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

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BA SCORE
83
good

72 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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.

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Imperial Red I.P.A. from Blue Hills Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.