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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   IBU: 122   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
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Imperial India Pale Ale


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOLTZ7555 (2967) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2015
It’s not often that these guys miss...beautiful 10 karat pour with a small ivory pour. Incredible tropical fruits, hint of dustiness, bit of pepper, and loads of citrus brightness. Yum!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1177) - California, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours a hazy golden orange color with a white head. Grapefruit, mango, passion fruit, hop and resin aroma. Grapefruit, mango, passion fruit, tangerine, biscuit, resin and hop flavors. Medium full body and average carbonation. Citrus finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badhack (410) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 2, 2015
Citrus, pine, pineapple. Some malt. Quite bitter. Knee Deep makes a lot of IPA, not sure which is my favorite but this was pretty good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - MAR 19, 2015
A golden body with a white head. Strong pine and resin hops notes upfront. A nice blend of apricot and mango and a touch of citronella. Flavor had some Carmel malt sweetness to it. The rest was all hops. Strong pine notes and tropical fruit dominated the flavor. Slightly dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thisis12ptfont (992) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Aromas of big fresh, wet hops, tangerine juice, apricot, massive pines, orange, pineapple, caramel malt, resinous hops and earth. Appearance is a clear gold copper with a thin white foam head. Taste is incredibly fresh and crisp with notes of caramel malt, harsh pines, harsh bitterness, harsh resin, harsh hop oils, orange, tangerine, biscuit malts, cracker malts, toasted malts, honey, grapefruit, citrus and lemon. Finishes dry with extremely piney and bitter hops. Aggressive boozy burn. Overall, this is a real treat. This beer has a really solid body to it but the hops just take the show. Such a piney, dank, resinous, oily hop forward beer. Would DEFINITELY buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2003) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Draft at Moriartys. Clear gold pour with an off-white head that left some notable lace. Having immediately after the Hoptologist which feels very similar. This one also has huge floral, resin earthy notes. Less refined - but that?s not necessarily a bad thing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (4203) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
650 ml bottle. Bright golden with thin coarse head. Aroma hoppy, fruit, lemon, caramel, tropical fruit. Taste is malty, caramel, light marmalade, loads of hops, fruit citrus, grapefruit with a bitter and fruity finish

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tgncc (3013) - Bellmore, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2015
The aroma is caramel, pine, citrus, flowers, tropical fruit, a hop explosion. the appearance is deep amber, white head. The flavor is sweet, tropical fruit, pine. The finish is pine, floral. Thick in body. Really nice

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ikigai (74) - California, USA - FEB 12, 2015
2/11/15 From bomber dated 12/24/14. Strong pine resin aroma. Very hoppy and not as well balanced as Pliny. Strong with strong aftertaste. Grapefruit and dank tasting. Ok but not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 2, 2015
22 oz bottle. Tasted on 2/2/15. Bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar. Aroma has a very dank hop aroma with strong notes from the Citra. The taste is overly hoppy with a gray smooth flavor. An outstanding triple IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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