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Brewed by Murray’s Craft Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial IPA
Bob’s Farm, NSW, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A recently created style in the USA, Icon 2IPA is made in the American/Imperial Indian Pale Ale Style. Icon 2IPA is an extreme beer - extensive hopping creates intense citrus/passionfruit/peppery characters in the flavour and aroma balanced by sweet biscuity malt, which finishes with full bodied, rich and with a rounded bitterness. At 7.5% alcohol, Icon 2IPA is a beer to be savoured.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerplace (768) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 27, 2016
330ml bottle at Matt’s. BB 28/12/2016. Aroma is slightly sweet with tropical fruits notes. Taste is slightly strange with piney hops bitterness and some funkt notes. Just not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 27, 2016
Tasting at Matt’s; BB 281216
Cloudy amber color. Light colored caramel aroma and flavor, a very strong presence of vegetables, tomatoes, celery, moderate sweetness, some hop resins.
Messy, and frankly old.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (12675) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle - Some syrupy citrus and a touch of spice. Cloudy gold/copper with a decent white head. Peach and citrus with a light bitterness and nice finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14356) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 26, 2016
330mL bottle, pours a cloudy orange amber with a small beige head. Aroma is a mix of tropical fruits, earthy and resinous hops, and caramel malt. Flavour brings out tropical fruits, booze, resinous hops, and a little caramel. Fruity and boozy; it’s not terribly well-integrated, but it’s quite drinkable. Solid.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itsumishi (45) - AUSTRALIA - APR 30, 2016
This beer looks exactly like an IPA should. Golden amber, a touch cloudy but still mainly transparent. A nice foamy head that stays as you drink through it. The nose is a heavy bouquet of different hops, bitter even on the nose, but not unpleasantly so. A little grapefruit, some malty biscuit hard to identify any particular scent. The taste is equally complex, a nice fruity citrus front that carries through, but is joined with a thick pleasant bitter hop kick. Overall an excellent, fairly well balanced IPA. Not sure I’d quite consider it an Imperial IPA though, it’s light in flavour for an imperial, or heavy for a standard IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scotchy (23) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 5, 2016
A wonderful aroma of American hops comes through this thick head. Must have a very complex bill of hops because you cannot identify individual hops rather a range from citrus, to cracked pepper spiciness. No overt grapefruit or fruity esters and a good malt balance. Love it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (609) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2015
330ml bottle BB Dec 16. Deep amber with small tight beige head. Big passionfruit notes in the aroma, with pine, some orange citrus, caramel, fresh baked bread. The taste has nice caramel malt sweetness and light bready toastiness, balanced with pine, resin, grassiness, tangy grapefruit citrus, a little passionfruit. Bitter finish. Medium bodied, fairly low carbonation. Really solid DIPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 10, 2014
on tap at bob’s farm. pale golden, clear with a thin but lasting head; aroma of boiled lollies, pine and hints of boiled vegetables; some grapefruit tang, decent bitterness with plenty of caramel. not a bad effort but coould still use some refining

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2014
On tap at brewery big hoppy aroma golden amber in colour with white head taste is big hoppy sweet with malty back bone

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2014
Murkey golden amber colour. Foamy white head. Huge malt profile yet surprisingly not overly heavy. The hop-malt balance is perfect in this. So much so that my friend who dislikes IPA’s enjoyed it. Passionfruit and citrus sweetness, pine, and some tartness balances sweet caramel malt. Delicious


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