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Fate Imperial IPA (Double) - Fate Brewing Co.

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Fate Imperial IPA (Double)
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BA SCORE
85
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fate Brewing Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bsuedekum on 05-21-2013)
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TommyLiam

Arizona

3.1/5  rDev -19.3%

Picked up a freshly poured growler to go from Papago Brewing.

A - A surprisingly, even atypically, pale DIPA. Golden yellow, like watered down iced tea. Topped with a quickly dissipating half-finger of white head and little carb. Lacing is irregular and minimal.

S - Unassertive nose. The malt is vauge and backed with enough assertive alcohol to remind me of the bottom of a leftover Auchentoshan Scotch on the rocks. Hops are present with faint traces of pine.

T - The carbonation is more assertive on the palate than the appearance would suggest. The front end is almost crisp, with dry piney hops in the middle, and a alcoholic, but not hot, finish of lemon and sweet malt. Lingering aftertaste is slightly antiseptic. Quaffable for the ABV.

M - Very easy to drink in great quantity but neither substantial or lively. The ABV outstrips the gravity somewhat leaving a beer that's bigger than it feels.

O - I'm not totally sure what to make of this beer. It's very light in color, gravity, and hop character for what is supposed to be a DIPA. Just sitting and drinking it without over-thinking it proves easy. Once I break the beer down though I find the lemon aftertaste in the weak hop profile, combined with the poorly disguised alcohol, to remind me of mouthwash. Still, the beer somehow proves to be more than the sum of it's parts even if it's a poor representation of the style.

09-15-2013 07:19:33 | More by TommyLiam
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Fate Imperial IPA (Double) from Fate Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.