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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4386) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Hazy copper color with a quickly falling medium head. Aroma of melon, lemongrass and citrus. Flavor is dominated by mango and fruit. Reminded me of pinot gris. Malty base. Light bitterness, almost seemed semi-sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KolmeKuninga (12) - - JUL 29, 2014
Fruity fresh aroma with grapes, apricot, banana ice-cream, watermelon, candy, vanilla, caramel, dough, pale, hazy, white foam. medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, umami taste. Medium body, creamy, lively, bitter, long finish.

   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%.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2074) - 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!

   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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3078) - 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.

   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.

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