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RATINGS: 495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Huge Cascade hop aroma, the subtle malty sweetness, and the spicy, citrusy flavor of this robust, gold colored ale.

Previously called India Pelican Ale, 7.5%
Now called Imperial Pelican Ale, 8%

tjthresh's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JUN 7, 2012
I’ve wanted to try this for quite awhile. It did not disappoint. Pours clear copper with a pure white head. The nose is rich with pine and muted citrus. Hops certainly carry the show here, but I get just enough malt. Bold bitterness yet easily drinkable as far as I am concerned. Dry finish. Man, I like this a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brentv (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 24, 2016
From bomber. Copper pour with a one-finger whitish head and lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma and taste of biscuit, malts. Bitter, nice sweetness and malty flavors. Medium full mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (2266) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Draft to taster at source in Cannon Beach pour light copper with thin ecru head. Nose dank hop, some sweet malt. Taste moderate bitter bite up front, then floral and dank. Almost liliac floral. Moderate bitter through the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
borre_m (1284) - NORWAY - JUL 1, 2016
Pours clear copper. Aroma is hoppy, grass, slight fruit. Taste is hoppy, but balanced. Slight roasted malts. Lots of bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1540) - sacramento, California, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Bottle from payless liquor. Pours Amber with white head. Aroma of hops. Taste is bitter with a malty back bone. Drinks good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
donandres (325) - , Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2016
From tap to glass at the Brewery at Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City, OR Appearance: Amber, hazy, big white foam Aroma: very fragrant, hoppy Taste: very bitter Mouthfeel: lively carbonation Overall: very good beer ok to repeat and look for, better than umbrella Drank: May 6, 2016

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
teamsale (154) - Washington, USA - APR 28, 2016
Pours a dark gold orange with a two finger beige head. Heavy nyquil scent, along with plenty of fresh oranges, not that appealing. Has a nice taste, much better than the aroma, still lots of citrus. Better than average overall but not by that much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
madchemist83 (249) - USA - MAR 3, 2016
Big aromas of cascade hops. Citrus, green apple, orange peel, pear. Pours orange dark copper with off white head. Taste is more hops backed by malty, chewy backbone. Medium high carbonation helps to get full flavor profile. Excelent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5552) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Bright orange pour with white head. Park city. Super Tropical and fruity burnt apricots and tangerine. Not bad. Not great

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (6287) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle. Impressive pour with a giant head. The flavor is unexpectedly sweet, and this carries into the overall impression. There’s a predominate sweet malty base, and only if I take a giant mouthfeel to get any sense of "robust" hoppiness. The 8% is well disguised. (#6091, 1/7/2016)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21169) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Draft. Clear amber color, medium white head. Aroma of citrus. Taste has bittersweet orange peel. OK.

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