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Imperial IPA - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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BA SCORE
89
very good

113 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 06-02-2013)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

19.2 oz can poured into Dogfish Head IPA glass. Don't see a canned on date anywhere.

Appearance: Pours clear amber with a fluffy 1 inch off-white head. Good head retention.

Smell: Very pungent hop aroma - citrus and grapefruit dominate along with some floral qualities and pine. Just a hint of caramel malt sweetness in there, but hops definitely take over. Very nice.

Taste: Similar to smell - big grapefruit hop presence, tangerine, floral. Some tropical fruit that I wasn't picking up in the aroma. There's a hint of sweetness from the caramel malt to balance it out but flavor-wise this is all hops. Just a tad bit of alcohol heat on the finish along with bittering hops. Overall, very very clean flavor profile that really shows off the hops.

Mouthfeel: Excellent. Clean, crisp, medium to high carbonation level keeps the hops popping.

Overall: Outstanding showing from Upslope. Hangs with some of the top DIPAs in the business.

Serving type: can

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19.2 oz canned 1/23/2014 - almost 3 months old

A - 3.75 - nice copper color that's crystal clear with a white head that sticks a little bit. Not much lacing though. Nice alcohol legs.
S - 4.25 - Super nice sweet tropical fruits from the hops, caramel/bready malt in the background. Grapefruit, papaya, passionfruit, mango, orange.
T - 4.25 - Very sweet version of an IIPA. Lots of papaya, mango, passionfruit, orange, lime, tangerine, grapefruit and pine but less than other ipas. Some people say this one is really dank, I'm not getting that so much as LOTS of tropical fruit flavors.
M - 4.25 - Nice, light mouthfeel. Could easily drink a few of these if they weren't 5.99-7.49/can (@#$%!@#%$). Alc dangerously well covered. Aftertaste is pine, grapefruit rind, pretty bitter but not devastatingly bitter.
O - 4.25 - This is a good imperial IPA. Compares well with the new recipe for Oscar Blues Gubna in my book. A smooth, citrus/passionfruit heavy IIPA.

Serving type: can

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Imperial IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
89 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.