Brothers The Admiral IPA
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
So we made a mistake and we got a bigger IPA. This thing is big, and it’s in charge. Time to bring aboard “The Admiral”.

can8ianben's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1423) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Really solid. A bit more malty and bitter and pine-hop influenced than their other big ipa. Still, a really lovely beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5235) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Rich, hazy orange and copper coloured body with a nice tan head, only about a centimetre tall. Aroma of pungent tropical fruits, hops (of course), alcohol and a nice rich malt backbone. Medium to Full-bodied; Strong hoppy flavour at first, tropical fruits, light pine, strong syrupy maltiness and a rich deep alcohol note at the end. Aftertaste shows a very well-balanced hoppy flavour with tropical fruits, a touch of sugars and a nice complexity at the end. Overall, a surprisingly well-balanced, robust Imperial IPA with a smooth hoppy flavour at the end - great, to be honest. I sampled this pint on draught for US$7,00 at TJ Stone’s in Alexandria, Virginia on 28-August-2015.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5996) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Light citrus with some big pine. Pours cloudy orange with good head and lacing. Medium bitter finish. Some guava. Nice stuff actually. Tap at Galaxy Hut.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jefcon (1537) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Good-looking IPA with a fantastic deal of citrus, lupulin, and funky hops. Long finish, soapy and good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2128) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 14, 2015
Draught. This is a nice snappy little IPA with big bold flavor and a refined finish. Well worth seeking out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (4123) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of floral, citrus, stone fruit. Tastes of stone fruit, citrus, floral, light malt, pine/resin. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
c_lee_burton (193) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a golden orange sediment filled haze with a nice off white foamy head with good lacing. Citrus, grapefruit, pine, and toffee on the nose. The taste is straightforward balanced with citrus, pine, caramel, toffee, and some subtle earthy tones. Silky on the palate with little carbonation that finishes hop dry. Super solid Imperial IPA that could be a local go to. Nothing fancy but just delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (6112) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2015
@ Three Brothers, H’burg. Amber with a small head. Tree sap, honey and caramel. Rich reainous punch with plenty of citrus. Similar flavor. Undeearm, orange. Lemon and caramel cake. Honey. Sort of oily. Medium body, soft carb.
Earlier Rating: 10/12/2013 Total Score: 3.4
Growler from Sedona. Medium amber with a tight off-white head. The nose is marmalade, graham cracker. Caramel. Sweet malty aromas. Some peach and peach fruit salad. The taste is caramelised orange. Sweet, toasty malts. Bear claw donut. Mild citrus. Moderately bitter on the finish. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, decent. A bit flabby and sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17721) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Randall at the brewery. Clear deep amber color. Nice aroma of orange peel, floral tropical fruit. Taste is bitter citrus. Tasty.
Earlier Rating: 9/4/2014 Total Score: 3.4
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color. Aroma of summer fruit. Taste is bitter fruit. Easy drinking for a DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopbag (146) - - DEC 23, 2014
Particularly floral hops with citrus and pine. The overall impression is sweet and a bit one dimensional. The hops are good but not optimally utilized or balanced. Enjoyable but not elite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1567) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2014 Draft at American Taproom The IPA poured a hazy amber with a white head and lacing. The aroma was dominated by grapefruit, and pine. This is complex ale from a very new brewery. I was at the brewery on Saturday and they were sold out. I had to come back to Richmond to get a pint. The medium body ale had average carbonation. The taste was of grapefruit, orange peel and pine resin. Th finish was clean with bitter grapefruit and tropical fruit. This was enjoyed at Buz and Ned’s. It is an excellent ale.

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