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White Labs Imperial IPA (WLP 001)

White Labs Imperial IPA (WLP 001)
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RATINGS: 1   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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WLP001 California Ale Yeast
This yeast is famous for its clean flavors, balance and ability to be used in almost any style ale. It accentuates the hop flavors and is extremely versatile.

Bitterness and gravity vary batch to batch.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7834) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 29, 2012
I come to White Labs looking to geek out, not necessarily to try good beers, but to try various yeast strains and use it as a learning experience. That said, this is a DAMN good IIPA that Id gladly drink anywhere in San Diego. Best individual beer that I have had at White Labs (no other yeast based alternatives of this beer were on at the time). Pours with a clear golden hued body with a medium sized white head that lasts. Aromas are of huge tangerine, DMTS, dank, CTZ and Summit if I had to guess. Hoppy, clean, light mineral. Deliciously hoppy aroma.Flavors are grassy, DMTS, tangerine, dank, resin and pungent hops. Medium mineral, dry, light esters. Dry, lively bubbles, medium bodied. Great DIPA!


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