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RATINGS: 587   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5922) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2012
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo NY. golden orange pour. this one sneaks up on you, hides its 7.5%. citrusy hops, big bitterness, big flavor. Nice IPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (1963) - Silver Spring, USA - JUN 26, 2012
On tap sampler at Westover Beer Haus in Arlington, VA. Clear, sparkling, golden greenish yellow with small white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus and floral hops. Taste of bitter citric and floral hops, orange peel, tropical fruit and grass. Medium body and carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1730) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2012
On cask at the old toad rochester. Lovely hazy golden hur with small creamy head. Nose is of pine and grapefruit, slight tropical fruit too. Nice full caramel body, not much carbonation (it is a cask). Enjoyable, i must search out a bottle to compare.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thicksuds (430) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Good if you like hops, more than you like the backbone of a good IPA, basically all hops, very golden and light, almost like a pils, but its all hops all the way through, not my fav but still solid and good for summer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2218) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Pours a clear deep golden color with a minimal head that rings out to the glass very quickly. Aromas are grapefruit, pine and whiffs of more tropical fruits. Overall a very well balanced IPA... definitely doesn’t taste like a 7.5abv Smooth flavors of citrus, fruit matched with nice malts. Good easy finish... a sixer would be dangerous !

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3975) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2012
12oz bottle in a plastic cup. Pours amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma strong of lots of citrusy and piney hops, plus caramel malts and a little light fruits. Flavor the same, with more hops than most beers. Average texture. Could have more malts, but it’s good to have some beers that are just hop-heavy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1280) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2012 10 oz glass This was purchased at Beer Run in Charlottesville with lunch. This brewery produces some excellent brews. The Perpetual is an excellent Imperial D/IPA. There is much to like on each sip. The ale poured a clear golden color with a thick head and lacing. There was pine on the nose and resiny hops. There was some spice or coriander. The medium body ale had average to soft carbonation. The finish had some bitterness in the back of your mouth.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
grandet (501) - Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Wow! Had this once before when it first came out and I don’t remember it being this good! Great aroma, tons of citrus hops and very drinkable. Awesome. Best beer I have had in awhile

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Funknmilla (677) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Aroma is pungent of bitter hops...copper in color...flavor is a punch of hops in all the right places...goes down easy ...I will have another

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1647) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Draft at Sugarmoms. Light orange amber with a thin head. Juicy orange pith citrus hop bitterness. Some wild grassy notes as well. Medium body, but feels thick for an IPA. Can feel the higher ABV. Bitter and dry. Very nice.


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