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Imperial Red I.P.A. - Blue Hills Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

74 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Hills Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: portia99 on 12-24-2009)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour - Amber, copper in coloring. Nice tan foamy head which kept for a bit. Nice carbonation streaming up the sides of the cup

Smell - Definitely get the classic red ale smell with the citrus hoppy ipa notes. Grapefruit, caramel and malty.

Taste - Starts out very sweet, then turns malty and finishes with the bitterness. It is not exactly what i expect for a red ipa.

I agree with some other users that it reminds them of a barleywine.

Overall recommendation would be that if you are looking for a Red IPA, i would go with green flash's instead.

inandon, Sep 09, 2012
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Imperial Red I.P.A. from Blue Hills Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.