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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

122 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
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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kevindp9

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

02-03-2014 00:25:27 | More by kevindp9
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mfield14

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1%

01-24-2014 15:55:00 | More by mfield14
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stogirelli

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

01-20-2014 01:30:01 | More by stogirelli
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Theortiz01

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-19-2014 14:58:38 | More by Theortiz01
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-19-2014 01:38:53 | More by dhbiker0889
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

01-15-2014 20:17:21 | More by LotsofLupulin
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UHCougar12

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

01-14-2014 13:53:27 | More by UHCougar12
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thereal_adam

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-13-2014 03:27:36 | More by thereal_adam
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blindtiger24

Colorado

4.68/5  rDev +18.2%

19.2oz imperial can poured into a pint glass.

A: Light orange / copper color with soapy, sticky head and tiny, active carbonation bubbles. Head is resilient and carbonation slows down over time, but is still visible and pokes up through the off-white head.

S: Lots of citrus with noticeable pineapple and mango aromas. The piney, dank, earthy hop aromas are there but in the background.

T: Fruit forward flavors, again pineapple and mango most noticeable. Biscuit and esters set up a contrast of incredible peppery blast and huge dank, earthy, salty hop bitterness.

M: A full-bodied beer that provides fruit sweetness and spice from the hops and relief from the malt. A bit drying from the bitterness, but the carbonation helps lighten up the mouthfeel.

O: Love the imperial pint and it proves that huge, complex, and impressive beers can be canned. The imperial IPA style can be hard to judge between competitors, but I think Upslope has created a true rival to Deviant Dale's. An excellent beer. I would love to try it on tap.

01-06-2014 03:23:23 | More by blindtiger24
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Moerdertaktiken

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

01-04-2014 23:25:16 | More by Moerdertaktiken
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-04-2014 03:31:44 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-04-2014 03:29:39 | More by kjkinsey
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bbadger

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

01-02-2014 02:46:58 | More by bbadger
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

12-31-2013 03:54:20 | More by rorjets
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Tiernan

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

12-31-2013 03:28:28 | More by Tiernan
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

12-30-2013 19:45:54 | More by Gagnonsux
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wtkphoto

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1%

12-29-2013 21:16:52 | More by wtkphoto
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loboD113

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

12-28-2013 01:05:45 | More by loboD113
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beerforpresident

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

12-25-2013 04:55:56 | More by beerforpresident
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

12-25-2013 04:26:55 | More by gtermi
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lokieman

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +1%

12-24-2013 04:46:53 | More by lokieman
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army01

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

12-23-2013 18:51:22 | More by army01
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obrike

Texas

4.26/5  rDev +7.6%

This one was pointed out to me by my beer guy at Round Rock Specs. Delivered fresh off the truck...can was still cold as I took it off the room-temp shelf.

Nothing extravagant about the look. Kind of a honey yellow with a light, wispy head...no lacing to speak of.

Man, a great hop wallop to the nose. Very pronounced tropical fruit and some dank weed as well. Very nice hit to the nostrils.

Big tropical hoppy flavor...but complimented nicely by sweet syrupy malt. Delicious. This one coats the mouth wonderfully. A tiny bit of booze is felt, but come on, this is a 10 percenter.

Very happy to try a new uber fresh DIPA. Pick this up asap and enjoy the hop blast to the palette.

12-21-2013 01:51:17 | More by obrike
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SavvyStudent

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +9.8%

A: golden color with solid lacing and minimal carbonation visible. Small head on pour.
S: very strong American hop characteristics. Grapefruit and citrus brightness that is really awesome and potent.
T: grapefruit, hoppiness and citrus strong on the front.
M: bright with light mouthfeel and little carbonation.
O: they did a great job keeping this DIPA fresh and bright with all the flavored you look for in an IPA. The traditionally mouthfeel of many CO beers is left out in this beer. I was hesitant to buy just another CO beer but this brewery surprised me and worth a buy if you find it.

12-03-2013 02:03:42 | More by SavvyStudent
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creepinjeeper

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

11-18-2013 03:16:09 | More by creepinjeeper
Imperial IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
88 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.