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XS Imperial India Pale Ale - Rogue Ales

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XS Imperial India Pale AleXS Imperial India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,176 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,176
Reviews: 760
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 82
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
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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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slightly hazy amber color with a one finger bordering thick head with low to medium retention. No floating particles.
Nice, but light aroma of toasted and caramel malts, pine, tangerine and grapefruit. Not extraordinary, but not sure how old it is once it was bought in the US.
Nevertheless, its flavor is boldly hoppy with notes of grapefruit, pine, spices, tea leaves, dank herbal, floral and earthy hops, Rogue yeast, nectarines, wood and slightly toasted malts. Lots of bittering hops should have contributed to its 95 IBUs. Quite dry aftertaste with a long lasting, but not harsh bitterness.
Medium bordering full body with low carbonation. Alcohol of 9.5% abv is incredibly well hidden.
Nice DIPA, which is not overly sweet, boldly hoppy (95 IBUs) but still not aggressive. Flavor is quite pleasant with a good hop complexity (but without much depth) and nice balance. I easily drank the 750ml bottle, but carbonation could have been a tad stronger.
I would like to try it very fresh.

FLima, Nov 21, 2014
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XS Imperial India Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,176 ratings.