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Imperial IPA - Garrison Brewing Company

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Imperial IPAImperial IPA

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91
outstanding

192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 17
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Garrison Brewing Company visit their website
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Launched and enthusiastically received at the first annual Halifax Seaport Beer Fest in August 2007, this ale has quickly become known as the hoppiest beer in Atlantic Canada! Unfiltered Imperial I.P.A. is a robust, full-bodied and complex brew in the Double IPA style. An intensely fruity aroma combines nicely with a malty caramel backbone, clear hop bitterness and lingering citrusy finish. This beer is for the true hophead!

81 IBU

This beer was previously known as Garrison Imperial Pale Ale.

(Beer added by: MMansfield on 08-11-2007)
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

KeKeKumba, Dec 11, 2013
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cam477, Oct 12, 2013
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Lobina, Sep 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.91/5  rDev -4.2%

Beer pours a hazy gold with a thin ivory head. Nice lacing. Smell is orangey dank resinous hops. Taste is light malt and toast up front, with a bitter orange finish. The taste is quite complex, with lots of earthy notes along with the citrus. The mouthfeel is very good. It's nicely carbonated and very drinkable. Overall, a tasty IPA. It's got a big citrus punch but is still nicely balanced.

DoreenAndDave, Sep 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

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FrostyWPG, Jun 26, 2013
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sdm9465, Feb 05, 2013
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4.56/5  rDev +11.8%

A: Unfiltered amber with particles large and small floating in it. Medium low carbonation, 4 finger tan fluffy head. Very appealing.

S: Pineapple, floral, pine needles, buscuity malt. Again, very appealing.

T: Buscuity malt, floral, pineapple, pine, really bitter on the aftertaste. It lingers.

M: Syrupy, resony, thick, medium low carbonation.

O: Very well balanced for an Imperial IPA, it has all the right characteristics. Love that its from Halifax, Canadian, traditional bottle even has its Garrison's emblem and ‘Halifax’ embossed in the glass. Overall, really cool.

patre_tim, Jan 31, 2013
Imperial IPA from Garrison Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.