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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
To our hop ranchers, who coax and cultivate our enticing and flavorful hops, we raise this glass. Selecting the finest varieties in their natural, whole flower form, we craft our Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale, as a celebration of their successes. Pungent, floral and intense, this represents America’s best, in every relaxing sip.

Malt: Pilsner
Hops: Mosaic and Azacca
ABV: 9.0%
This powerful brew features full, juicy hop character, while expressing notes of mango, pineapple and the pleasantly sharp, biting edges of tart citrus fruit.
Food Pairings Hot wings, curry, bold cheeses
Winter seasonal available in 12oz. bottles and on draft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
31st January 2014
Tap East. Keg. Light haze on this amber beer, small off white head. Smooth and silky palate, slightly viscous. Fine carbonation. Smooth and slightly sweet malt, touch of caramel. Big piney hops with lesser tropical fruits and bitter aniseed. Floral bitterness. Finishes smooth and semi dry with a moderate peel bitter linger. Solid but compared to some of the UK brewed DIPAs of late, the US ain’t always top dog anymore.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (17677) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Draft. Clear pale yellow color. Fruity aroma. Taste is bitter pineapple and grapefruit. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - MAR 17, 2015
On tap @ The Cellar (Whittier). I was honestly surprised that this is as pale as it is. Nice. Smells like pineapple juice and grapefruit. Some peach, light mango, and maybe some sweet malt. A touch of booze on the finish. Flavor is big on the pineapple as well. A little on the sweet side, but it works okay. Decent bitterness of citrus and some subtle pine. Not bad for a bottled, nationwide, high boost IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12959) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Orlando, FL. Pours burnished gold with a creamy white head. Mozaic aroma. Lots of fruit. Med+ body. Flavor is light with a lot of tropical fruit and some citrus. Finishes hoppy and "smoothly" bitter. Excellent ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (12410) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle. Poured clear amber color with an average to large frothy white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex citrus hop aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bitter flavor with a medium to heavy bitter finish of moderate to long duration. This is a good beer that exceeded my expectations.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (11769) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2014
bottle poured a clear gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit, lemon zest, pine and dank bud. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit zest, light lemon zest and light pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of intense resin hops, notes of pine, melon, herbal hop, pineapple. Pretty dank. The taste is sweet pale malts, pineapple, resin. Medium bodied, low carbonation, strong lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11054) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Tap at Salt. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is earthy, herbal, and woody hops with cracker and biscuit malt, pear and apple esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, supporting sweet malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (10568) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
12 oz. bottle, pours a hazy blonde with a medium white head. Nose brings out wonderful floral hops upfront, with some pine and dry biscuity malt. Flavour matches accordingly, with loads of piney and floral hops out front - and only a light dry zesty crisp biscuity malt backing. Exactly my kind of IIPA: dry, piney and crisp. Wonderful stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (10266) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2014 On tap at Capone’s. Poured a golden color with an off white head. Citrus, some toastiness, and some tropical fruits. Alcohol content hidden. Re-rate ... had this a few more times - on tap and bottle and upped the numbers.

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