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100
99
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 4605   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kapusil (1268) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 10, 2016
0.355l bottle. Deep orange body, thick off-white head. Aroma of caramel, biscuit, orange jam, toast, raisins, grapefruit and some brandy. Taste of caramel, toast, orange, grapefruit, raisins, grapeseed and pine. Thick, sweet and bitter. Sooo good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robfohl1 (19) - San Jose, California, USA - JUL 7, 2016
copper color, large head from an aggressive pour, spice, hops, malt, if you like IPAs , you cant go wrong. Alcohol well hidden, but its got a kick.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cwill (78) - Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Golden amber appearance with a creamy head with nice retention. Complex nose with aromas full of spicy, floral, herbal, piney pineapple, bready malt characters. Taste is smooth upfront, with a big and chewy mouthfeel. Hops are in your face with a bitter, herbal, pine, citrus characters. Alcohol is present, as it warms along with notes of toasted malts and caramel. Very nice double IPA

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
axl (663) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear bronze with two finger beige head. Aroma of caramel, orange, grapefruit and general citrus. Taste is thr same with clean lemony citrus up front followed by orange and caramel qnd then a drawn out grapefruit finish with some alcohol warmth. Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation and lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portwood (238) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Orange, citrus oils, honey, phenolic. Sharp carbonation, bit boozy, syrupy, Orange peel. Slightly sour, grapefruit pith, resin dryness. No doubt a great beer (probably worth a higher score) but feels boozy/sharp & a bit too syrupy for my taste. (bottled 01/14/16, tasted 04/05/16)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bvvell (13) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 15, 2016
Clear dark amber color. Small size, beige head, stays as a ring. Sweet, fruity, malty, caramel, alcohol in aroma. Sweet, caramel, fruity in taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (3753) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2016

Lukt: Syrlige frukter og honning.
Utseende: Gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Fruktig, noe stlig.
Hvor: [email protected] kveld hos Untapped Stokka.
Medium: [email protected], [email protected]%, N[email protected]

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Johnor3 (3) - YARDLEY, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2016 does not count
I really wanted to like this considering all the hype. First off let me say that I am 51 years old and started drinking beer in my early teens. This is not like any of the beer back in my day. I suspect the new craze of extreme hops in beer has developed over time in that people who enjoy the hops bitter flavor needed increased amounts of hops to satisfy them. Like someone who tries a some mild hot wings and then graduates to medium, and then to very hot wings. I do not like strong hopped beer. I would not have tried to drink this if I had known, but I did learn this through my first extreme hopped beer experience. If you love this beer, good for you. Beer drinking is all about enjoyment. I have a different palate than most and prefer the old school lagers of my day. Cheers and may you find beer truly enjoyable whatever you choose!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (4160) - Alingss, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2016
bottle shared with a friend. poured a clear dark amber colour with an off head. nose has a lot, but i mean a lot of malts. and imo its showing no signs of an ipa whatsoever, slight earthy notes, riped banana, cloves, and caramel. taste is not as bitter aswell. overdone? not a big fan

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Samact (37) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2016
Bire complexe avec une belle prsence de sucre, de rsine, de caramel, et dpices. Peut-tre trop sucr par contre. Jai limpression davoir dgust un barley wine plus quune impriale IPA... bien.


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