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RATINGS: 539   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2378) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 14, 2013
Light sweet floral hoppy aroma with a piney edge. Rich golden color with a soft white head. Moderately sweet taste with a floral hoppy dominance and a sweet piney finish...extremely soft texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1465) - GREECE - AUG 20, 2015
From 355ml bottle. Little unclear orange color with off white head. Hoppy and malty aroma, citrusy fruity, grapefruit, tropical fruits, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1434) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Color moscatel, apenas espuma. Aroma marcado, lupulado. Uva también. En boca potente, licórica. Bien equilibrada con dulce uva y amargor notable al final sin perder el dulzor. Buen punto de gas que realza el conjunto. Notable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (538) - - MAY 25, 2015
Amber, clear initially but turning hazy, tall and loose head. Medium body, full flavored, silky texture, hot, rich, mouthfeel, long but disappointing finish. Bitter, sweet, goodenough acidity, Very malty, barley candy, alcoholic flavors, bitter but not very flavorful hops. Many good qualities, would be better with more aromatic hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grima (2201) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle, brought by a friend!
As Nelson Imperial IPA! Pours hazy orange yellow with a small creamy head. Smell has strong fruity hops, caramel and herbs. Starts strong hoppy, very herbal, fruity with some grapes. Finish is fruity with grapes, orange and a hint of pear, but also very herbal and slight warming. Nice one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (23130) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Bottled. Slightly hazy amber colour with a mediumsized off-white head that leaves lace. Aroma is sweet fruits, some sweet malts as well as a stinging tone from the alcohol. Flavour is tropical fruit juice with some gluelike sweetness (alcohol + hop in the mix probably gives this kind of not too pleasant gluelike sweetish notes). Not all too bitter in the finish, but does lack something to balance the alcohol up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YogiBeera (2554) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Sweet hay hops nose. Dark orange. Kind of flat light fast going short gritty grassy note. Not impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivo (2646) - GERMANY - JAN 1, 2015
Gold color. Scumy head. Sweet hop taste. Round sweet malt front. Big hop taste but not too bitter actually. The alcohol really brings this all together.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle, 355 ml as Nelson Imperial IPA, at Kulovy Blesk, Prague. Pours orange with small off-white head. Hoppy pine aroma. Fruit, pine, hops, caramel flavor. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Rated from notes taken 28 Aug 2011 -- Very much enjoyed this. Might be my favorite beer from Widmer. Grassy hops and malt body are yummy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rich71 (82) - Rijnsburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2014
Erg lekker ! Goudkleurig met een volle witte schuimkraag. Smaakt bitter, droog met een citroen/lichtzoete nasmaak.

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