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Lupulin Maximus Imperial IPA - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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BA SCORE
87
very good

259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 34
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

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

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This brew is 9% and may contain a hop cone in every bottle (2009 & 2010 vintages) ! We want to make sure to repeat this reminder that we put a hop cone in the bottle. Always pour into a glass to release the essence from the bottle.

2008 Edition: 22-oz bottle
2009 Edition: 12-oz bottles w/hop cone in bottle
2010 - 2013 Editions: 12-oz bottles w/Hop Warning label

(Beer added by: cdkrenz on 11-24-2008)
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kickapoodude

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pow, right in the kisser! This is a very intense brew. They call it a Imperial IPA, but the high alc. and hop content (16 pounds for 156 gallons) makes this taste almost like a barley wine, or, more aptly, a hop wine. The mouth feels satiny like an imperial stout, and the head is strong and sticky and lasts all day long. Tastes of alc., anise, cilontro, and all the fruityness and bitternes of hops across your pallet. I drank the big bottle on an empty stomach. Whoa.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2008 15:38:19 | More by kickapoodude
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Pours murky golden amber with a thick, foamy head. Lacing sticks. Two hop cones float it in. The floating, soggy hop cones detract from the appearance, in my opinion.

The smell is of pine and caramel. Robust.

The taste is piney, spicy, citric. Caramel backing balances it. Some alcohol shows in the potent finish.

On the thin side for an imperial, but it holds together well enough for a long, hoppy finish.

Overall, a good Imperial IPA.

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Lupulin Maximus Imperial IPA from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
87 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.