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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 115   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Remember that first thrill ride and mind altering experience? Jet Star Imperial IPA shatters your senses in a way that has not been seen since Spokane’s ’74 World Expo. Jet Star is a roller-coaster ride of double dosed hops, packing 115 IBUs and 8.1% alc/vol. One heck of a flash-back.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gururyan (597) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Poured from bomber into snifter, typical DIPA/IIPA color, clear, but with sediment aplenty. Aroma is a bit bitter in a chemical way, taste matches with a soapy aftertaste. I have to say I am a bit disappointed but still enjoying it.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4141) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
650ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a small finger of lacing that settles to reveal only a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is grapefruit and pine with some caramel. Taste is a bold grapefruit and pine hop bitterness with some tropical fruit and caramel malty sweetness underneath. A well crafted and potent DIPA that is definitely recommended.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enwiebe (119) - - JUL 20, 2014
7/18/14. Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a minimal head and lacing. Light hoppy nose. Taste definitely points up the source of the high IBUs. Interesting and complex hop profile barely held in check by the alcohol level. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frahmo (283) - Idaho, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Golden pour with an off white head. Strong floral aroma with hints of citrus. flavor was fairly sweet with a backend bitterness. Not my favorite Imp. IPA..

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
auyarbrough (3) - - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
Strong hoppy aroma and taste. The taste of hops left no room for additional flavor. Bite of bitterness at the end.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7515) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Sweet orange malt and strong alcohol/acetone aroma. Hazy amber with small head. Sweet orange/peach malt and light bitter herbal orange peel flavor. Thankfully doesn’t taste nearly as harsh as the aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3076) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle - thanks Brian! Pours hazy orange with a large off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly with decent lacing. Aroma is caramel, spruce, cardboard. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, buttery. Medium body, a bit harsh. Nondescript.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cblado (239) - Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a nice goldenrod color, some head, not much lacing. Aroma is mainly strong citrus hops, with some floral notes as well. Flavor is deliciously bitter hops up front with a good malt backbone. The palate is perfect for an imperial IPA, with a bit more thickness than a standard IPA. Overall this is a great beer, and I look forward to having a couple more!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajnepple (2062) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2014
22 oz bottle on sale (old) at Coconuts. Cloudy darker orange appearance with a fluffy, lingering, sticky white head. Aroma of pine, resinous hops, citrus fruit, toasted grains and light toffee. Flavor is medium to heavy resiny bitterness and light grainy sweetness. Medium plus body, a little thick and almost syrupy with a somewhat dry, lingering bitter finish. OK, not too fresh of bottle most likely. Hard to drink.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3556) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle: Pours hazy, light yellow-amber with a thick, off-white head. Pineapple, Pine, Apricot aroma. Taste is sweet, lively carbonated, tropical....Pineapple, orange, mango....berry notes... Tastes and smells like it should pour red......nice pine/floral bitters.... Very tasty....excellent.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
cheap (4003) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2014
From a bottle. Smell is thick hops. Looks a little viscous, no head to spek of. Not real cold. Thick bukkshit strong volatile across the palate and warming down the hatch. Long bitter mouth coating green grapefruit rinds finish. WEW-WEEE ass kcking up to yer jaw. My girlie taste buds are not thanking me for this one.


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