Ok overall, wouldn’t seek out or go out of m y way to try.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beaver (1599) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2016
12 oz can. Pours hazy golden orange with a big creamy off white head that retains well and leaves little lacing.

The aroma is sweet crystal malt with piney grassy hops and some fruit.

The flavor is sweet, slightly fruity, biscuit malts with lots of grassy piney hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, OK DIPA.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Typical citrusy hoppy IPA. The 9.2 ABV does not make it malty. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kyzr (1316) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Cloudy gold pour with good white head. Floral hops with citrus. Flavor is big and hoppy with resin that stays until the end. Creamy body with nice texture. Nice dry hoppy finish.


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