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Powell Street Hopdemonium IPA (-2015)

Formerly brewed at Powell Street Craft Brewery
Style: Imperial IPA
Vancouver, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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mgermani's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - JAN 24, 2013
Pours a hazy copper with a thin off-white head and a nice, spicy hop aroma. Strong malt backbone - light sweetness and definite toastiness - with more great spicy hops. Bold yet nicely balanced - very fresh tasting. Moderate body with decent carbonation - I think I kicked up a bit of sediment in my second pour (the remainder of the 650ml bottle) which caused it to be a bit creamer than intended, but no complaints. Very solid local offering - and I love the freshness!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
stantheman (900) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2016
Bomber from BC Liquor stores in North Burnaby. A medium orange amber in color with generous pale head and a faintly citrus nose. Bitter, slightly sweet, citrus note, decent malt balance. 3.6

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kobold (38) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2016
Poured into a snifter... A stern white frown hovers above a meditative maple amber brooding the beginning of Sol...... Cereals, forsaken, musty honey, dirty pine, and an overwhelmed quiet pineapple skulking about the background. A slow alcohol fire also warms the nasal chambers...... Tongue tip tickling dance of sweetened lemon and lime; lingual ledges curl slightly under a barrage of delicate grapefruit semi-bitter orange..... A drunk molasses infuses the entirety of the taste, and in so doing imparts a creaminess dotted with some spice and flecks of unoffensive ash.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cobaink2 (435) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle from brewery. Nose of resin and veggies. Bright lemon and orange marmilade. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeanF (2348) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 26, 2015
Nice meringue head and crystal copper body. Aroma of dry hops with some sweetness. Good hop flavour with malt hints. No doubt that this is a well made IPA, one of the better ones in the city. Not sure about the world though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (4123) - California, USA - JUL 22, 2015
21 July 2015, tap at Powell Street Craft Brewery. Yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is toasty malt, sweet, smarties candy. Med body and mildly fizzy. Sweet, granola malt, bubble gum, passion fruit or mango, some pine bitterness at the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (9569) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2015
On June 20, 2015. At Powell Street Craft Brewery, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Hazy golden color, off-white head with lacing. Hoppy, alcohol, green taste. Warming alcohol. Sweet, hoppy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Hoppy, citrus scent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagerboy (1937) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
Bomber. Unclear medium copper, fine tan foam settles and mostly lasts. Citrus piney hop aroma, slightly floral. Taste is quite floral, lots of citric forest fruit, moderate pale biscuity malts. Average carbonation, medium bodied, more aggressively hopped. Tasty tamer Impy. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6787) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Orange Amber, creamy lace Resiny grassy hops on a medium light biscuitty base. Dry grassy/herbal finish, citrus retronasal . Ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (933) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Poured from 650mL bottle. Clear, amber orange with off-white head. Very heavy malt (light sweetness) with resinous hops plus mild citrus hops. Body is a little on the lighter side overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crit (3820) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
Sparkling amber,small beige head.Nice piney spicy hop nose. Light sweet malt start with a balanced mid , and a long bitter hop finish

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