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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gigantophis was once a beast that could swallow you whole. But fast forward 40 million years and the roles are reversed. Like its prehistoric namesake, there is nothing small about Gigantophis Imperial IPA. We used 2 1/2 pounds of hops per barrel to achieve over 100 IBU in this 9% monster. Bursting with citrus, pine and earthy notes in the aroma and flavor, Gigantophis finishes with a touch of French oak to round out the whole experience. Hop lovers and paleontologists unite! This is the journey you have been waiting for. Ideally served at 50 - 55°F.

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3.4
drfabulous (8568) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 11, 2016
22 ounce bottle bought in Houston. Malty piney some hops and bitterness. Ok. Maybe should have passed.

3.2
ttoadee (1580) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Clear bronze pour, faint white head. Nose is malt, alcohol , and light wood. Bitter. Middle is toffee, cola nut, and malt. Finish is evenly bitter.

3.1
gunnfryd (15256) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is peaches, malt, hop, pine. Flavour is peaches, malt, hop, pine, vanilla, citrus. Medium to full body. Ordinary beer.

3.4
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark amber - red orange colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, sweet malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, mandarin, wood, oak, light butter. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, orange zest, fruity, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131123]

2.9
mnurda (1298) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottled sample from Specks in San Antonio. Holy bitterness. Should have read the IBU rating. Lots of hops. Little citrus. Not my kind of beer but appreciated it.

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Cavie (4805) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Tap at Zios. Pours a very clear dark orange color with a foamy head. Aroma is honey, earthy, floral hops, and big syrupy sugar. Flavor is more honey, earthy hops, dry notes and light syrup. Sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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docsteigs (542) - Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2013
This was a very nice beer. Aroma pleasant but subdued with a slight metallic fragrance. Taste very complex...strong citrus, apricot, earth, wood on a nice smooth malt backbone. Finish clean ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
bb (9789) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle. Bronze beer with a dark cream head. Earth and light pine aroma. Pine and grapefruit flavor with malt. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Big grapefruit and pine linger with caramel backing and light earthiness.

3.2
Christian (13814) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Ulfborg weekend celebration of nothing in particular. Hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma of malt, citrs hops and plenty of diacetyl. Sweet malty flavour with toffee and diacetyl, citrus hops and a quite bitter finish

3.3
yngwie (17234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle, 22oz. A dense, light beige head of moderate size forms over a clear, amber body. There’s a light vanilla touch in the aroma, but it’s mostly hoppy scents in there. Cheesy hints, pine cones, some citrus zest and a solid dose of malts as well. It’s quite full-bodied, a tad too sweet, with a nice carbonation. Citrus peel, pine cones and a touch of cheesy notes in the flavor. Lots of bitterness, stretching into the very end. But still not enough compared to the sweetness from the malts. Decent, nothing more. 131123


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