overall
98
93
style
Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Imperial IPA
Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
available

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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The arrival of hops to the brewing scene in England in the 1500’s led to a moral panic. Hops were condemned as a “wicked and pernicious weed”, one which would lead to the erosion of social and moral standards. Thank goodness they were right. Here’s hoping that our homage to the original pernicious weed continues this gradual decline. Organic Rakau and whole cone Nelson Sauvin go head to head in this strong, golden, hoppy brew. Bitter, yes. Intensely hoppy, absolutely. Too much, never.

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3.2
gyllenbock (9328) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2017
Can at Sorbon. Hazy orange with a white head. Sweet with hops, grapefruit, caramel, light mango and grass. The body was medium and the finish quite bitter. Not a bad one but a bit old.

3
nazzty (1378) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2017
Strong, hoppy and powerful. Prepare for an explosion of flavors. The rating would’ve been better if they managed to balance up for all those flavors.

4.7
ludda4790 (5) - Lillesand, NORWAY - MAY 19, 2017 does not count
Pours yellow-orange, surprisingly light colour. Medium head with good retention. Aroma is very nice; Citrus, Pine, Orange. Slight alcohol. Taste; malt-profile is very light, which accenuate the hops. It is a perfect plan, and works well. Bitterness balanced backdrop of the fruity (citrus, grape) flavour. This is a delicious brew. One of the best DIPAs I’ve had. 8% ? cannot believe it.

3.6
fellebag (1529) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2017
65cl bottle. Medium head settling smaller. Cloudy orange color. Aroma is grass, raspberries, hint of meat, weed, candy, flowers. Taste is bitter of grapefruit.

3.8
erickok (6037) - Leuven, BELGIUM - APR 29, 2017
Spicy, golden malts hot, English fermentation. Medium bitter, spicy, nice and dry, but enough body. Just a bit short on aftertaste for this abv and spice level. Nice brew! (33cl can at Brew Dog Malmö)

3.1
Zymurgeist2 (2317) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 2, 2017
Tap at Ale Arsenal. Sweet and a bit cloying. Golden-copper with a full white head. Aroma and flavor both included honey. Not too dank for the name.

4.9
doriangrey (61) - Diamond Creek, AUSTRALIA - MAR 18, 2017
Amazing flavourful IPA. Doesn’t taste like an 8%, great stuff. Maybe the best I’ve tried

3.9
Dervock (1404) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2017
Bottle - pours hazy orange gold with a big white head. Aroma is peach, mango, piney hop, malt and citrus. Taste is not tooott hop nice balance of malt in there. Dry fruity finish.

4.4
dwyerpg (6282) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 19, 2017
This was delicious. A pretty strong aroma of both malts and hops - a battle. The flavor is quite hoppy, just the right amount of strong.Quite nice stuff.

4.7
Mr_Malty (1) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2017 does not count
Smell is amazing, taste is amazing. I would describe it as chewy. Another great beer from Garage Project. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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