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RATINGS: 469   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

Composition:
Malt: Pilsner
Hops: Mosaic and Azacca
ABV: 9.0%
Flavor
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
Availability
Winter seasonal available in 12oz. bottles and on draft.


njager246's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
njager246 (697) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Great citrus arome pineapple, the taste is very unique citrus with some grapes and sweet apples....A lot going on here... very nice!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (1155) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 22, 2016
Yellow colour, white head. Aroma of biscuits, diacetyl, light caramel, peach. Taste is light to medium bitter. Light body, slick texture, average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mangael (5) - SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2016 does not count
Hoppfull början men försvinner ut i ingenting. En helt ok öl men ingen riktig Dipa känsla.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dojken (493) - - AUG 13, 2016
Flaska hos Patte. Viol o apelsin idoften. Smaken lovar gott med första intryck med söt apelsin. Tyvärr så kommer pilsnerkänslan o mjölkänslan o tråkig efterbeska. Ok öl men ingen dipakänsla.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tjeerd (249) - GERMANY - AUG 8, 2016
Interesting aroma with mango and pineapple that also come back in the taste. One could expect a little more mouthfeel. Low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (1302) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUL 8, 2016
Clear golden color with a bit of white foam. Aroma is not very intense on the hops, you mostly get a clean malt profile. Taste is more hoppy but overall it’s still a very clean beer with some earthy bitterness and a lager like malt profile. Body is on the lighter side and feels quite dry but the high ABV is hidden quite well. Overall it’s really drinkable DIPA buy it lacks some aromatic hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dervock (967) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2016
Bottle- pours yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruit, pine, malt and some herb. Taste is hop bitterness upfront with a dry lingering finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2016
12 oz. Feed me mosaic hopped DIPAs all day and I’ll be a happy man forever!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dambor (397) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2016
Pours light yellow with small head. Aroma herbs, pine,a touch of citrus. Taste is herbs with pine, not very heavy on the malt side for a dipa. ABV well hidden. Drinkable and nice, but I was expecting more flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1762) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2016
Pours a clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus, pine, and hops. Taste is medium sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2895) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2016
Unassuming in appearance. Hazy, pastel yellow gold body with fine conditioning lifting up a creamy, dense snow-white foam that holds. Heavy resin, pine needles, nettles, camphor and eucalypt come through strongly on the nose with a little waft of rose water and floral perfume. On the palate the first thought is of lemon cough drops and pear drop candy with a hint of fresh toasted popcorn. Pilsner malt shines through as a lightly toasty and sunny, powdery grain flavour amongst the fruit esters and hops. Nettles and pine resin lift up the moderately bitter finish but what is missing is much of that ABV. Scarily drinkable. Oily and viscous in the swallow. Lengthy lemon drop and perfumed aftertaste. Camphor and eucalypt build as does some gammy fruit like cantaloupe and mango. I could happily quaff this all day. Balanced and reserved for its strength. A unique IIPA. Lovely! (12fl.Oz, Enjoy by 16/06/16 [fresh in store, WTF?], The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)


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