RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Style: White Imperial India Pale Ale
Color: Light Glowing Yellow to Orange
Bitterness: 85
Alcohol: 7.5% ABV
Hops: Magnum, Perle, Cascade, Simcoe
Notes: Too light for style.Maximum hop nose and flavor. Delicate notes of citrus, pine and mint.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ebrodeur (8) - California, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Another fine imperial IPA. Flavorful but not overpowering at 8.5 ABV. Limited release is fun while it lasts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (14368) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2017
500 ml bottle poured a clear golden amber with a small lasting creamy amber head. Aromas of bread, orange zest, dankness, pine and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, orange zest, light pine and light earthiness with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (25591) - Malm, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2017
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grapefruit hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (12596) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2016
Sample at TK Pizza & Pasta. The beer pours a cloudy orange-amber color with a medium off-white head that recedes gradually to an outer ring. Stringy lacing. Aroma of piney hops, citrus and malt. Medium body with flavors of resiny hops, grapefruit and malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a piney hop aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (15096) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
Sampled from bottle shared by BDomue. Hazy orange color, average sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, loads of hops, lightly a hint of old hops but the sticky piney resinous hops dominate. Taste malts, hops, loads of resinous and piney, hop bitter and bitter finish. Medium to full body, medoum carbonation. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Poured into a pint glass. 3.75 A: Lightly hazed light orange color. Two fingers of pillowy beige head. Retention is good and a short ring of lacing is left. 3.5 S: Surprisingly spicy hoppiness. Followed by herbal and piney hops and peach and papaya fruitiness. Moderate caramel maltiness with biscuit and just a touch of bready yeastiness. 3.25 T: Tastes like it smells. Hops are - in decreasing strength - spicy, piney, herbal, citrusy. Again lots of peach fruitiness. A touch of vegetables. Caramel and biscuit malts. 3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lightly creamy and smooth. 3.25 D: Decent overall, but does have a touch of off-flavor and it pretty average otherwise. ★ 708 characters DavoleBomb, Jun 12, 2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2015
Draught at Craft Heads, Shibuya. Clear amber - white head. Resin. Nice hoppy. Malty. Rather high sweetness. Not that fresh. Aggressive. Red berries. Marzipan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barreras (1685) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Pours a clean caramel color with a floral aroma. Taste is intially full floral and bitter but then dissipates into a cities malt flavor. Overall a good beer for the style, full of flavor and not excessively bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (7222) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2015
500ml bottle. Slightly cloudy, orangey-copper-ish amber colour with average, thick, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Malty aroma, caramel, a touch of almond, resinous and citrusy hoppy overtones, hints of lemon, lemon zest, grapefruit, a fresh breeze of mint, even a touch of cedar. Taste is dry, citrusy hoppy, notes of lemon, a touch of grapefruit and mint, lime peel, discreet pale malty background. Relatively light body, hence very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
annunz123 (957) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2015
Sweet, fruity aroma with caramel, citrus, and cherry. Flavor starts with sweet malt and finishes with fruit bitterness. With the heavy malt character this is almost more like an ESB or English style IPA, but in any case this is a really good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2015

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

[ As Strand White Sand Imperial IPA ].
Clear medium orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, grapefruit, orange - citrus, pine - wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dried fruit, pine - wood, orange, grass, dry, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20141230]

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