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Widmer Brothers Deadlift Imperial IPA


Brewed by Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Imperial/Double IPA | Ratings: 527 | Alcohol: 8.6%
Deadlift Imperial IPA is unlike any Imperial IPA youíve ever lifted from the beer aisle. It has the strong hop flavor youíd expect from an Imperial IPA but no heaviness that could weigh down your desire to take another sip. The unique flavor stems in part from Nelson Sauvin hops imported from New Zealand. Deadliftís other component, a simple but fully braced malt backbone muscles up enough malty sweetness and caramel character to spot the incredibly robust hop flavor and aroma.

Deadlift Imperial IPA uses Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealandís best hop growing region: South Islandís Nelson. This region produces some of the most flavorful hops found anywhere. These hops have an intense citrus, fruity, berry-like aroma and flavor that makes them unique. The result will surely be a welcome workout for your taste buds.

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