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XS Imperial India Pale Ale - Rogue Ales

XS Imperial India Pale AleXS Imperial India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,086 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1086
Reviews: 758
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.62%


Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alias: "I2PA"

6 Ingredients:
Malts: Two-row Pipkin Pale.
Hops: Saaz, Cascade & Northwest Golding.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

20º PLATO
74 IBU
75 AA
13º Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2001)
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Denali

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4.7/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at The Moan and Dove in Amherst, MA.

The beer had almost no head - what was there was off white in color. The beer itself was an opaque brown exactly resembling Mott's apple juice. The aroma was of apples, pine, sweet malt, and of course hops.

The taste was extremely complex - sweet malt mixed with apples, and the bitterness of hops. The sweetness and bitter hops flavors alternated their dominance over the flavor timeline, creating an incredibly lively and tasty experience. The taste sometimes started and finsihed either sweet or bitter, while the middle was usually dominated by bitter hops. The apple flavor also poked its way through at varied times. The aftertaste was bitter. Most importantly, all of these flavors were quite tasty.

A real hoppy monster of a brew.

Serving type: on-tap

09-05-2004 19:44:27 | More by Denali
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XS Imperial India Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,086 ratings.