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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

126 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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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Bitterbill

Wyoming

2.95/5  rDev -25.3%

Pours a clear 24K gold, small but persistent head of foam.

The smell was of sugary sweet malt with a lightish aroma of hops.

The taste is strong with malty sweetness, lightly hopped despite the hefty IBUs, fairly strong alcohol presence.

Medium bodied, light to medium carbonation, that's not what I'm not liking.

Too strong, too malt liquor like, too reminiscent of Dogfish Head 120, which I detested.

I'm glad I won't have to buy another $6.99 can.

09-02-2014 00:22:08 | More by Bitterbill
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jtnord

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev -7.6%

09-01-2014 22:44:17 | More by jtnord
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durlta

Iowa

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-24-2014 16:01:31 | More by durlta
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ortie

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev 0%

08-22-2014 04:09:43 | More by ortie
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TexasRedskinFan

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-20-2014 22:58:21 | More by TexasRedskinFan
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Grizz1320


2.08/5  rDev -47.3%

08-19-2014 02:06:48 | More by Grizz1320
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Trey0023


4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-08-2014 21:22:35 | More by Trey0023
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Rocketman1321


3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-07-2014 23:28:11 | More by Rocketman1321
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Chilly_E

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

08-03-2014 18:41:35 | More by Chilly_E
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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-02-2014 23:57:05 | More by PassMeAZima
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-29-2014 06:26:55 | More by zestar
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IDABEERGUY

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-25-2014 14:54:06 | More by IDABEERGUY
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IPAddict88


4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-25-2014 03:51:51 | More by IPAddict88
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-22-2014 20:43:22 | More by DRTBrewster
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-22-2014 20:10:38 | More by Jame515
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-22-2014 18:46:56 | More by appetiteforparis
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-20-2014 23:15:47 | More by bleedsblu
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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

07-20-2014 23:14:10 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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Tayloraphilips

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-17-2014 02:33:26 | More by Tayloraphilips
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-10-2014 02:40:17 | More by dmadsen
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kell50

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-07-2014 01:12:37 | More by kell50
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jeffaroo95

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-05-2014 20:13:19 | More by jeffaroo95
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-27-2014 20:19:18 | More by sammyg832
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emyers

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +8.4%

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.

06-16-2014 23:03:35 | More by emyers
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-03-2014 02:19:34 | More by qcbrewer
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Imperial IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
88 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.