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RATINGS: 600   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Perpetual IPA (Imperial Pale Ale, not India Pale Ale). In our constant evolution as a brewery, we’ve developed a drive to meld artisanal and mechanical. Perpetual IPA utilizes our hopback and dry-hopping to engineer a bold Imperial Pale Ale. We’re always testing the boundaries of modern brewing.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshwoodward (567) - - JUL 29, 2012
Had a pint on tap. Excellent stuff. Just a very well-balanced API, with balanced hoppiness and alcohol that didn’t show.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (1920) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2012
355 mL bottle. I was surprised to see this beer listed as an IIPA here. It’s gotta be a mistake. I would rate this highly as an IPA, but it does not stand up as a double. It’s a good IPA, or very good pale ale, with resin and citrus in the aroma and flavour, and a decent if uninteresting malt backbone.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dtisher33 (1) - - JUL 27, 2012 does not count
Served on tap at rattle n hum nyc. Nose was more faint than anticipated but the surroundings are crowded. All I got is pine. Poured light carmel color with tiny lacing (if any) and a thin week head. Not exactly what I was expecting based on other reviews. Taste is mild hops, some citrus & some biscuit. Overall just seems like a clean pale ale but not particularly special. Aftertaste was lingering dry bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorwart (2378) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Thin bright white head of fine bubbles that reduces rather quickly. Awesome aroma with lots of pineapple, sweet malts, citrusy hops and some cereal grains. Color is a bright golden orange with a slight haze. Flavor is lots of hops but offset with a decent bit of malt. Herbal hops flavors, more citrus fruit and some straw and chalky grains. Decent lingering bitterness. A pretty good and tasty IPA. A decent brew to add as a staple drinking brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
steview (1021) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Courtesy of Summer Secret Santa 2012! This is a solid stronger pale ale. I wouldn’t really call it a strong IPA, but that’s just me? Well, I agree with the brewery. So, yes, it’s a stronger pale ale not an IPA. Anyway, there’s a cheese and biscuit set of qualities here that really has a grip around the hops. The lacing is minimal and the head is too, revealing itself as pretty soapy. I really enjoy this, but I believe it’s not categorized right! I mean, I’m spoiled over here in ’frisco with all the *real* IPAs :o)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours light golden with a thick long lasting rocky white head. Aroma is nicely citric, some tangerine, a bit piney and herbal. Flavor starts with some of the same piney herbal a touch cheesy hops, notes of resin and floral character before a bitter and slightly bready finish. As its warming its tasting more english, a bit more malt coming through and the herba; hop character. Medium body and a soft carbonation. Not bad, dont love the finish, but drinkable

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1373) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Draft. Pours a pale gold, definitely making certain that it’s an Imperial Pale Ale, not an India Pale Ale. Slight head that fades to thick lacing. Big fresh hops aroma. Very smooth, crisp hops taste. Easy drinking. Doesn’t last long on the palate, so the beer disappears fast.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dpjuart (1068) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2012
A schooner at Champs in Altoona. Pours clear tan with yellow hues, frothy egg white head. Citrus nose, orange and lemon with grapefruit. Lots of hop flavor, grapefruit and a bit of pine, moderate bitter. Balanced by malt, lingering finished.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kenwall17 (232) - new york, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Golden pour with modest head. Modest piney hops. Like many IPAs... Many good ones.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ddemmingjr (713) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2012
On draft at La cave du vin: pours clear golden, minimal off white head that fades to almost nothing. Nose is tremendous citrus, pine, faint resin. Quite resinous hop notes on the palate. Heavier bodied and not as drinkable as some others at this ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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