RateBeer
overall
92
87
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Star Date 2012.156 Brewer’s Log - We intercepted the following alien transmission: My Imaginary Girlfriend is brewed with all the HOPS and fermented in your Mom’s basement. Hop additions were determined by the skill of a 4th Level Mage and the flick of his 8-sided polyhedral die. Best enjoyed before or after your favorite role-playing game.


Sadads' rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sadads (8) - Alabama, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Drank it at the brewery from the tap. Lots of hops, but definitely going towards the floral end of the hops spectrum, so doesn’t have the overwhelming bitterness of most American IPAs. From someone who usually goes for European style beers, this was a nice refreshing craft brew.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5169) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Big hoppy aroma with nice initial citrus and and some light pine. Pours hazy orange with great head and lacing. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish. Good stuff. Tap at GBD.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2556) - New York, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Bottled v slight coudy yellow gold. Hops and citrus. Nothing amazing but pretty good overall.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5062) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Nice crisp clear golden coloured body with a very pleasant two centimetre tall just off-white coloured head - very nice. Aroma of crisp galaxy or australia/new zealand hops coupled with some tropical fruits with definite flavours of passionfruit in the mix. Medium-bodied; Assertive tropical fruit flavour joining with the malt and a light sweetness comes out as well with the nice balance. Aftertaste shows some subtle sweetness, a hint of caramel, a little malt body, some hop bitterness and a lot of tropical fruit - very nice and refreshing. Overall, a very nicely balanced IPA with more emphasis on the tropical fruits than the hops, per se, showing not much bitterness, but a lot of fruit smoothness and sweet flavours at the finish. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Falls Church (Tyson’s Corner), Virginia on 10-July-2014 for US$6,99 sampled at home in Washington on 28-October-2014.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bomber from Whole Foods Vienna, VA. Pours a hazy orange color with a medium sized creamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of pine, citrus and tropical hops. The taste is caramel malt, apples, citrus and pine hops. Medium bodied, moderate lingering bitterness, decent balance.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (2625) - Melboring, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. From a trade bonus. Aroma is a ton of citrus. Lots of marmalade and orange. Pour is dark orange with a large white head. Taste is very bitter initially then some light lemon and grapefruit. Hop flavor seems a little weird. Sort of earthy as it warms. A dry finish. Lots of carbonation. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jefcon (1491) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Aromas of resin and grass, some citrus and light caramel. Fairly complex and structured. Medium finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Sample on draft. Sweet, grassy aroma. Taste is pleasantly bitter, grass, some citrus. Wanted a whole glass but the keg kicked on my sample.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nickls (1956) - Kingstowne, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Tap. Slightly hazy marigold with a thin white head. Aromas of grapefruit, some slight pine, a touch of fruitiness but overall solid. Flavor has smallish pine notes and leans more toward grapefruit hoppiness, and thankfully devoid of too much sweetness. Medium body with finer carbonation. Clean and solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 29, 2012
On tap. Pours a cloudy golden color with a two finger white head that lasts and leaves nice lace. Big floral hop aroma with fresh citrus and honey. Flavors of citrus and floral hops, honey, orange zest, and slightly grainy. A bit sweet on the finish. Medium carbonation and body that is smooth throughout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer (1847) - Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle. Gold pour, white head, good retention/some lace. Aroma of grapefruit, floral hops, light caramel, bread. Taste is moderately bitter, grapefruit, melon, some sweetness. Palate is soft, oily, bitter finish. Good.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50