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RATINGS: 1228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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"In celebration of the Hop. . . . This is a "Hop" tribute, worthy of a King’s Imperial Court! Enjoy the blast of fresh Cascade, Simcoe, Columbus, Ahtanum, and Chinook Hops as they stimulate the taste buds in a truly Imperial Fashion. Pucker Up!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jb (2203) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2014
For some reason this was the priciest thing at MacGregor’s. Out of Bob’s price range, for 11 oz, $11, more for me, I went for the 5.5. This was one well made beer and I am going to go out on a limb and say it was worth the price. Dark gold, very fruity, grapefruit and other citrus. Creamy mouthfeel, luscious, alcohol quite hidden, well integrated and complete beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1307) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours amber with a fading head. Nose shows big citrus fruit with orange marmalade and tangerine alongside soft pine and resinous hops. Also some clean malt and soft booze. Very aggressive flavours. Massive pine and grapefruit with just a little malt underneath. Very sharp bitterness in the finish mixing with the booze. Almost harsh. Nice moderate carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (975) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle from Drew, thanks! Aroma is big pine and fruity hops with some malt and alcohol sweetness. Taste is big bitter and a touch of sweet alcohol on the finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (385) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Bomber. Pours cloudy copper with offwhite head. Aroma is grapefruit rind, pine, caramel and earth. Heavily bitter with some sweetness from the caramel malts. Mildly crisp carbo. Overall, nice DIPA.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suedehead288 (375) - BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2013
2013.12 - met dank aan Klaas - neus : sterk geurend, hop, beetje citrus - mond : bitter, caramel - geur wint het van de smaak

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1779) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle, Thx Klaas for sharing APPEARANCE: clear darker blond beer, nice stable off white head. NOSE: hoppy, very dense, florar, little earthy, some alcohol, little sweet. TASTE: alcoholic, bitter and dry aftertaste. Quite hoppy but dry. Dry-out effect. Quite good!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinator (946) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Medium level floral and piney hop aroma. Nice copper color with a moderate head. Good carbonation with a crispness that matched the bitterness. The hops were strong but needed to match the aroma a little better. Not to detract, this is still a great beer for imperial IPA lovers. Nice grain flavors helped to balance as well. Enjoyed it thoroughly.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5477) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 22, 2013
65cl, as Moylan’s Hopsickle Imperial Ale, American brew, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex bitter brew, fruity/bitter and slightly woody/floral, very balanced, hazy, rocky head, very good brew, yet expensive!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerGreenDC (302) - - DEC 1, 2013
On draft. Aroma of caramel. Flavors of citrus hips, toffee malts. Nothing flashy but super-solid.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerKurve (505) - - NOV 27, 2013
Hazy orange with a thin filmy head and a high amount of carbonation and good lacing. Strong grapefruits, oak, citrus and mild caramel in the nose. Flavor is quite piney and woodsy, with caramel, grapefruits and a bittersweet resiny aftertaste. Body is light and mild-to-moderate in carbonation. Pretty good!


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