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Phillips Amnesiac Double IPA

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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This is a BIG beer. Mind Blowing ammounts of hops give this beer tons of flavour and aroma. Not for the faint of heart. The big mean cousin to the original Phillips IPA.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (714) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
650ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange with a white, half finger head that sticks to the glass. Aroma has bright notes of pine, resin, citrus, and slight caramel. Taste is bitter with a bunch of resin and pine with a big, bitter finish. Medium-full body with a medium carbonation. Medium resin texture in the mouth with a dry finish. Overall a big, bitter iipa with resin, pine, and citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (782) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Couleur dorée avec une tete assez résistante. Aromes d’agrumes, herbes, floral, résine. Les premières gorgés sont plutot agréable jusqu’a se rendre compte que cette bière est beaucoup trop acre et on s’en lasse rapidement. Correct rien de plus...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lesifflebiere (1355) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
Blonde complètement limpide (dépôt important en fond de bouteille, par contre), mince et à grosses bulles, avec un nez très fruité, un mélange de fruits tropicaux et de raisins bleus. La bouche est passablement amère, mais toujours aussi fruitée qu’annoncée ; l’alcool est agréablement discret. Une double IPA assez classique, mais pas charmante parce que trop sucrée, trop âcre et pas assez originale. Au final, elle est bonne mais sous la moyenne.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (84) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle into snifter. Pours a clearish golden colour. Aroma is jammy. Taste is tropical fruit juicy with nice bitterness from the hops. Pretty good beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuelMTL (164) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
650 ml bottle in mug during camping trip. Frothy off white head. Nose is tropical fruit. Mango and citrus. Good amount of malty sweetness. Taste is a bit metallic. Strong hoppy bitterness and malty backbone. Lots of citrus and grapefruit. Great mouth feel!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3063) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
650ml bottle, clean honey gold cour, with a big rocky pillowy white head, leaving some lacing. Nice mild floral tropical fruit, citrus, leafy, soapy, hoppy nose, with some candied peach, orange peel, light orange candyish lollipop, honeyed pale, toasted, munich malt, lemon marmalade accents, with a faint lemon pie crust note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a warmth citrus candyish fruity, flowery leafy, citrus, resiny, grassy hoppy character, with some mint leaf, lemon marmalade, lemon, grapefruit zesty rind, faint honeyed pale, munich, toasted malt, light lemon lollipop flavours, leading towards a warming candied lemon, grapefruit peel, lemon marmalade, zesty lemon rind, light honeyish pale, munich, toasted maltiness, good lingering citrus, resiny, leafy hop bitterness finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CRock (70) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2014
I’ve grow to really enjoy double ipas. Citrus flavours and aroma and the head is thick and lacy. Really good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10220) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bomber poured a clear orange amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, grapefruit zest, pine and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, pine, grapefruit zest and light earthiness with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5211) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2014
22oz bottle pours a clear gold with some attractive, lacing white head. Nose is fairly approachable, big citrus, juicy grapefruit, tangerine, straw, soap, pine. Flavor follows right along, very piney and soapy, a little sappy, some grapefruit, meyer lemon, straw. Big, bitter finish. Solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4174) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 18, 2014
650ml bottle in a tulip. Pours golden/amber with a lacy, white head. Aroma of floral and lightly citrusy hops, some pale and caramel malts, a little toast, some dough. Flavor the same with a nice hoppiness, but a very weird finish. Average texture. A decent beer but the weird finish ruins it.


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