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Hess Gladius San Diego Pale Ale


Brewed by Mike Hess Brewing Company
San Diego, California USA
Style: Imperial/Double IPA | Ratings: 20 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 11.3%
An homage to the birthplace of the high gravity IPA, our super imperial pale ale pours straw in color, with a white head. An amazing sensual assault from start to finish, with massive hop aroma, rich malt backbone and clean bittering to finish dry, keeping you warm on those cool San Diego evenings.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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