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Amarillo - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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world-class

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 7.71%
Wants: 24
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This IIPA, the latest addition in our hop-highlighting NvU Epic Battle series, has a bright, fresh hop aroma, and a subtle bitterness, that has us all talking about how crushable this is. (DISCLAIMER: Please do not actually crush beer while still in bottle and cap is still on. It will hurt…not that we know) Drink early, drink often.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-16-2014)
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Ratings: 182 | Reviews: 19 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by RaulMondesi:
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RaulMondesi

California

4.46/5  rDev +4.2%

We got ourselves another good one. What can I say? They are laying down pipe at Pipeworks!

Yeah, daddy. There is a tropical explosion like Mario threw some dynamite into a Miami farmers' garden. Smooth, wonderful textures... This ninja makes me wanna hi-doo-ken for another one.

Yep!

04-07-2014 03:43:35 | More by RaulMondesi
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77apm

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-29-2014 20:08:43 | More by 77apm
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-03-2014 23:32:16 | More by TKEbeerman
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dohm179

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-26-2014 01:02:35 | More by dohm179
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%

Pours a golden honey with white head that dissipates quickly.

Nice bouquet of tropical fruits...and then...here comes the weed and/or cat piss in a pine forest.

Taste of a big malt bill with a rich dankness to it. A lot a lot of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice.

A creaminess to it with lingering hop.

Archiving this, I find this tastes similar to Citra Ninja and yea, even the scores are tight. Tasty quaff and delivers a great punch. Not to miss!

02-23-2014 02:57:26 | More by joeseppy
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mrjedi299

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

08-05-2014 19:38:11 | More by mrjedi299
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-20-2014 13:47:48 | More by fthegiants
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cjgator3

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-11-2014 23:24:08 | More by cjgator3
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-27-2014 23:43:02 | More by Gonzoillini
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev -1.6%

Clear gold. Head is dense but short and abruptly subsides.

Tropical fruit aromas. Dragon fruit, tangerine, mango.

Tropical fruit flavors. Slightly dry even with a little bit of grass. Light toasted cracker malt.

Mouthfeel is slightly flat. My only knock on the beer. Not entirely, but could use more carbonation to add a crispness to compliment the dry bite.

A very good beer. Not one of my favorite ninjas, but at this point the bar is high and even not being one of my favorites it's still one to seek out.

03-22-2014 01:44:46 | More by Vonerichs
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-08-2014 04:40:49 | More by JohnnyNicks
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Gerasimos

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-22-2014 22:03:44 | More by Gerasimos
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Appearance is slightly cloudy and a rust orange.

Smell is a hop punch to the nostrils, very pungent.

HOPS!!! Now this is a tasty beverage! Citrus, slight malt to balance, just great.

Mouthful of hops!

Overall a mf'ing hop bomb and a gd palate pleaser.

05-06-2014 23:58:50 | More by larryarms847
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Yes_Ill_Have_Another

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-30-2014 01:18:54 | More by Yes_Ill_Have_Another
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-03-2014 18:30:41 | More by Denzo
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Stu_Grimson

Michigan

4.03/5  rDev -5.8%

A- pours a nice thin white head, a nice golden color with lacing on the side of the glass.

S- nice upfront floral smell that hits you right away, smells like a hop explosion. Also get some light malts mixed in with the hops

T- nice smooth taste with a bite of hops as the beer rolls across the tongue, a smooth and sweeter taste to balance with the hops very nicely.

M- a little sticky, with a medium to thick mouthfeel that bites a little on the tongue

O- my first pipeworks Amarillo thanks to a trade, overall a solid beer with a nice hop balance and a nice taste. Solid beer overall

03-26-2014 23:43:43 | More by Stu_Grimson
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Chrixsus

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-10-2014 05:04:30 | More by Chrixsus
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Jaycase

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-02-2014 01:19:36 | More by Jaycase
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Immortal6pack

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 14:47:05 | More by Immortal6pack
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sahd-1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-09-2014 04:15:07 | More by sahd-1
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beersdmf17

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-20-2014 03:33:39 | More by beersdmf17
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emerge077

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%

Lightly hazy orange with slow rising carb trails. Compact layer of white foam, some minimal lace around the edges.

Pungent aroma of passionfruit and tangerine, tropical and citrusy. Amarillo is pretty classic, though this seems more exotic than I remember in other single hopped brews.

Taste is lightly sweet at first, full of fruity hoppy goodness. Passionfruit, tangerine, grapefruit. Pale malt middle, fairly light feel for a DIPA. Slightly sticky on the lips with a light residual resinous bitterness. Overall easy drinking and better than a couple others in the series.

02-23-2014 00:21:06 | More by emerge077
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blue-dream

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-19-2014 13:27:09 | More by blue-dream
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-19-2014 01:16:22 | More by Hendrick24
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Bonna

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-24-2014 03:09:04 | More by Bonna
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Amarillo from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.