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Brewers Reserve Imperial IPA - Old Schoolhouse Brewery

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Brewers Reserve Imperial IPABrewers Reserve Imperial IPA

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very good

27 Reviews
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Reviews: 27
Hads: 72
Avg: 3.81
pDev: 18.9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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Old Schoolhouse Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 07-05-2010

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Photo of froghop
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours a cloudy dark amber with a very small white head that goes away quickly, and some lacing.

smell is of light grapefruit, caramel, malt, and some spice.

taste is oily, pine, grapefruit, caramel, spice, malt, hops, some citrus, and earthy, ends a little thin and nicely bitter.

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Photo of Mages64
4.23/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle chilled in a tulip glass.

A- golden, hay, visible carbonation, with a head with larger bubbles that disappeared quickly but returned with agitation.

S- Greener, piney, and perhaps wet wood(not sure what wood)

F- smooth, not sticky, but hot with alcohol from start to finish.

Taste- without knowing the right answer I have to say there is smoke somewhere in this beer. Yes it's hoppy with pine and resin but the malt is confusing. It's ultra light for a DIPA but some fire, smoke, or burned something. Weird.

D- I'd drink this with smoked spicy fish, or just as a tasting beer with friends. I'd rather not drink a whole bomber.

I'd love to know if anyone else picks up on the smoke thing.

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Brewers Reserve Imperial IPA from Old Schoolhouse Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.