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Brewed by Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Burlington, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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To be immodest has to lack humility and decency. With out íImmodestí Imperial IPA, we achieved just that! Obscene use of Citra & Simcoe hops will atack your senses with bright citrus fruit, balanced with earthy pine notes. The indecency doesnít stop there, as it packs a wallop at 9.5% but you wonít notice because it drinks so remarkably smooth. Donít worry, your modesty isnít needed here.


Radek Kliber's rating

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6470) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), - MAY 8, 2013
Tap at Volo
Aroma citric, herbal with nettle. Malty backing. Late note of lime and alcohol.
Appearance medium white top with gold hazed base. Touch of amber.
Flavor and Palate : vegetal onion like front. Musky with hop backing. Beyond strange onion notes you will be greeted with heat of alcohol and citric hops. Could my sample be off?


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3023) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
On tap at BBB (Ottawa, ON). beautiful cloudy golden body with a thin white creamy head. Fresh hoppy aroma with malty, citrusy and some subtle piney hints. Alcohol is well hidden. Its sharp hoppy aroma carries malty, citrusy, herbal, and some yeasty notes. Ends with a long bitter finish. Very good stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HipHopOpotamus (229) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2014 Purchased from the brewery, donít know where else you could purchase this great beer other then from the brewery. Its worth the trip tho. This is a great double IPA. Taste has great citrus hop bomb with earthy malts. Wow great job, wish I could get this at my local LCBO. Only down part is it sure dries the hell out of your mouth the next morning after having a few of these!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bendrixian (1110) - Canadiana, Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
ABV 9.0. & 85 IBUS in can. Pours with a lively head and sports a hazy light orange colour. Aroma is big, resinous and loaded with citrus hoppy notes. Medium sticky palate but It is equally citrus hoppy and pine cones goodness with a long lingering freshly hopped finish. Lovely lovely crafted brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (5789) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
[5341-20130505] Tap. Sweaty pine tree sap aroma. Murky, orange brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Bitter evergreen resin hops flavour has a long bitter finish. Medium-full body. Lovely bitter brew, very well-balanced. (8/4/8/4/16) 4.0
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2014) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
On tap at the Second Ottawa Brewers Market. Nice vibrant amber with a generous off white head. A muted wet grapefruit and resin aroma that is intriguing, some grass and a bit of malt towards the end of the nose. Moderate carbonation and full body, dry, alcohol is very well hidden although you get a bit of heat on the dry and hoppy finish. Very tasty - would gladly buy this in bottles if it made it out here.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2338) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2013
Tap, pours an off yellow browny, aroma is pinr and there was a mix of citrus and pine in the taste, overall it was pretty strong and it was nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorbalev (2924) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle, thanks Colin! Huge citrus hops and grapefruit in pleasing aroma . Medium orange, fluffy white head . Lovely huge citrus taste . Alcohol present and punches you in the face . Huge hop bitterness . But if a house nickel taste , not a bad thing . Long hop burn linger . Is there a better double ipa made in Ontario? Not sure . This more than holds its own with the classics . Really nice job folks .

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cfrancis (2361) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
Thanks to Probst for this gem. Pours a light golden yellow with a moderate frothy white head. Aroma is big citrus hop with some subtle pine. Taste is a beautiful citrus hop bomb with a smooth earthy malts. Want more.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
Pale orange pour with a thick tight white head. The nose is awesome. Juicy citrus and lemon/grapefruit. A bright fruit citrus. Assertive hoppiness and a touch of pepper. Clean malt base with a load of expressive juicy citrusy hops. Delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1079) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
Bottle from brewery. Cloudy amber, white lacing. Aroma of peaches and strawberries, some grassiness. Taste is sweet honey, peach, and other fruits, moving to a moderately bitter finish. A little sticky, big body. Not as good as the black version (Malevolant).


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