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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Imperial Pale Ale brewed exclusively with Simcoe and Amarillo hops from the Pacific Northwest...

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markducommun (989) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2016
Cloudy golden, light white head. Bubblegum, very phenolic some light resin. Bitter some slight sweetness. Medium body, quite a bit of carbonation very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (1605) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2016
Dguste en compagnie de Christian. Liquide aux allures vives, nobles et fires. Tte charge et persistante. Un nez qui rvle des notes plus herbaces que fruites. Lourdement charge en houblons floraux et verts, cette bire me parat diffrente de ce que jai lhabitude de dguster chez Shaun et a me plat. Liquide qui au palais me plat plus ou moins. Le liquide est un peu plat, juteux et sans vigueur. Laiteux? Bien florale, ces herbes sont accompagnes dune subtile touche de rsine assez plaisante sans tre collante. Longueur moyenne et bien amre en finale, cette bire se boit bien mais ne menchante pas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (7432) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Growler thanks to Caleb! Pours quite hazy orange, large creamy off-white head, dissipates slowly leaving lots of clumpy residual and lacing. Aroma is light overall, pine, mango, stonefruit, light green tea, peach. Flavor is light plus sweet, medium bitter, juicy and piney, hints of green tea as well. Full body, soft silky mouthfeel. Lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bulk_Carrier (4212) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JAN 29, 2016
This was poured into a snifter served at The Reservoir. The appearance was a thick ruddy grapefruit rind color with a slim bar pours kind of head that barely left any lacing. The smell was a wonderful combination of the grapefruit pulp and orange pulp. Slight mango and papayas slide in underneath. The taste was mainly bittersweet fully combined. Really tasted like I was drinking my morning orange / grapefruit juice. Awesome smooth transition from aftertaste to finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sipping to sessionable quality about it. Carbonation seemed pretty good as the bittersweetness really impounds my tongue in an awesome manner. Overall, not sure why Im seeing lower ratings from everyone else but I loved this one. HF knocked it out of the park!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (6497) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Poured a hazy orange with a white head. Aroma was of dank and earthy hops. Flavor was big bright hop character, light medicinal amarillo character and mildly syrupy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lefossoyeur (605) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 20, 2016
From growler. Pours hazy blonde topped by a thick white head that fades into a thin veil. Piny, citrus and a bit of alcohol / esters make for the aromas. Light to medium body, superb Simcoe profile on the palate with a slightly green finish. Solid, as always.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Art (3203) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Growler from a share thanks to Matt. Pours a cloudy orangey yellow with a white head. Aromas of mango and melon with tangerine. Taste is light bitterness and syrupy. More viscous than I expected. Light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (7027) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Growler. Hazy golden pour with white bubbles. Citrus, herbal, grassy hop aromas. Herbal, grassy, dry, hop Flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1222) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Pours a light orange with a white lacing. The aroma is orange, tangerine and grapefruit. The body is a little sticky and the flavor is sweeter than most Hill beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Abner (347) - Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Growler at home. Pours an opaque orange with a fluffy white head that sticks to the glass as it slowly recedes. Fruity aromas of sweet malts, citrus, orange, mango. Taste is similar. Fruity with a moderate bitterness that eases in and lingers. Medium+ bodied; soft carbonation; moderately bitter finish.

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