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Amarillo - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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193 Ratings
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.46%
Wants: 34
Gots: 8 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Stu_Grimson
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of foretheloveofbeer
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of vermilcj
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of jschott75
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of dohm179
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Sparky44
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of blankenhoney
3.8/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber, bottled 03/12/14. Poured into a Three Floyds teku.

A: Slightly hazy golden orange. Thin head.

S: Mango and papaya up front, sweet citrus and a hint of pine on the back. Smells fantastic.

T: Notable departure from the nose: mild bitterness and sticky hops that fade quickly. Missing the tropical fruits I got in the nose, though these flavors emerged a bit as the beer warmed up. A touch of malty sweetness plays well with the bitter hops. Very refreshing bitterness at the end.

M: Probably falls into the medium-bodied category, but a bit on the thin and watery side.

O: Amazing smell, but the taste and mouthfeel left something to be desired. In the end, however, these are just quibbles: I'd gladly pound an Amarillo bomber any day of the week. Eminently quaffable.

Photo of RWNay
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of 773-F-I-B
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of wyatt13
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Gerasimos
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of beardown2489
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of rpomeroy
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Vonerichs
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Photo of teledeluxe
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of beersdmf17
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of egrace84
4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of KAF
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of Hendrick24
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Ksef10
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of edmaher
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Amarillo from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.