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Imperial IPA - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Imperial IPAImperial IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

563 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 563
Reviews: 330
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 28
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as 20th Anniversary Imperial IPA

(Beer added by: largadeer on 02-16-2008)
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Reviews by mrasskicktastic:
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mrasskicktastic

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4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A - Copper copper brew, a very slight haze, almost more of an evident viscosity. Large head that leave thick clouds of lacing.

S - Pine resin, some grapefruit pith, peppery, biscuits. The aroma is strong and delicious.

T - Hops! First, there is a crisp shock of grapefruit. Then there are pine hops upfront, then it shifts to a peppery flavor, then a bitterness that grows and grows until it fades suddenly, almost vanishes, leaving only a faint malt on the palette. Very good.

M - Thick, smooth, very refreshing. Only initially, the abv started to make the throat parched - which make me want to drink more.

D - Awesome. I couldn't put this juicy brew down. It is a DIPA that drink like a hefe. I love it. I might buy another bottle the next time I see one. An awesome brew. Happy 20th Anderson Valley.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2008 06:29:51 | More by mrasskicktastic
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Imperial IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 563 ratings.