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The Imperial Texan - Martin House Brewing Company

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The Imperial TexanThe Imperial Texan

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BA SCORE
87
very good

88 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Martin House Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tubeyes on 04-15-2013)
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jkn09

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

01-12-2014 19:24:55 | More by jkn09
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TEOTH

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

06-28-2014 20:05:13 | More by TEOTH
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Dusty6467

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

07-11-2013 23:51:03 | More by Dusty6467
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Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

09-15-2013 18:41:19 | More by averydylan
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-12-2014 01:11:31 | More by Entaie
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hankbenzenberg

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

06-30-2014 01:34:53 | More by hankbenzenberg
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-26-2014 03:12:08 | More by BeerRunner
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mcdsports

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-11-2013 01:22:30 | More by mcdsports
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WritersBlock

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

10-10-2013 20:15:18 | More by WritersBlock
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-04-2013 19:42:03 | More by JohnBender
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art-hunger

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

04-15-2013 05:44:32 | More by art-hunger
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-16-2014 04:09:49 | More by Michaeldmanley
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Buttstallion

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-30-2014 18:42:47 | More by Buttstallion
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landfill

Texas

4.49/5  rDev +15.4%

great beer overall.

initial taste is very smooth with piney hops and a citrus grapefruit aftertaste.

with it's high alcohol content, it is a very unsuspecting beer.

12 dollars will buy you a 4 pack of 16oz cans. at first I was very skeptical, but after my first taste I could immediately detect high quality ingredients as well as a lot of hard work put into a very well thought out beer. I will definitely be drinking this beer more often.

06-04-2014 03:33:44 | More by landfill
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gtermi

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +11.3%

A: Beer pours a nice red body with a half inch thick white head

S: A delicious smell of fresh hops hits me in the face. There is also a nice sweetness to it.

T: Tons of bitter hops and it tastes delicious in this style. It's almost more like and imperial IPA IMO.

M: Strong bit of carbonation on the back of the throat.

O: It's nice to finally have a nice beer from Fort Worth that's actually worth something... Take note Rahr.

04-25-2013 05:51:28 | More by gtermi
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-02-2014 17:32:50 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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Lukebell15

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-02-2014 01:55:00 | More by Lukebell15
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Stevotex

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-25-2014 22:48:11 | More by Stevotex
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gfg0020

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

02-19-2014 04:37:31 | More by gfg0020
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cole

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-23-2014 20:08:00 | More by cole
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +7.5%

16 oz can poured into oversized tulip glass.

A - Pours a murky copper/brown with orange around the edges when held up to light. The head is massive and creamy off white.

S - Earthy piney hops and caramel sweetness.

T - Sweet and malty up front with caramel, followed closely by bitter piney hops. A bit too bitter for the style I think. Grapefruit hop bitterness lingers.

M - Super smooth and creamy. The head is very fine, and the silky mouthfeel is great on this one. Moderate body, moderate to low carb, silky smooth.

O - My first Martin House brew, and better than I was expecting. A good take on the style with a great mouthfeel. A bit one dimensional but still tasty.

10-13-2013 22:50:53 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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Darrell_Schrock

Texas

4.11/5  rDev +5.7%

This is my 1st beer by Martin House Brewing co. Served in 16 oz. can. No canned on or best by date visible.

Appearance: A nice deep red color. Pours with a .5-1 inch head. Good lacing follows the glass as you drink.

Smell: Mainly picked up on biscuit and apricots. A wonderful hoppiness present. I can't really pick out the individual notes, but as an ensemble, it smells excellent.

Taste: Initially fresh out of the fridge, more of the hop bitterness is there at the forefront. It dissipates somewhat as the beer warms. Though there is always a fair amount of bitterness...it is a double red after all. The malty sweetness does a great job of balancing things. There is some noticeable alcohol feel, but not overly intrusive.

Mouthfeel: Excellent! Just the right amount of carbonation, sweetness and bitterness. A nice medium range. Similar in feel to other Reds I enjoy... GF Hop Head Red and Oskar Blues G'Knight.

Summary: A very good imperial red. I stumbled on this at the Dallas Total Wine store. Liked the description and gave it a try. I tend to live in the IPA/DIPA area more often than not, but a flavorful red is always worth a try to me. This one did not disappoint. I will definitely have again.

08-20-2013 23:59:09 | More by Darrell_Schrock
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UTCengOwl

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-12-2013 00:58:41 | More by UTCengOwl
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buzzed

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-04-2013 01:32:49 | More by buzzed
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

16 oz tallboy pours a hazed reddish-copper color with a large cap of beige head that is fluffy and sticky.

Nose is sugared grapefruit, caramel, toast and pine sap. Good malt/hop balance.

Nice flow from leafy hops to a toffee malt middle and finishes long and bitter. Maybe a little more hop flavor on the front end would get this beer into the upper echelon of imperial red ales, but as is, it is a mighty fine brew. I was a little hesitant to pull the trigger on a 4-pack for 12 bucks, but now am glad I did. Has alot going on and I cant see this one getting boring. Good stuff!

03-29-2014 18:59:35 | More by twiggamortis420
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The Imperial Texan from Martin House Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.