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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21437) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Draft. Hazy golden color, medium white head, decent lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and citrus. Taste is slightly boozy tropical fruit. Not bad. Easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13234) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Draft. Hazy apple cider body topped by medium white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some pine, cantaloupe. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some cantaloupe, pine, light bread. Medium body, light resin, very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Cask. Pours hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fragrant floral, fruity and citrus hops with biscuit malt and tropical fruity esters. Flavor is hop forward with medium bitterness, biscuit malt and fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (7627) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (7313) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Draft at the brewery, date of beer’s release. Poured a slightly cloudy, vibrant orange color with a creamy, medium sized white head. Aroma was citrus, with notes of pine, sweet malts. Flavor was citrus. Crisp, enjoyable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6726) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Tap. Pours clear Amber gold, medium off white head, good lacing. Aroma is light pine and grapefruit. Flavor is light sweet, light plus bitter, bit of rye spiciness. Lightish body. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6194) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a hazy gold with a thick off white head. Citrus nose. Flavors of orange and pine resin. Bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (5694) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2012
Location: Cask at Rustico Restaurant - Alexandria, 5/27/12

Aroma: The nose was pretty hoppy, with grapefruit and other citrus leading the way
Appearance: It pours a cloudy golden color, with a typical looking small cask-pour head
Flavor: The flavor is lightly sweet up-front leading into a medium citrus hop
Palate: This one had a light-medium body, a smooth feel, and a lightly dry finish to it
Overall Impression: I thought that this one was a solid citrus/grapefruit IPA. Those fruity hops are really the predominant feature of this beer. Overall, I thought that that this beer worked well on cask. The flavors came through nicely.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5681) - 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.


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