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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Full Disclosure: This beer came to fruition because we saw a gap in our portfolio and we wanted to increase our market share. Sometimes the truth hurts. But most often, it’s damn refreshing. The Truth Imperial IPA--the latest addition to our year-round portfolio-is a hop bomb of some of the most distinct Pacific Northwest hops available today. Its sharp hop bitterness begins with huge pine notes on the nose, which evolve into bright citrus (think grapefruit) and subtle stone fruit flavors.

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3.4
jflopsu (1627) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2017 Pours a clear orange-gold with white head. A malty, fruit and grain aroma. A sweet fruit malt, pine, grain and bitter citrus hop taste. A heavy body with a deep malt and bitter hop afteraste.

4.1
Bosskie (902) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2017
Copper colour, crisp transparent, white head, some bubbles. Smell is biscuit, resin and leather, very subtle fruitiness with some caramel and quite spicy. yoghurt and nuts. Taste is delicious spicy caramel sweetness against a subtle elegant bitterness. Nice!

4
mcox90 (2097) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 30, 2017
12oz. bottle, gifted from a fellow vacationer. Pours a clear orange with a short lived white head that recedes quickly. Citrus and pine aroma. A hint of lemon. Solid malt backbone lends a light sweetness to the grapefruit and lemon bitterness. Hops stay on the tongue for a moment after the swallow. Medium bodied. Very nice.

3.5
Tjeerd (591) - GERMANY - JUL 27, 2017
Ja, hij is lekker. Fruitig, hoppig and licht-zurig. Kortom een prima imperial IPA.

3.8
kaserov (800) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 13, 2017
Color dorado anaranjado, translúcido, con capa de espuma blanca de tres dedos de grosor (buena retención, apariencia cremosa). Carbonatación media. Textura oleosa. Aroma muy resinoso, con cáscara de naranja, pomelo, pino, malta. Aroma fuerte pero muy apetecible. Sabor que sigue al aroma, frutal, con mucha resina y malta presente. Final resinoso de amargor medio. Postgusto resinoso. A medida que va atemperando se cuela algo de alcohol en aroma y sabor.

3.9
Ronritter (780) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2017
12oz bottle pours clear gold with frothy white head aroma and taste is citrus zest and lots of pine very tasty

3.7
thomat (3930) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2017
On tap @ Bishops Arms, Järntorget. Hazy golden with a medium white head. malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, marmelade and bitterness. Full body with a long bitter sweet finish.

3.9
OnTheTrail (519) - USA - JUL 4, 2017
Pours clear, light gold, off white head. Aroma is grapefruit forward, fruity, some pine. Taste is pine, spruce, resin, some grapefruit, then a rush of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel, fairly smooth, slightly heavy. A hint of the alcohol. Pretty good.

3.7
dwyerpg (6222) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 3, 2017
Has a strong creamy nitro feel to it, with a bint of alcohol poking through. Thought it would be better.

3.5
PowY (797) - AUSTRIA - JUN 30, 2017
From bottle, bb 16.02.2018. Pours a hazy, dark, orange-golden with a small white head. Surprisingly mellowed aroma, lightly malty (bread) and lightly hoppy (citric fruits and pine). Medium body with a soft carbonation, a light to medium sweetness and a medium to heavy bitterness and some noticeable alcohol. The flavor is medium malty (some caramel, biscuit), but the bitter hoppiness is pretty dominating. Lightly fruity, peachy with some grapefruit, but soon overpowered by the bitterness. Dry bitter finish.

Aroma: 7
Appearance: 4
Taste: 7
Palate: 4
Overall: 13


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