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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

94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | 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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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

07-16-2013 08:57:14 | More by ADZA
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goblin7704

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-15-2013 02:10:16 | More by goblin7704
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604growler

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-14-2013 21:39:09 | More by 604growler
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-11-2013 14:57:52 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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jalepeno4

Oregon

3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I was pleasantly surprised by this beer.
Really liked the color and smell.
The taste was interesting without being overpowering.
I was surprised by the ABV level.
Drinking it, I was unaware that it was that high.
It did not have that overwashing sensation of alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 19:14:35 | More by jalepeno4
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Hoptron_3000

Australia

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Nice red/copper colour with a bit of hop haze. Big dense fluffy cream head. Great lacing.
S: Truck loads of hop stink. Oozes pine & citrus. Seems super fresh.
T: Hoppy goodness with a slightly sweet malt finish. Awesome clean firm hop bitterness. Bit of toffee.
M: Good mouthfeel. Starts to border on sweet hop syrup as it warms.
O: Great beer. Very impressed. You would never guess it's 9.3%!

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 12:16:46 | More by Hoptron_3000
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-15-2013 00:19:06 | More by NickSMpls
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PZBREW

Oregon

4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

a. red with some brown. big head that stays for awhile. nice color. clear.
s. caramel and fruit with hops. very nice.
t. tasty. rich but refreshing. lots of caramel again. citrus too.
m. very nice. rich. not thick. good carbonation.
o. very happy. will buy more. a good suggestion.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2013 17:53:21 | More by PZBREW
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DarrenStory

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-05-2013 03:06:39 | More by DarrenStory
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spark3148857

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-28-2013 01:52:02 | More by spark3148857
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Stiffler

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-15-2013 02:30:09 | More by Stiffler
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-30-2013 04:45:36 | More by anteater
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SuperCutePanda

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-30-2013 04:45:31 | More by SuperCutePanda
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

01-14-2013 00:17:35 | More by Hopmodium
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - very hazy swampy reddish brown, one finger of tan head held respectably, decent random lacing as it receded
S - candied fruits, dark toasted bread, pepper, and caramel, smells very much like an ESB
T - pepper and raisins up front, molasses maltiness, touch of pine hops, just like the nose i find the flavour to be very ESB like
M - towards the heavy side, somewhat spicy with a healthy bitter finish
O - bottle says imperial red, its categorized on here as a DIPA, and I think it tastes like an ESB which in some ways is in between those two, so all in all a solid brew that is big tasting yet sneaky drinkable for 9.5%, price was a bit high relative to previous HUB bombers in Alberta but thats a minor detail

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 04:02:12 | More by joemcgrath27
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

12-22-2012 20:52:51 | More by nathanjohnson
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adkieffer

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

12-17-2012 23:08:55 | More by adkieffer
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-09-2012 03:18:32 | More by 4ster
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jnoelani

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-05-2012 03:42:44 | More by jnoelani
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t0rin0

California

2.5/5  rDev -38%

10-14-2012 15:37:33 | More by t0rin0
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Kasabuske


4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

10-06-2012 02:58:32 | More by Kasabuske
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Beercounter1


3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

09-10-2012 04:37:31 | More by Beercounter1
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Devi0us

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-06-2012 20:30:40 | More by Devi0us
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

09-04-2012 01:09:12 | More by Birdlegs
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

08-26-2012 21:23:02 | More by CoryR
Galactic Imperial Red from Hopworks Urban Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.