Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Simcoe Single Hop

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
While that damn Dionysus was taking all the glory, Simcoe, Greek God of Beer and Relaxation, was out, diligently developing tools for man to brew- fresh grain and hops, active yeast, and bountiful water. With its golden glow and sharp hop bite, our Imperial Single Hop IPA is a tribute to this lesser-known God (and as temple-worthy as its namesake).

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fonefan (52351) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Simcoe Single Hop ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, old hops. Initial flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter, finish flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, riped fruit, dried fruit, citrus, hoppy, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140217]

Lothore (648) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A - pours an orangey hue with a big, chunky head that leaves lacing on the way down. s- nose is a shot of simcoe hops and mild wheatiness t- big bold simcoe flavor grabs and takes hold of your tongue delivering a deep bitterness on the back end. m - thick with ample carbonation d - very drinkable iipa.

ansalon (4219) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 4, 2014
Pours amber with a medium white frothy head that quickly settles. Aroma is grapefruit, grass, peach, ripe apricot, caramel, rye bread. Taste is peach, passion fruit, grapefruit, apricot, caramel along with slight lychee tones and honey. Mouthfeel is slight carbonation and slightly oily. Body is medium, aftertaste is tropical fruits and a not too marked bitterness. Quite good.

aenima (335) - Askim, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2014
Aroma of citrus anf grapefruit. Flavour of grapefruit and light caramel. Crisp, clean and dry. Warming alcohol in the finish. To high abv is my opinion....

stefannilssons (1578) - SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2014
Det här var inte helt dumt, smaken var kraftfull med toner av tallbarr, lakrits, trä och grapefrukt. kroppen var stabil men balansen satt inte helt på plats, kanske så sken alkoholen igenom lite.

wihlan (403) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2014
Knappt någon arom, god smak bra beska fin färg. Gillar nog simcoe humlen :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Karstenborg (1157) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2014
Clear golden beer with a offwhite head. Aroma is sweet fruit, pineapples, mango and citrus. Taste is hops, pineaaples and mango

SamTheBarrel (847) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
355ml bottle, poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Appearance is clear amber with a large beige head with good retention, that when reduced left some lacing. Aroma of pine, grapefruit and resin. Flavours of grapefruit, orange peels, resin and caramel. Taste is medium sweet and medium heavy bitter. Palate is medium bodied, sticky texture average carbonation.

pilsnerrogge (3021) - Finspång, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Pours clear amber with a large head. Aroma is hops and lots of fruit; pine apples, oranges and lemons. Flavour is really bitter and has notes of hops,licorice and alcohol; a little bit too much alcohol.

esox (1226) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Botteld. Pale amber color, slightly cloudy. Frothy, very lacy head. Looks fantastic. Aroma is full of fresh tropical fruits, like peaches and passion fruits. It has notes of currant leaves and some pine needles. Pale, slghtly toasted maltiness and medium dark caramel backbone. Powerful hop punch, very bitter all the way. Sturdy body and caramel sweetness balance it and overall it is quite round. Resinous, piney hop bitterness lingers for long time. A touch of alcohol in the finish. Medium to full body, velvety soft texture. Very good but slightly one-dimensional, maybe. Almost too easy regardles of the high bitterness level.

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