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Oakshire Perfect Storm Imperial IPA

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
The Perfect Storm Double IPA celebrates the rich traditions of brewing in the Northwest. The perfect storm of six different hop varieties combine to create a substantial ale with a clean finish. A proprietary blend of regional and European barley malts balance the hop bitterness while allowing the hop flavors to dominate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
borre_m (686) - NORWAY - JUL 24, 2015
Pours slightly cloudy golden. Aroma is balanced. Nice hops. Taste is also balanced, lots of hop bitterness, but also malt to back it up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (1059) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle poured a hazy gold hue w/ large frothy white head and sticky lacing. Bold citrus aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a bold bitter finish. Tastes are grapefruit peel and malt. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1500) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Draft at chucks. Orange pale color. Resinous, grapefruit, citrus, light caramel. Lasting bitterness balanced by light sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6040) - Utah, USA - MAY 14, 2015
2015 bottle shared by Richard at the Beer Bar, thanks
Clear golden with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma is floral and dusty. Taste is floral and pine
Nice, easy drinking

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (429) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle share at Evernote. Overall is creamy honey mixed with bitter peels. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Handypaul (324) - - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a creamy white lasting head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of citrus, light rose fragrance, perfume sweetness and tropical floral. Initial medium sweet taste giving way to a lightly bitter finish. Medium body, average carbo and a medium bitter but brief finish. Nice complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2885) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle, 2015 perfect storm, picked up at Albertsons grocery... so cool to find great beer on the corner store shelves. Pours a deep caramel color, a little hazy, and topped with a monster of a creamy beige head. Nose is mostly floral and pine, light citrus. Faintly sweet. Hop forward taste, lots of pine and floral bitterness. Good citrus flavor and enough of a malty backer that its not over the top. Still potent... very big. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7998) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle, shared with Rosser and Parksy. Hazy orange-tinted gold, lasting white head. Pine and citrus rind hop character, very bold, with a nice malt structure that isn’t overly sweet. Long bitter finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (2078) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 5, 2015
22 oz bottle from Trader Joes in Salem OR $7.49 2015 vintage with 8.7% alc. Clear orange coloured ale with a large thick and creamy creme coloured head. Great fruity, mango and peach aromas mixed with fresh spruce..very nice. Taste similar to aroma but getting more malts..and a very bitter after taste. Good mouth feel,,,,smooth medium body medium to low carbonation. A very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4376) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours a sharp golden with an orange tint. One to two fingers of off-white head. Nose is herbal and piney with some sweet resinous citrusy notes and toasted grain on the back end. Resinous and piney with some citrus rind and a grainy toasty malt character. Medium bodied with some sharp alcohol.

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