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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Joseph James Hop Box Imperial IPA ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, citrus, pine, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, dusty hop finish, almost harsh bitter, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140517]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33873) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is pine and dry grapefruity hoppy. Bitter, smooth fruity, pine and grapefruity. Bitter and dry herbal finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18758) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a clear golden color with a white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle from Whole Foods Henderson, NV
Hazy light amber color with creamy head. Nice aroma, some toffee and hop, and light nuts. Malt flavor, with a cereals edge; strong bitterness, providing nice aggressive resins and a light fruity side.
Pleasant, fresh.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (14775) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Draft. Clear deep golden amber color, small white head. Aroma is sweet and fruity. Taste is sweet citrus, booze.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14436) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2012
Tap @ Monte Carlo Pub, Las Vegas. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are bitter hops, caramel, flowers, fruits and malt.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (12362) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Clear golden orange with a fluffy white head. Brown sugar, mild pineapple, citric hop notes, and a touch of grass. On the finish there is some noticeable alcohol. Quite sweet and sugary on the palate. Some pine bitterness, grapefruit peel, and a hint of orange. A little bit boozy, maybe some bread and toffee. A touch of perfume as well.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12109) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a hazy orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, grass, and pine. Flavor of caramel malt, herbs, some grass, light cardboard, butterscotch, and nuts.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12044) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 10, 2012
Can from Malt & Vine. Pours copper with a slight beige head. Nice aroma of resin over lightly roast caramel. Med body. Flavor is sweetish roast caramel with some citrus and resin. Even a bit floral. It’s not harsh. It’s not NWestish. But it’s pretty tasty. Loaded with hop. I think it’s somewhat underrated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11994) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, hops, grapefruit, citrus and pine. Flavour is malt, caramel, grapefruit, hops, pine, medium sweet, little citrus and quite bitter.


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