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RATINGS: 520   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Deadlift Imperial IPA is unlike any Imperial IPA you’ve ever lifted from the beer aisle. It has the strong hop flavor you’d expect from an Imperial IPA but no heaviness that could weigh down your desire to take another sip. The unique flavor stems in part from Nelson Sauvin hops imported from New Zealand. Deadlift’s other component, a simple but fully braced malt backbone muscles up enough malty sweetness and caramel character to spot the incredibly robust hop flavor and aroma.

Deadlift Imperial IPA uses Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand’s best hop growing region: South Island’s Nelson. This region produces some of the most flavorful hops found anywhere. These hops have an intense citrus, fruity, berry-like aroma and flavor that makes them unique. The result will surely be a welcome workout for your taste buds.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (596) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 8, 2014
Nelson Imperial IPA version, 0,355L bottle, BB 15.04.2014. Pours clear golden with white head. The head stays, nice lacing. Aroma is berries, fruits. Taste is sweet caramel, fruity, buttery, malty, and some pine bitterness. Alcohol is rather well hidden; finish is long resin bitter with some lingering sweetness. Overall: I would like to try fresher version, but it’s still very nice DIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkos (183) - FINLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Very fruity aroma, peaches and pineapples. Somehow reminds me of brewdog aromas. Taste is a bit too sweet, but still rather drinkable. Pleasant hoppiness. Quite okay, someone described this as "raw" which is just how this feels. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (76) - Køge, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle @ home: Pours slightly hazy cobber/orange with moderate white head. Moderate fruity aroma, powerful taste with both malt and some hop dryness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moebbels (288) - FINLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Nose has mellow notes of rapeseed, hay and chestnuts. Taste has a sweet base covered by a hoppy bite and long dry finish. Carbonation is average and the palate is quite rich, almost oily. This is quite nice but very sweet, the alcohol is well hidden.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bax (1107) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2014
(bottle 18/09-2013) [Nelson Imperial IPA] low white head, clear amber color, hoppy taste, smooth bitterness. BB date 06.11.2014, bottled 20 nov. 2014.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2594) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 15, 2014
330ml bottle (as Nelson Imperial IPA). Cloudy amber color. Medium size, off-white head, stays. Hops, malty, candy, sweet, alcohol in aroma. Raw sweetness, malty, alcohol in taste. Raw and unbalanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (555) - - FEB 9, 2014
Lovely pineapple aroma, citrus. Sweet malt flavor, orange, honey, citrus hops, bittersweet finish. Very fruity xIPA, quite sweet but hops and malt flavors are still very present and enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmahut (909) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 26, 2014
Clear amber body with high head. Aroma has mostly tropical notes, passion fruit, pineapple, litchi, tangerine, light floral. Taste is light sweet with medium long lasting smooth bitterness. Body is full with medium to high carbonation. Oily and dry texture.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillemsUrenkel (446) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2014
12 fl. oz. bottle bought at Bierland Hamburg under the Nelson Imperial IPA label. I like the Widmer Bros. bottle design. Dark golden in the glass. Fine carbonated, nice white head. On the nose fine light fresh grapefruit herb with vanilla in the background. Starts fruity herb, dry on the palate. Honey and malt. Not a hope hammer. I enjoyed it. Great one.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Buongiorgio00 (739) - - JAN 22, 2014
Bevuta a Berlino come "nelson imperial ipa", l’ho trovata davvero eccezionale anche se come fan del nelson sauvin sono di parte! Gusto amaro intenso, con note ricche di agrumi e uva spina, che arricchisce i sentori maltati con una punta pizzicante e acidula. Buon finale amaro e luppolato. Merita!


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