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Imperial IPA - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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Imperial IPAImperial IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

162 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 12
Gots: 19 | 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:
Beer added by: ArrogantB on 06-02-2013

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3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of argock
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 19.2 oz tallboy can into a clear pinot noir glass. Best by May 02 2015 on bottom of the can.

A: Hazy gold with 2-3 finger, frothy, sticky, rocky off-white head with good retention and thick lacing bands.

S: Pine and minty, tropical fruit like pineapple and guava with lime citrus and solid light pale malt aroma. Alcohol is fairly hefty but not obnoxious. No yeast esters.

T: Great flavor with dense tropical fruit (mango, guava, pineapple), pine, minty, and limeade hops character with heavy pale malt backing. No yeast character and smooth warming alcohol. Bitterness is medium-high. Excellent flavor profile and really unique.

M: Fairly heavy, I wonder if this would be a little better with a somewhat lighter body and ABV in the 8.5% range, but there is nothing wrong with the feel. Body is medium-full with medium carbonation.

O: Great tasting imperial IPA. I did not have high expectations after trying their very disappointing regular IPA but this was really a good, if slightly heavy bodied IIPA. Very unique and complex flavor profile with excellent range and intensity. Give it a try for sure but be ready for a bit of a boozy, hefty beast.

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3.42/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TreeScott
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GregJ
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very aromatic, the aroma hit as soon as the can was opened. Floral, citrus, bready and rye. Heavy pine, sweet malts, bready, pine, floral. Full body and medium carbonation. Lacing down the glass, resin on the lips and strong pine resin aftertaste. Not unique but a solid imperial that I would certainly try again.

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3.76/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.04/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.8/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.08/5  rDev -21.8%

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4.36/5  rDev +10.7%

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Imperial IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
88 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.