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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

1,118 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,118
Reviews: 759
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 74
Gots: 31 | 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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Ratings: 1,118 | Reviews: 759 | Display Reviews Only:
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megamass

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-13-2014 04:58:45 | More by megamass
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-09-2014 14:37:23 | More by spycow
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-09-2014 05:30:30 | More by nmann08
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broadway848

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

03-09-2014 02:02:09 | More by broadway848
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.1%

03-07-2014 08:02:10 | More by Fcip78
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EF4

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-07-2014 00:47:33 | More by EF4
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reyna311

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-06-2014 19:32:44 | More by reyna311
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -27.4%

03-06-2014 03:25:27 | More by bulldogg915
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-05-2014 23:52:49 | More by threedaggers
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csfcmitchell

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-05-2014 22:30:26 | More by csfcmitchell
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inanity

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +21.1%

03-05-2014 20:58:41 | More by inanity
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Brew33

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -33.4%

03-05-2014 18:20:37 | More by Brew33
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Keiferfillinger

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-05-2014 18:03:45 | More by Keiferfillinger
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chippo33

Vermont

1.75/5  rDev -57.6%

03-05-2014 04:25:52 | More by chippo33
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randysandals

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-03-2014 03:44:08 | More by randysandals
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MartzMimic

Oklahoma

3.14/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours the color of a torched penny. The white head leaves quickly. A fair amount of lacing. It smells of malt, bread and caramel. Those all carry over to the taste, but are overwhelmed by tree sap. The hops add a lot of lingering bitterness. Medium, oily mouth. This is a pretty complex beer and I can see why many like it, but the malts are too predominant for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 04:14:35 | More by MartzMimic
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BigGold

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

02-26-2014 02:39:23 | More by BigGold
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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-24-2014 17:07:30 | More by rogerdandy
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BWED

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 ml ceramic bottle poured into a Rogue tumbler

A- Dark orange-brown, with haziness. Creamy off white head has good retention. Some lacing.

S- Biscuit and caramel background. Earthy and citrusy hop notes.

T- Grapefruit rind. Biscuit and caramel hold up from the nose.

M- Medium body. Pretty easy to drink for such a big beer. Bitter finish, of course.

O- This is good, but a lot of dull bitter hop character. I'm more of a juicy, citrusy kinda guy.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 01:26:41 | More by BWED
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STLine

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-22-2014 23:45:35 | More by STLine
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RangnaR

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

02-19-2014 01:02:48 | More by RangnaR
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Edward-Nipplebrew

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

A Valentines present in a re-sealable mini-growler. High alcohol content at 9.5% and that's a bit too strong for me, but it's tasty and I'd rate it as a solid IPA. I'd certainly get one on tap if I saw it again, but I'd probably not buy a case. Very enjoyable though. JH

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 00:25:22 | More by Edward-Nipplebrew
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MJSJr

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

02-01-2014 05:49:28 | More by MJSJr
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Vanz

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

01-27-2014 22:42:46 | More by Vanz
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DOCRW

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

01-27-2014 02:46:15 | More by DOCRW
XS Imperial India Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,118 ratings.