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Lunch Beer Luke - Spiteful Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 5.98%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spiteful Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-01-2014)
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Bright saturated orange, compact head of fluffy white foam that sticks around for the duration of the glass, leaving behind flecks of spotty lace all around the edges. High clarity level with rising carb trails visible.

Aroma was fresh and fairly pungent, green grass and light citrusy orange hop notes.

Taste was moderately bitter, clean and lightly malty in the middle with some resiny citrus up front. Drying finish with a lingering ample bitterness. Feel was light to medium, fairly easy to drink. A good DIPA, maybe not their all-time best but it's pretty solid.

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Smell: Potent pine hop tones mesh well with soft fruits. Fruits continue to roll into the body bringing waves of grapefruit, mangos, and tangerines. Caramelized sweet malt backbone really pulls the aroma together and takes it to the next level.

Taste: Soft fruits of kiwis, pineapple, and mangos hit the palate first. Tropical airy fruits continue to open up into the body. Toward the back end a bitter pine hop profile picks up considerably. That pine lingers into the finish and wins out over what is left of the fruit hop profile.

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Lunch Beer Luke from Spiteful Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.