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RATINGS: 1258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"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!


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gethinbeer (2367) - Nova Scotia, - AUG 11, 2012
Lovely sweet jelly bean, fruit hop aroma. Copper colour with a great looking head and clinging lace. Oily texture. Hop bitterness with a thick, delicious and not overpowering feel. Great flavour and texture. A little cloying maybe but overall a very delicious beer and thats just want want eh?


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1538) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle at BBF Lab. Golden colour with white head. Herbal, hoppy aroma. Sweet, bitter, hoppy, pine and herbal taste. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (1462) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle from Bacchalalia, Cambridge. Drunk at home. Dark yellow-orange, somewhat murky. Aroma is pine resin, dough, mango, caramel, raspberry, vanilla (in tha order more or less). Big bitter taste, balanced by some fruity sweetness until the end, when the intensity of the bitterness whacks you over the head like a ton of bricks. Focussed bitter finish. Thick, gooey texture, but not so much that you forget that this is an IPA, although a monster one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tandembrauer (618) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2015
On tap @ Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours cloudy light amber with dense off-white head. Aroma of citrus, pine needles, bitter herb tea, some caramel. Some sweetness, smooth mouthfeel, extremely bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cinesr (21) - ITALY - JUN 22, 2015
Un tripudio di gusto aroma amaricante come una frustata. ....Amara da far "schifo"veramente molto buona

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6611) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2015
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy deep golden/amber with a small creamy off-white head. Strong and intense fruity hops aroma, resins and malts. Taste is strong resiny bitter, backed up by a good malty body, light sticky mouthfeel. long lasting bittersweet finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1116) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Aroma is an earthiness, light funkiness, citrus, lemon grass, crystal malts and caramel. Taste is a very fresh and fragrant hop profile that is balanced with caramel and medium dark malt profile. Tanin and pinecone bitterness lingers til finish. Potent so one bottle is plenty. Nice overall. Appearance is a hazy orange with a medium pearl head that retains fairly well.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (1378) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
650ml bottle, pours orange gold, white head. Medium sweet caramel malt base and very hoppy, grapefruit bitter citrus. Medium bodied with a very long, dry bitter finish. Carbonation is soft. Very moreish Imperial IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa (1810) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Tap at cbf15. Hazy golden color, white head. Multifruity and sweet notes, hops and malts, nearly perfect. Sweet body, big fruitiness, super dry and hoppy end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Punkero (79) - FINLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Faint aroma. Cloudy appearance. Gentle IIPA, strong, but balanced. Big. Large. Hops hops hops.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
PlinyDad1952 (111) - - MAY 13, 2015
IM SICK OF TIRED THESE BREWERYSWHAT SAYS DUBEL IPA AND HOPS ALL OVER THEY’RE LABEL. WHEN THEY DONT EVEN DO THEY’RE OWN HOPS. I CHUG 2 SIPS OFF THIS AND HOW. IS THIS MY WATER? LET ME TELL YOU IT SHURE TASTEING LIKE IT. IT SEEM LIKE 124 IBU. THIS CRAFT BEER SHOW HOW PLINY IS THE GREATEST (ITS THE GREATEST),, I HAVE ADVISE FOR THIS BREWERY MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS ! MORE HOPS1 MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS ! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS MORE HOPS! MORE HIPS ! MORE HOPS ! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS! MORE HOPS!


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