RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
The beer you are holding is very special, very limited and very delicious. This is the Imperial version of our Green Elephant Organic IPA. This beer is all about hops, hops, and more hops. Cascade, Ahtanum and Amarillo hops added in the kettle, hop back, and fermenter give this beer its kick.

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deyholla (12944) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2016
On tap at Chuck’s Hop Shop. Pours s clear amber orange with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a rich citrus with some resin, light flora and some sweet grains backing. Flavor has bitter citrus with some grapefruit, light flora with a touch of earthy grains.

nealblind (2059) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 23, 2016
bright red gold pour aroma candy caramel corn slight orange. Tastes bitter, non deScript. boringggg

skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Great DIPA. Pretty forward in all the right departments, bitterness, citrus, and juicy hop cone all over.

liquidhedonism (289) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - MAY 4, 2015
22 oz bottle. Aroma: malty and citrusy, with hints of bread, grass, and lime. Taste/Palate: creamy and sweet; finishes bitter.

julesjis (256) - Oregon, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Poured from a 22. Aroma is nutty, grassy and caramel. Flavor has a nice hop punch at first, balanced out by sweet grass syrupy and nutty. Interesting beer, drinks "thick" and is packed with flavor.

seehaferb23 (292) - - APR 20, 2015
I love the IBUs on this beer. It definitely seems like 100 IBU. Unfortunately there isn't too much to the pallet. I'd definitely buy it again. Cheers!

Koskela (505) - Marysville, California, USA - DEC 20, 2014
I smell hops malt and fruit in this hazy blood orange brew with almost no head. A full bodied brew crisp at first then bitter as can be with small amounts of sweetness. The beer is sweet enough to mask the 9% abv and it tastes very green in flavor.

ACHops (1768) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2014
22 oz bomber, served in a Riedel IPA glass. Pours beautiful bright orangish copper with thick creamy off-white head that laces well. Aroma is medium sweet caramel malt, and dank resinous hops. Taste is thick syrupy caramel malt, surprisingly not as sweet as suspected. Big bitter hops which cut through the heavy malt easily - notes of pine, fresh herbs, and grapefruit. Fairly big beer for the abv. Lingers quite bitter on the finish. Not its fault that my expectations were so high for this based on other Laurelwood IPAs. Maybe just a touch more malt sweetness would stand up better to the hops on this? Either way, nitpicking, solid DIPA.

Reid (2736) - Salem, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2014
22 oz bomber bought from Roth’s Sunnyslope Store in S.Salem. $5.99 ( and on a room temp shelf). Darker burnt orange colour, slightly hazy body with a nice sized thick and frothy off white head. Very strong aromas..of caramel,fudge like malts and citric,floral and spicy hop. Nice stuff. THick and very malty taste though the hops make an appearance later. Nice on the palate..thick and low carbonation. With the aroma i thought this was going to be a hop monster but i think months on the shelf have eroded what it once was. Ihave noticed Roths are putting more and more of the bombers on warm shelves..not good .I think i will take my business elsewhere.

maxwelldeux (4373) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a huge frothy off-white head on there. The hops on this one are very herbal and very strong - they definitely hit you up front in the nose. Taste is sweeter and earthier than I would prefer, though there is a moderate level of bitterness to the beer. Not bad, but not really my type of DIPA.

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