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1,232 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 58
Gots: 118 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerVikingSailor on 01-20-2014)
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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 05:36:05 | More by brewskis
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-01-2014 04:43:25 | More by kylehay2004
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a golden honey. Wonderful dense generous white head. Lacing is scant.

These aromas never fail to make me giddy. Guava paste, mangoes and grapefruit. Pine needle and pipe resin. Caramelized sugar, flan and malts.

Hop bitterness, tropical fruit and muted alcohol splash the roof of the mouth. Malty sweetness falls on the tongue. Dankness ensues. Hop lasting and some lingering with the alcohol. One of the most guava forward brews I've had, IMO.

Big, hot and thick--- that's what she said.

This is hard booze for guys who want to get drunk fast. IMO this needs to be drunk at colder temps. Higher temps it becomes sweeter and maltier-maybe that's your thing. You gotta love the 111 IBUs and this 11.1 abv is plain crazy. Picked this up at my local after a long hard week and really wanted to get a quit buzz and this delivered. Great design and love how this fits in the mitt. Put on your big boy pants, Sixpoint has delivered some serious shit here! And yes, I bought more.

Serving type: can

02-01-2014 04:30:04 | More by joeseppy
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-01-2014 04:29:44 | More by ElGallo
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-01-2014 04:29:05 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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BeerBucks

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 04:00:48 | More by BeerBucks
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 03:40:19 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

02-01-2014 03:36:55 | More by bruindre
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BklynTerp

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 03:22:13 | More by BklynTerp
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MouthfulOfchris

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-01-2014 02:59:20 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 02:26:07 | More by DrStiffington
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gabedivision

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz can to a tulip glass

A- pours a nice golden bronze with a 1 finger head that slowly resides and tons of sticky lacing

S- pine, pineapple, mango, apple some pear juice, some alcohol, some bready malt notes.

T- grapefruit juice mixed with peaches, some tangerine, orange, lemon, pine, resin, sweet maltiness midmouth along with some sugary residue, finishes slightly bitter, and very dry. there is some alcohol heat present but not so much in the flavor.

M- Full bodied, full flavored. lightly carbonated,clean, bitter but not over the top, very very dry

O- very good III ipa, decent hop presence overpowers what should be very strong malts, not alot of booze detected. nice fruity and clean

Serving type: can

02-01-2014 02:21:01 | More by gabedivision
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cfinch2

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-01-2014 02:00:31 | More by cfinch2
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BradC

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden color with a slight head that leaves moderate lacing.

smells of fruit, mango, pineapple, citrus

Sweet and fruity, lots of mango, grapefruit, white grapes with a slight piney finish. Alcohol is well hidden behind the sweetness,

Feels a bit thick and syrupy.

Overall a decent sipping brew, a lot of fruit and sweetness makes it hard to do more than sip and have more than one.

Serving type: can

02-01-2014 01:57:14 | More by BradC
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JxExM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 01:51:16 | More by JxExM
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 01:48:48 | More by Buckeye982
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

02-01-2014 01:22:55 | More by TimHitchings
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-01-2014 00:49:22 | More by DIPAFAN
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En29356

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

02-01-2014 00:48:44 | More by En29356
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AndersonGT

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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SkiBum22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

01-31-2014 23:57:25 | More by SkiBum22
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lic217

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

01-31-2014 22:22:28 | More by lic217
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can into a pint glass.

A: Pours a light copper color. The head is a finger high, with an off-white shade. It's fairly creamy and consistent in texture, and retains respectably enough. A few rings of lacing are left behind on the glass.

S: Unsurprisingly, the nose is really malty. There is a lot of caramel, that's for damn sure. Also unsurprisingly, there are some nice hops here, too. It starts off being straight-up piny, before morphing into more of a melon-y expression. It even tries to show off some tropical fruit at times. Let it warm up, and a distinct sugar note comes forward - still, it does a good job of covering up the 11%+.

T: As soon as I sip this, I immediately think "fruit punch". The opening hops seem to be fruity (think mango, melon, and pineapple), while its finish is somewhat piny. Its huge malt backbone lies throughout, but seems to exist only to sweeten up the hoppy flavors. More and more caramel comes out near the back end, though. While its sweetness really starts to get to me after, say, 6 oz, I can really dig it for what it is - an unsophisticated, beastly, heavy handed battle ax of a beer. Oops, I mean TIPA.

M: I'm having trouble tasting the 11%, but I'm feeling it going down - this is a very warming brew. Despite its high sweetness and full body, it's actually dry enough on the back end to create decent drinkability...no, make that sippability. It's still too sweet to be easy drinking, but its carbonation helps it go down more swiftly.

O: This drinks just like a boozy fruit punch. While I'm a sucker for a refined, delicate beer, these finesse-devoid sugar-and-hop bombs definitely have their place. Like right now.

Serving type: can

01-31-2014 21:30:32 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-31-2014 20:29:22 | More by Oakenator
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erha2

New York

3/5  rDev -27.5%

01-31-2014 19:46:30 | More by erha2
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