Brewed by Vakka-Suomen Panimo
Style: Imperial IPA
Uusikaupunki, Finland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed in collaboration with Anders Kissmeyer.

Suodattamaton vaaleahko pintahiivaolut. Tytelinen ja todella voimakkaasti humaloitu makunautinto, kuuden eri mallaslaadun ja seitsemn eri humalan moniulotteinen kokonaisuus.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkos (306) - - JUN 14, 2013
Drank side by side with ngne two captains. This was good, yet lags behind on all aspects. As a finnish beer this is smething really different and well balanced, but compared to two captains, well... Sweet aroma of caramel, glue and alcohol. Balanced mouthfeel and a somewhat bitter aftertaste. Was expecting a bit more refreshing taste. Good in general, as a finnish beer - excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aukedebier (25) - KAUTTUA, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2017
0,5L Bottle from local Alko liquor store. Pours nice deep golden, amber colored beer with slightly off white head. Nose; citric, herbal, malts and some yeast. Reminds me of the La chouffe Houblon. Taste; dried, dark fruits, citrus fruits in the hops. Well balanced with the sweetness of the malts. A bit of toffee. Very nice body and long lasting aftertaste. A price winning beer to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Villyzzz (323) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours dark golden with big off-white head. Aroma is citrus, malts and caramel. Taste has citrus, roasted malts and caramel. Quite low bitterness for an imperial IPA. Good otherwise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jampura (169) - FINLAND - NOV 5, 2016
Makea, pihka, mntysuopa, kitker greippisitrusjlkimaku. Komea vaahto ja runsas suutuntuma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eftychou300 (13) - - AUG 24, 2016
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mice (900) - FINLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Utuisen ruskea olut pienehkll, beigell vaahdolla, joka jtt kivan ohuen vaahtokerroksen jlkeens. Tuoksu suorastaan mainio. Makean karamellisen maltainen, mutta samalla mys siirappinen, havuinen ja aniksella hystetty. Hedelmkin tst lytyy aavistus. Maun osalta ensin huomaa vahvan karamellisen makean maltaisuuden hykkvn plle. Loppupuolella humalan katkeruus nousee vahvasti esiin greippisell hysteell. Jlkimaku on kuitenkin vahvimmin maltaisen makea ja huulissa huomaa tahmaisen makeuden. Itse asiassa jlkimaku on todella pitk ja makean maltaisuuden lisksi mys mausteisen greippinen. Tytelinen suutuntuma, hiilihappoja vhisesti. Jlleen kerran huippuluokan olut Vakka-Suomelta. Omaan makuun mennn siin rajoilla, onko greippisyytt jo liikaa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (7172) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2016
500ml Bottle - Copper red with a foamy head. Pine, caramel, grapefruit and some slightly earthy notes in the aroma. Pine, nuts, caramel and grapefruit all feature in the resinous and fruity taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sparf (269) - SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2016
Behagligt rund och fyllig arom med bde st malt och en tung, snarare n frisk, barrskogsbeska. Mrkt brun frg. Disig brygd med jstfllning. Ttt, fint strukturerat skum med mycket lng halveringstid. Mycket stor smak med fulldig, krmig karamellstma som inte matchas tillrckligt av beskan. Hade behvt en annan humlekomposition. verfyllig kropp men en vl avvgd kolsyra. Eftersmaken br en djup men inte fr kraftig beska.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (3425) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 1, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Copper with amber color. Aroma: hops, nectar, juicy fruit with citrus, white port, essentia. Taste: fruit with berries, wine, maltiness, pleasant hop bitterness, slightly resinous and pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (23979) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
29th March 2016
Bottle in our shabby Helsinki apartment. Hazy reddish deep amber beer, bubbly pale cream colour head. Palate is a little soft, modest carbonation. Caramel toffee malts, creamy sweetness. Ripe fruits, sweet esters, mild citric peel and even milder bitterness. More caramel and dried fruits before a smooth semi dry finish. So ... just had Stadin American Barleywine which is double ipa like and now Prykmestar Double IPA which tastes like a barleywine. Tsk! Brewers eh? Wotcha ya gonna do? Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minihame2 (566) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Murky dark brown colour, small tan head with some bubbles. Strong and smooth malty aroma, some caramel and raisins. Malty bitter taste but not overpoweringly so. Soft, oily mouthfeel, light carbonation. Nice earthy double IPA.

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