Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 4612   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Esquire Magazine calls our 90 Minute I.I.PA., "perhaps the best I.P.A. in America." An Imperial I.P.A. brewed to be savored from a snifter. A big beer with a great malt backbone that stands up to the extreme hopping rate. This beer is an excellent candidate for use with Randall The Enamel Animal! 90 ibu
Tasting Notes: Brandied fruitcake, raisiney, citrusy.
Food Pairing recommendations: Pork chops, beef, grilled fish, frites, focaccia, split pea soup, Stilton cheese & escargot.
Glassware recommendation: Snifter
Wine comparable: Sauvignon Blanc
In case you care... the average 12 oz. serving has 294 calories.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
guitambascia (6) - Campinas, BRAZIL - JAN 7, 2017 does not count
Excepcional Imperial/Double IPA da Dogfish Head, com colocao mbar, quase rubi, espuma de boa formao e estabilidade, aromas intensos de frutas tropicais e caramelo, relembrando compotas, condizentes no paladar com maiores lembranas de lichia, abacaxi e bala toffee, alto amargor, corpo mdio e aveludado, e sensao aquecedora no final combinado com o amargor que persiste mas com boa lembrana de caramelo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eeveefang (3) - Nanjing, CHINA - JAN 6, 2017 does not count
Aroma: Malty,Caramel. Appearance: Dark amber, clear, Hazy. Taste: Medium sweetness weak bitter after taste The flavour of this one is very balanced, if the aroma can be with more fruity will be better.A very good Imperial IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (3853) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 24, 2016
12fl oz bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 19-07-2015.
2 Cata Ratebeer Asturias.
Bottled: 03-13-15.
In short: sweet boozy beer.
Pours little hazy deep gold with nice white head. Moderate head retention, poor lacing. Malty, herbal, caramel, fruity nose. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Taste is moderate bitter, ripe fruit, plums, caramel. Sticky mouthfeel, sweet aftaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
boxgeo (9) - Minsk, BELARUS - DEC 22, 2016 does not count
The aroma is weak, the taste is tart, complex, liqueur. Unusual beer. Strong ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (621) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2016
slightly malty aroma with medium crystal malt notes. amber and clear in color with nice lasting head. taste is very well balanced of rich caramel malts and piney/earthy hop notes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
triplehopped (65) - - NOV 26, 2016
Pours a clear amber with an small/medium, white head. Pleasant citrus aroma, particularly grapefruit. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sweet. Medium bodied with an oily texture; average carbonation. The finish is relatively clean with a lingering, though pleasant, bitterness. Overall, a high quality IPA; one of the best I have tasted. Packed with great hop flavor and aroma, it is surprisingly mild in its bitterness to provide a surprising and satisfying tasting experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NickGe (14) - GREECE - NOV 21, 2016
Bottle at Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. A descent Imperial IPA, with caramel notes, tropical fruits and sweet taste in the end!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jashiu (701) - Gdask, POLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Tap @Stone Brewing Berlin. A lot of caramel and some pine, tropical fruit and citrus zest. I did expect a lot more fruitiness and it came out way more malty. Overall very nice though but it did not rock my shoes off.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fkoolen (1089) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear amber colour, offwhite foamy head. Tropical fruity (mango, pineapple, peach), piney hops, sweet malty base, quite alcoholic, light-medium bitter finish. Good body, sticky mouthfeel, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gluepot (559) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2016
A typical Dogfish Head bit of craftsmanship. A big fluffy off-white head on a luminous amber body. Nose is well blended with spice, lemon, brown sugar and malt. Subtlety and fresh tastes again from Dogfish Head. Tropical Fruit, Floral notes, citrus, honey, sweet malt, grain and raisins lead the way in a nice blend. Spices, cherries, oak, and a touch of boozy warmth complete the story. A full rich body and appropriate carbonation.

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