Imperial IPA - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
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Reviews by jpwilliamson:
4.04/5 rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is a bitter pleasure to drink. I love the can presentation and style...very Boulder. I'm psyched Upslope came out of the closet on this beer...this is what we want, what we need in a hoppy, HA, but drinkable pull. I've enjoyed 4 or 5 of these lovelies over the last few weeks and each were a pleasure. Just be sure you've not followed on by too many others as the 10% ABV will catch up with you quick...
Serving type: can
07-29-2013 01:25:13 | More by jpwilliamson
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4.28/5 rDev +7.5%
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
06-16-2014 23:03:35 | More by emyers
Imperial IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
89 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.