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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Imperial IPA has a large Hop Aroma and sweetness from dark caramel malts. This brew uses Simcoe and Cascade hops and is hopped at 5lbs per barrel. The brew is best enjoyed at 55F.

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2.5
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Clear golden orange with a fluffy white head. Brown sugar, mild pineapple, citric hop notes, and a touch of grass. On the finish there is some noticeable alcohol. Quite sweet and sugary on the palate. Some pine bitterness, grapefruit peel, and a hint of orange. A little bit boozy, maybe some bread and toffee. A touch of perfume as well.

3.4
Ferris (15287) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle - Skunky hops with a bit of grass and a light malt sweetness. Pale gold with a bubbly white head. Resin, bitterness and a candy like sweetness. A decent IIPA, doesn’t have the body or malts to really back it up though.

3.7
bhensonb (15195) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 10, 2012
Can from Malt & Vine. Pours copper with a slight beige head. Nice aroma of resin over lightly roast caramel. Med body. Flavor is sweetish roast caramel with some citrus and resin. Even a bit floral. It’s not harsh. It’s not NWestish. But it’s pretty tasty. Loaded with hop. I think it’s somewhat underrated.

3.3
gunnfryd (14877) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Pale amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is hop, fruit, citrus, malt, caramel. Flavour is fruit, malt, pine, grapefruit, hop, citrus, caramel. Full body. Bitter finish. OK beer.

3.1
Ratman197 (14838) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Can poured a clear golden amber with a small lasating amber head. Aromas of bread, earthiness and citrus. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit and candied orange with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.3
Tmoney99 (14490) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle shared by Nat. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good to excellent lacing. Moderate earthy hop and sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium smooth balanced flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration.This is a solid beer.

3.1
BeerandBlues2 (13322) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 10, 2013
Can @ home. Pours clear burnt orange with a large, frothy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is fresh, green and wet hops with grassy and citrus notes, apple, pear, and peach fruity esters with honey and biscuit malt. Flavor is moderate hops and subdued bitterness with stale malt, light fruity esters, and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation with light alcohol warmth.

2.9
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a hazy orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, grass, and pine. Flavor of caramel malt, herbs, some grass, light cardboard, butterscotch, and nuts.

3.8
Dogbrick (13012) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2009
Bottle at Freakin’ Frog in Las Vegas. The beer pours a hazy orange-amber color with a medium and foamy light beige head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Floral hops aroma with a malty and citrusy undertone. Medium body with a moderately hoppy character that is mostly citrusy and has malt and sweet fruit behind it. The finish is hoppy with a lingering bitter aftertaste. Pretty good effort overall.

3.3
crossovert (12934) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2014
355ml can near 50F. Lgiht gold pour, huge head that is annoyingly easily-formed. The aroma is mostly cascade hops, pine, resin, and a huge amount of taosted malt scent. The flavor bring some hops, medium to low bitterness, some \ fruit and pine, I would say msotly cascades, very classic flavor. This honestly isn’t that bad. It just has a totally different delivery it is still dry yet malty, nice bitterness, butlacks a tropical fruit punch and aroma , just an old-school dipa. Was expecting much worse.


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