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Imperial IPA - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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Imperial IPAImperial IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

115 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | 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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jpwilliamson

Colorado

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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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.

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

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Imperial IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
89 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.