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Leafer Madness - Beer Valley Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

209 Ratings
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 12
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beer Valley Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mattmaples on 04-10-2008)
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jdklks

Nevada

4.53/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Nice golden-light amber color body with a frothy white head. great color for a pale ale

S- lots of hops, like a DIPA almost, but there is a malt aroma that balances it out. some citrus fruit smells. nothing special here.

T- wow! taste is fantastic. i never thought i could benefit from a pale ale over 6%, but damn this is a big beer with big, intensified PA flavors. a great balance of hops and malts, with the hops hitting up front and a more malty finish. again, just a hint of fruitiness, but it isn't necessary here. great all around. im beginning to think that every beer needs to be "imperial"ized.

M- big body for a pale ale, which isn't surprising at 9%. perhaps just slightly over-carbonated for the big body, but nothing to complain about. feels great on the palate and goes down smooth.

D- great drinkability as a pale ale, that loses only a little bit at 9%. i am definitely going to buy more of these. wow, what a great surprise.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2009 07:08:16 | More by jdklks
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LM has the taste and smell of all the great hoppy beers. There are many great California
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A: good looking iipa. Creamy white head that sits for a bit. Translucent. Rich golden color.

S: maybe it's my allergies but I can't really smell anything. I give it a 3.25 because it doesn't smell BAD, but doesn't smell like anything at all.

T: hop overload! Hoppiness hits the side and malty ness hits the front of the tongue. It's a raw hoppiness too. Tastes unfiltered. Seems to get a little flat after a couple degrees warmer.

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Leafer Madness from Beer Valley Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.