RateBeer
overall
97
83
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 519   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


ciaranc's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (800) - Dublin, - FEB 3, 2013
maltySemi hazy deep gold pour. lasting head. Big bright grapefruit nose. Huge hops in the flavour. Lush, sweet mouthfeel. Long, malty finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2155) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Good Nilson IPA without being fantastic. Got a shock when I saw it to be 8.6% I had guessed at 7%.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1230) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2014
God kraftig duft av honning og noe citrusfrukter. Dunkel gulbrun farge. Dekkende skum, heng langs kant. Fin god smak av honning og citrus som sitter lenge. En nydelig øl å nyte.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 25, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2068) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
@Basunen: Doften lite svag söt honung, smaken även den tydlig söt men med en snygg balans mot lite syrligare frukter. Len mjuk munkänsla, inte alls så tokig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1103) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2014
Dunkel gyllen farve med lite lys beige skum. Lukt av honning og sitrusfrukter. Smak grapefrukt og karamell. Fruktig og bitter avslutning. Melkebaren.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (1289) - Alabama, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle as Nelson Imperial IPA. Pours a dark orange with a medium, brownish head. Aroma is caramel, somewhat dank, some stone fruit. Some tropical fruitiness. Taste is caramel, fairly fresh, some stone fruit and exotic fruitiness. Somewhat barleywine like. Some resin. Medium with medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flemmingwillum (986) - Nysted, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
Rating #951, flaske fra Sydhavsdruen

Let tåget, ravgylden øl med lille, tæt gulhvidt skum. Kniplingsmønster på glassets sider, som øllet bliver drukket. Lækker duft med hindbær, jordbær og solbær - typisk amerikansk humlefryd. Der anes også karamel, hyldeblomst og en smule gær. Lækker smag af overmodne blommer og solbær, der bliver til masser af bitterhumle, hvidpeber og en stærk krydret smag der næsten slår over i salmiakpulver. Hele vejen igennem findes en rigtig god balance mellem sød og bitter. Utroligt lang bitter eftersmag med en snert af salmiakpulver. Humlen river i tandkødet som snus. Det er første gang jeg har været udsat for det. Utroligt blød i munden, men kunne være lidt tykkere uden at det ville være en dårlig ting. Den anden rigtig gode øl, som jeg har smag fra Widmer Brothers. Det er ikke sidste gang, jeg køber noget fra det bryggeri.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3077) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 7, 2014
355ml bottle as Nelson IIPA, enjoyed at home. Hazy, light amber, lasting, lacing, thick white head. Does not get much better looking than this. Aroma has pine, caramel and berries, some herbal notes perhaps. Flavor has grapefruit, strong bitterness, balanced by the growing sweetness in the finish. Probably not very fresh, but this is enjoyable. This is so balanced. Lacks thr fresh fruitiness, but other than that, a very good IIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1082) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle at ruby&fellas, tampere. Cloudy deep golden color, white head. Aroma is nicely malty and hoppy. Sweet malty body, but fruity and hoppy. Basic iipa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Profanity (17) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 30, 2014
I had a bottle of Nelson imperial IPA, but apparently this is the same with different name. Loved this really much, full bodied, full of fruity aromas, tropical fruits. A bit of sweetness balanced with the strong alcohol.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 52


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50