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Galactic Imperial Red - Hopworks Urban Brewery

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Galactic Imperial RedGalactic Imperial Red

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jdense on 03-22-2010)
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Oregon

3/5  rDev -25.6%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-22-2014 05:41:43 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Washington

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-13-2014 03:27:39 | More by stript
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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Washington

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-22-2014 02:54:39 | More by ArdyExfor
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mactrail

Washington

3.84/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big and sweet, but pleasantly spicy. Handsome red-brown color with plenty of foam in the Kasteel chalice. Fizzy and satisfying on the tongue.

Rich, deeply malt with a sugary, almost candy taste. Good, though! Some roasted malt flavors plus Drambuie liqueur and definitely a jigger of Yukon Jack. The hops are waiting patiently to add their bitter burn to the cornucopia of flavors. Very warming down the throat but it doesn't taste of alcohol. A bitter finish but the waves of butterscotch keep on coming.

For an abundantly flavored brew, even more plump than the average DIPA, this is worth a try. Very pleasant sipping strong beer. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Central Market - Shoreline in north Seattle.

Serving type: bottle

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Oregon

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New York

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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours copper with a large, lasting head.
Nose shows floral and piny hops along with resinous notes. Some sweet clean malt underneath.
Minty, spicy, herbal and resinous hops as flavours. Also booze and sweet bready malt followed by an aggressive bitterness that doesn't quite match the malt.
Syrupy body. Could be a little lighter perhaps.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

bomber into a tulip. Fresh bottle with some amazing Galaga artwork.

Pours a dark copper red with a substantial white head. Smell is very hoppy with centennial hops. Taste is also substantially hoppy, though not that bitter like an IPA. Marketed as an imperial red and thats just what it is. Not a lot of complexity..i get a big caramel flavored hoppy beer with this one. Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall a good, not great beer. Very easy to drink but nothing that is new or overly impressive. Still, dont pass this one up if you see it. It's very easy to drink and i finished the bomber like it was 5% ABV. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

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Washington

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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ADZA

Australia

3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazed copper hue with a two finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is sweet caramel malts,a touch of roastiness with piney hops and a hint of fruit salad,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated with tastes of roasted caramel malts followed with a hit of piney hops and finished with a fruit salad bittersweetness that really makes this very drinkable with its high ABV nowhere to be seen and overall it's really enjoyable and I'd buy this again without doubt cheers.

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

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British Columbia (Canada)

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Galactic Imperial Red from Hopworks Urban Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.