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Hoperation Overload - Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works

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BA SCORE
87
very good

143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Imperial or 'Double' India Pale Ale with characteristically intense yet greatly balanced hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. It is deep golden-light amber/copper in color, although the use of the huge amounts of hops may cause a degree of appropriate hop haze. Alcohol strength is high but balanced by the hops and malt profile.

85 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 09-01-2009)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark reddish amber ale with a thick, ~3 finger off-white head. Excellent retention. Fluffy lacing.

Pine, resin, tropical fruit hop notes; caramel malt, biscuit, and honey.

Pretty sweet and malty, but not stale tasting. Tons of honey, caramel, brown sugar, and biscuit; resin and pine notes the dominant hop flavor. Bitterness is fairly balancing.

Not particularly lively feel; not syrupy, exactly, but just kind of oily and flat.

I'm not sure how fresh the beer is - no date - but it's intensely sweet and malty. Not what I'm looking for in a DIPA.

Serving type: can

07-26-2014 22:22:12 | More by Roguer
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Appearance: Slightly hazy amber, good head.

Smell: Piney, citrus, caramel.

Taste: Balanced, lots of caramel sweetness, then some interesting fruity hop flavor and bitterness in the finish.

Overall: Even with what I think is a slightly old can, this was a pretty impressive beer. The aroma probably suffered the most with age, but also may have been a little more balanced in taste. I'll have to keep an eye out for the next shipment.

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Hoperation Overload from Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works
87 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.