1. Rating beers by attributes (look, smell, taste, feel, overall) is back! Read the latest update ...
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Imperial India - Le Cheval Blanc

Not Rated.
Imperial India
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

2 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 6.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Le Cheval Blanc visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Yoonisaykul on 12-15-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 2 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of davegray
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

davegray, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of Yoonisaykul
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Excited to try this.

A- Very hazy orange. Thin krausen looking head. Some creepy spiderweb lacing.

S- Very similar to a fresh cut pink grapefruit. Not very strong but very good. Gets kind of barfy as it warms.

T- An even stronger grapefruit but its not as close to the real thing. Really surprising how the malt and hops really meld into a single flavor while remaining complex. Cane Water. Soapy but kind of pleasing. Grape fruit sticks around for a good while in the aftertaste.

M- Full with what seems like hop oils effectively countering the dryness and some of the astringency. Low to very low carbonation. Almost feels like a cask pint.

D- Very good. Alcohol hides well. Not the cleanest drinking beer but it is refreshing.

Glad they make this and that I got a chance to drink it. Didn't blow me away like many good dipas I've tried but I would buy this if it was to be bottled. This just ain't "imperial" enough for me but now that i think of it its an imperial india rouge (red) not a IIPA and the first one I've ever tasted so maybe this is how its should taste.

Yoonisaykul, Dec 15, 2010
Imperial India from Le Cheval Blanc
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.