1000 Barrels Imperial IPA - Strange Craft Beer Company

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1000 Barrels Imperial IPA
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BA SCORE
89
very good

32 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 7.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Strange Craft Beer Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.25% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DenverLogan on 03-08-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 32 | Reviews: 3
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Photo of Beaver13
4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass a little.

The aroma is lots of citrus fruit with some piney resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet fruits with a resiny bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, very similar to the breakfast grapefruit IPA. A very nice fruity IPA.

Photo of DenverLogan
4.38/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had tonight on tap and in take-home growler.
Poured from growler in Maudite chalice.
Gold amber color with significant head.
Aroma of pine and white grapefruit hops.
Significant carbonation and somewhat creamy mouthfeel.
Flavors of white grapefruit rind, pine resin hops, amber malts, subtle powdered sugar and white pepper. There's a little bit of bitterness and dryness in the finish, but it's also a creamy malty mouthfeel. Overall very tasty for a double IPA lover.

Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a lovely ipa on tap at the brewery, golden in color, the lighter side looks wise, but huge in fresh hop flavor, a nice mix of varietals all well balanced. as i sniff through the inch of sticky white head, i am greeted by aromas of amarillo hops, a more grapefruit heavy variety, and the classic bitterness of simcoe (im pretty certain). the grain gives a lot of fermentable sugar (this is over 7% abv), but doesnt impact flavor much. finally a big ipa that isnt trying to be all grain balanced, much appreciated. bitterness throughout the flavor, with some generic hop characters creeping in, but also a pleasant green tea character for just a second. its fruity and juicy too. not sweet though, just right. this might get a bit much after a few pours, but i think its the best beer i have had from strange so far, its absolutely delicious, fresh as can be, and really nice in feel with little bubbles and a puffy expansive palate. they should package this one.

1000 Barrels Imperial IPA from Strange Craft Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.