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RATINGS: 600   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Anderson Valley Brewing Co. first opened in downtown Boonville on December 26, 1987. This was a dream come true for those wishing to savor high quality, flavorful and perfectly balanced beers. To celebrate our 20 years of continued success, we have created a unique beer. Our Imperial India Pale Ale is loaded with excessive amounts of malts and 20 seperate additions of the finest Pacific Northwest hops. We hope you find it most enjoyable!

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkoholocaust (37) - HELSINKI, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2013
355ml bottle. Hazy, light copper colored. Huge and long lasting white head. Sweet fruits, pine and grapefruit on nose. Fresh citrus, tropical fruits and little kick of alcohol on taste. Full bodied and fizzy palate. Enjoy it fresh! Its pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benfi (692) - DENMARK - APR 30, 2013
Appearance: Dark orange, a little hazy, medium off white head. Aroma: hoppy, a little soapy, orange peel, malty, sweet. Bitter too. Flavour: Perfumey, super sweet, very hoppy, slick, sticky mouthfeel, definite alcohol presence, quite a bitter taste, all a bit unbalanced for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense N, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is caramel, citrus and heavy grapefruit. Flavour is caramel, heavy citrus, alcohol and grapefruit.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TriggerHappy (55) - Berlin, NORFOLK ISLAND - APR 28, 2013
UPDATED: APR 29, 2013 Piana szybko opada, zapach karmelowo-owocowy, goryczka alkoholowa, bardzo pijalne, polecam.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (4096) - Radom, POLAND - APR 25, 2013
Dobre, pachnace swiezymi chmielami, zbozem swiezo zebranym. Aromatyczne bardzo. Piekny pomaranczowy kolor piwa ze spora i trwala piana. Smak mocno gozki, troche przy tym takze slodowy ale przerozne chmiele w sporych dawkach zdecydowanie dominuja. Polecam bardzo bo to pijalne piwo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottle->tulip. Murky dark orange with medium lacy white head. Aroma: deep floral and citrus hops. Taste: strong hops and sweet malt, descending to bitter aftertaste. Thick and chewy mouthfeel. Good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 5, 2013
Slightly hazy bright gold pour, white, thin head. Looks appetizing. Great lacing. Big citrus, orange, orange peel, grapefruit, sweaty yeast nose. Huge blast of hops up front all backed up by big malt flavours. Soft and slick in the mouth, low carbonation. Sweet bitterness dominates the finish. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
makromaniak (157) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2013
Pours almost clear orange with a white head. Taste is sweet and very hoppie...citrus/orange/grapefruit with some carmamel notes. Nice and long bitter finish. Nice one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Deu (948) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle at the Black Sheep in Dublin. Not this bottle but this one: http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/anderson-valley-imper a dark orange with little head. Tropical fruity aroma. Well balanced malty sweetness with bitter finish. Ver nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Majek (740) - Ząbki, POLAND - MAR 21, 2013
Clear golden color with big and long-lasting head. Aroma is quite intensive with citrus and sweet fruits. Lots of citrus and herbal hops in taste. This is what Im looking for in IIPA! Finish is very bitter, but bitterness is very pleasant. Very good one!


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