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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Single Hop IPA hopped exclusively with Galaxy.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (1761) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
En ft. Liquide trouble est orang et me parat trs dense. Le houblon est trs puissant en bouche sans jamais surpasser les malts dont la forte teneur en armes craliers apportent volume et profondeur. Le Galaxy est plus floral et gazonneux que fruit dans cette bire de souche fermire. Trs belle densit en bouche. Peut-tre un rien trop de corps pour une IIPA mon got. Les saveurs sont fidles aux armes avec un fruit supplmentaire qui nexistait pas il y a une minute peine. Finale amre bien soutenue par les malts. Ce verre demeure une jolie compensation pour toutes ces magnifiques bires que jai bues hier soir au EBF sans pouvoir les goter cause de ce foutu rhume...

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
simont1 (610) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2016
Hazy glowing yellow with an eggshell head. Big whaf of bubblegum, overripe apricot, mango, peach, citrus, pine and spruce, Nicely balanced resin with mango, very much like the Tree Houses Green in hope profile with that big bubblegum, filled with juicy fruits and overripe apricot. Big creamy mouthfeel. The best HF hoppy beer, and maybe the best hoppy beer overall.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlovell2 (2034) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2015
On tap at brewery. Pours golden with white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, and pine. Flavor is big juicy tropical fruits of mango and pineapple followed with citrus. Finishes grapefruit and dank pine resin. Galaxy is one of my favorite hops and this did not disappoint.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (3576) - Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Growler. Cloudy yellow pour with a white head. Tangy citrus hops dominate the beer. Straight forward with minimalistic malt presence. Clean and refreshing. God body and mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jnortonvt (49) - Essex Jct., Vermont, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Purchased growler at brewery on way home from Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Was recommended by employee and she was right! Pours a frothy, thick head with piney and citrus aroma. Both dominate the taste as well. Evergreen and Grapefruit are certainly in the aftertaste. Lighter carbonation than other beers I?ve tasted. I wouldn?t call it Hill Farmstead?s best beer but it really is excellent - as their beers are.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brigadier (3635) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2015
750 ml growler
Theres nothing quite like a trip where you stumble upon a tasting with some big guns. This heavy artillery shelled my palate after just a few opening salvos. A well rounded imperial IPA breaks into the "World Class" tier although I dont think it was quite good enough for me to go out of my way to trade for others with so many great locals available.

Aroma / Appearance - A hazy body clouds the glass with the color of wilting dandelions. Crisp head traps mango, grapefruit, and a sea of tropical fruits. Bright, fruity, and full of resin, the experience sparkles with life.

Flavor / Palate - Crisp citrus and mango burst onto the scene like the Koolaid Man through a brick wall. Memories of warm sunny beaches fill the mind as the waves of tropical hops crest the tongue en route to the back of the throat. A lingering bitterness leaves behind long lasting traces that balance nicely without being too fatiguing. If this is a series it would be interesting to try a few more side by side.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ben4321 (6144) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Draft at Fools Gold, 12/5/15. Hazy orange color. Big hop nose, tropical and grapefruit rind. Bit of pine. Fairly dry, bitter close. Drinks rather nicely. Pretty excellent.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsandman (1315) - New York, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Pours an opaque hazy orange yellow, small white head. Nose is full of Mango, orange juice, pineapple, creamsicle, pine. Super gooey fruity loveliness, some pine and herbal notes. Medium body, smooth fruit juice. A beauty without much bite.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jow (3821) - New York, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Tap at Vahalla. Yellow orange pour sudsy white head. Nose is wonderful tropical fruits and pine. Tastes of mango, pine, stone fruit, fresh grass and slightly herbal. Mouthfeel is juicy and semi bitter. Lingering fruity finish. Damn!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Strife21 (338) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Pours blowing hazy golden orange with white head. Smell is mango, orange , citrus, tropical fruit and hops. Taste is juicy hops, pine, tropical fruit, mango, slight bitterness on finish. Ultra smooth mouth feel. Silky. Medium body, medium carb.


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