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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7089) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2014 balanced thick aroma of somewhat aged hops and carmely malt. good body. a touch thick, smooth. covers the abv well. taste hoppy, citrus, sweet malt. decent finish. i cannot freakin beleive i had a decent JJ beer. This place had 5 drainpours and a sad excuse for an RIS in the first six i tried. this is by far the best. I know that’s not saying a ton...Pliny it is not...but damn, it’s not drainpour. Yay!!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (7801) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2015
355ml can from Total Wine, Tampa. Dorée-orangée, col fin blanc. Arôme est houblonné, résineux très plaisant, malt caramel, fruité tirant sur les agrumes, houblons type C. Palais est houblonné bien résineux, malt caramel pâle, note fraiche de pin avec un agréable fini agrumes - pamplemousse et citronné procurant une pointe aigrelette-amer en fin de bouche et balançant le côté malté.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
930slantnose (17) - Las vegas, Alabama, USA - JUL 26, 2015
At tap room in Monte Carlo awesome pine grass aroma. Flavor of mild malts and fresh hops. Bitter fresh no alcohol heat for high abv. Excellent homie brew

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (5403) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015
Thanks to sebletitje! 355 ml. can split by 4. Hazy orange, small white head. Nose is bitter orange, pine resin rather malty with some marmalade. Taste is milky yeast, bread, bitter pine resin, some sugary sweetness, marmalade, bitter dry finish with chewy malt body & a bit too much yeast. Quite nice & decent. A bit surprised by the very low score on here. Nothing special but quite satisfactory all the same.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2733) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 26, 2015
Can. Aroma is alright, fruity. Light tropical and citrus, bit grassy. Taste is less exciting, not much flavour, pine, not much else. Alright though.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jinroh (728) - ESTONIA - JUL 25, 2015
Clear golden, bit of foam. Aroma nicely fruity, clean and dry. Bit of booze coming through. Taste is intensely bitter and hoppy but doesn’t really feel balanced. Bitter but a bit messy. Long bitter aftertaste. Overall not bad, amazing nose but the unbalanced taste was a bit of a letdown for me.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jc1762 (222) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 24, 2015
Thanks to ShoulderBroken for sharing the bottle. Poured into a taster showing deep gold, highly filtered, and no head. The nose shows sharp clean pine mixed with cannabis. The palate is thin bodied and fully carbonated. Alot of pine resin and extremely hop forward but a light sharp IPA bitterness at the finish. The intensity of the hops and flavors are out of this world. Albeit one dimension as to the flavor (pine) and really lacking any tropical fruit flavor, etc., the intensity really makes it fun.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (4112) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 24, 2015
Light golden color. Sharp grassy nose with some citrus notes, a bit harsh. The mouth is light for the abv but very simplistic. Alcohol burn at the end. Very simplistic.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mel4vegas (32) - Nevada, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Big hop aroma, pine and grapefruit. Hazy but nt cloudy. Nice head. Flavor f light malts and loads of hops.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Pours orange. Turpentine nose. Not horrible turpentine intended was hops I am sue but a little to solvent. Taste ok but the solvent overkilled it. I can see the intent but may be to old.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fantomasus (283) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Pours a just barely amber gold. Nice head of white bubbles. Aroma is subtle bet pleasant. Sweet malt with some piney hops. Decently balanced taste that nods sour, actually a big nod. Palate is clean with some sticky. Hardly imperial.


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