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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

94 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | 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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1/5  rDev -74.3%

J_Dub, Apr 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

jenray, Dec 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Dreynolds1808, Sep 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

chiefmoneymaka, Sep 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

ParlayHard8, Jan 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

mjtexplorer, Jul 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

tswater, Apr 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Lawl3ss, Feb 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

BradStokley, Mar 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

jimmygord, Dec 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

BGsWo22, Aug 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

deadliest, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

canders0927, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

wtkphoto, Apr 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Mortarforker, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

lonewolfcry, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

BMart, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

truesolution, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

archero, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour produces a massive head, that forms into a plateaued peak above the liquid. The head is cream-colored, foamy and persistent. Reminds me of the foam from a root beer float. Somewhat cloudy liquid, amber with brown hues. Shows steady carbonation.

I get a lot of citrus on the nose, some sweet malts and maybe even some vanilla. It's slightly stale, which may be the result of the shipping and wait to drink it.

I get a slight offtaste on the tongue, something metallic and stale. Again, the wait may be to blame. Something earthy in there as well and the citrus is not present. There's a slight spice in there and some floral hop flavor.

The beer has a tiny hint of astringency, low-to medium body and some creaminess. It doesn't taste or feel like an imperial beer.

I'd say it's an average imperial red, although I'd have to try it fresh from the source to know for sure.

ONovoMexicano, Feb 09, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A tall can because everything's bigger in Texas! Pours clear copper red with a creamy tan head. The smell is floral hops with a caramel undertone, sort of a souped up pale ale. Taste is sharp, definitely hop dominant. The hops are a bit piney and the finish is dry and sharp. This thing is like a knife covered in razor blades. Mouthfeel is slightly creamy, nice "heft" to it. All in all, I like this. It's a bit rough around the edges and a bit one dimensional, but it manages to soften things up a bit with the malt and the alcohol warmth. Its a good beer for a spring day, so who am I to argue?

roblowther, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

javlin624, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Sazz9, Jul 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Westyn, Aug 05, 2014
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The Imperial Texan from Martin House Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.