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Galactic Imperial Red - Hopworks Urban Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.95%
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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Ratings: 96 | Reviews: 35 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

OregonGrown7, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of cre83
4/5  rDev -0.5%

cre83, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of ADZA
3.78/5  rDev -6%
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.

ADZA, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

goblin7704, Jul 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

604growler, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of Rand_ale_Thor
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Rand_ale_Thor, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of jalepeno4
3.93/5  rDev -2.2%
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.

jalepeno4, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of Hoptron_3000
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
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%!

Hoptron_3000, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of NickSMpls
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

NickSMpls, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of PZBREW
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
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.

PZBREW, Jun 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

DarrenStory, Jun 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

spark3148857, May 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Stiffler, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

anteater, Mar 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

SuperCutePanda, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Hopmodium
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Hopmodium, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of joemcgrath27
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
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

joemcgrath27, Jan 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

nathanjohnson, Dec 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

adkieffer, Dec 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

4ster, Dec 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

jnoelani, Dec 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

t0rin0, Oct 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Kasabuske, Oct 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Beercounter1, Sep 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Devi0us, Sep 06, 2012
Galactic Imperial Red from Hopworks Urban Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.